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 30 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 36 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP 199 251 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.95% 6.41% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 14.04% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 53
Average daily rate £425 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £14.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £15.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.80% +10.00%
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
1805 1788 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 45.69% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 854 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 110 114
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £24.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 80 £413 -8.27% 25
Cheshire -9 49 £488 +15.38% 7
Cumbria +2 27 £425 +21.42% 3
Merseyside +6 22 £401 +8.37% 2
Lancashire -6 2 £325 -53.57% 7
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 120 (29.56%) Finance
2 74 (18.23%) Security Cleared
3 71 (17.49%) SC Cleared
4 65 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (12.81%) Oracle
6 49 (12.07%) Manufacturing
7 48 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (11.58%) SAP HR
9 45 (11.08%) SAP BW
10 44 (10.84%) Project Management
11 41 (10.10%) ERP
11 41 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (9.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 37 (9.11%) Marketing
14 36 (8.87%) DV Cleared
14 36 (8.87%) Programme Management
15 34 (8.37%) Change Management
16 32 (7.88%) Migration
16 32 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (7.64%) Electronics
17 31 (7.64%) Telecoms
17 31 (7.64%) SQL
17 31 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
18 30 (7.39%) SAP Implementation
19 28 (6.90%) CRM
20 26 (6.40%) Microsoft
20 26 (6.40%) SAP PM
21 25 (6.16%) User Experience
22 24 (5.91%) BusinessObjects

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (3.45%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (0.74%) CMS
4 2 (0.49%) IIS
4 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.25%) Mule
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (11.58%) SAP HR
2 38 (9.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (6.40%) SAP PM
4 23 (5.67%) SAP Payroll
5 17 (4.19%) SAP BPC
6 15 (3.69%) SAP CO
6 15 (3.69%) SAP FI
6 15 (3.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (3.69%) SAP SRM
7 13 (3.20%) SAP SD
7 13 (3.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 11 (2.71%) SAP MM
9 10 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (2.46%) SAP CRM
9 10 (2.46%) SAP MDM
10 9 (2.22%) SAP QM
11 8 (1.97%) SAP CS
12 7 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (1.72%) SAP SM
12 7 (1.72%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.71%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (1.72%) Veeva
3 4 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) DHCP
1 2 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.25%) LAN
2 1 (0.25%) Network Security
2 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) VoIP
2 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.08%) SAP BW
2 24 (5.91%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.45%) SAP BI
5 12 (2.96%) DB2
6 11 (2.71%) SAP HANA
7 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.22%) MySQL
8 9 (2.22%) Star Schema
9 8 (1.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (1.97%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.23%) OLAP
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.49%) GIS
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.22%) Grunt
3 7 (1.72%) ERwin
4 6 (1.48%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.49%) JIRA
5 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Moq
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (29.56%) Finance
2 49 (12.07%) Manufacturing
3 37 (9.11%) Marketing
4 31 (7.64%) Electronics
4 31 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 24 (5.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.72%) Legal
7 6 (1.48%) Banking
8 4 (0.99%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.74%) Back Office
9 3 (0.74%) Billing
9 3 (0.74%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 131 (32.27%) Consultant
2 113 (27.83%) SAP Consultant
3 94 (23.15%) Analyst
4 58 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
5 44 (10.84%) Developer
6 40 (9.85%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.65%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.17%) SAP Manager
9 18 (4.43%) SAP Developer
10 17 (4.19%) HR Analyst
10 17 (4.19%) HR Consultant
11 16 (3.94%) SAP Business Analyst
12 15 (3.69%) Functional Consultant
12 15 (3.69%) SAP HR Consultant
13 14 (3.45%) Architect
13 14 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 14 (3.45%) Trainer
14 13 (3.20%) SAP HR Analyst
14 13 (3.20%) SAP Project Manager
15 12 (2.96%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.43%) SAP Basis
2 12 (2.96%) .NET
2 12 (2.96%) CSS
3 11 (2.71%) HTML
4 9 (2.22%) HTML5
4 9 (2.22%) REST
4 9 (2.22%) SAPUI5
5 8 (1.97%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (1.23%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.74%) jQuery
8 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.49%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.49%) Flash
8 2 (0.49%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.49%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.49%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.25%) EDI
9 1 (0.25%) JSP
9 1 (0.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.16%) User Experience
3 14 (3.45%) FMCG
4 13 (3.20%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.99%) Clustering
6 4 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.99%) Life Science
7 2 (0.49%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.49%) NHS
7 2 (0.49%) Psychology
8 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.25%) Informatics
8 1 (0.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.22%) Windows
2 6 (1.48%) AIX
3 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.99%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Linux
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (10.84%) Project Management
4 41 (10.10%) ERP
4 41 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (8.87%) Programme Management
6 34 (8.37%) Change Management
7 32 (7.88%) Migration
7 32 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
9 30 (7.39%) SAP Implementation
10 28 (6.90%) CRM
11 23 (5.67%) Requirements Management
12 22 (5.42%) Data Modelling
13 20 (4.93%) Workflow
14 17 (4.19%) Data Migration
15 15 (3.69%) Business Analysis
15 15 (3.69%) Waterfall
16 14 (3.45%) Scrum
17 13 (3.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.64%) SQL
2 23 (5.67%) ABAP
3 22 (5.42%) Java
4 12 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.72%) C#
5 7 (1.72%) SAPscript
6 4 (0.99%) VB
7 2 (0.49%) C
7 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 71 (17.49%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.87%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.43%) Degree
5 10 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.72%) BC Cleared
7 6 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.23%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.74%) HND
9 3 (0.74%) MBA
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.49%) MCP
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.49%) OCP
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.49%) PMP
10 2 (0.49%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Brightmail
3 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (12.81%) Oracle
2 26 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.96%) Talend
5 8 (1.97%) Ariba
5 8 (1.97%) Citrix
6 7 (1.72%) Concur
6 7 (1.72%) Infor
7 6 (1.48%) HP
7 6 (1.48%) hybris
7 6 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.99%) Cisco
8 4 (0.99%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.99%) Tableau
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) CA
9 2 (0.49%) CODA
9 2 (0.49%) IBM
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Maxegan
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates + Full Expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cumbria
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Cumbria
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 26 days ago