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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 32 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 166 218 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.82% 5.15% 5.60%
As % of the Vendors category 10.57% 11.89% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 75
Median daily rate £375 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Median hourly rate £28.18 £39.61 £23.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +71.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -18.26%
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
1570 1834 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.63% 43.35% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1039 745
Median daily rate £388 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 99
Median hourly rate £20.73 £17.90 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.79% -0.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 74 £375 -11.24% 22
Lancashire +16 22 £325 -25.71% 2
Merseyside +1 13 £363 +20.83% 3
Cheshire -8 12 £200 -55.55% 3
Cumbria -7 1 £663 +32.50% 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 109 (31.87%) Finance
2 78 (22.81%) Manufacturing
3 76 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (14.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 48 (14.04%) Marketing
6 47 (13.74%) Programme Management
7 44 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (12.28%) Telecoms
8 42 (12.28%) Project Management
9 39 (11.40%) Electronics
9 39 (11.40%) Digital Marketing
10 38 (11.11%) ERP
10 38 (11.11%) SQL
11 33 (9.65%) ETL
12 31 (9.06%) MS Excel
12 31 (9.06%) Oracle
13 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (8.48%) CRM
14 29 (8.48%) Change Management
15 26 (7.60%) SAP BW
15 26 (7.60%) SC Cleared
15 26 (7.60%) Security Cleared
16 25 (7.31%) Logistics
16 25 (7.31%) Migration
17 24 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (6.43%) SQL Server
19 20 (5.85%) SAP FI
19 20 (5.85%) FMCG
20 19 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (5.56%) SAP CO

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 11 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.17%) CMS
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (1.17%) SAS
3 2 (0.58%) Apache
3 2 (0.58%) Drupal
3 2 (0.58%) IIS
3 2 (0.58%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.58%) WordPress
4 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.29%) JBoss
4 1 (0.29%) Mule
4 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.80%) MS Office
3 9 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (14.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (5.85%) SAP FI
3 19 (5.56%) SAP CO
4 18 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
5 15 (4.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (2.92%) SAP BPC
6 10 (2.92%) SAP CRM
7 9 (2.63%) SAP hybris
8 7 (2.05%) SAP HR
8 7 (2.05%) SAP MDM
9 5 (1.46%) SAP PM
9 5 (1.46%) SAP PP
9 5 (1.46%) SAP PS
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (1.17%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.17%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.17%) SAP MII
10 4 (1.17%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (1.17%) Veeva
3 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) Internet
1 2 (0.58%) LAN
1 2 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.29%) DHCP
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) GSM
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) PABX
2 1 (0.29%) SAN
2 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.29%) UMTS
2 1 (0.29%) VoIP
2 1 (0.29%) WAN
2 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.60%) SAP BW
2 22 (6.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.68%) SAP HANA
6 13 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.63%) MySQL
7 9 (2.63%) Star Schema
8 8 (2.34%) SAP BI
9 6 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.46%) DB2
10 5 (1.46%) MS Access
11 4 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.17%) GIS
11 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.88%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.63%) Grunt
3 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.17%) ERwin
4 4 (1.17%) JIRA
5 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 109 (31.87%) Finance
2 78 (22.81%) Manufacturing
3 48 (14.04%) Marketing
4 42 (12.28%) Telecoms
5 39 (11.40%) Electronics
6 16 (4.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (3.22%) Back Office
8 9 (2.63%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.75%) Banking
10 5 (1.46%) Retail
11 4 (1.17%) Billing
12 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.88%) Legal
13 2 (0.58%) French Language
13 2 (0.58%) German Language
14 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (23.39%) Analyst
2 73 (21.35%) Consultant
3 60 (17.54%) Developer
4 51 (14.91%) SAP Consultant
5 29 (8.48%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.31%) SAP Analyst
7 24 (7.02%) SAP Developer
8 23 (6.73%) Project Manager
9 22 (6.43%) Architect
10 20 (5.85%) SAP Manager
11 15 (4.39%) Change Analyst
12 14 (4.09%) Trainer
13 13 (3.80%) SAP Trainer
14 12 (3.51%) Change Manager
15 11 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 11 (3.22%) SAP Business Analyst
16 10 (2.92%) Data Analyst
16 10 (2.92%) SQL Developer
16 10 (2.92%) Support Consultant
17 9 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.09%) .NET
2 11 (3.22%) CSS
3 10 (2.92%) HTML
3 10 (2.92%) REST
3 10 (2.92%) SAP Basis
4 9 (2.63%) HTML5
4 9 (2.63%) SAPUI5
5 6 (1.75%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (1.46%) Middleware
7 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.88%) WCF
8 3 (0.88%) WinForms
8 3 (0.88%) XML
9 2 (0.58%) EDI
9 2 (0.58%) jQuery
9 2 (0.58%) SOAP
10 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.29%) SAP CO-PA
10 1 (0.29%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.29%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.85%) FMCG
3 11 (3.22%) Data Integration
4 10 (2.92%) Life Science
5 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.17%) RIA
8 3 (0.88%) Clustering
8 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.88%) EPoS
8 3 (0.88%) SCADA
9 2 (0.58%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.58%) Psychology
10 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.63%) Windows
2 6 (1.75%) Unix
3 4 (1.17%) Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (13.74%) Programme Management
3 44 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (12.28%) Project Management
5 39 (11.40%) Digital Marketing
6 38 (11.11%) ERP
7 33 (9.65%) ETL
8 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (8.48%) Change Management
9 29 (8.48%) CRM
10 25 (7.31%) Logistics
10 25 (7.31%) Migration
11 19 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.97%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.68%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.68%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.80%) Data Management
14 13 (3.80%) System Testing
15 11 (3.22%) E-Commerce
15 11 (3.22%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.11%) SQL
2 14 (4.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.22%) ABAP
4 10 (2.92%) Java
5 8 (2.34%) VB
6 6 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.75%) SAPscript
7 4 (1.17%) C#
7 4 (1.17%) PHP
7 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.60%) SC Cleared
1 26 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.46%) Degree
5 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) ISEB
8 2 (0.58%) ACCA
8 2 (0.58%) CIMA
8 2 (0.58%) MCP
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) OCP
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PMP
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (9.06%) Oracle
2 19 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.51%) Cognos
5 11 (3.22%) hybris
6 10 (2.92%) Talend
7 9 (2.63%) Ariba
8 8 (2.34%) Citrix
8 8 (2.34%) Concur
8 8 (2.34%) HP
8 8 (2.34%) Tableau
9 4 (1.17%) IBM
9 4 (1.17%) Infor
9 4 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco
10 3 (0.88%) CODA
10 3 (0.88%) Google
10 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.88%) Maconomy
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