The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 22 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 Implementation
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 142
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -30.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.82 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2373 3157 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.96% 82.15% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1990 1677
Median daily rate £410 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +8.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 128
Median hourly rate £39.75 £28.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.47% -13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.57 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the North West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Lancashire +3 1 £475 +46.15%
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 7 (41.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (41.18%) Life Science
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Back Office
5 5 (29.41%) Logistics
5 5 (29.41%) Transition Management
6 4 (23.53%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
8 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
8 2 (11.76%) Java
9 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
9 1 (5.88%) DB2
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Ariba
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) SSADM
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) Clustering

SAP Implementation
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 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Back Office
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Change Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Expert
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.88%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Life Science
2 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Logistics
2 5 (29.41%) Transition Management
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.88%) SSADM
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Ariba
2 1 (5.88%) Concur
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat