The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Support role 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank - 116 132
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.044% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 2251 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.94% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1074 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 184 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.39 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Support
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 Support across the North West region.

SAP Support Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Support
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 Support across the North West region.

SAP Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Support
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 Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (62.50%) SAP BI
3 5 (62.50%) NetWeaver
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) SAP MI

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 5 (62.50%) SAP BI
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP