The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 39 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.57% 5.38% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 11.28% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £252 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £570 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
125 133 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.81% 47.67% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 38
Average daily rate £315 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £15.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 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 (46.67%) SAP BW
2 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (40.00%) Xcelsius
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) SAP BPC
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) SAP SRM
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
7 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 2 (13.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (6.67%) Agresso
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SAP BW
2 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (40.00%) Xcelsius
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Excel Developer
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix