The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP Payroll skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Payroll 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 Payroll Management (HR-PY)
England / North West
Rank 114 144 140
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP Payroll 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.24% 4.19% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £456
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

SAP Payroll 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 Payroll
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Payroll in the North West

SAP Payroll
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 Payroll in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Payroll in the North West

SAP Payroll
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Payroll in the North West

SAP Payroll
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 Payroll 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 - 9 £475 -
Manchester +5 2 £625 +19.04%
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
SAP Payroll
England

SAP Payroll
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (73.68%) SAP HCM
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Time Management
6 7 (36.84%) SAP HR
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
8 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) ERP
9 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
9 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
9 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
10 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (5.26%) C
10 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.26%) Electronics
10 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.26%) Finance
10 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.26%) Programme Management

SAP Payroll
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:

Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) SAP HCM
2 7 (36.84%) SAP HR
3 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Consultant
1 16 (84.21%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (57.89%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) HR Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SAP HR Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Architect
5 2 (10.53%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP