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 22 May 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 20 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 253 150 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.89% 4.96% 7.98%
As % of the Vendors category 15.05% 11.44% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 51 88
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -43.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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
1681 1311 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.80% 43.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 650 473
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 93 £450 +18.57% 25
Cheshire +11 59 £400 -9.09% 7
Cumbria +7 23 £375 - 3
Merseyside +4 21 £284 -11.32% 6
Lancashire +11 14 £150 -66.66% 7
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (24.79%) Finance
2 70 (14.96%) Oracle
3 69 (14.74%) Manufacturing
4 58 (12.39%) ERP
5 52 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (10.68%) Project Management
7 48 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 42 (8.97%) UNIX
8 42 (8.97%) SC Cleared
9 41 (8.76%) Migration
10 39 (8.33%) SAP Basis
10 39 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 38 (8.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 37 (7.91%) NetWeaver
13 33 (7.05%) Programme Management
13 33 (7.05%) FMCG
14 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
15 31 (6.62%) SAP FI
15 31 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (6.62%) SAP BW
15 31 (6.62%) Marketing
16 30 (6.41%) Telecoms
16 30 (6.41%) SQL
16 30 (6.41%) MS Excel
17 29 (6.20%) DB2
17 29 (6.20%) SAP HR
18 28 (5.98%) Electronics
18 28 (5.98%) DTV
18 28 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (5.77%) SAP CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (7.91%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.50%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.28%) SAS
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.43%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 30 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.56%) MS Project
3 11 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.71%) MS Office
6 5 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (8.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (6.62%) SAP FI
3 29 (6.20%) SAP HR
4 27 (5.77%) SAP CO
5 24 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 20 (4.27%) SAP SD
7 14 (2.99%) SAP SRM
8 12 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
8 12 (2.56%) SAP APO
9 11 (2.35%) SAP MM
10 10 (2.14%) Agresso
11 9 (1.92%) SAP ERP
12 8 (1.71%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (1.71%) SAP PLM
12 8 (1.71%) SAP GRC
13 7 (1.50%) SAP PM
14 5 (1.07%) SAP Retail
14 5 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
14 5 (1.07%) SAP CRM
14 5 (1.07%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) SaaS
2 6 (1.28%) Office 365
3 5 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.64%) Boomi
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.71%) SAN
2 5 (1.07%) WAN
3 2 (0.43%) WebEx
3 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) VPLS
4 1 (0.21%) NAS
4 1 (0.21%) Network Security
4 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) DMZ
4 1 (0.21%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) MPLS
4 1 (0.21%) OSPF
4 1 (0.21%) BGP
4 1 (0.21%) GSM
4 1 (0.21%) UMTS
4 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.62%) SAP BW
3 29 (6.20%) DB2
4 26 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 16 (3.42%) SAP HANA
7 14 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (2.35%) SAP BI
10 9 (1.92%) QlikView
11 8 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.85%) Xcelsius
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
15 2 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.64%) LSMW
3 2 (0.43%) JUnit
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.43%) Selenium
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) ERwin
4 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 116 (24.79%) Finance
2 69 (14.74%) Manufacturing
3 31 (6.62%) Marketing
4 30 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.98%) Electronics
6 22 (4.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 12 (2.56%) Retail
8 6 (1.28%) Banking
9 5 (1.07%) Billing
10 4 (0.85%) Automotive
10 4 (0.85%) Local Government
11 3 (0.64%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 123 (26.28%) Consultant
2 116 (24.79%) SAP Consultant
3 68 (14.53%) Analyst
4 52 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 48 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 45 (9.62%) Architect
7 28 (5.98%) Developer
8 27 (5.77%) SAP Architect
9 22 (4.70%) SAP Analyst
10 20 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.06%) SAP Project Manager
12 17 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.78%) PMO Manager
13 13 (2.78%) DBA
13 13 (2.78%) Administrator
13 13 (2.78%) Data Analyst
14 12 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 11 (2.35%) SAP Basis Consultant
16 10 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
16 10 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 12 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
3 9 (1.92%) .NET
4 7 (1.50%) Web Services
5 5 (1.07%) Middleware
5 5 (1.07%) CSS
5 5 (1.07%) HTML
6 3 (0.64%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (0.64%) EDI
6 3 (0.64%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.43%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.43%) J2EE
7 2 (0.43%) JSP
7 2 (0.43%) XML
7 2 (0.43%) XSD
7 2 (0.43%) jQuery
7 2 (0.43%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.43%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.05%) FMCG
2 28 (5.98%) DTV
3 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.50%) Life Science
6 6 (1.28%) User Experience
6 6 (1.28%) PMI
7 4 (0.85%) NHS
8 3 (0.64%) Replication
8 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.64%) Open Source
9 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.43%) Tandem
10 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.97%) UNIX
2 18 (3.85%) Windows
3 16 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (3.21%) Linux
5 14 (2.99%) AIX
6 2 (0.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.39%) ERP
2 52 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (10.68%) Project Management
4 41 (8.76%) Migration
5 33 (7.05%) Programme Management
6 31 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
8 25 (5.34%) Workflow
8 25 (5.34%) SAP Implementation
9 23 (4.91%) Logistics
10 21 (4.49%) Quality Management
10 21 (4.49%) Change Management
11 19 (4.06%) PRINCE2
12 18 (3.85%) CRM
13 16 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.21%) Data Governance
14 15 (3.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (2.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.41%) SQL
2 27 (5.77%) ABAP
3 16 (3.42%) Java
4 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.64%) SAPscript
5 3 (0.64%) Perl
5 3 (0.64%) C
6 2 (0.43%) C#
6 2 (0.43%) C++
6 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.43%) VBA
6 2 (0.43%) Python
6 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) VBScript
7 1 (0.21%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.42%) Degree
4 12 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.92%) MCTS
5 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.07%) CIPD
8 4 (0.85%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (0.85%) CCA
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.21%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) CIMA
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.14%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
4 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.21%) GxP
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.28%) Xen
4 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) SCCM
2 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 70 (14.96%) Oracle
2 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.21%) IBM
5 12 (2.56%) Citrix
6 9 (1.92%) VMware
7 8 (1.71%) Ariba
7 8 (1.71%) HP
7 8 (1.71%) EMC
8 7 (1.50%) Lotus
8 7 (1.50%) Syclo
9 6 (1.28%) Informatica
9 6 (1.28%) Adobe
10 4 (0.85%) hybris
10 4 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.85%) Progress
10 4 (0.85%) Baan
10 4 (0.85%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.85%) Siemens
11 3 (0.64%) Dell
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