The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Northern Ireland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing SAP 0 0 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 28.24%
As % of the Vendors category - - 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 61 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 42.31% 51.69% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 44
Average daily rate £325 £399 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% +45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
SAP
UK

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 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft