The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP IS-U skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP IS-U over the 3 months to 27 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 for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 157 148
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.99% 0.60% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £423
% change year-on-year +12.35% +5.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP IS-U 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 234 332 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.95% 8.75% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 220 177
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £660
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 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP IS-U in the North West

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IS-U in the North West

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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 +20 7 £500 +25.00%
SAP IS-U
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Billing
2 6 (85.71%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (85.71%) BAPI
2 6 (85.71%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter

SAP IS-U
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:

General
1 6 (85.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) ABAP Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) SAP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) BAPI
1 6 (85.71%) Web Dynpro
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP