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 3 months to 23 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 159 143
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.18% 1.18% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £613 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £473 £413
% change year-on-year -5.29% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

SAP ERP 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 229 338 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.78% 8.84% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 222 181
Median daily rate £463 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +12 4 £613 +53.12%
SAP ERP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP GRC
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) QlikView
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (11.11%) Concur
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Ariba
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) QlikView
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Pricing Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Ariba
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Concur