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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PS over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 150 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.026% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.17% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £518
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
342 382 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.35% 10.11% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 181 158
Median daily rate £400 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £417
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Median hourly rate £69.07 £21.64 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.17% -38.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -25.00%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP PS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management

SAP PS
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 4 (80.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP PS Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP