Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.84% 2.59% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 6.32% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £237 £380 £293
90th Percentile £533 £435 £525
North West median daily rate £440 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +29.41% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.00 - £40.17
10th Percentile £25.50 - £24.76
90th Percentile £26.50 - £59.31
North West median hourly rate £48.39 £13.60 £28.18
% change year-on-year +255.90% -51.76% +70.79%

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 339 190 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 48.22% 41.04% 53.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 111 206
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -6.98%
10th Percentile £299 £308 £263
90th Percentile £681 £615 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 40
Lancashire median hourly rate £23.01 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.86% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.33 £27.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.70 £66.19 £66.98
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £16.19 £19.63
% change year-on-year +14.27% -17.50% +15.44%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Chorley - 15 £494 - 2
Blackburn -8 1 £488 +14.71% 1
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 17 (62.96%) ERP
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) QA
4 9 (33.33%) SAP HR
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (22.22%) SAP ERP
6 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Office 365
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
9 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) ETL
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) Windows
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 6 (22.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Infor LN
3 1 (3.70%) Retail-J
3 1 (3.70%) SAP IBP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) HR Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) SAP HR Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Project Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SAP PS Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) ERP Support
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Support
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Support Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ERP
2 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scorecard
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (3.70%) Baan
3 1 (3.70%) Infor