The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 51 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 8.15% 15.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.48% 18.58% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 24
Average daily rate
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£305 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £305 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £495 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.17 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.66% +105.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
SAP
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
223 183 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.69% 43.88% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 103 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £20.84 £21.83
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 South Wales

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Cardiff -22 7 £305 -21.29% 1
Newport -9 2 - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Electronics
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) DTV
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) MS Office
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) Data Integration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Electronics
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Controller
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) DTV
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CAPM
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) Progress
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) Open Text
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Ventyx