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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 57 44 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 2.31% 7.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 4.76% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 21
Average daily rate £475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -52.50%
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
230 252 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.85% 48.55% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 187 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.65 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £23.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -5 9 £475 +35.71% 2
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITSM
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (12.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) BMC Marimba

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Primavera
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (16.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Release Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Treasury Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITSM
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) NetApp
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) BMC
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) SunGard