Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.64% 4.31% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 7.78% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 18
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £319 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -27.14% -19.72%
10th Percentile £380 £231 £300
90th Percentile £435 £486 £600
North West median daily rate £563 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +36.36% -2.94% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £40.17 -
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £28.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year -51.76% -14.61% +112.90%

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 189 360 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.54% 55.47% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 228 242
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.14%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £205
90th Percentile £610 £544 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 35
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +59.09%
10th Percentile £35.19 £13.28 £12.90
90th Percentile £66.50 £66.01 £47.20
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.62% +10.03%

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 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 23 November 2017. 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
Blackpool +9 1 - -
Preston -15 1 - - 1
Ormskirk - 1 £400 -
Accrington - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £425 -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (33.33%) Life Science
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Curam
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) SAP EWM
4 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) FinancialForce
4 1 (8.33%) IFS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram

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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) SAP EWM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
2 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) FinancialForce
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SAP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Workflow Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) ABAP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Curam
1 1 (8.33%) Epicor
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) IFS
1 1 (8.33%) Infor
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sage
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (8.33%) Xero