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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 13 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 9.62% 12.50% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
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
34 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 65.38% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) YouTrack
4 1 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) Yii
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Continuity Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DB2 Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Yii
2 1 (12.50%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Data Security
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Zend