The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Functional Consultant
Rank 135 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Functional Consultant 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.13% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £469 £483
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2818 2256 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.73% 93.34% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1067 1396
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 181 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £55.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
SAP Functional Consultant
England

SAP Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant across the North West region.

SAP Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
SAP Functional Consultant
England

SAP Functional Consultant
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAP Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) LSMW
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay

SAP Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAP Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LSMW
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP