The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 8 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 64 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.60% 4.95% 6.42%
As % of the Vendors category 47.76% 10.48% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £299 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.44% -22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £279 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £430 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £429 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.87% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
SAP
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.95% 47.30% 51.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 61 50
Average daily rate £350 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +4 33 £450 +12.85% 4
Bath +2 4 £338 +18.42% 4
Templecombe - - - -
SAP
South West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 55 (41.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 46 (34.33%) Security Cleared
3 41 (30.60%) SC Cleared
4 40 (29.85%) Microsoft
5 38 (28.36%) PRINCE2
6 30 (22.39%) Business Analysis
7 25 (18.66%) Project Management
7 25 (18.66%) Test Scripting
8 23 (17.16%) Business Transformation
9 21 (15.67%) Finance
10 20 (14.93%) ERP
11 19 (14.18%) GIS
12 18 (13.43%) ABAP
13 17 (12.69%) Change Control
14 16 (11.94%) ITIL
14 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (11.19%) Asset Management
16 14 (10.45%) ISEB
17 13 (9.70%) SAP SD
17 13 (9.70%) Manufacturing
18 12 (8.96%) Web Services
18 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
18 12 (8.96%) Software Testing
18 12 (8.96%) Operations Management
18 12 (8.96%) CMDB
18 12 (8.96%) BPMN
18 12 (8.96%) SolarWinds
18 12 (8.96%) Capacity Management
19 11 (8.21%) SQL
19 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Office
1 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.70%) SAP SD
2 9 (6.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.99%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.99%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.49%) assyst
5 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.49%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.49%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.49%) Summit
5 2 (1.49%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.49%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (15.67%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 9 (6.72%) Electronics
3 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 3 (2.24%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (44.78%) Analyst
2 40 (29.85%) Business Analyst
3 26 (19.40%) Developer
4 25 (18.66%) Project Manager
5 16 (11.94%) ABAP Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Test Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) SAP Business Analyst
7 13 (9.70%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Configuration Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) SAP Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Deployment Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Architect
11 5 (3.73%) SAP Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Business Project Manager
12 4 (2.99%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) Web Services
2 8 (5.97%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) J2EE
3 2 (1.49%) XML
3 2 (1.49%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.75%) WCF
4 1 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) GIS
2 12 (8.96%) CMDB
3 9 (6.72%) DTV
4 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 38 (28.36%) PRINCE2
3 30 (22.39%) Business Analysis
4 25 (18.66%) Project Management
4 25 (18.66%) Test Scripting
5 23 (17.16%) Business Transformation
6 20 (14.93%) ERP
7 17 (12.69%) Change Control
8 16 (11.94%) ITIL
9 15 (11.19%) Asset Management
10 12 (8.96%) Software Testing
10 12 (8.96%) Operations Management
10 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.96%) Capacity Management
10 12 (8.96%) BPMN
11 11 (8.21%) SAP Implementation
11 11 (8.21%) Test Strategy
12 10 (7.46%) Test Management
12 10 (7.46%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) ABAP
2 11 (8.21%) SQL
3 6 (4.48%) C#
4 3 (2.24%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) C
4 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (34.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (30.60%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (10.45%) ISEB
5 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) SolarWinds
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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