The first table below looks at the demand for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U 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 of the Business Applications 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 135 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £439 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
262 242 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.53% 10.01% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 129 144
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £51.39 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +25.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.09 £13.38 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.39 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
SAP IS-U
England

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U across the North West region.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 1 - -
SAP IS-U
England

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) ABAP
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
4 5 (62.50%) LSMW
5 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Middleware
5 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) SAP BSP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
7 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (12.50%) CTI
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
7 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
7 1 (12.50%) Primavera

SAP IS-U
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 citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LSMW
2 1 (12.50%) NWDS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Data Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Developer
5 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM Developer
6 1 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BSP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Primavera
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects