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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 26 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 251 162 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.47% 5.25% 8.98%
As % of the Vendors category 14.16% 12.01% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 111
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£450 £461 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
- -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -16.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -5.76%
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
1772 1349 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.69% 43.73% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 643 491
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 111 87
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.46
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 28 April 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
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 April 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 +2 91 £450 -10.00% 16
Cheshire +10 52 £420 -6.66% 8
Merseyside -4 20 £370 +13.84% 2
Cumbria +3 19 £350 +18.64% 2
Lancashire +3 10 £700 +55.55% 4
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 104 (23.85%) Finance
2 69 (15.83%) Oracle
3 62 (14.22%) Manufacturing
4 59 (13.53%) ERP
5 48 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (10.09%) Project Management
7 43 (9.86%) Migration
8 38 (8.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 37 (8.49%) UNIX
9 37 (8.49%) SQL Server
10 35 (8.03%) NetWeaver
10 35 (8.03%) SAP FI
11 32 (7.34%) Programme Management
11 32 (7.34%) Security Cleared
12 31 (7.11%) FMCG
12 31 (7.11%) SAP Basis
13 30 (6.88%) SQL
13 30 (6.88%) Marketing
13 30 (6.88%) SAP CO
14 29 (6.65%) Telecoms
15 28 (6.42%) SAP HR
16 27 (6.19%) SAP BW
16 27 (6.19%) ABAP
16 27 (6.19%) DTV
16 27 (6.19%) Electronics
16 27 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
16 27 (6.19%) SC Cleared
16 27 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
17 24 (5.50%) Business Objects
17 24 (5.50%) BusinessObjects

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (8.03%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.38%) SAS
4 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 14 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.75%) MS Project
3 10 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) MS Office
5 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (8.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (8.03%) SAP FI
3 30 (6.88%) SAP CO
4 28 (6.42%) SAP HR
5 27 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 18 (4.13%) SAP SD
7 14 (3.21%) SAP SRM
7 14 (3.21%) SAP PLM
7 14 (3.21%) SAP IS-U
8 13 (2.98%) SAP Payroll
9 12 (2.75%) SAP MM
10 11 (2.52%) SAP APO
11 10 (2.29%) Agresso
12 9 (2.06%) SAP ERP
13 8 (1.83%) SAP PM
14 5 (1.15%) SAP MDM
14 5 (1.15%) SAP Retail
14 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
15 4 (0.92%) Teamcenter
15 4 (0.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.38%) Office 365
1 6 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
1 6 (1.38%) Boomi
2 5 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.38%) SAN
2 5 (1.15%) WAN
3 2 (0.46%) WebEx
4 1 (0.23%) GSM
4 1 (0.23%) UMTS
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) DMZ
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) MPLS
4 1 (0.23%) OSPF
4 1 (0.23%) BGP
4 1 (0.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) VPLS
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.19%) SAP BW
3 24 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (5.05%) DB2
5 17 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.67%) SAP HANA
7 13 (2.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.52%) QlikView
10 10 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.61%) SAP BI
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.46%) MySQL
14 2 (0.46%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) LSMW
2 2 (0.46%) Subversion
2 2 (0.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.46%) JUnit
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) ERwin
3 1 (0.23%) Selenium
3 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.23%) YouTrack
General
1 104 (23.85%) Finance
2 62 (14.22%) Manufacturing
3 30 (6.88%) Marketing
4 29 (6.65%) Telecoms
5 27 (6.19%) Electronics
6 18 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.75%) Retail
7 12 (2.75%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.61%) Billing
8 7 (1.61%) Banking
9 4 (0.92%) Local Government
9 4 (0.92%) Automotive
10 3 (0.69%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (28.44%) Consultant
2 118 (27.06%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (13.07%) Analyst
4 54 (12.39%) SAP Manager
5 45 (10.32%) Architect
6 42 (9.63%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.42%) Developer
8 27 (6.19%) SAP Architect
9 20 (4.59%) SAP Analyst
9 20 (4.59%) SAP Project Manager
10 19 (4.36%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 13 (2.98%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 13 (2.98%) PMO Manager
12 13 (2.98%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 12 (2.75%) Data Analyst
14 11 (2.52%) Trainer
15 10 (2.29%) DBA
16 9 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.11%) SAP Basis
2 12 (2.75%) Web Dynpro
3 9 (2.06%) .NET
4 7 (1.61%) Web Services
5 3 (0.69%) EDI
5 3 (0.69%) Middleware
5 3 (0.69%) CSS
5 3 (0.69%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.69%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (0.69%) HTML
6 2 (0.46%) jQuery
6 2 (0.46%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.46%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.46%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.46%) Spring
6 2 (0.46%) Ajax
6 2 (0.46%) JSP
6 2 (0.46%) J2EE
6 2 (0.46%) XML
6 2 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.11%) FMCG
2 27 (6.19%) DTV
3 8 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.83%) E-Learning
4 7 (1.61%) PMI
4 7 (1.61%) Life Science
4 7 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (0.92%) NHS
6 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.46%) User Experience
7 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.46%) Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.23%) Open Source
8 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.23%) Celerra
8 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.49%) UNIX
2 20 (4.59%) Windows
3 17 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (3.67%) Linux
5 15 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.52%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) HPUX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.53%) ERP
2 48 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (10.09%) Project Management
4 43 (9.86%) Migration
5 32 (7.34%) Programme Management
6 27 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (5.28%) SAP Implementation
7 23 (5.28%) Change Management
8 21 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 20 (4.59%) Workflow
10 18 (4.13%) Logistics
10 18 (4.13%) CRM
11 17 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (3.44%) Data Migration
12 15 (3.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (3.44%) Data Governance
13 14 (3.21%) PLM
13 14 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.88%) SQL
2 27 (6.19%) ABAP
3 13 (2.98%) Java
4 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.69%) C
5 3 (0.69%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.46%) C++
6 2 (0.46%) VBScript
6 2 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.52%) Degree
4 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.92%) CIPD
5 4 (0.92%) CCA
6 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) ACCA
8 1 (0.23%) CIMA
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) GxP
5 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.38%) Xen
4 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 69 (15.83%) Oracle
2 24 (5.50%) Business Objects
3 19 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.98%) IBM
5 12 (2.75%) Citrix
6 9 (2.06%) VMware
7 8 (1.83%) HP
7 8 (1.83%) EMC
8 7 (1.61%) Syclo
9 6 (1.38%) Informatica
9 6 (1.38%) Lotus
10 5 (1.15%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.15%) Ariba
11 4 (0.92%) Adobe
11 4 (0.92%) Progress
11 4 (0.92%) hybris
11 4 (0.92%) Siemens
12 3 (0.69%) Baan
12 3 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.46%) CA
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