Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 44 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 -22 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.00% 0.86% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 2.08% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £525 £431 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +32.69% -40.91%
10th Percentile £503 £408 £293
90th Percentile £538 £469 £360
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% -4.76%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 144 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.32% 41.14% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 88 28
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £326 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.53% +4.32% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £200 £259
90th Percentile £468 £430 £406
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 January 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
County Antrim -20 5 £525 - 1
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2

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 2 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Invoice Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM