The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 22.73% 18.97% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 28.95% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -52.38%
SAP
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wirral region.

Vendors Category
Wirral
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 50.00% 65.52% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 1
Average daily rate £425 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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 6 (85.71%) SAP BW
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SAP BI
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) ABAP
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) SAP HANA
4 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis
5 1 (14.29%) FMCG
5 1 (14.29%) LPAR
5 1 (14.29%) DLPAR
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) SAP APO
5 1 (14.29%) Legato
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) HACMP
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) Unix

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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 1 (14.29%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SAP BW
2 5 (71.43%) SAP BI
3 4 (57.14%) SAP HANA
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP APO Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BI Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) DLPAR
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) HACMP
1 1 (14.29%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) ABAP
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Java
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Legato
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle