The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 15 14 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing SAP 77 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.13% 8.05% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 17.81% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 21
Average daily rate £438 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
385 292 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.65% 45.20% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 170 196
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £206 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
SAP
South West

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Bristol region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Bristol region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 41 (38.68%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (29.25%) ERP
3 21 (19.81%) SAP BW
4 19 (17.92%) SAP Implementation
5 15 (14.15%) Manufacturing
5 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.15%) CRM
6 14 (13.21%) Oracle
6 14 (13.21%) Middleware
6 14 (13.21%) Finance
6 14 (13.21%) SAP CRM
7 13 (12.26%) ABAP
8 12 (11.32%) Informatica
8 12 (11.32%) Workflow
8 12 (11.32%) Logistics
9 11 (10.38%) FMCG
9 11 (10.38%) SAP BI
9 11 (10.38%) PowerExchange
10 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
10 9 (8.49%) ETL
11 8 (7.55%) SAP APO
11 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.55%) MODAF
11 8 (7.55%) Degree
12 7 (6.60%) BPMN
12 7 (6.60%) RedPrairie
12 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.60%) SOA
12 7 (6.60%) IBM
12 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.38%) PowerExchange
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (13.21%) SAP CRM
2 8 (7.55%) SAP APO
3 6 (5.66%) SAP SD
3 6 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (4.72%) SAP HR
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.83%) SAP SRM
6 3 (2.83%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.89%) SAP SEM
7 2 (1.89%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SAP BW
2 11 (10.38%) SAP BI
3 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (3.77%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.83%) IMS/DB
5 3 (2.83%) DataStage
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.94%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) LSMW
1 1 (0.94%) Maven
1 1 (0.94%) WATIR
1 1 (0.94%) Selenium
1 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
1 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.94%) Hudson
1 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (14.15%) Manufacturing
2 14 (13.21%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
4 6 (5.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (45.28%) Consultant
2 39 (36.79%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (15.09%) Architect
4 13 (12.26%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 13 (12.26%) CRM Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) SAP BI Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) SAP Manager
7 8 (7.55%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.55%) SAP APO Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) SAP BW Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Informatica Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Designer
9 4 (3.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) Middleware
2 5 (4.72%) CSS
2 5 (4.72%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.89%) JSON
4 2 (1.89%) RESTful
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) CSS3
5 1 (0.94%) Zend Framework
5 1 (0.94%) J2EE
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) DOM
5 1 (0.94%) BAPI
5 1 (0.94%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) FMCG
2 6 (5.66%) DTV
3 5 (4.72%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.94%) AS400
5 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.94%) Fedora
2 1 (0.94%) CentOS
2 1 (0.94%) UNIX
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (29.25%) ERP
3 19 (17.92%) SAP Implementation
4 15 (14.15%) CRM
5 12 (11.32%) Workflow
5 12 (11.32%) Logistics
6 9 (8.49%) ETL
7 8 (7.55%) MODAF
8 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.60%) UML
8 7 (6.60%) SOA
8 7 (6.60%) BPMN
9 6 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.72%) Matrix Management
10 5 (4.72%) Use Case
10 5 (4.72%) Migration
10 5 (4.72%) Project Management
10 5 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (3.77%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) ABAP
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.83%) PHP
3 3 (2.83%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) C#
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.89%) PHP5
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GxP
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 12 (11.32%) Informatica
4 7 (6.60%) IBM
4 7 (6.60%) RedPrairie
5 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.94%) Sage
6 1 (0.94%) Zend
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