Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP CO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP CO over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

SAP Controlling (CO)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 211 209
Rank change year-on-year +40 -2 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 32 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.36% 3.34% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £318 £310 £325
90th Percentile £619 £575 £605
England median daily rate £475 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +7.95% -12.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP CO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 503 628 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.81% 8.16% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 386 331
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +20.27%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £285
90th Percentile £638 £551 £600
England median daily rate £450 £433 £440
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.70% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £61.91 £50.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +23.61% +33.56%
10th Percentile £20.90 £10.40 £21.48
90th Percentile £62.00 £69.07 £66.10
England median hourly rate £29.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.19% +15.56% -28.57%

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAP CO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
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 CO in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
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 CO within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Manchester +16 15 £375 -25.00% 1
Cheshire +32 11 £450 +40.63%
Cumbria - 3 £695 -
SAP CO
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (96.88%) SAP FI
2 31 (96.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) General Ledger
5 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
7 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (12.50%) MS Access
7 4 (12.50%) VBA
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) IDoc
8 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
8 3 (9.38%) ABAP
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Teamcenter
8 3 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) ERP
9 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification

SAP CO
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 31 (96.88%) SAP FI
1 31 (96.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (9.38%) Teamcenter
3 1 (3.13%) SAP AFS
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MS Access
2 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) General Ledger
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
1 15 (46.88%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) SAP CO Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) SAP FI Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Access Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SAP FI Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Support
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Trainer
5 4 (12.50%) Trainer
6 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) SAP CO Support
6 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO Support
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VBA
2 3 (9.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SEPA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Ariba
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion