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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 39 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 176 246 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.45% 6.69% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 14.77% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 104 54
Median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £534 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.74 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.16 £41.27 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £23.54 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -4.88%
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
1795 1666 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.41% 45.30% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 829 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 110 110
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -10 87 £425 -4.49% 34
Cheshire -40 24 £494 +22.51% 3
Cumbria 0 22 £390 +4.00%
Lancashire -3 10 £310 +106.66% 9
Merseyside -15 9 £375 +32.15% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (29.49%) Finance
2 62 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (14.04%) Manufacturing
5 48 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (12.92%) Change Management
7 44 (12.36%) Project Management
8 41 (11.52%) SAP BW
8 41 (11.52%) Oracle
9 40 (11.24%) ERP
10 39 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (10.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 36 (10.11%) Programme Management
12 36 (10.11%) SAP HR
13 34 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (9.55%) Marketing
14 33 (9.27%) CRM
15 32 (8.99%) SAP Implementation
16 29 (8.15%) Telecoms
17 28 (7.87%) Electronics
17 28 (7.87%) Microsoft
17 28 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
17 28 (7.87%) SC Cleared
17 28 (7.87%) Security Cleared
18 27 (7.58%) Migration
19 25 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (6.74%) MS Excel
21 23 (6.46%) Java
21 23 (6.46%) Salesforce.com
21 23 (6.46%) SAP Payroll

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 14 (3.93%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Drupal
5 2 (0.56%) IIS
5 2 (0.56%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Mule
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.09%) MS Office
3 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (10.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (10.11%) SAP HR
3 23 (6.46%) SAP Payroll
4 16 (4.49%) SAP CO
4 16 (4.49%) SAP FI
4 16 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (4.21%) SAP SRM
6 14 (3.93%) SAP BPC
7 13 (3.65%) SAP CRM
8 11 (3.09%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (2.53%) SAP MDM
11 8 (2.25%) SAP hybris
12 7 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (1.69%) SAP ERP
14 5 (1.40%) SAP PM
15 4 (1.12%) Primavera
15 4 (1.12%) SAP MM
15 4 (1.12%) SAP PS
15 4 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.37%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (1.97%) Veeva
3 4 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) DHCP
1 2 (0.56%) DNS
1 2 (0.56%) Firewall
1 2 (0.56%) LAN
1 2 (0.56%) Network Security
1 2 (0.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.28%) GSM
2 1 (0.28%) PABX
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) UMTS
2 1 (0.28%) WAN
2 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.52%) SAP BW
2 22 (6.18%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.78%) SAP BI
4 11 (3.09%) DB2
4 11 (3.09%) SAP HANA
4 11 (3.09%) Star Schema
5 10 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.53%) MySQL
7 7 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.40%) OLAP
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.56%) GIS
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.28%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.28%) MS Access
12 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.53%) Grunt
3 7 (1.97%) ERwin
4 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 105 (29.49%) Finance
2 50 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 34 (9.55%) Marketing
4 29 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 28 (7.87%) Electronics
6 25 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.97%) Legal
8 6 (1.69%) Banking
9 3 (0.84%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.84%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (27.25%) Analyst
2 76 (21.35%) Consultant
3 58 (16.29%) SAP Consultant
4 49 (13.76%) SAP Analyst
5 43 (12.08%) Developer
6 40 (11.24%) Business Analyst
7 22 (6.18%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.62%) SAP Manager
9 17 (4.78%) SAP Business Analyst
9 17 (4.78%) SAP Developer
10 16 (4.49%) HR Analyst
10 16 (4.49%) Trainer
11 15 (4.21%) Architect
11 15 (4.21%) Change Manager
12 14 (3.93%) SAP Trainer
13 12 (3.37%) Programme Manager
14 11 (3.09%) Change Consultant
14 11 (3.09%) SAP HR Analyst
15 10 (2.81%) ETL Developer
15 10 (2.81%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.49%) SAP Basis
2 13 (3.65%) .NET
2 13 (3.65%) CSS
3 12 (3.37%) HTML
4 9 (2.53%) HTML5
4 9 (2.53%) REST
4 9 (2.53%) SAPUI5
5 8 (2.25%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (1.40%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.84%) jQuery
7 3 (0.84%) Middleware
8 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.56%) EDI
8 2 (0.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.56%) Flash
8 2 (0.56%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.56%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.28%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.49%) FMCG
3 12 (3.37%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.69%) Life Science
6 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Psychology
9 1 (0.28%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.53%) Windows
2 6 (1.69%) AIX
2 6 (1.69%) Unix
3 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.12%) Linux
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) HPUX
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (12.92%) Change Management
4 44 (12.36%) Project Management
5 40 (11.24%) ERP
6 39 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (10.11%) Programme Management
8 34 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (9.27%) CRM
10 32 (8.99%) SAP Implementation
11 28 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
12 27 (7.58%) Migration
13 21 (5.90%) Workflow
14 20 (5.62%) Data Modelling
15 16 (4.49%) Data Migration
15 16 (4.49%) ETL
16 15 (4.21%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.21%) Waterfall
17 14 (3.93%) Scrum
18 13 (3.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.46%) Java
2 18 (5.06%) ABAP
3 17 (4.78%) SQL
4 14 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.97%) C#
5 7 (1.97%) VB
6 6 (1.69%) SAPscript
7 4 (1.12%) PHP
7 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (7.87%) SC Cleared
1 28 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.06%) Degree
3 11 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.97%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.84%) HND
7 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) MBA
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.56%) MCP
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.56%) OCP
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.56%) PMP
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.97%) Docker
2 5 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Brightmail
3 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (11.52%) Oracle
2 28 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.46%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.37%) Talend
5 11 (3.09%) hybris
6 9 (2.53%) Concur
6 9 (2.53%) HP
7 7 (1.97%) Ariba
7 7 (1.97%) Infor
8 6 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.69%) Tableau
9 5 (1.40%) IBM
10 4 (1.12%) Cisco
10 4 (1.12%) Citrix
10 4 (1.12%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.84%) CODA
11 3 (0.84%) Maconomy
11 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.56%) CA
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