The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP HCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP HCM over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
England / North West
Rank 112 156 148
Rank change year-on-year +44 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.026% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.99% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £513
% change year-on-year +7.04% -13.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP HCM 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 267 310 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.41% 8.08% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 166 173
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £65.00 £69.07 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +15.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP HCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP HCM in the North West

SAP HCM
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 HCM in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP HCM in the North West

SAP HCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP HCM in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP HCM in the North West

SAP HCM
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 HCM within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheshire - 12 £475 -
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
Manchester +16 1 - -
SAP HCM
England

SAP HCM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP HCM 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 HCM.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (77.78%) SAP Payroll
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Time Management
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
6 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Portal
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Electronics
8 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.56%) Finance
8 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) MS Project

SAP HCM
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Consultant
1 16 (88.89%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (77.78%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) HR Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Time Management
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP