Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 38 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 228 314 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.27% 5.07% 6.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.69% 12.45% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 177 212
North West median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +18.60%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £325
90th Percentile £643 £738 £750
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 8
North West median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +204.11% -27.82%
10th Percentile £20.25 £13.14 £8.38
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.25 £44.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +78.38% -11.90%

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 2,133 2,522 2,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.94% 40.74% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,359 1,467 1,427
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £220 £228 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 156 165
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.50 £10.53
90th Percentile £53.68 £50.63 £44.60
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -20 85 £450 -4.00% 42
Lancashire +17 41 £485 +2.11% 13
Cheshire +9 38 £525 +5.00% 11
Cumbria -1 23 £534 +29.44% 4
Merseyside -6 19 £500 +29.03% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 54 (23.68%) ERP
2 38 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 38 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 36 (15.79%) Finance
3 36 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (14.47%) SC Cleared
5 31 (13.60%) Migration
6 28 (12.28%) Business Analysis
6 28 (12.28%) Translating Business Requirements
7 26 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (10.96%) Oracle
9 23 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.65%) SAP FI
11 21 (9.21%) Data Migration
12 20 (8.77%) Project Management
12 20 (8.77%) SQL
12 20 (8.77%) Retail
13 18 (7.89%) JIRA
14 16 (7.02%) Logistics
15 15 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (6.58%) SAP MM
15 15 (6.58%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (6.14%) SAP SD
16 14 (6.14%) Change Management
16 14 (6.14%) SAP CO
16 14 (6.14%) SAP FI/CO
16 14 (6.14%) SAP S/4HANA
17 13 (5.70%) Scrum
17 13 (5.70%) Management Information System

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 8 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.07%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (9.65%) SAP FI
2 15 (6.58%) SAP MM
3 14 (6.14%) SAP CO
3 14 (6.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (6.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (6.14%) SAP SD
4 12 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (3.51%) SAP HR
5 8 (3.51%) SAP PS
5 8 (3.51%) SAP Retail
6 7 (3.07%) SAP APO
6 7 (3.07%) SAP ERP
6 7 (3.07%) SAP HCM
7 5 (2.19%) SAP SRM
8 4 (1.75%) SAP MII
8 4 (1.75%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (1.75%) SAP WM
8 4 (1.75%) Teamcenter
9 3 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.32%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.07%) Power Platform
2 6 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.19%) Office 365
4 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) G Suite
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) PABX
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) SAP BW
2 10 (4.39%) SAP HANA
3 8 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.07%) Power BI
5 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.19%) MS Access
6 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.32%) DB2
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.88%) Ingres
7 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) ERwin
2 2 (0.88%) LSMW
2 2 (0.88%) Selenium
2 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.44%) JMeter
3 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.44%) TestRail
3 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 36 (15.79%) Finance
3 20 (8.77%) Retail
4 15 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.95%) Electronics
5 9 (3.95%) Marketing
5 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.51%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Banking
8 2 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (31.58%) Consultant
2 64 (28.07%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (14.91%) Analyst
4 22 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.65%) SAP Manager
5 18 (7.89%) SAP Analyst
6 15 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.70%) Architect
8 12 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
9 11 (4.82%) Developer
10 10 (4.39%) SAP MM Consultant
10 10 (4.39%) SAP Project Manager
11 9 (3.95%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (3.95%) SAP FI Consultant
11 9 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) SAP PS Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) Test Leader
14 6 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.95%) Web Services
2 4 (1.75%) JSON
2 4 (1.75%) REST
2 4 (1.75%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.75%) XML
3 3 (1.32%) .NET
3 3 (1.32%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.88%) Kafka
4 2 (0.88%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.44%) BAPI
5 1 (0.44%) EDI
5 1 (0.44%) Java EE
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.44%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.44%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.44%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.70%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.82%) Life Science
3 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.19%) PMI
4 4 (1.75%) PKI
4 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.88%) FMCG
6 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) Windows
2 5 (2.19%) Windows 10
2 5 (2.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.75%) Windows NT
3 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.32%) Solaris
5 2 (0.88%) AIX
5 2 (0.88%) Linux
5 2 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.68%) ERP
2 36 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (13.60%) Migration
4 28 (12.28%) Business Analysis
4 28 (12.28%) Translating Business Requirements
5 26 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (9.21%) Data Migration
8 20 (8.77%) Project Management
9 16 (7.02%) Logistics
10 14 (6.14%) Change Management
11 13 (5.70%) Scrum
12 12 (5.26%) Validation
13 11 (4.82%) Programme Management
13 11 (4.82%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.39%) SDLC
14 10 (4.39%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.95%) Data Protection
15 9 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.77%) SQL
2 9 (3.95%) ABAP
3 3 (1.32%) Java
4 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.88%) VB
4 2 (0.88%) VBA
4 2 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.44%) R
5 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (3.51%) Degree
5 6 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.88%) CISA
6 2 (0.88%) CISM
6 2 (0.88%) HNC
6 2 (0.88%) HND
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.44%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PMP
7 1 (0.44%) VCP5
7 1 (0.44%) VCP6
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.70%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.32%) GDPR
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) GxP
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.88%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (10.96%) Oracle
2 10 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.07%) Siebel
3 7 (3.07%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.63%) Ariba
4 6 (2.63%) HP
5 5 (2.19%) Workday
6 4 (1.75%) Cognos
6 4 (1.75%) Intapp
6 4 (1.75%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.75%) Siemens
6 4 (1.75%) SnapLogic
6 4 (1.75%) VMware
7 3 (1.32%) Citrix
7 3 (1.32%) hybris
7 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.32%) Tableau
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Informatica
8 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy