The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 149 161 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.25% 0.097%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 2.60% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £520 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -
SAP PP
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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
302 423 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.69% 9.78% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 209 143
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Median hourly rate £69.07 £21.64 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.17% -67.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+108.57% -44.44%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP PP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP PP
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 PP across the North West region.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP PP
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 PP across the North West region.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP PP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (50.00%) SAP WM
2 3 (50.00%) SAP BI
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (16.67%) ABAP
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SAP BI
1 3 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Project Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Project Officer
2 3 (50.00%) Project Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Support
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Officer
3 2 (33.33%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SAP QM Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP