Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP IBP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP IBP over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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 Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
England > North West
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 216 153
Rank change year-on-year +39 -63 -
Contract jobs citing SAP IBP 8 1 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.017% 1.09%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.19% 0.19% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 59
North West median daily rate £650 - £600
10th Percentile £513 - £575
90th Percentile £706 - £675
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £26.00 -
England median hourly rate - £49.67 -

SAP IBP 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 366 516 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.08% 8.94% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 334 340
North West median daily rate £461 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £680 £600 £675
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.41% +1.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £46.19 £63.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -27.29% +178.43%
10th Percentile £16.10 £24.90 £38.75
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.75 £69.07
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% +23.81% -10.65%

SAP IBP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP IBP in the North West

SAP IBP
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 IBP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IBP in the North West

SAP IBP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP IBP in the North West over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP IBP in the North West

SAP IBP
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 IBP within the North West region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Cumbria - 4 £705 -
Merseyside - 2 £525 -
Cheshire - 1 £650 -
SAP IBP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP IBP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP IBP.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (62.50%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Ariba
3 5 (62.50%) SAP PP
3 5 (62.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) SAP MII
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) SAPUI5
4 4 (50.00%) PLM
5 3 (37.50%) Design Thinking
6 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Azure
7 1 (12.50%) AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Power BI
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (12.50%) EDI
7 1 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Industry 4.0

SAP IBP
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 5 (62.50%) SAP PP
1 5 (62.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (50.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
General
1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) SAP PP Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Supply Chain Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SAPUI5
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Industry 4.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) PLM
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Design Thinking
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (12.50%) Smart Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Ariba