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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 30 30
Contract jobs citing SAP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.66% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.67% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

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 39 60 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 37.50% 39.74% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 47
Median daily rate £295 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.45 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Chester

SAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1 (33.33%) SAP EWM
1 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP EWM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle