Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 18 36
Rank change year-on-year -56 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 92 212 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.86% 7.29% 5.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 17.32% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 141 111
Manchester median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £310 £375 £275
90th Percentile £790 £688 £600
North West median daily rate £440 £563 £425
% change year-on-year -21.78% +32.35% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £13.60 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.45% +35.95% -25.93%
North West median hourly rate £48.39 £13.60 £28.18
% change year-on-year +255.90% -51.76% +70.79%

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 1,362 1,224 1,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.31% 42.08% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 757 869
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £250
90th Percentile £553 £597 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 31
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.66% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.85 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.19 £19.64
% change year-on-year +15.81% -17.58% +15.54%

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 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 17 December 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 +10 9 £400 +23.08% 2
Wigan +3 2 - -
Salford -2 1 £275 - 1
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (21.74%) SAP BW
2 18 (19.57%) NetWeaver
3 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.39%) ABAP
4 16 (17.39%) Finance
5 14 (15.22%) Workflow
6 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.96%) Web Dynpro
7 11 (11.96%) Business Development
8 10 (10.87%) Eclipse
8 10 (10.87%) Oracle
8 10 (10.87%) SAPUI5
9 9 (9.78%) DB2
9 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
10 8 (8.70%) SQL
10 8 (8.70%) Java
10 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.70%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (7.61%) Marketing
11 7 (7.61%) ERP
11 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.61%) SAP FI
12 6 (6.52%) SAP CO
12 6 (6.52%) Migration
12 6 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (6.52%) SAP Basis

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 18 (19.57%) NetWeaver
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (7.61%) SAP FI
3 6 (6.52%) SAP CO
3 6 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (4.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (4.35%) SAP MM
5 3 (3.26%) SAP HR
5 3 (3.26%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.17%) Elite 3E
6 2 (2.17%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.17%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.17%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.09%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.09%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.09%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.09%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) DHCP
1 1 (1.09%) DNS
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) SAP BW
2 9 (9.78%) DB2
3 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.35%) Power BI
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) QlikView
7 1 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) JMeter
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.09%) Hudson
4 1 (1.09%) LSMW
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.35%) Billing
7 3 (3.26%) Electronics
8 2 (2.17%) Advertising
8 2 (2.17%) Law
8 2 (2.17%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Banking
9 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
1 27 (29.35%) Consultant
2 26 (28.26%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (21.74%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Developer
5 7 (7.61%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) SAP CO Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) SAP Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) SAP Developer
9 3 (3.26%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Architect
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Business Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Web Dynpro
2 10 (10.87%) SAPUI5
3 6 (6.52%) SAP Basis
4 4 (4.35%) RESTful
4 4 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (2.17%) Taurus
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) EDI
6 1 (1.09%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) IDoc
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) SAP TM
6 1 (1.09%) Spring
6 1 (1.09%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.09%) Swagger
6 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) FMCG
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) AIX
2 1 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (15.22%) Workflow
3 11 (11.96%) Business Development
3 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.61%) ERP
7 6 (6.52%) Analytics
7 6 (6.52%) Change Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
8 5 (5.43%) Project Management
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.35%) CRM
9 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Service Management
10 3 (3.26%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) ABAP
2 8 (8.70%) Java
2 8 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) Java 8
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) PHP
4 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) CIMA
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MBA
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) hybris
4 4 (4.35%) Ariba
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.17%) Intapp
6 2 (2.17%) Reuters
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.09%) OpenText
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.09%) Siebel
7 1 (1.09%) Tableau
7 1 (1.09%) Veeam
7 1 (1.09%) VMware