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 31 July 2015 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 49 50 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.98% 1.99% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 5.11% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £362 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +11.11%
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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
249 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.02% 38.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £13.10 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
Newport - 6 £350 - 2
Cardiff -5 5 £400 +33.33%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) SAP SD
3 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) LSMW
4 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
4 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP SD
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (15.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (10.00%) DataStage
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) BBC
2 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) WFM
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
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