The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAP 8 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.49% 5.92% 7.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 10.99% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £494 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.17% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £382 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £474 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 182 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 43.93% 53.85% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 82
Median daily rate £393 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £16.18 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% +17.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Merseyside

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Merseyside

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Merseyside

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 4 £480 +19.70%
Wirral -3 1 - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAP.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) BAPI
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 3 (20.00%) LSMW
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) FMCG
6 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
6 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) MS Access
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (13.33%) Swim Lanes

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (6.67%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
4 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (6.67%) SAP VC
4 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) HR Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Master Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) BAPI
1 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
4 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Swim Lanes
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scorecard
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas