Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 39 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP 21 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.31% 2.78% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.87% 6.02% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 17
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -23.53%
10th Percentile £300 £398 £255
90th Percentile £513 £531 £446
North West median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £28.18
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.60 £28.18
% change year-on-year +157.45% -51.76% -28.85%

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 267 266 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 42.11% 46.18% 52.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 148 229
Lancashire median daily rate £474 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £308 £325 £263
90th Percentile £602 £560 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 48
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.37 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +8.55% +80.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.61 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.00 £61.54
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £18.38
% change year-on-year +14.19% -16.60% +10.28%

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 September 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 September 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 - 8 £475 - 4
Preston +20 4 £488 -10.55% 1
Blackburn -2 1 £488 +16.07%
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) SAP HR
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
7 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.52%) Office 365
7 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (23.81%) SAP HR
2 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) HR Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP HR Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) BYOD
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Coaching
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scorecard
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Automation Anywhere
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP