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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / North West
Rank 27 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 159 207 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.00% 5.38% 5.82%
As % of the Vendors category 13.17% 13.13% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 91 86
Median daily rate £493 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -44.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.03%

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
1207 1576 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.58% 40.96% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 835 755
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +10 93 £500 +14.94% 14
Cheshire +30 19 £475 -26.92% 2
Cumbria +1 10 - -
Merseyside -2 8 £550 +35.80% 1
Lancashire +5 4 £400 - 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 108 (32.14%) Finance
2 67 (19.94%) Manufacturing
3 65 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (14.58%) ERP
5 40 (11.90%) Migration
6 34 (10.12%) SQL
6 34 (10.12%) SAP BW
6 34 (10.12%) SAP FI
7 32 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 29 (8.63%) SAP HR
8 29 (8.63%) BusinessObjects
8 29 (8.63%) Programme Management
8 29 (8.63%) Marketing
9 28 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 28 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 28 (8.33%) SAP HANA
10 27 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (7.44%) Telecoms
11 25 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (6.85%) Data Migration
13 22 (6.55%) SAP Implementation
13 22 (6.55%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (6.55%) Process Improvement
13 22 (6.55%) Project Management
13 22 (6.55%) ETL
13 22 (6.55%) Electronics
14 21 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 21 (6.25%) SAP CO
14 21 (6.25%) Oracle
15 20 (5.95%) SQL Server

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 10 (2.98%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.08%) SAS
3 6 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.89%) Apache
4 3 (0.89%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.89%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.08%) MS Office
3 7 (2.08%) SPSS
4 5 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (10.12%) SAP FI
2 29 (8.63%) SAP HR
3 28 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (6.25%) SAP CO
4 21 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (4.46%) SAP HCM
5 15 (4.46%) SAP PP
6 13 (3.87%) SAP ERP
6 13 (3.87%) SAP SD
7 12 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
8 11 (3.27%) SAP BPC
8 11 (3.27%) SAP MII
9 10 (2.98%) SAP PP-PI
10 9 (2.68%) SAP GRC
10 9 (2.68%) SAP MM
11 7 (2.08%) SAP Retail
12 6 (1.79%) SAP EWM
12 6 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (1.49%) SAP MDM
14 4 (1.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.08%) SaaS
4 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) Internet
1 3 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.12%) SAP BW
2 29 (8.63%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (8.33%) SAP HANA
4 20 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.27%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.98%) DB2
7 10 (2.98%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (2.68%) Big Data
8 9 (2.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 8 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.79%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.19%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (0.89%) OLAP
13 3 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) LSMW
2 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) eCATT
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.30%) Toad
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (32.14%) Finance
2 67 (19.94%) Manufacturing
3 29 (8.63%) Marketing
4 25 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.55%) Electronics
6 15 (4.46%) Retail
7 10 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.38%) Aerospace
9 7 (2.08%) Legal
10 6 (1.79%) Billing
11 5 (1.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.89%) Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.60%) Advertising
14 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (29.17%) Consultant
2 75 (22.32%) SAP Consultant
3 72 (21.43%) Analyst
4 47 (13.99%) SAP Analyst
5 30 (8.93%) Developer
6 28 (8.33%) Architect
7 24 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 19 (5.65%) SAP Architect
8 19 (5.65%) SAP Business Analyst
8 19 (5.65%) SAP Developer
8 19 (5.65%) SAP Manager
9 17 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.57%) Change Manager
10 12 (3.57%) SAP FI Consultant
10 12 (3.57%) Trainer
11 11 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.98%) Data Architect
12 10 (2.98%) Management Consultant
12 10 (2.98%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.68%) .NET
2 8 (2.38%) SAP XI
3 7 (2.08%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.79%) XML
5 5 (1.49%) SAPUI5
6 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.89%) BAPI
6 3 (0.89%) ODBC
6 3 (0.89%) SAP TM
6 3 (0.89%) WCF
6 3 (0.89%) WinForms
7 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) HTML
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.60%) SOAP
7 2 (0.60%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.30%) EDI
8 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.95%) FMCG
3 10 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.08%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.79%) Life Science
6 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.89%) Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.89%) EPoS
8 3 (0.89%) RIA
8 3 (0.89%) SCADA
8 3 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.76%) Windows
2 6 (1.79%) Unix
3 4 (1.19%) Linux
3 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.60%) Solaris
5 2 (0.60%) SUSE
6 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (14.58%) ERP
3 40 (11.90%) Migration
4 29 (8.63%) Programme Management
5 27 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (6.85%) Data Migration
7 22 (6.55%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (6.55%) ETL
7 22 (6.55%) Process Improvement
7 22 (6.55%) Project Management
7 22 (6.55%) SAP Implementation
8 19 (5.65%) Change Management
8 19 (5.65%) Workflow
9 17 (5.06%) Logistics
10 16 (4.76%) Data Management
11 15 (4.46%) Analytics
12 14 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.87%) Integration Testing
14 12 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.12%) SQL
2 18 (5.36%) Java
3 10 (2.98%) Python
4 9 (2.68%) C
5 5 (1.49%) C#
5 5 (1.49%) Perl
6 4 (1.19%) ABAP
6 4 (1.19%) C++
6 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.89%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) F#
8 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.19%) Degree
6 3 (0.89%) ACCA
6 3 (0.89%) CIMA
6 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.27%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.08%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (6.25%) Oracle
2 13 (3.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.87%) Tableau
3 9 (2.68%) Cognos
4 7 (2.08%) Concur
5 6 (1.79%) Ariba
5 6 (1.79%) IBM
5 6 (1.79%) Informatica
6 5 (1.49%) Google
6 5 (1.49%) Sun
7 4 (1.19%) LANDesk
7 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.89%) Remedy
8 3 (0.89%) VMware
8 3 (0.89%) Workday
9 2 (0.60%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.60%) Actian
9 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.60%) Teradata
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