Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 13 33
Rank change year-on-year -38 +20 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 255 496 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.31% 8.83% 5.01%
As % of the Vendors category 10.23% 20.12% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 302 206
North West median daily rate £440 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £363 £281
90th Percentile £665 £725 £575
England median daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +0.51% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.60 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.45% -51.76% -39.99%
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year +48.74% -22.31% +12.50%

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 2,493 2,465 3,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.10% 43.88% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,480 1,456 1,956
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £211 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 154 138
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +10.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £10.76
90th Percentile £43.55 £43.75 £45.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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 -47 99 £450 -5.26% 32
Cheshire -33 49 £430 -28.33% 9
Cumbria 0 29 £450 +16.13% 2
Merseyside +13 28 £375 -21.05% 8
Lancashire -9 25 £475 +11.76% 8
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 45 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 44 (17.25%) Manufacturing
4 39 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (13.33%) SQL
6 31 (12.16%) SC Cleared
7 27 (10.59%) ABAP
7 27 (10.59%) ETL
8 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 25 (9.80%) NetWeaver
8 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (9.41%) ERP
10 23 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
10 23 (9.02%) SAPUI5
11 21 (8.24%) SAP BW
11 21 (8.24%) Marketing
12 20 (7.84%) SAP FI
12 20 (7.84%) Project Management
12 20 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (7.45%) Telecoms
14 18 (7.06%) Workflow
14 18 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (7.06%) Electronics
14 18 (7.06%) Migration
14 18 (7.06%) Programme Management
14 18 (7.06%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.67%) Web Dynpro

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 25 (9.80%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.18%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.84%) SAP FI
2 17 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 17 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (5.10%) SAP HR
4 11 (4.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (3.53%) SAP ERP
7 7 (2.75%) SAP MM
8 6 (2.35%) SAP APO
9 5 (1.96%) SAP PM
9 5 (1.96%) SAP SD
10 4 (1.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 4 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (1.57%) SAP MDG
10 4 (1.57%) SAP PP
11 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (1.18%) HFM
11 3 (1.18%) SAP HCM
11 3 (1.18%) SAP MDM
12 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.75%) SMS
2 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) DHCP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
2 21 (8.24%) SAP BW
3 18 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.88%) SAP HANA
6 14 (5.49%) Power BI
7 10 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.53%) DB2
9 6 (2.35%) Big Data
10 4 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.57%) MS Access
10 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.57%) QlikView
11 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.18%) KDB
11 3 (1.18%) Kdb+
11 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Eclipse
2 8 (3.14%) JMeter
2 8 (3.14%) Selenium
2 8 (3.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.57%) JIRA
4 3 (1.18%) LSMW
5 1 (0.39%) Hudson
5 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 44 (17.25%) Manufacturing
3 21 (8.24%) Marketing
4 19 (7.45%) Telecoms
5 18 (7.06%) Electronics
6 13 (5.10%) Retail
7 6 (2.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Billing
9 2 (0.78%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (21.57%) Consultant
2 52 (20.39%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (20.00%) Developer
4 48 (18.82%) Analyst
5 28 (10.98%) SAP Developer
6 25 (9.80%) SAP Manager
7 22 (8.63%) SAP Analyst
8 19 (7.45%) Project Manager
9 16 (6.27%) SAP Project Manager
10 14 (5.49%) Architect
11 10 (3.92%) ABAP Developer
11 10 (3.92%) SAPUI5 Developer
11 10 (3.92%) Tester
12 9 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.53%) HR Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) SAP FI Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) SAP HR Consultant
13 8 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) SAP CO Consultant
13 8 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.02%) SAPUI5
2 17 (6.67%) Web Dynpro
3 15 (5.88%) CSS
3 15 (5.88%) HTML
3 15 (5.88%) REST
4 10 (3.92%) HTML5
5 8 (3.14%) RESTful
5 8 (3.14%) Taurus
6 6 (2.35%) Web Services
7 5 (1.96%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.57%) Middleware
9 2 (0.78%) EDI
9 2 (0.78%) jQuery
9 2 (0.78%) SAP CO-PA
9 2 (0.78%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.78%) XML
10 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.39%) Kafka
10 1 (0.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.53%) Life Science
3 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.57%) FMCG
6 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.39%) BYOD
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Robotics
8 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.35%) Windows
2 4 (1.57%) Unix
3 3 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) AIX
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.59%) ETL
4 24 (9.41%) ERP
5 20 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (7.84%) Project Management
6 18 (7.06%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (7.06%) Migration
6 18 (7.06%) Programme Management
6 18 (7.06%) Workflow
7 17 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (6.27%) Test Automation
9 15 (5.88%) Business Development
9 15 (5.88%) Change Management
9 15 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.88%) Logistics
10 14 (5.49%) Integration Testing
10 14 (5.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.33%) SQL
2 27 (10.59%) ABAP
3 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.31%) Java
5 4 (1.57%) Python
6 3 (1.18%) PHP
6 3 (1.18%) VBA
7 2 (0.78%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) Go
8 1 (0.39%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) CIMA
4 1 (0.39%) MBA
4 1 (0.39%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) IFRS
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.27%) Oracle
3 7 (2.75%) VMware
4 6 (2.35%) Ariba
4 6 (2.35%) EMC
4 6 (2.35%) hybris
5 5 (1.96%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.57%) Citrix
6 4 (1.57%) Tableau
6 4 (1.57%) Wyse
7 3 (1.18%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.78%) Informatica
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.78%) Siebel
8 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) JDA
9 1 (0.39%) OpenText
9 1 (0.39%) Reuters