Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 July 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -48 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.34% 3.72% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 6.62% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -5.41%
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.08
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.44% -15.20%

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 Northern Ireland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 249 136 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 42.42% 56.20% 57.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 59 56
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £315 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +47.37% -34.23%
10th Percentile £261 £112 £145
90th Percentile £469 £503 £467
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.53 £20.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.35% -37.50% +88.24%
10th Percentile £12.69 £11.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.68 £27.50 £95.30
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Northern Ireland

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Northern Ireland

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
County Antrim -49 2 £500 +17.65% 2
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle