The median contractor rate for a SAP Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Analyst
England / North West
Rank 119 127 140
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 11 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.89% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £410 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £348 £354
% change year-on-year +13.95% -1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +62.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2471 3605 3317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.30% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 2148 1747
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 174 199
Median hourly rate £16.18 £26.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.69% +41.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SAP Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured SAP Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Analyst in the North West

SAP Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Analyst in the North West

SAP Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the North West

SAP Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Analyst in the North West

SAP Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -10 6 £325 -14.58% 5
Cheshire +29 2 £385 +20.31%
Merseyside 0 1 - -
SAP Analyst
England

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SAP Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring SAP Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 13 (28.89%) Migration
5 11 (24.44%) Process Improvement
6 9 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (17.78%) SAP XI
7 8 (17.78%) SAP PP
7 8 (17.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) SAP PP-PI
7 8 (17.78%) SAP MII
7 8 (17.78%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) Feasibility Study
7 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Business Process Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (13.33%) SAP BW
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
10 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
10 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.89%) SAP Security
11 4 (8.89%) NetWeaver
11 4 (8.89%) Java
11 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) SAP Basis
12 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
12 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (8.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) SAP MII
1 8 (17.78%) SAP PP
1 8 (17.78%) SAP PP-PI
2 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
3 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.67%) SAP GRC
3 3 (6.67%) SAP SD
4 2 (4.44%) SAP HR
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (4.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.22%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.22%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.22%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) eCATT
1 1 (2.22%) LSMW
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) SAP XI
2 4 (8.89%) SAP Basis
3 3 (6.67%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (4.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Process Improvement
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
4 8 (17.78%) Business Process Improvement
4 8 (17.78%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
4 8 (17.78%) Feasibility Study
4 8 (17.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (13.33%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) SAP Security
9 3 (6.67%) ERP
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Concur
3 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.22%) Ariba
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle