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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 40 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 160 217 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 4.85% 5.92%
As % of the Vendors category 10.03% 12.00% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 88 90
Median daily rate £375 £439 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £28.18 £47.71 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.93% -28.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £25.13
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -15.42%
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
1595 1808 1491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.58% 40.40% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1039 788
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 104
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 67 £375 -18.03% 20
Merseyside -2 18 £350 +19.65% 1
Lancashire +18 15 £375 -14.28% 2
Cheshire -8 15 £438 - 3
Cumbria 0 13 £488 - 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 103 (29.60%) Finance
2 77 (22.13%) Manufacturing
3 70 (20.11%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (14.37%) ERP
5 45 (12.93%) SQL
6 41 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.78%) Marketing
7 39 (11.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 36 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 35 (10.06%) BusinessObjects
10 34 (9.77%) Project Management
11 33 (9.48%) Migration
11 33 (9.48%) Logistics
12 32 (9.20%) Security Cleared
12 32 (9.20%) Telecoms
12 32 (9.20%) SAP BW
13 30 (8.62%) SC Cleared
14 29 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (8.33%) Electronics
14 29 (8.33%) CRM
14 29 (8.33%) SAP HANA
15 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
15 28 (8.05%) ETL
15 28 (8.05%) Change Management
16 26 (7.47%) Oracle
17 25 (7.18%) SAP FI
18 23 (6.61%) MS Excel
18 23 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (5.75%) SAP CO
20 19 (5.46%) FMCG

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 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) SAS
3 5 (1.44%) IIS
4 4 (1.15%) Apache
4 4 (1.15%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.57%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.74%) MS Office
3 9 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.15%) SPSS
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 39 (11.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (7.18%) SAP FI
3 20 (5.75%) SAP CO
4 16 (4.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (4.02%) SAP HR
6 13 (3.74%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (3.45%) SAP BPC
8 9 (2.59%) SAP CRM
8 9 (2.59%) SAP hybris
8 9 (2.59%) SAP PP
9 8 (2.30%) SAP HCM
10 6 (1.72%) SAP ERP
10 6 (1.72%) SAP MDM
11 5 (1.44%) SAP PM
11 5 (1.44%) SAP PS
11 5 (1.44%) SAP WM
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (1.15%) SAP Business One
12 4 (1.15%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.86%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.86%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Internet
1 3 (0.86%) SAN
2 2 (0.57%) LAN
2 2 (0.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) DHCP
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) GSM
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) PABX
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) UMTS
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
3 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.06%) BusinessObjects
2 32 (9.20%) SAP BW
3 29 (8.33%) SAP HANA
4 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.87%) SAP BI
8 9 (2.59%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.72%) MySQL
10 6 (1.72%) Star Schema
11 5 (1.44%) MS Access
11 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.15%) DB2
12 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.86%) GIS
13 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Grunt
2 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 103 (29.60%) Finance
2 77 (22.13%) Manufacturing
3 41 (11.78%) Marketing
4 32 (9.20%) Telecoms
5 29 (8.33%) Electronics
6 13 (3.74%) Back Office
7 12 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (3.16%) Aerospace
9 9 (2.59%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.72%) Retail
11 4 (1.15%) Banking
12 3 (0.86%) Billing
13 2 (0.57%) French Language
13 2 (0.57%) German Language
13 2 (0.57%) Legal
14 1 (0.29%) Advertising
14 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (24.43%) Analyst
2 81 (23.28%) Consultant
3 63 (18.10%) SAP Consultant
4 49 (14.08%) Developer
5 31 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 30 (8.62%) SAP Analyst
7 22 (6.32%) SAP Developer
7 22 (6.32%) SAP Manager
8 21 (6.03%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.46%) Architect
10 15 (4.31%) Change Analyst
10 15 (4.31%) Change Manager
10 15 (4.31%) SAP Business Analyst
10 15 (4.31%) Trainer
11 13 (3.74%) SAP Trainer
12 11 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (3.16%) Business Manager
12 11 (3.16%) Support Consultant
13 10 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.45%) .NET
2 10 (2.87%) SAP Basis
3 9 (2.59%) CSS
4 8 (2.30%) HTML
4 8 (2.30%) REST
4 8 (2.30%) SAPUI5
5 7 (2.01%) HTML5
6 6 (1.72%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (1.44%) Middleware
8 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.86%) EDI
9 3 (0.86%) ODBC
9 3 (0.86%) WCF
9 3 (0.86%) WinForms
9 3 (0.86%) XML
10 2 (0.57%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.57%) SOAP
11 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.46%) FMCG
2 18 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.87%) Life Science
4 9 (2.59%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.15%) RIA
8 3 (0.86%) EPoS
8 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.86%) SCADA
8 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.57%) Psychology
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.02%) Windows
2 9 (2.59%) Unix
3 7 (2.01%) Linux
4 5 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.57%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.11%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (14.37%) ERP
3 41 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 34 (9.77%) Project Management
6 33 (9.48%) Logistics
6 33 (9.48%) Migration
7 29 (8.33%) CRM
7 29 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (8.05%) Change Management
8 28 (8.05%) ETL
9 23 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (5.46%) Analytics
11 18 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.02%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.74%) Data Management
14 12 (3.45%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.45%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
15 11 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.93%) SQL
2 11 (3.16%) ABAP
2 11 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.30%) VB
4 7 (2.01%) Java
5 6 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.72%) SAPscript
6 4 (1.15%) C#
6 4 (1.15%) Perl
6 4 (1.15%) PHP
6 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.86%) C
7 3 (0.86%) C++
8 2 (0.57%) Python
8 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 6 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.44%) Degree
7 4 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.86%) ISEB
9 2 (0.57%) ACCA
9 2 (0.57%) CIMA
9 2 (0.57%) MCP
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.57%) OCP
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.57%) Control-M
2 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (7.47%) Oracle
2 18 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.45%) Cognos
4 11 (3.16%) hybris
4 11 (3.16%) Tableau
5 9 (2.59%) Ariba
6 8 (2.30%) Citrix
7 7 (2.01%) HP
8 5 (1.44%) Concur
8 5 (1.44%) Sun
9 4 (1.15%) IBM
9 4 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.86%) CODA
10 3 (0.86%) Google
10 3 (0.86%) Informatica
10 3 (0.86%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.86%) Maconomy
10 3 (0.86%) Talend
10 3 (0.86%) VMware
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