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 3 months to 27 June 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.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing SAP 209 189 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.10% 4.98% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 15.81% 10.97% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 116 109
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £13.60 £25.12 £39.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.87% -36.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £23.54
% change year-on-year -28.34% +6.71%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1322 1723 1666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.89% 45.39% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 1011 845
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 60 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.53% +8.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester +19 126 £500 +24.84% 30
Cumbria 0 14 £575 +17.34%
Cheshire +17 13 £350 -22.00% 5
Merseyside -6 10 £545 +45.33% 2
Lancashire -8 6 £420 +32.80% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 115 (29.87%) Finance
2 53 (13.77%) Manufacturing
3 49 (12.73%) Retail
4 44 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.91%) SAP BW
6 41 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (10.39%) SC Cleared
8 37 (9.61%) Project Management
8 37 (9.61%) ERP
9 36 (9.35%) SAP FI
10 33 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 32 (8.31%) SAP CO
12 31 (8.05%) SAP FI/CO
13 28 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.49%) Oracle
15 25 (6.49%) FMCG
16 24 (6.23%) Migration
17 22 (5.71%) Ariba
17 22 (5.71%) Business Analysis
18 21 (5.45%) Marketing
18 21 (5.45%) Data Migration
18 21 (5.45%) Programme Management
19 20 (5.19%) SAP Payroll
19 20 (5.19%) SQL
19 20 (5.19%) Data Modelling
20 19 (4.94%) SQL Server
20 19 (4.94%) Telecoms
20 19 (4.94%) Workflow
20 19 (4.94%) SAP HCM

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 7 (1.82%) Apache Spark
1 7 (1.82%) SAP Portal
1 7 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.04%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.52%) CMS
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (9.35%) SAP FI
2 33 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (8.31%) SAP CO
4 31 (8.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (5.19%) SAP Payroll
6 19 (4.94%) SAP HCM
6 19 (4.94%) SAP Retail
7 16 (4.16%) SAP HR
8 11 (2.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 9 (2.34%) SAP ERP
10 8 (2.08%) SAP MDG
11 7 (1.82%) SAP CRM
11 7 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (1.82%) SAP PP
11 7 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (1.56%) SAP BPC
12 6 (1.56%) SAP SD
13 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (1.30%) SAP Business One
14 4 (1.04%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) SAN
2 3 (0.78%) Skype
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.52%) DHCP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.52%) NAS
3 2 (0.52%) WAAS
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.26%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.91%) SAP BW
2 28 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.42%) SAP HANA
5 16 (4.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 12 (3.12%) DB2
7 11 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.34%) Big Data
8 9 (2.34%) MS Access
9 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.56%) MySQL
11 5 (1.30%) QlikView
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.04%) Power BI
12 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 115 (29.87%) Finance
2 53 (13.77%) Manufacturing
3 49 (12.73%) Retail
4 21 (5.45%) Marketing
5 19 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.42%) Electronics
7 11 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.08%) Back Office
8 8 (2.08%) Legal
9 7 (1.82%) Billing
9 7 (1.82%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.04%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 161 (41.82%) Consultant
2 156 (40.52%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (14.55%) Analyst
4 40 (10.39%) Developer
5 30 (7.79%) SAP Developer
6 28 (7.27%) Architect
7 25 (6.49%) SAP Analyst
8 18 (4.68%) SAP Architect
9 17 (4.42%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.42%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 17 (4.42%) SAP Manager
10 16 (4.16%) HR Consultant
11 15 (3.90%) SAP HR Consultant
12 14 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.64%) Data Analyst
12 14 (3.64%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
12 14 (3.64%) SAP FI Consultant
12 14 (3.64%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 13 (3.38%) SAP CO Consultant
13 13 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.16%) SAPUI5
2 8 (2.08%) Web Services
3 7 (1.82%) BAPI
4 6 (1.56%) .NET
4 6 (1.56%) Web Dynpro
5 5 (1.30%) cXML
5 5 (1.30%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.04%) IDoc
6 4 (1.04%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (1.04%) XML
7 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.78%) EDI
8 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.52%) CSS
8 2 (0.52%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.52%) HTML
8 2 (0.52%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.26%) REST
9 1 (0.26%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.49%) FMCG
2 16 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.16%) Life Science
3 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.04%) Clustering
5 3 (0.78%) AS400
5 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 3 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.78%) iSeries
5 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.26%) PKI
7 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.34%) Windows
2 8 (2.08%) Unix
3 4 (1.04%) Linux
4 3 (0.78%) AIX
4 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.78%) zOS
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (9.61%) ERP
2 37 (9.61%) Project Management
3 26 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (6.23%) Migration
5 22 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 21 (5.45%) Data Migration
6 21 (5.45%) Programme Management
7 20 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 19 (4.94%) Workflow
9 17 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
10 16 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (3.90%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.64%) Change Management
12 14 (3.64%) Time Management
12 14 (3.64%) Validation
13 13 (3.38%) Logistics
13 13 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (3.12%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.19%) SQL
2 17 (4.42%) ABAP
3 15 (3.90%) Java
4 14 (3.64%) C
5 11 (2.86%) Python
6 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.04%) VBA
7 3 (0.78%) C#
7 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.52%) C++
8 2 (0.52%) Go
8 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.26%) R
9 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.68%) Degree
4 2 (0.52%) ACCA
4 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.52%) CIMA
4 2 (0.52%) CISA
4 2 (0.52%) CISM
4 2 (0.52%) CISSP
4 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) HND
4 2 (0.52%) MCITP
4 2 (0.52%) MCSE
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.26%) CLAS
5 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) GDPR
3 2 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.78%) Docker
1 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Puppet
2 4 (1.04%) Ansible
2 4 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.52%) Mesos
4 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (6.49%) Oracle
2 22 (5.71%) Ariba
3 18 (4.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.64%) Hyperion
5 8 (2.08%) OpenText
6 7 (1.82%) IBM
7 6 (1.56%) VMware
8 5 (1.30%) Citrix
8 5 (1.30%) Google
8 5 (1.30%) hybris
9 3 (0.78%) Capita
9 3 (0.78%) Concur
9 3 (0.78%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.52%) F5
10 2 (0.52%) Juniper
10 2 (0.52%) Kaseya
10 2 (0.52%) Kaspersky
10 2 (0.52%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds
Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £9.50 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago