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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 33 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 216 164 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.99% 5.32% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 11.63% 11.83% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 69 50
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £46.21 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £67.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +7 80 £423 -12.48% 31
Cumbria +1 41 £500 -13.04% 4
Cheshire -19 29 £450 +2.27% 4
Merseyside +2 22 £300 -45.45% 2
Lancashire -14 17 £438 -19.72% 7
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 110 (23.71%) Finance
2 99 (21.34%) Manufacturing
3 65 (14.01%) Security Cleared
4 63 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (13.15%) Oracle
6 57 (12.28%) SC Cleared
7 51 (10.99%) ERP
8 49 (10.56%) Microsoft
9 46 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (8.84%) ABAP
11 39 (8.41%) SQL
11 39 (8.41%) SAP Basis
11 39 (8.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 38 (8.19%) Migration
13 37 (7.97%) MS Excel
14 36 (7.76%) Project Management
15 35 (7.54%) Programme Management
15 35 (7.54%) Marketing
16 34 (7.33%) Telecoms
16 34 (7.33%) SQL Server
16 34 (7.33%) IBM
17 33 (7.11%) Electronics
17 33 (7.11%) DTV
17 33 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (7.11%) Digital Marketing
17 33 (7.11%) SAP Implementation
18 31 (6.68%) Java
19 30 (6.47%) DB2
20 29 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
20 29 (6.25%) SAP BW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (4.09%) NetWeaver
2 15 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 13 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.08%) SAS
6 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.65%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Lync
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.53%) MS Office
3 18 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.86%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (8.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (6.25%) SAP HR
3 16 (3.45%) SAP PP
4 13 (2.80%) SAP CO
5 12 (2.59%) SAP ERP
5 12 (2.59%) SAP FI
5 12 (2.59%) Primavera
6 11 (2.37%) SAP Payroll
6 11 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (2.16%) Teamcenter
7 10 (2.16%) SAP PLM
8 9 (1.94%) SAP HCM
8 9 (1.94%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (1.72%) SAP GRC
9 8 (1.72%) SAP PM
9 8 (1.72%) SAP CRM
9 8 (1.72%) SAP SD
10 7 (1.51%) SAP APO
11 5 (1.08%) SAP MDM
11 5 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.02%) Office 365
1 14 (3.02%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.43%) Boomi
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.94%) HTTP
2 8 (1.72%) SAN
3 7 (1.51%) FTP
3 7 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.29%) WAN
5 5 (1.08%) SMTP
5 5 (1.08%) DHCP
5 5 (1.08%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.43%) LDAP
6 2 (0.43%) LAN
6 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.43%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.47%) DB2
3 29 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 29 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 23 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.23%) SAP BI
6 13 (2.80%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (2.80%) QlikView
7 11 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.86%) Xcelsius
12 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.65%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.08%) LSMW
3 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 110 (23.71%) Finance
2 99 (21.34%) Manufacturing
3 35 (7.54%) Marketing
4 34 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 33 (7.11%) Electronics
6 24 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.94%) Local Government
8 8 (1.72%) Automotive
9 5 (1.08%) Legal
10 4 (0.86%) Retail
11 3 (0.65%) Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (28.45%) Consultant
2 119 (25.65%) SAP Consultant
3 86 (18.53%) Analyst
4 46 (9.91%) Developer
5 42 (9.05%) Project Manager
6 34 (7.33%) SAP Manager
7 27 (5.82%) Architect
8 22 (4.74%) Business Analyst
9 20 (4.31%) Data Analyst
10 19 (4.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 18 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.88%) SAP Analyst
12 17 (3.66%) SAP Developer
13 12 (2.59%) Test Manager
13 12 (2.59%) Test Analyst
14 11 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
15 10 (2.16%) SAP Project Manager
16 9 (1.94%) SAP PP Consultant
16 9 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.41%) SAP Basis
2 17 (3.66%) XML
3 10 (2.16%) SOAP
3 10 (2.16%) .NET
3 10 (2.16%) Middleware
3 10 (2.16%) REST
4 9 (1.94%) JSON
4 9 (1.94%) Web Services
5 8 (1.72%) SAP XI
6 7 (1.51%) Web Dynpro
6 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.51%) HTML
7 6 (1.29%) EDI
8 5 (1.08%) CSS
8 5 (1.08%) JDBC
9 4 (0.86%) Flash
9 4 (0.86%) WCF
9 4 (0.86%) SAP PI
9 4 (0.86%) HTML5
10 3 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.11%) DTV
2 23 (4.96%) FMCG
3 13 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.37%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.94%) Life Science
5 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.51%) User Experience
7 5 (1.08%) NHS
8 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.43%) Replication
9 2 (0.43%) Clustering
9 2 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.43%) Tandem
10 1 (0.22%) Informatics
10 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.22%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.96%) Windows
2 22 (4.74%) UNIX
3 15 (3.23%) AIX
4 11 (2.37%) Linux
5 7 (1.51%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.08%) Solaris
8 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) HPUX
10 2 (0.43%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (10.99%) ERP
3 46 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (8.19%) Migration
5 36 (7.76%) Project Management
6 35 (7.54%) Programme Management
7 33 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (7.11%) Digital Marketing
7 33 (7.11%) SAP Implementation
8 28 (6.03%) Change Management
9 25 (5.39%) Workflow
10 20 (4.31%) ETL
10 20 (4.31%) CRM
11 19 (4.09%) Quality Management
12 17 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (3.66%) Test Scripting
12 17 (3.66%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.45%) Integration Testing
13 16 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.84%) ABAP
2 39 (8.41%) SQL
3 31 (6.68%) Java
4 9 (1.94%) XQuery
5 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.86%) C#
8 3 (0.65%) C
8 3 (0.65%) SAPscript
8 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.65%) VBA
9 2 (0.43%) Python
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) VB
9 2 (0.43%) C++
9 2 (0.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 57 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.53%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.02%) Degree
6 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.59%) MCTS
8 6 (1.29%) CIPD
9 4 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 4 (0.86%) CCA
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.22%) MCSE
12 1 (0.22%) CCNA
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) GAMP
4 1 (0.22%) GMP
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.59%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (2.59%) Xen
3 10 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) XenServer
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (13.15%) Oracle
2 49 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.33%) IBM
4 18 (3.88%) HP
5 16 (3.45%) Citrix
5 16 (3.45%) VMware
6 15 (3.23%) Lotus
7 13 (2.80%) EMC
8 11 (2.37%) Informatica
9 9 (1.94%) Ariba
10 8 (1.72%) Baan
10 8 (1.72%) webMethods
11 6 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.08%) Syclo
13 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.65%) OpenText
13 3 (0.65%) Tableau
14 2 (0.43%) Birst
14 2 (0.43%) SEEBURGER
14 2 (0.43%) Infor
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Rate: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Cumbria
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Cumbria
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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Manchester
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
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Rate: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competititve Market Rates
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