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 22 May 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 56 53 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 1.89% 7.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 4.86% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 19
Average daily rate
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£401 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.64% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £238 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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
199 247 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.34% 38.96% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 155 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 14
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +11 3 £500 +73.91% 3
Gwent - 1 £401 -
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) DataStage
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.76%) SAP R/3
4 2 (11.76%) DTV
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP R/3
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DataStage
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LSMW
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Auditor
4 1 (5.88%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Controller
4 1 (5.88%) DataStage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) CISA
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COSO
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) IBM