The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP HR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP HR over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Human Resources (HR)
England / North West
Rank 121 135 137
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 11 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.09% 7.42% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Median daily rate £575 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +19.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

SAP HR 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 269 310 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.42% 8.08% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 166 175
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 £297
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP HR
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP HR in the North West

SAP HR
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 HR in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP HR in the North West

SAP HR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP HR in the North West

SAP HR
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 HR within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cumbria - 9 £550 -
Manchester -10 1 £625 +19.04%
Cheshire - 1 £575 -
SAP HR
England

SAP HR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR 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 HR.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) SAPUI5
5 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 8 (29.63%) ERP
6 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
6 8 (29.63%) SAP ERP
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.93%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
8 6 (22.22%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) Ariba
9 5 (18.52%) Concur
9 5 (18.52%) SAP GRC
9 5 (18.52%) SaaS
9 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
10 4 (14.81%) Time Management
10 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
10 4 (14.81%) MS Project
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) XML
11 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.11%) BAPI
11 3 (11.11%) LSMW
11 3 (11.11%) Data Structures

SAP HR
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 (3.70%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SAP ERP
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (18.52%) SAP GRC
4 2 (7.41%) SAP BPC
4 2 (7.41%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) HR Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) SAP Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) SAP HR Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Architect
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) ERP Architect
4 3 (11.11%) SAP BW Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) HR Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP BPC Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP HR Architect
6 1 (3.70%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) SAPUI5
2 3 (11.11%) BAPI
2 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 8 (29.63%) ERP
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Ariba
2 5 (18.52%) Concur