Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 16 39
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 143 213 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.41% 7.64% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 17.56% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 130 91
Manchester median daily rate £469 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +15.85% -6.82%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £800 £575
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £401
% change year-on-year - +18.60% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Manchester median hourly rate £25.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.89% - -6.24%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.90 £10.18
90th Percentile £35.00 £54.86 £16.86
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £14.80 £20.50
% change year-on-year +204.11% -27.82% -48.24%

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 1,298 1,213 1,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.07% 43.52% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 706 826
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £211 £214
90th Percentile £585 £588 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 46
Manchester median hourly rate £16.71 £13.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.52% -7.46% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.91 £10.42 £9.34
90th Percentile £38.75 £23.00 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +2.86%

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 20 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 6 £550 +62.96%
Salford +3 4 £393 +78.41%
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 35 (24.48%) Finance
2 32 (22.38%) Manufacturing
3 30 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (14.69%) Programme Management
7 20 (13.99%) Marketing
8 19 (13.29%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (13.29%) Electronics
8 19 (13.29%) Telecoms
9 18 (12.59%) Python
9 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
10 17 (11.89%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.19%) Machine Learning
12 15 (10.49%) Big Data
12 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (9.79%) SAP BW
13 14 (9.79%) NetWeaver
14 13 (9.09%) Data Analysis
14 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
14 13 (9.09%) Kubernetes
15 12 (8.39%) ABAP
16 11 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
17 10 (6.99%) Workflow
17 10 (6.99%) SMS
17 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
17 10 (6.99%) Retail
18 9 (6.29%) JIRA
18 9 (6.29%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 14 (9.79%) NetWeaver
2 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.10%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) SAP CO
1 9 (6.29%) SAP FI
1 9 (6.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (6.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.20%) SAP APO
2 6 (4.20%) SAP PLM
3 5 (3.50%) SAP SCM
4 4 (2.80%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (2.80%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (2.80%) SAP Travel Management
5 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.40%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.40%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (1.40%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.40%) SAP Retail
6 2 (1.40%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (4.20%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) SMS
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
2 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) Big Data
2 14 (9.79%) SAP BW
3 9 (6.29%) SAP HANA
4 7 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.90%) DB2
5 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.10%) KDB
5 3 (2.10%) Kdb+
5 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.10%) Power BI
6 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) JIRA
2 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
2 7 (4.90%) GitLab
2 7 (4.90%) PyCharm
2 7 (4.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.10%) LSMW
3 3 (2.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (24.48%) Finance
2 32 (22.38%) Manufacturing
3 20 (13.99%) Marketing
4 19 (13.29%) Electronics
4 19 (13.29%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 2 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (34.97%) Consultant
2 47 (32.87%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (17.48%) Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Developer
5 9 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (5.59%) SAP Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (4.20%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) SAP Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Storage Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) SAP FI Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) SAP CO Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (4.90%) SAPUI5
3 6 (4.20%) SAP TM
4 4 (2.80%) Middleware
5 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.10%) CSS
5 3 (2.10%) HTML
5 3 (2.10%) React
5 3 (2.10%) REST
6 2 (1.40%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.40%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.70%) EDI
7 1 (0.70%) IDoc
7 1 (0.70%) Kafka
7 1 (0.70%) RESTful
7 1 (0.70%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.70%) Swagger
7 1 (0.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) Life Science
3 7 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.20%) FMCG
5 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Linux
2 7 (4.90%) Unix
3 6 (4.20%) Windows
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.69%) Programme Management
4 19 (13.29%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.89%) Test Automation
6 16 (11.19%) Machine Learning
7 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.99%) Workflow
10 9 (6.29%) Business Development
10 9 (6.29%) DevOps
10 9 (6.29%) Migration
11 7 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (4.90%) Data Science
11 7 (4.90%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.20%) Open Source
12 6 (4.20%) PLM
12 6 (4.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) Python
2 12 (8.39%) ABAP
3 8 (5.59%) Go
4 6 (4.20%) Java
4 6 (4.20%) SQL
5 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.40%) VB
6 2 (1.40%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) CIMA
3 3 (2.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.40%) ACCA
4 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.70%) APMP
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
5 1 (0.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) GCP
3 2 (1.40%) IFRS
3 2 (1.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Docker
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.29%) Ansible
3 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.90%) Puppet
4 4 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.20%) EMC
4 6 (4.20%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) Google
6 4 (2.80%) Ariba
6 4 (2.80%) Citrix
6 4 (2.80%) hybris
6 4 (2.80%) Wyse
7 2 (1.40%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.40%) Shavlik
8 1 (0.70%) IronPort
8 1 (0.70%) JDA
8 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.70%) RightFax
8 1 (0.70%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau