Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 13 32
Rank change year-on-year -35 +19 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 272 483 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.52% 8.50% 5.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.37% 20.00% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 298 203
North West median daily rate £440 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £310 £375 £281
90th Percentile £647 £716 £600
England median daily rate £499 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -0.20% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
North West median hourly rate £48.39 £13.60 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +255.90% -51.76% +70.79%
10th Percentile £34.05 £8.38 £19.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £35.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.12 £21.00
% change year-on-year +51.91% -18.50% +5.00%

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 2,622 2,415 2,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.55% 42.49% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,592 1,474 1,787
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £263
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 141 121
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £16.19 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -17.50% +15.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £53.00
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -58 90 £450 -5.26% 48
Cheshire -28 61 £430 -28.33% 12
Cumbria 0 38 £445 +13.02% 2
Merseyside +14 30 £375 -16.67% 10
Lancashire -9 26 £475 +18.75% 6
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 56 (20.59%) Finance
2 51 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 44 (16.18%) ERP
3 44 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (15.81%) Manufacturing
5 37 (13.60%) SC Cleared
6 34 (12.50%) SQL
7 32 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (11.40%) Microsoft
9 29 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (10.29%) ABAP
11 27 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (9.56%) ETL
13 25 (9.19%) SAPUI5
14 24 (8.82%) SAP BW
14 24 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (8.46%) Project Management
15 23 (8.46%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (8.46%) Marketing
16 22 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (8.09%) Oracle
17 21 (7.72%) NetWeaver
17 21 (7.72%) Telecoms
17 21 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
18 19 (6.99%) Electronics
18 19 (6.99%) Change Management
18 19 (6.99%) Logistics
18 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
19 18 (6.62%) QA

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 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) Confluence
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 15 (5.51%) SAP CO
2 15 (5.51%) SAP FI
3 14 (5.15%) SAP HR
4 13 (4.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (4.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (2.57%) SAP MM
6 6 (2.21%) SAP HCM
7 5 (1.84%) SAP APO
7 5 (1.84%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.47%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 4 (1.47%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.10%) HFM
9 3 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (1.10%) SAP MDM
9 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
9 3 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.21%) Office 365
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) DHCP
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) SAN
2 1 (0.37%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.82%) SAP BW
2 23 (8.46%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.88%) Power BI
4 16 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.04%) DB2
6 10 (3.68%) SAP HANA
6 10 (3.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.31%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.84%) Big Data
8 5 (1.84%) QlikView
9 4 (1.47%) MS Access
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) MySQL
11 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Eclipse
1 10 (3.68%) JMeter
1 10 (3.68%) Selenium
1 10 (3.68%) WebDriver
2 5 (1.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) LSMW
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (20.59%) Finance
2 43 (15.81%) Manufacturing
3 23 (8.46%) Marketing
4 21 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 19 (6.99%) Electronics
6 9 (3.31%) Retail
7 5 (1.84%) Billing
8 3 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Law
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
8 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (21.69%) Consultant
2 55 (20.22%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (18.01%) Developer
4 48 (17.65%) Analyst
5 27 (9.93%) SAP Developer
6 26 (9.56%) SAP Analyst
7 19 (6.99%) Architect
8 18 (6.62%) SAP Manager
9 17 (6.25%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.15%) Business Analyst
10 14 (5.15%) SAPUI5 Developer
11 12 (4.41%) Tester
12 11 (4.04%) HR Consultant
12 11 (4.04%) SAP HR Consultant
12 11 (4.04%) SAP Project Manager
13 10 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (3.31%) SAP FI Consultant
15 8 (2.94%) SAP CO Consultant
15 8 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 8 (2.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.19%) SAPUI5
2 14 (5.15%) CSS
2 14 (5.15%) HTML
3 12 (4.41%) REST
3 12 (4.41%) RESTful
4 11 (4.04%) Web Dynpro
5 10 (3.68%) HTML5
5 10 (3.68%) Taurus
6 9 (3.31%) SAP Basis
7 6 (2.21%) Web Services
8 3 (1.10%) .NET
9 2 (0.74%) EDI
9 2 (0.74%) jQuery
9 2 (0.74%) SAP CO-PA
9 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.74%) XML
10 1 (0.37%) Laravel
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.37%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.37%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.84%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.47%) Clustering
3 4 (1.47%) FMCG
4 3 (1.10%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.74%) Life Science
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.37%) BYOD
6 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.84%) Linux
2 2 (0.74%) AIX
2 2 (0.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.37%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.18%) ERP
2 32 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.56%) ETL
5 24 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (8.46%) Project Management
7 21 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (6.99%) Change Management
8 19 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (6.99%) Logistics
8 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
9 16 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 15 (5.51%) Scrum
10 15 (5.51%) Test Automation
10 15 (5.51%) Test Scripting
10 15 (5.51%) Workflow
11 14 (5.15%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.50%) SQL
2 28 (10.29%) ABAP
3 17 (6.25%) Java
4 14 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.10%) C#
5 3 (1.10%) PHP
5 3 (1.10%) VBA
6 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.74%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) Java 8
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.31%) Degree
4 3 (1.10%) ISEB
4 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CIMA
5 1 (0.37%) CISA
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) MBA
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.62%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.10%) PMO
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) IFRS
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.09%) Oracle
3 8 (2.94%) Ariba
4 7 (2.57%) Hyperion
5 6 (2.21%) hybris
6 5 (1.84%) Tableau
7 4 (1.47%) HP
7 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (0.74%) Intapp
9 2 (0.74%) Reuters
9 2 (0.74%) Siebel
10 1 (0.37%) Baan
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.37%) Hyland
10 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) OpenText
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.37%) VMware