Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SAP Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 68 133
Rank change year-on-year -61 +65 -16
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 26 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 2.60% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.75% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 16
Manchester median daily rate £538 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +20.00% +2.30%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £384
90th Percentile £756 £800 £556
North West median daily rate £525 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £52.16

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,971 2,805 3,326
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.64% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,882 1,768 2,126
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £240
90th Percentile £565 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 121 81
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +17.24% -7.94%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £19.02 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.41% +17.19% -20.00%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured SAP Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Consultant within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bolton - 4 £550 -
Wigan - 2 - -
SAP Consultant
North West

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, SAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring SAP Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
3 7 (26.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (26.92%) SAP CO
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 4 (15.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) hybris
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) SAP HR
7 3 (11.54%) Ariba
7 3 (11.54%) ABAP
8 2 (7.69%) SAP MM
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Advertising
8 2 (7.69%) SAP CO-PA
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (7.69%) Presales
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (7.69%) Record to Report
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
9 1 (3.85%) Analytics

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
2 7 (26.92%) SAP CO
2 7 (26.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 4 (15.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (11.54%) SAP HR
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (7.69%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Business One
6 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
6 1 (3.85%) SAP EWM
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Presales
3 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (7.69%) Record to Report
3 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-Procurement
4 1 (3.85%) Order to Cash
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Single Customer View
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 1 (3.85%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CIMA
2 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) IFRS
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Ariba
2 3 (11.54%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) OpenText