Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 211 152 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.52% 4.16% 5.43%
As % of the Vendors category 17.42% 9.99% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 95 91
Manchester median daily rate £475 £401 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% -8.98% +9.86%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £285
90th Percentile £800 £570 £563
North West median daily rate £473 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.99% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.18 £12.85
90th Percentile £54.86 £16.86 £15.75
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £20.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -33.68% -17.17% +65.00%

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1211 1521 1424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.14% 41.66% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 831 723
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £211 £216 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 61
Manchester median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.70% - -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.46 £9.28 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £34.75 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

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 25 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 July 2017. 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 -5 4 £338 -15.63%
Oldham -1 1 - -
Salford - 1 £220 -
Altrincham - 1 £426 -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP.

1 53 (25.12%) Finance
2 40 (18.96%) Retail
3 26 (12.32%) Manufacturing
4 24 (11.37%) Ariba
5 23 (10.90%) ERP
5 23 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (9.48%) SAP BW
7 19 (9.00%) Marketing
8 17 (8.06%) Programme Management
8 17 (8.06%) SAP FI
8 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (7.58%) Electronics
9 16 (7.58%) Telecoms
9 16 (7.58%) Project Management
9 16 (7.58%) Java
9 16 (7.58%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (7.58%) SAP CO
9 16 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (7.11%) SAP Retail
10 15 (7.11%) ABAP
11 14 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (6.16%) SQL
12 13 (6.16%) FMCG
13 12 (5.69%) Python
14 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.21%) Big Data
14 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (5.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 10 (4.74%) Procure-to-Pay
15 10 (4.74%) Open Source

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 8 (3.79%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.32%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.95%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (8.06%) SAP FI
2 16 (7.58%) SAP CO
2 16 (7.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (7.11%) SAP Retail
4 11 (5.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 8 (3.79%) SAP ERP
6 7 (3.32%) SAP HR
6 7 (3.32%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (3.32%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (2.37%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.90%) SAP APO
8 4 (1.90%) SAP CRM
8 4 (1.90%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.90%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (1.90%) SAP SD
9 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.42%) SAP CAR
9 3 (1.42%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.95%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (1.42%) WAAS
2 2 (0.95%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) SAP BW
2 11 (5.21%) Big Data
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.79%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.32%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.90%) Power BI
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.42%) QlikView
8 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.32%) JIRA
2 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.84%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.37%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (25.12%) Finance
2 40 (18.96%) Retail
3 26 (12.32%) Manufacturing
4 19 (9.00%) Marketing
5 16 (7.58%) Electronics
5 16 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.84%) Billing
7 4 (1.90%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.95%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (41.23%) Consultant
2 82 (38.86%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (12.32%) Analyst
3 26 (12.32%) Developer
4 15 (7.11%) SAP Analyst
5 14 (6.64%) Architect
5 14 (6.64%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.16%) SAP Developer
7 11 (5.21%) Network Consultant
8 9 (4.27%) Collaboration Consultant
8 9 (4.27%) SAP FI Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) HR Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) Payroll Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) SAP Architect
9 8 (3.79%) SAP CO Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) SAP Support
10 7 (3.32%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (3.32%) SAP HR Consultant
11 6 (2.84%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) Web Services
2 7 (3.32%) BAPI
3 6 (2.84%) .NET
3 6 (2.84%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (2.37%) Akka
4 5 (2.37%) cXML
5 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.42%) EDI
5 3 (1.42%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.42%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (1.42%) SAPUI5
5 3 (1.42%) XML
6 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.95%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.95%) HTML
6 2 (0.95%) J2EE
6 2 (0.95%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) FMCG
2 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.42%) Life Science
3 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
4 2 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.84%) Linux
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) ERP
2 17 (8.06%) Programme Management
2 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (7.58%) Project Management
4 14 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
6 10 (4.74%) Open Source
6 10 (4.74%) Procure-to-Pay
6 10 (4.74%) Scrum
6 10 (4.74%) Workflow
7 9 (4.27%) Migration
8 8 (3.79%) BDD
8 8 (3.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (3.79%) TDD
9 7 (3.32%) Data Migration
9 7 (3.32%) ITIL
10 6 (2.84%) CRM
10 6 (2.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.58%) Java
2 15 (7.11%) ABAP
3 13 (6.16%) SQL
4 12 (5.69%) Python
5 7 (3.32%) C
5 7 (3.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.37%) Clojure
7 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.42%) C#
8 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.95%) C++
9 2 (0.95%) Go
10 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.84%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) ACCA
3 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.47%) CIMA
3 1 (0.47%) CIPFA
3 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
2 1 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Ansible
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) Mesos
2 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (11.37%) Ariba
2 8 (3.79%) OpenText
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.90%) Google
4 4 (1.90%) hybris
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco
5 3 (1.42%) Citrix
5 3 (1.42%) F5
5 3 (1.42%) Juniper
6 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.95%) Siebel
6 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Axway
7 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.47%) Concur
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
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