The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Implementation
Rank 134 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 19 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 - £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP Implementation
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Implementation across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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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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 -4 14 £450 -
Cheshire - 3 £420 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
SAP Implementation
England

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) SAP HR
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Workflow
4 7 (30.43%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
6 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.70%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
7 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
7 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PP
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PS
7 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SAP HR
2 7 (30.43%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) SAP Manager
1 7 (30.43%) SAP Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) SAP HR Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) PMO Manager
3 4 (17.39%) PMO Lead
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Workflow
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects