The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 26 April 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.

SAP Implementation
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £563 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £300 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -15.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1119 1490 1269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.56% 82.00% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 898 675
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.69% +17.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.65 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in Manchester

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in Manchester

SAP Implementation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP Implementation.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (76.47%) SAP BW
3 7 (41.18%) NetWeaver
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) SAP Basis
4 6 (35.29%) SAP ERP
4 6 (35.29%) Legal
4 6 (35.29%) ERP
5 5 (29.41%) SAP HR
5 5 (29.41%) Ariba
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) SAP GRC
5 5 (29.41%) Concur
6 4 (23.53%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (23.53%) SaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
6 4 (23.53%) Clustering
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) DB2
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SAP TM
7 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) SAP BPC
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP Implementation
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 7 (41.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP ERP
2 5 (29.41%) SAP GRC
2 5 (29.41%) SAP HR
3 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
4 2 (11.76%) SAP BPC
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
1 4 (23.53%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SAP BW
2 4 (23.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) eCATT
1 1 (5.88%) LSMW
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) SAP Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) SAP Architect
2 6 (35.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) ERP Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SAP BPC Architect
5 2 (11.76%) SAP BW Architect
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Support
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) SAP Basis
2 3 (17.65%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Security
4 1 (5.88%) SSADM
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Ariba
2 5 (29.41%) Concur
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat