Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 16 36
Rank change year-on-year -47 +20 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 99 230 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.19% 8.09% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.77% 18.52% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 153 111
Manchester median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% -4.07%
10th Percentile £303 £357 £275
90th Percentile £630 £800 £563
North West median daily rate £440 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% +37.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £13.60 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.45% +35.95% -23.08%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.60 £28.18
% change year-on-year +157.45% -51.76% -39.99%

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 1,274 1,242 1,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.08% 43.70% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 741 916
Manchester median daily rate £395 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £555 £600 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 70 38
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% +8.56% +4.06%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.07 £10.03
90th Percentile £38.00 £40.33 £38.70
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.85
% change year-on-year +9.38% -19.40% +16.76%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 +7 8 £375 +11.11%
Wigan +1 2 - - 2
Salford -3 1 £275 +25.00%
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 21 (21.21%) NetWeaver
2 19 (19.19%) ABAP
2 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (18.18%) SAP BW
4 17 (17.17%) Web Dynpro
4 17 (17.17%) Workflow
5 16 (16.16%) Finance
5 16 (16.16%) Manufacturing
6 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.15%) Business Development
7 13 (13.13%) Eclipse
7 13 (13.13%) SAPUI5
8 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.10%) SAP FI
9 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.09%) Retail
10 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (9.09%) Migration
10 9 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (9.09%) SAP CO
11 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.08%) DB2
11 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (8.08%) Marketing
11 8 (8.08%) Life Science
12 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.07%) SQL
12 7 (7.07%) SMS

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 21 (21.21%) NetWeaver
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.03%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) SAP FI
2 9 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 9 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (4.04%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (4.04%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (3.03%) SAP HR
5 3 (3.03%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.02%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.01%) Magento
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.01%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.01%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.01%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.01%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.01%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SMS
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 8 (8.08%) DB2
3 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.03%) KDB
5 3 (3.03%) Kdb+
5 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.03%) Power BI
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.03%) LSMW
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) JMeter
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
1 16 (16.16%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.09%) Retail
3 8 (8.08%) Marketing
4 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.05%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Consultant
3 26 (26.26%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (17.17%) SAP Analyst
5 15 (15.15%) Developer
6 8 (8.08%) SAP Developer
7 7 (7.07%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (6.06%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) SAP Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) SAP CO Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Business Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) ICT Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) SAP Business Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.03%) SAP Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (13.13%) SAPUI5
3 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 3 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 2 (2.02%) RESTful
5 2 (2.02%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.02%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (2.02%) Taurus
5 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) .NET
6 1 (1.01%) EDI
6 1 (1.01%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.01%) IDoc
6 1 (1.01%) Kafka
6 1 (1.01%) React
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.01%) Swagger
6 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Life Science
3 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) FMCG
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) Robotics
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (17.17%) Workflow
3 15 (15.15%) Business Development
3 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.09%) Migration
6 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.06%) Analytics
7 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) Change Management
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.05%) ERP
8 5 (5.05%) ETL
8 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.05%) Scrum
8 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) ABAP
2 7 (7.07%) SQL
3 5 (5.05%) Java
4 4 (4.04%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) C++
6 1 (1.01%) Go
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) CIMA
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) MBA
3 1 (1.01%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) IFRS
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) VMware
3 6 (6.06%) EMC
3 6 (6.06%) hybris
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Citrix
4 4 (4.04%) Wyse
5 3 (3.03%) Ariba
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Intapp
7 1 (1.01%) IronPort
7 1 (1.01%) JDA
7 1 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.01%) OpenText
7 1 (1.01%) Reuters
7 1 (1.01%) RightFax
7 1 (1.01%) Veeam