The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Oil and Gas 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 Oil and Gas over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Oil and Gas
Rank 139 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP Oil and Gas 26 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.10% 4.56% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 3
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£310 £350 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £490
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -26.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +71.42%
SAP Oil and Gas
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
426 241 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.70% 7.81% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 137 97
Average daily rate £450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £603 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 12
Average hourly rate £21.64 £67.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.70% +282.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SAP Oil and Gas
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP Oil and Gas Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Oil and Gas
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 Oil and Gas across the North West region.

SAP Oil and Gas Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Oil and Gas
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Oil and Gas across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SAP Oil and Gas Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP Oil and Gas
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 Oil and Gas across the North West region.

SAP Oil and Gas Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Oil and Gas
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 Oil and Gas within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -5 15 £310 -30.91%
Merseyside -9 3 £288 -52.08%
Cheshire -8 1 £475 +82.69%
SAP Oil and Gas
England

SAP Oil and Gas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Oil and Gas 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 Oil and Gas.

1 38 (100.00%) SAP
1 38 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 33 (86.84%) Finance
3 32 (84.21%) Programme Management
3 32 (84.21%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (84.21%) Electronics
3 32 (84.21%) Telecoms
3 32 (84.21%) Marketing
3 32 (84.21%) DTV
3 32 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.79%) Citrix
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.79%) Life Science
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) DNS
9 4 (10.53%) NHS
9 4 (10.53%) DHCP
9 4 (10.53%) Linux
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office
9 4 (10.53%) WCF
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.53%) Server Building

SAP Oil and Gas
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Oil and Gas 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 Oil and Gas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) FTP
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.89%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) FileMaker
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 38 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 33 (86.84%) Finance
3 32 (84.21%) Marketing
3 32 (84.21%) Electronics
3 32 (84.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Business Objects Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Report Writer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Objects Report Writer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) WCF
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.26%) Akka
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (84.21%) DTV
2 6 (15.79%) Life Science
3 4 (10.53%) NHS
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Informatics
6 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (84.21%) Programme Management
1 32 (84.21%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Server Building
3 2 (5.26%) Memory Management
3 2 (5.26%) ATDD
3 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) TDD
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) MVC
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.63%) Zerto