Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 6 months to 24 June 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 44 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 20 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.27% 2.40% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 8.55% 5.42% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 13
Lancashire median daily rate £488 £433 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% +38.40% -26.47%
10th Percentile £369 £391 £217
90th Percentile £513 £526 £338
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £20.50
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +181.25% -21.95% -37.88%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 234 240 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.30% 44.28% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 121 258
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £440 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +13.18% -2.81%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £254
90th Percentile £598 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 66
Lancashire median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% +12.00% +127.27%
10th Percentile £18.95 £11.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £62.25 £46.67 £57.52
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Lancashire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Lancashire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Lancashire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Lancashire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +22 8 £475 -7.32%
Chorley - 6 £488 - 2
Blackburn +4 2 £500 +20.48%
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) ABAP
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
6 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (10.00%) BPR
6 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
7 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (5.00%) Life Science
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
1 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Migration Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) HR Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Integration Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) BPR
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (5.00%) Epicor
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) IFS
2 1 (5.00%) Infor
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Xero