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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 138 132 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.035% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.39% 0.45% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£650 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £507 £438 £520
% change year-on-year
+15.77% -15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP PP
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
287 221 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.87% 7.69% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 94 166
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.01% -72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 PP within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 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 - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
SAP PP
England

SAP PP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP PP 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 PP.

1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) SAP MM
3 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 4 (25.00%) SAP WM
3 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Teamcenter
4 3 (18.75%) SAP EHS
4 3 (18.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (18.75%) SAP APO
4 3 (18.75%) ABAP
4 3 (18.75%) SAP PS
5 2 (12.50%) Siemens
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) SAP QM
6 1 (6.25%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM
6 1 (6.25%) Primavera
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Finance
6 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP PP 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 PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP MM
2 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 4 (25.00%) SAP WM
2 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
3 3 (18.75%) Teamcenter
3 3 (18.75%) SAP EHS
3 3 (18.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (18.75%) SAP APO
3 3 (18.75%) SAP PS
4 1 (6.25%) SAP QM
4 1 (6.25%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
1 12 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (56.25%) SAP PP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SAP PM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP WM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) ABAP
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Primavera