Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 148 114
Rank change year-on-year +74 -34 -30
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 147 80 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.57% 1.15% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.22% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 36 57
North West median daily rate £600 £500 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% -13.00%
10th Percentile £403 £381 £355
90th Percentile £800 £619 £550
England median daily rate £518 £471 £455
% change year-on-year +9.81% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £52.16 -
England median hourly rate £71.50 £5.00 £105.00
% change year-on-year +1330.00% -95.24% +90.91%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5427 6545 8083
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.38% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3410 4203 4823
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 241 403
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.22 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -20.90% +27.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £45.75 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured SAP Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 +55 77 £600 +20.00% 1
Cumbria -3 16 £425 -26.57%
Cheshire +17 13 £493 -10.45%
Merseyside +5 5 £453 -
Lancashire +14 1 £400 -
SAP Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 147 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (29.93%) Retail
3 32 (21.77%) SAP BW
4 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
6 20 (13.61%) SAP Retail
7 18 (12.24%) Finance
8 15 (10.20%) SAP HR
8 15 (10.20%) ERP
9 13 (8.84%) SAP HANA
10 11 (7.48%) SAP ERP
10 11 (7.48%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (6.12%) SAP FI
12 8 (5.44%) SAP CO
12 8 (5.44%) SAP Fiori
12 8 (5.44%) Time Management
13 7 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.76%) SAP CAR
13 7 (4.76%) ABAP
13 7 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
13 7 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
14 6 (4.08%) Workflow
15 5 (3.40%) Migration
15 5 (3.40%) SAP SD
15 5 (3.40%) Ariba
15 5 (3.40%) Customer Requirements
15 5 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (3.40%) Data Migration

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 5 (3.40%) SAP Portal
2 4 (2.72%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.68%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 20 (13.61%) SAP Retail
2 15 (10.20%) SAP HR
3 11 (7.48%) SAP ERP
4 9 (6.12%) SAP FI
4 9 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (5.44%) SAP CO
6 7 (4.76%) SAP CAR
6 7 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (3.40%) SAP SD
8 4 (2.72%) SAP MDG
8 4 (2.72%) SAP PLM
8 4 (2.72%) SAP PP
9 3 (2.04%) SAP APO
9 3 (2.04%) SAP SRM
10 2 (1.36%) SAP BPC
10 2 (1.36%) SAP FI-AP
10 2 (1.36%) SAP MDM
11 1 (0.68%) SAP GTS
11 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Skype
1 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) SAP BW
2 13 (8.84%) SAP HANA
3 11 (7.48%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) MaxDB
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (29.93%) Retail
2 18 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (2.04%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.36%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (1.36%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.68%) BAPI
4 1 (0.68%) EDI
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) REST
4 1 (0.68%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.68%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.68%) Clustering
2 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
2 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
2 1 (0.68%) FMCG
2 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Unix
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
1 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.20%) ERP
2 8 (5.44%) Time Management
3 7 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (4.08%) Workflow
5 5 (3.40%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
5 5 (3.40%) Migration
5 5 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (2.72%) PLM
6 4 (2.72%) SAP Security
6 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.04%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.04%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (2.04%) Project Management
8 2 (1.36%) Data Management
8 2 (1.36%) ITIL
8 2 (1.36%) Master Data Management
8 2 (1.36%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (1.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.76%) ABAP
2 3 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) GDPR
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (3.40%) Ariba
3 1 (0.68%) hybris
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat