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 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
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 38 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.27% 3.42% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 7.84% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 42.37% 43.59% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 26
Median daily rate £338 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £109 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £68.75
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim -19 2 £500 - 2
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management