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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP 174 175 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.39% 6.13% 9.60%
As % of the Vendors category 11.71% 14.04% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 66 125
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £18.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.14% -38.78%
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
1486 1246 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.06% 43.64% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 570 698
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 111
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £31.56 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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 -15 68 £400 - 36
Cheshire +1 39 £440 -4.34% 9
Cumbria +4 25 £600 +6.66%
Lancashire -12 11 £605 - 4
Merseyside -6 7 £500 +14.28% 4
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP 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.

1 69 (19.49%) Finance
2 47 (13.28%) Oracle
3 46 (12.99%) ERP
4 44 (12.43%) SQL
5 39 (11.02%) Manufacturing
6 34 (9.60%) CRM
7 33 (9.32%) Project Management
8 32 (9.04%) ABAP
8 32 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (8.76%) Java
9 31 (8.76%) DB2
9 31 (8.76%) MS Excel
10 30 (8.47%) SAP BW
11 29 (8.19%) Microsoft
12 27 (7.63%) Migration
12 27 (7.63%) SAP ERP
12 27 (7.63%) Security Cleared
13 25 (7.06%) SC Cleared
14 23 (6.50%) PL/SQL
15 22 (6.21%) NetWeaver
16 21 (5.93%) Programme Management
16 21 (5.93%) Degree
16 21 (5.93%) SuccessFactors
17 20 (5.65%) SaaS
17 20 (5.65%) FMCG
17 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (5.65%) IBM
18 19 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (5.37%) Business Objects
18 19 (5.37%) ResourceLink

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.21%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.56%) JBoss
3 2 (0.56%) Apache
3 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.39%) MS Project
3 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.26%) MS Office
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (7.63%) SAP ERP
2 19 (5.37%) ResourceLink
3 17 (4.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (4.80%) SAP SD
3 17 (4.80%) SAP MM
4 13 (3.67%) SAP PP
4 13 (3.67%) SAP CRM
4 13 (3.67%) SAP PM
5 12 (3.39%) SAP PLM
5 12 (3.39%) SAP WM
5 12 (3.39%) SAP EWM
6 11 (3.11%) SAP BPC
6 11 (3.11%) SAP FI
7 9 (2.54%) SAP APO
8 8 (2.26%) SAP HR
8 8 (2.26%) SAP CO
9 6 (1.69%) SAP QM
9 6 (1.69%) SAP HCM
9 6 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.93%) SuccessFactors
2 20 (5.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Taleo
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) FTP
2 2 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.76%) DB2
2 30 (8.47%) SAP BW
3 19 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.67%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.41%) BODI
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.13%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.13%) MS Access
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.56%) Big Data
12 2 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (1.41%) LSMW
2 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.56%) ERwin
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) YouTrack
General
1 69 (19.49%) Finance
2 39 (11.02%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.52%) Marketing
4 12 (3.39%) Electronics
4 12 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.54%) Billing
7 5 (1.41%) Retail
8 4 (1.13%) Back Office
9 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 129 (36.44%) Consultant
2 119 (33.62%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (13.84%) Analyst
4 40 (11.30%) Project Manager
5 26 (7.34%) Architect
5 26 (7.34%) Developer
6 24 (6.78%) SAP Manager
7 13 (3.67%) Business Analyst
7 13 (3.67%) SAP SD Consultant
8 11 (3.11%) SAP Project Manager
8 11 (3.11%) SAP WM Consultant
8 11 (3.11%) Integration Architect
9 10 (2.82%) Senior Manager
9 10 (2.82%) ABAP Consultant
9 10 (2.82%) SAP MM Consultant
10 9 (2.54%) SAP PP Consultant
10 9 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (2.54%) Data Consultant
11 8 (2.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.52%) SAP Basis
2 8 (2.26%) BAPI
3 7 (1.98%) .NET
3 7 (1.98%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (1.69%) SAP XI
4 6 (1.69%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (1.13%) Web Services
5 4 (1.13%) JDBC
6 3 (0.85%) XML
6 3 (0.85%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (0.85%) SAP ALE
6 3 (0.85%) Middleware
7 2 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.56%) CSS
7 2 (0.56%) J2EE
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.28%) EJB
8 1 (0.28%) JSP
8 1 (0.28%) Servlets
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.65%) FMCG
2 18 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.39%) DTV
4 9 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.26%) NHS
6 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) Statistics
8 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.28%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) Informatics
10 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.95%) Linux
2 10 (2.82%) UNIX
3 9 (2.54%) Windows
4 5 (1.41%) HPUX
5 4 (1.13%) AIX
6 2 (0.56%) SUSE
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.99%) ERP
2 34 (9.60%) CRM
3 33 (9.32%) Project Management
4 32 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (7.63%) Migration
6 21 (5.93%) Programme Management
7 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.80%) ETL
10 14 (3.95%) PLM
10 14 (3.95%) Data Migration
11 12 (3.39%) Workflow
11 12 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (3.39%) ITIL
12 11 (3.11%) OO
12 11 (3.11%) Business Analysis
13 10 (2.82%) Data Analysis
13 10 (2.82%) Change Management
13 10 (2.82%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (2.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.43%) SQL
2 32 (9.04%) ABAP
3 31 (8.76%) Java
4 23 (6.50%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.52%) VBA
5 16 (4.52%) Shell Script
6 15 (4.24%) Python
6 15 (4.24%) Perl
7 4 (1.13%) SAPscript
8 3 (0.85%) VB
8 3 (0.85%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.56%) C
9 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.56%) Groovy
9 2 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 27 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.93%) Degree
4 6 (1.69%) SAP Certification
5 5 (1.41%) CCNP
5 5 (1.41%) CCNA
5 5 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.13%) CIMA
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.85%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.56%) ICAEW
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.56%) ACCA
8 2 (0.56%) CIPFA
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MCSE
9 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (13.28%) Oracle
2 29 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.65%) IBM
4 19 (5.37%) Business Objects
5 18 (5.08%) webMethods
6 17 (4.80%) Dell
7 15 (4.24%) Software AG
8 13 (3.67%) HP
9 12 (3.39%) Adobe
9 12 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.98%) JD Edwards
11 6 (1.69%) Cognos
12 5 (1.41%) Cisco
12 5 (1.41%) Nortel
12 5 (1.41%) Citrix
12 5 (1.41%) Avaya
12 5 (1.41%) CA
12 5 (1.41%) JDA
12 5 (1.41%) Symantec
12 5 (1.41%) McAfee
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