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 3 March 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 5 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 19.64% 20.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 28.21% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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
39 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 69.64% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Wirral

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Wirral region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the Wirral

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Basis
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) YouTrack
4 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.25%) VCP4
4 1 (6.25%) Yii
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP R/3
1 1 (6.25%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 2 (12.50%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DB2 Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP QM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Continuity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Basis
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Yii
3 1 (6.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Security
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) MVC
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Release Management
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) CAPA
2 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
2 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Zend