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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing SAP 85 80 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.14% 4.41% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 14.73% 10.90% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 38
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% -8.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.70 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.44% +1.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £13.94 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.54 £16.66 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.28 £27.50
% change year-on-year +81.20% -40.80%  

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 577 734 715
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.69% 40.44% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 390 338
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £190.00 £19.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (30.59%) Finance
2 31 (18.24%) Manufacturing
2 31 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (14.71%) Programme Management
3 25 (14.71%) Retail
3 25 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (14.12%) Marketing
5 22 (12.94%) SAP BW
5 22 (12.94%) Java
6 21 (12.35%) Electronics
6 21 (12.35%) Telecoms
6 21 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (10.00%) SAP FI
7 17 (10.00%) ERP
7 17 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
8 16 (9.41%) Ariba
9 15 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (8.82%) SAP CO
10 13 (7.65%) Migration
10 13 (7.65%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (7.06%) Workflow
12 11 (6.47%) Project Management
12 11 (6.47%) Python
12 11 (6.47%) SAP Retail
12 11 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.47%) Data Migration
12 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.12%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (10.00%) SAP FI
3 15 (8.82%) SAP CO
3 15 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (6.47%) SAP Retail
5 8 (4.71%) SAP ERP
6 7 (4.12%) SAP GRC
7 6 (3.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 6 (3.53%) SAP HR
8 5 (2.94%) SAP BPC
8 5 (2.94%) SAP SD
9 4 (2.35%) SAP MDG
9 4 (2.35%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (2.35%) SAP PLM
9 4 (2.35%) SAP PP
9 4 (2.35%) SAP SRM
9 4 (2.35%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (1.76%) SAP CRM
10 3 (1.76%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (2.35%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) FTP
1 1 (0.59%) HTTP
1 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.59%) Skype
1 1 (0.59%) SSL
1 1 (0.59%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) SAP BW
2 10 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.29%) Big Data
4 7 (4.12%) DB2
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.76%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.18%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.18%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.18%) MySQL
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) OLAP
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.59%) eCATT
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) LSMW
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (30.59%) Finance
2 31 (18.24%) Manufacturing
3 25 (14.71%) Retail
4 24 (14.12%) Marketing
5 21 (12.35%) Electronics
5 21 (12.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.12%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) Billing
8 3 (1.76%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (34.71%) Consultant
2 48 (28.24%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (18.82%) Analyst
4 20 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
5 19 (11.18%) Architect
6 16 (9.41%) SAP Architect
7 12 (7.06%) Developer
8 10 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.29%) SAP FI Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) Data Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) SAP CO Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) SAP Developer
10 8 (4.71%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 7 (4.12%) Data Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
11 7 (4.12%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 7 (4.12%) SAP Support
12 6 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (3.53%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.53%) SAPUI5 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.71%) SAP Basis
2 7 (4.12%) SAPUI5
3 4 (2.35%) .NET
4 3 (1.76%) HTML
4 3 (1.76%) SAP TM
4 3 (1.76%) XML
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) CSS
5 2 (1.18%) EDI
5 2 (1.18%) JMS
5 2 (1.18%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.59%) COM
6 1 (0.59%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.59%) J2EE
6 1 (0.59%) JDBC
6 1 (0.59%) ODBC
6 1 (0.59%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) FMCG
3 4 (2.35%) Clustering
3 4 (2.35%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.35%) Life Science
3 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (14.71%) Programme Management
3 21 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (10.00%) ERP
4 17 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 13 (7.65%) Migration
5 13 (7.65%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (7.06%) Workflow
7 11 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.47%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.47%) Project Management
7 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.88%) ETL
8 10 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.88%) IT Strategy
8 10 (5.88%) Open Source
9 9 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.12%) Data Architecture
10 7 (4.12%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) Java
2 11 (6.47%) Python
3 8 (4.71%) C
3 8 (4.71%) SQL
4 7 (4.12%) ABAP
5 3 (1.76%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.59%) F#
7 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.59%) R
7 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) ACCA
2 1 (0.59%) CIMA
2 1 (0.59%) CIPFA
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) GDPR
2 1 (0.59%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SEPA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Ariba
2 9 (5.29%) Google
3 6 (3.53%) Concur
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle
5 4 (2.35%) IBM
5 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.76%) Informatica
6 3 (1.76%) OpenText
7 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.18%) Siebel
8 1 (0.59%) Axway
8 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.59%) Cognos
8 1 (0.59%) hybris
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.59%) VMware
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