Period
to 15 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 July 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 44 16
Rank change year-on-year -22 -28 +24
Contract jobs citing SAP 80 141 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.84% 4.37% 7.60%
As % of the Vendors category 7.91% 11.11% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 131
Manchester median daily rate £450 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% -3.95% +15.85%
10th Percentile £290 £350 £313
90th Percentile £720 £725 £800
North West median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +18.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Manchester median hourly rate £12.20 £15.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +10.33% -11.13%
North West median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year +16.67% +204.11% -35.13%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,012 1,269 1,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.92% 39.37% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 750 718
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £206
90th Percentile £575 £588 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 55
Manchester median hourly rate £16.74 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +18.52% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.66 £10.44
90th Percentile £25.67 £38.75 £38.60
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.84% +7.81% -12.81%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Manchester

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Manchester

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Manchester

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Manchester

SAP
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Salford +10 5 £400 +1.91% 3
Stockport +12 1 - -
Bolton -6 1 - - 1
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP.

1 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
1 13 (16.25%) Migration
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.75%) ERP
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
4 10 (12.50%) Retail
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.75%) JIRA
7 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (8.75%) SAP Retail
7 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.75%) SAP BW
7 7 (8.75%) NetWeaver
8 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
8 6 (7.50%) ABAP
8 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (7.50%) SAP ERP
8 6 (7.50%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (7.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 6 (7.50%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (6.25%) Power BI
9 5 (6.25%) Power Platform
9 5 (6.25%) SAP SRM

SAP
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 (8.75%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) SAP Retail
2 6 (7.50%) SAP ERP
2 6 (7.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (6.25%) SAP MM
3 5 (6.25%) SAP SRM
4 4 (5.00%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.00%) SAP WM
5 3 (3.75%) SAP EWM
5 3 (3.75%) SAP HCM
5 3 (3.75%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (3.75%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.50%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.25%) Maximo
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.25%) SAP LE
7 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.25%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) PABX
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SAP BW
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Power BI
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) Lumira
6 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) LSMW
3 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) TestRail
General
1 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) French Language
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Consultant
2 28 (35.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (15.00%) SAP Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) SAP Solutions Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) SAP Developer
8 3 (3.75%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) SAP WM Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Workday Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) JSON
1 4 (5.00%) REST
1 4 (5.00%) XML
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.50%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) BAPI
4 1 (1.25%) EDI
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) FMCG
5 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.50%) AIX
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Migration
2 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.75%) ERP
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
5 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.50%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (7.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Workflow
9 4 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (3.75%) BPMN
10 3 (3.75%) People Management
10 3 (3.75%) SDLC
10 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) ABAP
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) VB
3 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Intapp
3 4 (5.00%) SnapLogic
3 4 (5.00%) Workday
4 3 (3.75%) hybris
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Ariba
6 1 (1.25%) Concur
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau