The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 32 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 187 228 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.99% 6.13% 5.84%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 13.48% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 110 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Median hourly rate £25.12 £39.61 £30.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.57% +29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.59 £47.26 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £29.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +27.47%
SAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1689 1692 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.10% 45.52% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 859 648
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 108 90
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP
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 across the North West region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP
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 across the North West region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 84 £400 -5.26% 30
Lancashire -8 20 £316 +5.41% 6
Cheshire -26 18 £449 +11.35% 6
Cumbria 0 15 £495 +23.81% 1
Merseyside -15 11 £388 +32.47% 5
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 109 (29.07%) Finance
2 73 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (18.93%) Manufacturing
4 51 (13.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 49 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (12.53%) Programme Management
7 46 (12.27%) Project Management
8 44 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (11.73%) Marketing
8 44 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (11.47%) SAP BW
10 39 (10.40%) CRM
10 39 (10.40%) ERP
10 39 (10.40%) Change Management
11 38 (10.13%) Telecoms
12 37 (9.87%) Electronics
12 37 (9.87%) Digital Marketing
13 36 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (9.60%) Oracle
14 33 (8.80%) SAP Implementation
15 32 (8.53%) Security Cleared
15 32 (8.53%) SC Cleared
16 31 (8.27%) Migration
17 28 (7.47%) MS Excel
18 27 (7.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (6.67%) Java
19 25 (6.67%) SAP HR
19 25 (6.67%) Microsoft
20 24 (6.40%) Workflow
21 22 (5.87%) SAP Basis

SAP
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.93%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.33%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.07%) CMS
5 2 (0.53%) Apache
5 2 (0.53%) Drupal
5 2 (0.53%) IIS
5 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.20%) MS Office
3 9 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (13.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (6.67%) SAP HR
3 18 (4.80%) SAP CO
4 14 (3.73%) SAP CRM
4 14 (3.73%) SAP FI
4 14 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (3.73%) SAP SRM
5 13 (3.47%) SAP Payroll
5 13 (3.47%) Unit4 Business World
6 11 (2.93%) SAP BPC
7 9 (2.40%) SAP hybris
7 9 (2.40%) SAP MDM
8 7 (1.87%) SAP PS
9 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (1.60%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.33%) SAP PP
11 4 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (1.07%) SAP MM
11 4 (1.07%) SAP PM
11 4 (1.07%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (1.87%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.87%) Veeva
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) DHCP
1 2 (0.53%) DNS
1 2 (0.53%) Firewall
1 2 (0.53%) LAN
1 2 (0.53%) Network Security
1 2 (0.53%) VoIP
2 1 (0.27%) GSM
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) PABX
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) UMTS
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.47%) SAP BW
2 22 (5.87%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.53%) SAP BI
4 15 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 14 (3.73%) DB2
6 11 (2.93%) Star Schema
7 10 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.40%) MySQL
9 7 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.33%) MS Access
12 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.80%) GIS
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.40%) Grunt
3 7 (1.87%) ERwin
4 3 (0.80%) JIRA
5 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 109 (29.07%) Finance
2 71 (18.93%) Manufacturing
3 44 (11.73%) Marketing
4 38 (10.13%) Telecoms
5 37 (9.87%) Electronics
6 27 (7.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.87%) Back Office
7 7 (1.87%) Legal
8 6 (1.60%) Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.80%) Retail
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (27.20%) Analyst
2 76 (20.27%) Consultant
3 58 (15.47%) SAP Consultant
4 53 (14.13%) Developer
5 49 (13.07%) SAP Analyst
6 36 (9.60%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.60%) Architect
7 21 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.80%) SAP Developer
9 17 (4.53%) SAP Manager
10 15 (4.00%) Trainer
11 13 (3.47%) HR Analyst
11 13 (3.47%) SAP Business Analyst
11 13 (3.47%) SAP Trainer
12 11 (2.93%) Change Analyst
12 11 (2.93%) Change Consultant
12 11 (2.93%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.67%) Change Manager
13 10 (2.67%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.67%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.87%) SAP Basis
2 13 (3.47%) .NET
2 13 (3.47%) CSS
3 12 (3.20%) HTML
4 10 (2.67%) REST
5 9 (2.40%) HTML5
5 9 (2.40%) SAP Smart Forms
5 9 (2.40%) SAPUI5
6 6 (1.60%) SAP XI
7 4 (1.07%) Middleware
8 3 (0.80%) jQuery
9 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.53%) BAPI
9 2 (0.53%) EDI
9 2 (0.53%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.53%) Flash
9 2 (0.53%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.53%) Spring
9 2 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.07%) FMCG
3 13 (3.47%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.93%) Life Science
5 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.33%) Clustering
7 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.53%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.53%) Psychology
8 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.27%) RIA
8 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.13%) Unix
2 7 (1.87%) Windows
3 6 (1.60%) AIX
4 5 (1.33%) Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (12.53%) Programme Management
3 46 (12.27%) Project Management
4 44 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 39 (10.40%) Change Management
5 39 (10.40%) CRM
5 39 (10.40%) ERP
6 37 (9.87%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (8.80%) SAP Implementation
9 31 (8.27%) Migration
10 24 (6.40%) Workflow
11 21 (5.60%) Data Modelling
12 20 (5.33%) ETL
13 16 (4.27%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.27%) PRINCE2
14 15 (4.00%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.00%) Logistics
14 15 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.67%) Java
2 22 (5.87%) SQL
3 15 (4.00%) ABAP
4 14 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.87%) C#
5 7 (1.87%) SAPscript
6 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.60%) VB
7 4 (1.07%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.53%) SC Cleared
1 32 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.73%) Degree
3 12 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.87%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.80%) MBA
8 2 (0.53%) HND
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.53%) MCP
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.53%) OCP
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PMP
8 2 (0.53%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) Data Quality
1 7 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Brightmail
3 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Control-M
2 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (9.60%) Oracle
2 25 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.47%) Talend
5 12 (3.20%) hybris
6 11 (2.93%) Concur
7 10 (2.67%) Ariba
8 9 (2.40%) Citrix
8 9 (2.40%) HP
9 7 (1.87%) Infor
9 7 (1.87%) Tableau
10 6 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.33%) IBM
12 4 (1.07%) Cisco
12 4 (1.07%) CODA
12 4 (1.07%) Cognos
12 4 (1.07%) Maconomy
12 4 (1.07%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.07%) ServiceNow
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