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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 8 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 65 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.81% 5.63% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 41.94% 11.54% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £285 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £423 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
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
155 104 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.47% 48.83% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 69 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
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 £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +8 32 £463 +15.98% 3
Bath -7 4 £425 +49.12% 1
Street - 4 £308 -
Templecombe - - - -
SAP
South West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (43.20%) User Acceptance Testing
2 42 (33.60%) Security Cleared
3 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
4 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
5 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
6 30 (24.00%) Business Analysis
7 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 22 (17.60%) Finance
9 20 (16.00%) Project Management
9 20 (16.00%) ERP
10 18 (14.40%) ABAP
10 18 (14.40%) Business Transformation
11 16 (12.80%) ITIL
12 15 (12.00%) Asset Management
12 15 (12.00%) GIS
13 14 (11.20%) Manufacturing
13 14 (11.20%) ISEB
14 13 (10.40%) SAP SD
15 12 (9.60%) BPMN
15 12 (9.60%) SolarWinds
15 12 (9.60%) CMDB
15 12 (9.60%) Operations Management
15 12 (9.60%) Capacity Management
15 12 (9.60%) Web Services
15 12 (9.60%) Software Testing
15 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
16 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (8.80%) Test Planning
16 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.60%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.40%) SAP SD
2 10 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (4.80%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (3.20%) SAP PM
5 3 (2.40%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.60%) assyst
6 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.60%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.80%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.60%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.00%) Marketing
3 10 (8.00%) Electronics
3 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Analyst
2 40 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 27 (21.60%) Developer
4 16 (12.80%) ABAP Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.20%) Test Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) SAP Business Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Configuration Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) SAP Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) SAP Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Business Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Business Project Manager
11 4 (3.20%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) Web Services
2 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 3 (2.40%) J2EE
4 2 (1.60%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.60%) XML
5 1 (0.80%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.80%) Spring
5 1 (0.80%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.80%) WCF
5 1 (0.80%) REST
5 1 (0.80%) Spring Batch
5 1 (0.80%) Spring Integration
5 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) GIS
2 12 (9.60%) CMDB
3 10 (8.00%) DTV
3 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 20 (16.00%) ERP
5 20 (16.00%) Project Management
6 18 (14.40%) Business Transformation
7 16 (12.80%) ITIL
8 15 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 12 (9.60%) Software Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.60%) Capacity Management
9 12 (9.60%) BPMN
9 12 (9.60%) Operations Management
10 11 (8.80%) SAP Implementation
10 11 (8.80%) Change Control
10 11 (8.80%) Test Strategy
10 11 (8.80%) Test Planning
10 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.40%) ABAP
2 10 (8.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) C
5 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (33.60%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.20%) ISEB
4 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) SolarWinds
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle
4 2 (1.60%) HP
5 1 (0.80%) Informatica
5 1 (0.80%) Remedy
5 1 (0.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.80%) Tableau
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago