The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services over the 3 months to 28 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.

SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 158 140
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.027% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £415 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £37.80

SAP Data Services is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 633 823 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.44% 21.83% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 524 541
Median daily rate £388 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAP Data Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Data Services in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Lancashire - 3 £415 -
SAP Data Services
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Facilities Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase

SAP Data Services
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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Report Writer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Facilities Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase