The table below looks at the statistics for SAP HR skills 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 HR over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Human Resources (HR)
Rank 144 130 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.067% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.78% 0.70% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
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£438 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP HR
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
370 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.67% 9.46% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 149 111
Average daily rate £450 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.64 £51.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.56% +67.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.73 £67.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

SAP HR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP HR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP HR
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 HR across the North West region.

SAP HR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP HR
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR across the North West region.

SAP HR Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP HR
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 HR within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 8 £438 - 1
Cumbria - 5 £486 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
SAP HR
England

SAP HR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP HR also 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 that cited SAP HR.

1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (42.86%) SAP Payroll
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) Workflow
5 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 6 (21.43%) Time Management
6 5 (17.86%) SAP Basis
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) User Experience
8 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
9 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.57%) Syclo
10 1 (3.57%) Office 365
10 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.57%) SAP FI-AP
10 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.57%) Life Science
10 1 (3.57%) Java

SAP HR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP HR also 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 that cited SAP HR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) SAP HR Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) SAP HR Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Payroll Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Programme Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
1 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.00%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) EAM
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Syclo