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 24 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.04% 3.31% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.94% 6.40% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £545 £375 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.33% +24.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £163 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +31.65%  

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 126 172 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.30% 51.81% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 76
Median daily rate £363 £385 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +24.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 +3 10 £545 +45.33% 2
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BW
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) FMCG
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) SAP PM
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Conversion
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing

SAP
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HCM
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (11.11%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.56%) SAP VC
2 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BW
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Manager
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) FMCG Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Master Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Master Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Conversion
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scorecard
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas