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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / North West
Rank 33 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 136 180 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.18% 4.77% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 11.30% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 80 99
Median daily rate £493 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £576 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%

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
1106 1593 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.13% 42.18% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 866 768
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 116 106
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -3 67 £550 +36.56% 23
Cheshire +21 30 £450 -1.90% 5
Lancashire +18 7 £400 +46.78% 2
Cumbria +1 6 - -
Merseyside -14 6 £450 +5.88% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 116 (33.92%) Finance
2 67 (19.59%) Manufacturing
3 58 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (14.33%) ERP
4 49 (14.33%) Migration
5 41 (11.99%) SAP BW
6 37 (10.82%) Security Cleared
7 34 (9.94%) SAP FI
8 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
8 33 (9.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 31 (9.06%) Data Migration
10 30 (8.77%) Marketing
10 30 (8.77%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (8.48%) Programme Management
11 29 (8.48%) SAP Implementation
12 28 (8.19%) SAP HR
13 26 (7.60%) Workflow
13 26 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (7.31%) Telecoms
14 25 (7.31%) SQL
15 24 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO
15 24 (7.02%) SAP CO
16 23 (6.73%) Project Management
16 23 (6.73%) SAP HANA
17 22 (6.43%) Digital Marketing
17 22 (6.43%) Java
17 22 (6.43%) Oracle
17 22 (6.43%) Electronics
18 20 (5.85%) FMCG
18 20 (5.85%) Process Improvement

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 12 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.34%) NetWeaver
3 7 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.75%) SAS
5 5 (1.46%) IIS
6 3 (0.88%) Apache
6 3 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.34%) MS Office
4 6 (1.75%) SPSS
5 4 (1.17%) MS Project
5 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (9.94%) SAP FI
2 33 (9.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (8.19%) SAP HR
4 24 (7.02%) SAP CO
4 24 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (4.97%) SAP PP
6 15 (4.39%) SAP ERP
7 14 (4.09%) SAP HCM
7 14 (4.09%) SAP SD
8 12 (3.51%) SAP BPC
8 12 (3.51%) SAP Payroll
8 12 (3.51%) SAP PP-PI
9 10 (2.92%) SAP GRC
10 9 (2.63%) SAP MM
10 9 (2.63%) SAP Retail
11 8 (2.34%) SAP MII
12 6 (1.75%) SAP EWM
12 6 (1.75%) SAP MDG
13 5 (1.46%) SAP MDM
14 4 (1.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.34%) SaaS
4 7 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) SAN
2 2 (0.58%) DHCP
2 2 (0.58%) DNS
2 2 (0.58%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.58%) NAS
2 2 (0.58%) Skype
3 1 (0.29%) FTP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
3 1 (0.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) SAP BW
2 30 (8.77%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (6.73%) SAP HANA
4 13 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.51%) Big Data
6 11 (3.22%) DB2
6 11 (3.22%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (2.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.46%) MySQL
9 5 (1.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.17%) MS Access
10 4 (1.17%) QlikView
10 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) LSMW
2 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.29%) eCATT
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (33.92%) Finance
2 67 (19.59%) Manufacturing
3 30 (8.77%) Marketing
4 25 (7.31%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.43%) Electronics
6 17 (4.97%) Retail
7 12 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.63%) Legal
9 8 (2.34%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.46%) Back Office
11 4 (1.17%) Billing
12 3 (0.88%) Advertising
12 3 (0.88%) Banking
12 3 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (30.99%) Consultant
2 88 (25.73%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (21.35%) Analyst
4 49 (14.33%) SAP Analyst
5 29 (8.48%) Architect
5 29 (8.48%) Developer
6 24 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 22 (6.43%) SAP Developer
8 21 (6.14%) SAP Architect
9 19 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
10 16 (4.68%) SAP Manager
11 13 (3.80%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.51%) SAP FI Consultant
12 12 (3.51%) Trainer
13 11 (3.22%) Data Architect
13 11 (3.22%) HR Consultant
14 10 (2.92%) SAPUI5 Developer
14 10 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.92%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.80%) SAPUI5
2 9 (2.63%) SAP Basis
3 8 (2.34%) SAP XI
4 6 (1.75%) .NET
4 6 (1.75%) XML
5 4 (1.17%) ODBC
5 4 (1.17%) SAP TM
6 3 (0.88%) BAPI
6 3 (0.88%) CSS
7 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.58%) HTML
7 2 (0.58%) JMS
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.58%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.85%) FMCG
3 11 (3.22%) Life Science
4 7 (2.05%) Clustering
4 7 (2.05%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.05%) e-Learning
5 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.09%) Windows
2 8 (2.34%) Unix
3 5 (1.46%) Linux
3 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.88%) Solaris
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) SUSE
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (14.33%) ERP
2 49 (14.33%) Migration
3 31 (9.06%) Data Migration
4 29 (8.48%) Programme Management
4 29 (8.48%) SAP Implementation
5 26 (7.60%) Workflow
6 23 (6.73%) Project Management
7 22 (6.43%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (5.85%) Process Improvement
9 18 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (4.97%) Change Management
10 17 (4.97%) Integration Testing
10 17 (4.97%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (4.68%) Analytics
11 16 (4.68%) Data Management
11 16 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.39%) Validation
13 14 (4.09%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.31%) SQL
2 22 (6.43%) Java
3 13 (3.80%) C
3 13 (3.80%) Python
4 5 (1.46%) Perl
5 3 (0.88%) ABAP
5 3 (0.88%) C#
5 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.58%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (0.58%) F#
6 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) R
7 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.22%) Degree
4 8 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.46%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.17%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.88%) ACCA
7 3 (0.88%) CIMA
7 3 (0.88%) HND
8 2 (0.58%) CISA
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.29%) CISM
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.22%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (1.17%) SLA
4 3 (0.88%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) GxP
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (0.58%) WSUS
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (6.43%) Oracle
2 15 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.51%) Tableau
4 9 (2.63%) IBM
5 8 (2.34%) Concur
5 8 (2.34%) Hyperion
6 7 (2.05%) Ariba
6 7 (2.05%) Google
7 6 (1.75%) Informatica
8 5 (1.46%) LANDesk
8 5 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.46%) Sun
9 4 (1.17%) VMware
10 3 (0.88%) Capita
10 3 (0.88%) EMC
10 3 (0.88%) Remedy
10 3 (0.88%) Veritas
11 2 (0.58%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.58%) Cognos
11 2 (0.58%) Sybase
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