The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -43 +4  
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.30% 2.35% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 3.92% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +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 County Antrim.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 144 51 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 43.50% 60.00% 59.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 27 24
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £575 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in County Antrim

SAP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -46 1 - -
SAP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle