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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 38 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 7 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 9.13% 20.41%
As % of the Vendors category 4.79% 19.66% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£305 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
SAP
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
146 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.98% 46.43% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 75 58
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.17 £9.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +98.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.17 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £19.17 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Electronics
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) DTV
3 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) SAP SRM
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Progress
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (27.27%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) DTV
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Progress
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects