Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 216 234
Rank change year-on-year +37 +18 -59
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 27 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.90% 1.87% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 8
North West median daily rate £500 £575 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +76.65% -37.70%
10th Percentile £375 £395 £237
90th Percentile £713 £625 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.94% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £20.50 -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -24.39% -28.70% -57.09%

SAP ERP is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 551 641 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.66% 9.38% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 394 375
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +0.59%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £448 £435
% change year-on-year +6.15% +2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 17
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £59.31 £50.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +18.43% +86.66%
10th Percentile £61.56 £10.58 £21.64
90th Percentile £69.07 £69.07 £52.47
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +4.76%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the North West

SAP ERP
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 ERP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the North West

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the North West

SAP ERP
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 ERP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the North West

SAP ERP
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 ERP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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 +23 18 £450 -21.74% 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
SAP ERP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
1 27 (100.00%) ERP
2 13 (48.15%) SAP BW
3 12 (44.44%) SAP SRM
4 11 (40.74%) NetWeaver
5 10 (37.04%) Retail
6 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (22.22%) SAP Retail
7 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
8 5 (18.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (18.52%) SAP CO
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (18.52%) Workflow
8 5 (18.52%) Legal
8 5 (18.52%) SAP FI
9 4 (14.81%) DB2
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) ABAP
9 4 (14.81%) Workflow Management
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.81%) SAP XI
10 3 (11.11%) SAP CAR
10 3 (11.11%) Life Science
10 3 (11.11%) SAP MDM
10 3 (11.11%) Clustering
10 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) SMS

SAP ERP
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 11 (40.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) SAP SRM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Retail
3 5 (18.52%) SAP CO
3 5 (18.52%) SAP FI
3 5 (18.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (18.52%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (11.11%) SAP CAR
4 3 (11.11%) SAP MDM
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MDG
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SAP BW
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.70%) MaxDB
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
1 10 (37.04%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) ERP Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) SAP FI Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) ERP Architect
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Architect
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 4 (14.81%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Life Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ERP
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (18.52%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) ABAP
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Ariba
3 2 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) VMware