The median contractor rate for a SAP Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 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.

SAP Consultant
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 133 87
Rank change year-on-year +70 -46  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 66 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 0.65% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 0.69% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 22
Median daily rate £538 £475 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £372 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 2454 3648 3409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.97% 94.29% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 2178 1787
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 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.18 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in the North West

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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 +34 30 £600 +6.66% 5
Cheshire +44 21 £488 +21.87%
Cumbria - 8 - -
Merseyside +3 4 £538 +26.47%
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
3 26 (26.00%) Finance
3 26 (26.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (18.00%) SAP FI
5 17 (17.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (17.00%) SAP CO
6 16 (16.00%) SAP HCM
6 16 (16.00%) SAP Payroll
7 14 (14.00%) Manufacturing
8 13 (13.00%) SAP HR
9 11 (11.00%) Migration
9 11 (11.00%) Time Management
9 11 (11.00%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 9 (9.00%) SAP BW
11 9 (9.00%) Performance Management
12 8 (8.00%) Retail
12 8 (8.00%) SAPUI5
12 8 (8.00%) Wireframes
13 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
13 7 (7.00%) SAP SD
13 7 (7.00%) SAP Retail
14 6 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
14 6 (6.00%) SAP MM
14 6 (6.00%) SAP PP
14 6 (6.00%) Legal
15 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (5.00%) ABAP

SAP Consultant Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (18.00%) SAP FI
2 17 (17.00%) SAP CO
2 17 (17.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (16.00%) SAP HCM
3 16 (16.00%) SAP Payroll
4 13 (13.00%) SAP HR
5 7 (7.00%) SAP Retail
5 7 (7.00%) SAP SD
6 6 (6.00%) SAP MM
6 6 (6.00%) SAP PP
7 4 (4.00%) SAP GTS
7 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (3.00%) SAP BPC
8 3 (3.00%) SAP SRM
9 2 (2.00%) SAP Business One
9 2 (2.00%) SAP PM
9 2 (2.00%) SAP PP-PI
9 2 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (1.00%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
4 6 (6.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) German Language
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) SAPUI5
2 3 (3.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.00%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (1.00%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.00%) FMCG
2 3 (3.00%) Life Science
3 1 (1.00%) Clustering
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.00%) Business Analysis
1 11 (11.00%) Migration
1 11 (11.00%) Time Management
2 10 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (9.00%) Performance Management
4 8 (8.00%) Wireframes
5 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.00%) CRM
8 4 (4.00%) Cutover Planning
8 4 (4.00%) ERP
9 3 (3.00%) Data Management
9 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.00%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (2.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.00%) Master Data Management
10 2 (2.00%) SAP Security
10 2 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) ABAP
2 4 (4.00%) C
3 3 (3.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) SAP Certification
4 3 (3.00%) ACCA
4 3 (3.00%) CIMA
4 3 (3.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.00%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.00%) hybris
3 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.00%) Tableau
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