The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 20 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.79% 4.27% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 12.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £370 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 39 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.71% 33.33% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 54
Average daily rate £225 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Northern Ireland region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
County Antrim -2 2 - - 1
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft