Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 212 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.30% 5.16% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 17.33% 11.73% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 111 73
Manchester median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £375 £275 £300
90th Percentile £688 £600 £554
North West median daily rate £563 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +32.35% -1.16% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £10.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.95% -25.93% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.89 £9.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £14.30 £10.50 £16.00
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £28.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year -51.76% +70.79% -13.16%

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 1223 1484 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.10% 44.04% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 872 840
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £595 £556 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 31 62
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% +7.41% -6.09%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.85 £37.50 £20.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.58% +15.54% +6.25%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 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 - 3 £325 -
Salford +5 2 - - 1
Cheadle - 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 - -
Altrincham - 1 £426 -
Oldham - 1 £588 -
Wigan - 1 £401 -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (24.53%) Finance
2 45 (21.23%) Retail
3 39 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (16.98%) SAP BW
5 35 (16.51%) Manufacturing
6 31 (14.62%) Marketing
7 29 (13.68%) Programme Management
7 29 (13.68%) Electronics
7 29 (13.68%) Telecoms
8 28 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
9 27 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (12.26%) Java
10 26 (12.26%) ERP
11 24 (11.32%) Big Data
12 22 (10.38%) Python
13 20 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (8.96%) SAP ERP
14 19 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (8.49%) Hadoop
15 18 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (8.02%) TDD
16 17 (8.02%) JIRA
16 17 (8.02%) SAP FI
16 17 (8.02%) Open Source
16 17 (8.02%) BDD
16 17 (8.02%) Apache Spark
17 16 (7.55%) Docker
17 16 (7.55%) TeamCity
17 16 (7.55%) Linux
17 16 (7.55%) ABAP

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 17 (8.02%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.19%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.96%) SAP ERP
2 17 (8.02%) SAP FI
3 16 (7.55%) SAP CO
3 16 (7.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (7.08%) SAP Retail
5 13 (6.13%) SAP SRM
6 9 (4.25%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (3.30%) SAP Payroll
7 7 (3.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (2.83%) SAP BPC
8 6 (2.83%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (2.83%) SAP HR
8 6 (2.83%) SAP PLM
9 5 (2.36%) SAP CAR
9 5 (2.36%) SAP MM
9 5 (2.36%) SAP SD
10 4 (1.89%) SAP GRC
10 4 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (1.42%) SAP MDG
11 3 (1.42%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.83%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) SMS
2 2 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.94%) WAAS
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.98%) SAP BW
2 24 (11.32%) Big Data
3 18 (8.49%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.77%) SAP HANA
5 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.89%) DB2
7 4 (1.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.42%) OLAP
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.94%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.47%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.02%) JIRA
2 16 (7.55%) TeamCity
3 15 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) eCATT
5 1 (0.47%) GitLab
5 1 (0.47%) LSMW
5 1 (0.47%) Moq
5 1 (0.47%) PyCharm
General
1 52 (24.53%) Finance
2 45 (21.23%) Retail
3 35 (16.51%) Manufacturing
4 31 (14.62%) Marketing
5 29 (13.68%) Electronics
5 29 (13.68%) Telecoms
6 13 (6.13%) Banking
7 8 (3.77%) Billing
8 7 (3.30%) General Ledger
9 5 (2.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (33.02%) Consultant
2 65 (30.66%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (20.28%) Analyst
4 31 (14.62%) SAP Analyst
5 26 (12.26%) Developer
6 24 (11.32%) Architect
7 15 (7.08%) Scala Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.19%) SAP Architect
9 11 (5.19%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 10 (4.72%) SAP Business Analyst
10 10 (4.72%) SAP FI Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Apache Spark Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Hadoop Developer
12 8 (3.77%) SAP Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.30%) Java Hadoop Developer
13 7 (3.30%) Java Scala Developer
13 7 (3.30%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) Akka
2 8 (3.77%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.36%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.89%) BAPI
4 4 (1.89%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (1.89%) SAP XI
4 4 (1.89%) Web Services
5 3 (1.42%) .NET
5 3 (1.42%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.94%) PySpark
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.47%) J2EE
7 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.47%) React
7 1 (0.47%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.25%) FMCG
3 5 (2.36%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
5 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.42%) Life Science
6 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) Fintech
7 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.55%) Linux
2 6 (2.83%) Unix
3 2 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (13.68%) Programme Management
3 28 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (12.26%) ERP
5 20 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.02%) BDD
8 17 (8.02%) Open Source
8 17 (8.02%) TDD
9 14 (6.60%) Scrum
10 10 (4.72%) Analytics
10 10 (4.72%) Migration
11 9 (4.25%) Project Management
12 8 (3.77%) Data Analytics
12 8 (3.77%) Data Migration
12 8 (3.77%) Test Automation
12 8 (3.77%) Workflow
13 7 (3.30%) PLM
13 7 (3.30%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) Java
2 22 (10.38%) Python
3 16 (7.55%) ABAP
4 15 (7.08%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.72%) Clojure
6 9 (4.25%) SQL
7 3 (1.42%) C
7 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) VBA
8 2 (0.94%) C#
8 2 (0.94%) C++
8 2 (0.94%) Go
8 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.47%) AAT
3 1 (0.47%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) PMO
1 3 (1.42%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) GCP
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (7.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Ansible
2 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (4.72%) Ariba
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle
3 6 (2.83%) Google
4 4 (1.89%) hybris
4 4 (1.89%) JDA
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco
5 3 (1.42%) Citrix
5 3 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.42%) Teradata
6 2 (0.94%) Concur
6 2 (0.94%) F5
6 2 (0.94%) Informatica
6 2 (0.94%) Juniper
6 2 (0.94%) Sage
6 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.47%) Demandware