The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PS 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 PS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 166 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.026% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP PS
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
293 370 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.29% 9.53% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 141
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £30.42 £60.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £43.73 £37.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £75.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP PS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP PS
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 PS across the North West region.

SAP PS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP PS
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 PS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £575 -
SAP PS
England

SAP PS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) Primavera
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP PS 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 PS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (75.00%) Primavera
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Planner
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle