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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 27 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 202 211 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.27% 5.09% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.23% 12.70% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 107
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £548 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.25 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.71% -12.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.53 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -3.13%
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
1527 1661 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.41% 40.10% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 878 828
Median daily rate £410 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 79 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +18 111 £475 +9.57% 27
Cumbria +2 24 £491 +36.45%
Cheshire +20 22 £450 +12.50%
Merseyside +4 14 £400 -
Lancashire -9 4 £375 -16.66% 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 122 (34.27%) Finance
2 82 (23.03%) Manufacturing
3 76 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (17.42%) ERP
5 45 (12.64%) Migration
6 44 (12.36%) SQL
7 40 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 39 (10.96%) Marketing
9 37 (10.39%) SAP BW
10 35 (9.83%) Programme Management
11 34 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (9.55%) SAP FI
12 33 (9.27%) BusinessObjects
13 32 (8.99%) Telecoms
13 32 (8.99%) Security Cleared
14 30 (8.43%) SC Cleared
14 30 (8.43%) SAP HANA
14 30 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
14 30 (8.43%) Electronics
14 30 (8.43%) Project Management
14 30 (8.43%) ETL
15 29 (8.15%) SAP HR
16 27 (7.58%) Oracle
16 27 (7.58%) SQL Server
16 27 (7.58%) Logistics
17 25 (7.02%) Data Migration
17 25 (7.02%) SAP CO
18 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (6.18%) Change Management
19 22 (6.18%) SAP FI/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 9 (2.53%) SAS
2 8 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.40%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.84%) Apache
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.84%) IIS
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 21 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.69%) SPSS
4 4 (1.12%) MS Office
4 4 (1.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 40 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (9.55%) SAP FI
3 29 (8.15%) SAP HR
4 25 (7.02%) SAP CO
5 22 (6.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (4.78%) SAP BPC
7 16 (4.49%) SAP PP
8 13 (3.65%) SAP SD
9 12 (3.37%) SAP ERP
10 11 (3.09%) SAP MII
11 10 (2.81%) SAP PP-PI
11 10 (2.81%) Unit4 Business World
12 9 (2.53%) SAP HCM
12 9 (2.53%) SAP MM
13 8 (2.25%) SAP GRC
14 7 (1.97%) SAP Payroll
15 6 (1.69%) SAP MDM
16 4 (1.12%) SAP Business One
16 4 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
17 3 (0.84%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.09%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.25%) SaaS
3 6 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Internet
1 3 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.39%) SAP BW
2 33 (9.27%) BusinessObjects
3 30 (8.43%) SAP HANA
4 27 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.37%) DB2
8 11 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.81%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.69%) Big Data
11 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (1.40%) MS Access
12 5 (1.40%) MySQL
12 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.12%) LSMW
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
3 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.28%) eCATT
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (34.27%) Finance
2 82 (23.03%) Manufacturing
3 39 (10.96%) Marketing
4 32 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 30 (8.43%) Electronics
6 12 (3.37%) Back Office
7 11 (3.09%) Aerospace
7 11 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.97%) Legal
9 6 (1.69%) Billing
9 6 (1.69%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 100 (28.09%) Consultant
2 88 (24.72%) Analyst
3 73 (20.51%) SAP Consultant
4 50 (14.04%) SAP Analyst
5 36 (10.11%) Developer
6 28 (7.87%) Business Analyst
7 27 (7.58%) Architect
8 20 (5.62%) SAP Business Analyst
9 19 (5.34%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.06%) SAP Architect
10 18 (5.06%) SAP Manager
11 15 (4.21%) SAP Developer
12 13 (3.65%) Change Manager
12 13 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.65%) Trainer
13 12 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
14 11 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 11 (3.09%) Data Consultant
14 11 (3.09%) SAP FI Consultant
14 11 (3.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.09%) .NET
2 9 (2.53%) SAP Basis
2 9 (2.53%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.40%) SAPUI5
3 5 (1.40%) XML
4 4 (1.12%) BAPI
5 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.84%) ODBC
5 3 (0.84%) SAP TM
5 3 (0.84%) WCF
5 3 (0.84%) WinForms
6 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) HTML
6 2 (0.56%) JMS
6 2 (0.56%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.28%) EDI
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) FMCG
3 10 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (2.81%) Life Science
4 9 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.25%) e-Learning
6 7 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.40%) Clustering
9 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.12%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.12%) RIA
9 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.84%) EPoS
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) SCADA
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.49%) Windows
2 7 (1.97%) Unix
3 4 (1.12%) Linux
3 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) Solaris
5 2 (0.56%) SUSE
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (17.42%) ERP
3 45 (12.64%) Migration
4 35 (9.83%) Programme Management
5 34 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
6 30 (8.43%) ETL
6 30 (8.43%) Project Management
7 27 (7.58%) Logistics
8 25 (7.02%) Data Migration
9 22 (6.18%) Change Management
9 22 (6.18%) SAP Implementation
10 21 (5.90%) Process Improvement
11 18 (5.06%) Data Management
12 17 (4.78%) Analytics
13 16 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (4.49%) Integration Testing
13 16 (4.49%) Workflow
14 14 (3.93%) CRM
15 11 (3.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.36%) SQL
2 15 (4.21%) Java
3 7 (1.97%) C
3 7 (1.97%) Python
4 5 (1.40%) ABAP
4 5 (1.40%) C#
5 4 (1.12%) C++
5 4 (1.12%) Perl
5 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.12%) VB
6 2 (0.56%) F#
6 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.40%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.12%) Degree
7 3 (0.84%) ISEB
7 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.56%) ACCA
8 2 (0.56%) CIMA
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) GxP
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Control-M
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (7.58%) Oracle
2 14 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.65%) Tableau
4 11 (3.09%) Cognos
5 7 (1.97%) Concur
6 6 (1.69%) Google
6 6 (1.69%) Informatica
7 5 (1.40%) Ariba
7 5 (1.40%) Sun
8 4 (1.12%) IBM
8 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.84%) Workday
10 2 (0.56%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.56%) Actian
10 2 (0.56%) Nintex
10 2 (0.56%) Sage
10 2 (0.56%) Teradata
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