The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Implementation 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 Implementation over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Implementation
Rank 129 111 127
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 5 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
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£445 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £431
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
SAP Implementation
England

SAP Implementation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SAP Implementation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation across the North West region.

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation across the North West region.

SAP Implementation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
Manchester -2 3 £445 - 7
SAP Implementation
England

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) ABAP
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BI
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (20.00%) FMCG
4 3 (20.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) SAP SD
5 2 (13.33%) SAP APO
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
6 1 (6.67%) DB2
6 1 (6.67%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM
1 2 (13.33%) SAP SD
1 2 (13.33%) SAP APO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
2 3 (20.00%) SAP BI
2 3 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Manager
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Training Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago