The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

SAP
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 31
Contract jobs citing SAP 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.37% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.13% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £200 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 49 96 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 34.75% 43.84% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 88 57
Median daily rate £369 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Chester

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Chester

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Chester