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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 34 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 174 221 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.76% 5.77% 6.18%
As % of the Vendors category 10.37% 13.29% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 108 81
Median daily rate £400 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Median hourly rate £37.59 £39.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +164.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.45 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.81 £19.08 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+30.03% -14.24%
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
1678 1663 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.86% 43.44% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 876 692
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 96 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 79 £400 -5.88% 33
Lancashire -8 25 £316 -26.66% 5
Cheshire -10 11 £200 -46.66% 4
Merseyside -19 7 £413 +36.92% 1
Cumbria -6 4 £663 +65.62%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (32.35%) Finance
2 82 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (20.49%) Manufacturing
4 51 (13.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 48 (12.94%) Marketing
5 48 (12.94%) Programme Management
6 47 (12.67%) Project Management
7 44 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (10.78%) Telecoms
9 39 (10.51%) Electronics
9 39 (10.51%) CRM
9 39 (10.51%) Digital Marketing
10 38 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (10.24%) Change Management
11 37 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (9.70%) ERP
13 35 (9.43%) Oracle
14 33 (8.89%) SAP BW
15 32 (8.63%) Migration
15 32 (8.63%) Security Cleared
15 32 (8.63%) SC Cleared
16 31 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (8.36%) ETL
17 29 (7.82%) SQL
18 28 (7.55%) MS Excel
19 26 (7.01%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (6.47%) Microsoft
21 23 (6.20%) SAP Implementation
22 22 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
22 22 (5.93%) Salesforce.com

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 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle UPK
3 4 (1.08%) CMS
4 3 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.54%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) Drupal
5 2 (0.54%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) Mule
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Office
3 9 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (13.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (5.39%) SAP CO
3 18 (4.85%) Unit4 Business World
4 16 (4.31%) SAP FI
4 16 (4.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (3.50%) SAP CRM
6 10 (2.70%) SAP BPC
6 10 (2.70%) SAP HR
6 10 (2.70%) SAP MDM
7 9 (2.43%) SAP hybris
8 8 (2.16%) SAP Payroll
9 5 (1.35%) SAP PM
9 5 (1.35%) SAP PP
9 5 (1.35%) SAP PS
10 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (1.08%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.08%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.81%) SAP MM
11 3 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (1.89%) Veeva
3 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.81%) SaaS
3 3 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) DHCP
1 2 (0.54%) DNS
1 2 (0.54%) Firewall
1 2 (0.54%) LAN
1 2 (0.54%) Network Security
2 1 (0.27%) GSM
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) PABX
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) UMTS
2 1 (0.27%) VoIP
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.89%) SAP BW
2 22 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (4.85%) SAP HANA
4 17 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.31%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.04%) SAP BI
7 12 (3.23%) Star Schema
8 11 (2.96%) MySQL
9 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.62%) DB2
12 5 (1.35%) MS Access
13 4 (1.08%) GIS
13 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.81%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (0.81%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 13 (3.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.43%) Grunt
3 7 (1.89%) ERwin
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.54%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (32.35%) Finance
2 76 (20.49%) Manufacturing
3 48 (12.94%) Marketing
4 40 (10.78%) Telecoms
5 39 (10.51%) Electronics
6 26 (7.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.70%) Back Office
8 8 (2.16%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.62%) Banking
10 5 (1.35%) Retail
11 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.81%) Billing
11 3 (0.81%) Legal
12 2 (0.54%) French Language
12 2 (0.54%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (24.80%) Analyst
2 75 (20.22%) Consultant
3 59 (15.90%) Developer
4 52 (14.02%) SAP Consultant
5 36 (9.70%) SAP Analyst
6 32 (8.63%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.47%) Architect
8 22 (5.93%) Project Manager
9 21 (5.66%) SAP Developer
10 16 (4.31%) SAP Manager
11 15 (4.04%) Change Analyst
12 14 (3.77%) Trainer
13 13 (3.50%) SAP Business Analyst
13 13 (3.50%) SAP Trainer
14 10 (2.70%) Change Consultant
14 10 (2.70%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.70%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) ETL Developer
14 10 (2.70%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.77%) .NET
2 13 (3.50%) SAP Basis
3 12 (3.23%) CSS
4 11 (2.96%) HTML
5 10 (2.70%) REST
6 9 (2.43%) HTML5
6 9 (2.43%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (2.43%) SAPUI5
7 5 (1.35%) Middleware
7 5 (1.35%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) BAPI
8 2 (0.54%) EDI
8 2 (0.54%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.54%) Flash
8 2 (0.54%) jQuery
8 2 (0.54%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.54%) XML
9 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) FMCG
3 13 (3.50%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.96%) Life Science
5 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.54%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.54%) EPoS
7 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.54%) Psychology
7 2 (0.54%) RIA
7 2 (0.54%) SCADA
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%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.89%) Windows
2 6 (1.62%) AIX
2 6 (1.62%) Unix
3 5 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.27%) HPUX
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (12.94%) Programme Management
3 47 (12.67%) Project Management
4 44 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (10.51%) CRM
5 39 (10.51%) Digital Marketing
6 38 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (10.24%) Change Management
7 36 (9.70%) ERP
8 32 (8.63%) Migration
9 31 (8.36%) ETL
9 31 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (6.20%) SAP Implementation
11 21 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 21 (5.66%) Logistics
12 17 (4.58%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.31%) Data Management
14 15 (4.04%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.04%) PRINCE2
15 13 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.82%) SQL
2 17 (4.58%) ABAP
2 17 (4.58%) Java
3 14 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.89%) C#
4 7 (1.89%) SAPscript
5 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.62%) VB
6 4 (1.08%) PHP
7 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (8.63%) SC Cleared
1 32 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (3.50%) Degree
4 9 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.81%) ISEB
8 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.54%) MBA
9 2 (0.54%) MCP
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.54%) OCP
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
9 2 (0.54%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 7 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Docker
2 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Control-M
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (9.43%) Oracle
2 24 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.50%) Talend
5 11 (2.96%) Concur
5 11 (2.96%) HP
5 11 (2.96%) hybris
6 10 (2.70%) Ariba
7 8 (2.16%) Citrix
8 7 (1.89%) Cognos
8 7 (1.89%) Infor
8 7 (1.89%) Tableau
9 5 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.08%) Cisco
10 4 (1.08%) IBM
10 4 (1.08%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.81%) CODA
11 3 (0.81%) Google
11 3 (0.81%) Maconomy
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