Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.02% 1.91% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.81% 3.85% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Lancashire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% -8.44%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £278
90th Percentile £492 £481 £475
North West median daily rate £550 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £28.18 -
North West median hourly rate £14.36 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +6.67% -40.29%

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 155 286 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.83% 49.74% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 197 224
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £283 £295 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £510
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 73
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +11.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £25.20 £13.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £68.62 £50.75 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.68% -9.38% +25.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +7 4 £375 -21.88% 3
Chorley - 2 - -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (22.22%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) FinancialForce
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) IFS
3 1 (11.11%) Xero
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Infor
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Epicor
2 1 (11.11%) IFS
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Xero