The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 14 July 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 Cardiff 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 37 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.24% 9.61% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 6.04% 19.13% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £408 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +23.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £315 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £556 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -9.47%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
149 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.06% 50.22% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 52
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £124 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
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SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (28.57%) Xcelsius
3 5 (23.81%) SAP BPC
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 4 (19.05%) SAP SRM
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP BPC
2 4 (19.05%) SAP SRM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.76%) Agresso
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 6 (28.57%) Xcelsius
2 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Excel Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) E-Procurement
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle