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 3 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.78% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +11.11%
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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
43 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 59.72% 43.14% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 32
Average daily rate £200 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £373 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (50.00%) EDI
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) GAAP
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
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