The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.69% 2.80% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 5.34% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £545 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.33% +28.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 96 131 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 35.42% 52.40% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 65
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £286 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Liverpool

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Liverpool

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Liverpool over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Liverpool

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAP.

1 5 (35.71%) FMCG
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SAP BW
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (14.29%) SAP PM
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) GDPR
4 1 (7.14%) Scorecard

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (14.29%) SAP PM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SAP BW
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Manager
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP APO Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scorecard
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas