Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 18 38
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 272 432 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.47% 7.51% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 10.82% 17.14% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 231 209
North West median daily rate £475 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £281
90th Percentile £738 £750 £570
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £19.30 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.19% -31.52% +13.86%
10th Percentile £32.79 £8.38 £15.94
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +48.61% -21.74% +17.71%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,515 2,521 3,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.33% 43.84% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 1,439 1,980
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.70% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 158 138
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.77% +0.76%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.00 £47.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the North West

SAP
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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in the North West

SAP
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Manchester -39 118 £456 +1.39% 40
Cheshire -24 43 £506 +12.50% 17
Cumbria 0 34 £444 +4.41% 4
Merseyside +26 23 £350 -30.00% 3
Lancashire -10 17 £488 +14.71% 7
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 62 (22.79%) Finance
2 55 (20.22%) Manufacturing
3 45 (16.54%) Security Cleared
4 39 (14.34%) SC Cleared
5 36 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (12.13%) ABAP
8 32 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 24 (8.82%) SAP FI
11 23 (8.46%) SAP BW
11 23 (8.46%) SQL
11 23 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (7.72%) NetWeaver
13 20 (7.35%) SAP CO
13 20 (7.35%) Telecoms
13 20 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
14 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
14 19 (6.99%) Microsoft
15 18 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (6.62%) Electronics
15 18 (6.62%) Migration
15 18 (6.62%) Marketing
15 18 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (6.62%) SAPUI5
16 17 (6.25%) Workflow
16 17 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
16 17 (6.25%) ERP
17 16 (5.88%) ETL

SAP
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 21 (7.72%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.10%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (8.82%) SAP FI
2 20 (7.35%) SAP CO
2 20 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (4.04%) SAP PLM
4 10 (3.68%) SAP APO
4 10 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (3.31%) SAP HR
6 7 (2.57%) SAP HCM
7 6 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (2.21%) SAP SD
8 5 (1.84%) SAP MM
8 5 (1.84%) SAP PM
8 5 (1.84%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (1.47%) HFM
9 4 (1.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (1.47%) SAP PP
10 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.68%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.94%) SMS
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) DHCP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
3 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
3 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.46%) SAP BW
2 18 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.51%) SAP HANA
4 13 (4.78%) Big Data
5 10 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.31%) Power BI
7 8 (2.94%) DB2
7 8 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.84%) MS Access
9 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.10%) KDB
10 3 (1.10%) Kdb+
10 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.74%) Essbase
11 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (1.47%) GitLab
3 4 (1.47%) PyCharm
3 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.10%) LSMW
5 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 62 (22.79%) Finance
2 55 (20.22%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.62%) Electronics
4 18 (6.62%) Marketing
5 16 (5.88%) Retail
6 5 (1.84%) Banking
6 5 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.47%) Advertising
8 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (24.26%) Consultant
2 61 (22.43%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (19.49%) Analyst
4 46 (16.91%) Developer
5 27 (9.93%) SAP Analyst
6 25 (9.19%) SAP Developer
7 21 (7.72%) ABAP Developer
8 20 (7.35%) SAP Manager
9 16 (5.88%) Architect
10 15 (5.51%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.51%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.04%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.68%) SAP Architect
12 10 (3.68%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 9 (3.31%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.94%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.94%) SAP Business Analyst
15 7 (2.57%) SAP FI Consultant
15 7 (2.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.62%) SAPUI5
2 17 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
3 11 (4.04%) CSS
3 11 (4.04%) HTML
3 11 (4.04%) SAP Smart Forms
4 10 (3.68%) REST
5 5 (1.84%) HTML5
5 5 (1.84%) Web Services
6 4 (1.47%) Middleware
6 4 (1.47%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.10%) React
7 3 (1.10%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.74%) jQuery
8 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.37%) Ajax
9 1 (0.37%) Kafka
9 1 (0.37%) Laravel
9 1 (0.37%) RESTful
9 1 (0.37%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.31%) Life Science
3 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.84%) FMCG
5 4 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.47%) User Experience
6 2 (0.74%) Clustering
6 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.37%) Blog
7 1 (0.37%) Fintech
7 1 (0.37%) Robotics
7 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.84%) Linux
1 5 (1.84%) Unix
1 5 (1.84%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) AIX
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 23 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
7 18 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (6.62%) Migration
8 17 (6.25%) ERP
8 17 (6.25%) Workflow
9 16 (5.88%) ETL
10 15 (5.51%) Business Development
10 15 (5.51%) Test Automation
10 15 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.15%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.78%) Project Management
13 12 (4.41%) Change Management
14 11 (4.04%) PLM
15 10 (3.68%) Analytics
15 10 (3.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.13%) ABAP
2 23 (8.46%) SQL
3 11 (4.04%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.04%) Python
3 11 (4.04%) SAPscript
4 8 (2.94%) Go
5 6 (2.21%) Java
6 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) VB
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.37%) APMP
4 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.37%) CIMA
4 1 (0.37%) MBA
4 1 (0.37%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) PMO
3 4 (1.47%) GCP
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) IFRS
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Docker
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.47%) Ansible
2 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.47%) Puppet
2 4 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.15%) Oracle
3 11 (4.04%) Hyperion
4 7 (2.57%) VMware
5 6 (2.21%) EMC
6 5 (1.84%) Ariba
7 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.47%) Citrix
7 4 (1.47%) hybris
7 4 (1.47%) Wyse
8 3 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (1.10%) Google
8 3 (1.10%) Siebel
8 3 (1.10%) Tableau
8 3 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.74%) Informatica
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) Sage
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com