The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 50 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.96% 6.81% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 13.86% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £538 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £426
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+17.10% -20.00%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
240 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.28% 49.15% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 118 101
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.35 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
SAP
Wales

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
(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 -18 9 £300 -36.84% 1
Newport - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
4 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (20.00%) MS Office
4 6 (20.00%) Data Management
4 6 (20.00%) Xcelsius
5 5 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) SAP SRM
6 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Cognos
7 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 4 (13.33%) SAP SRM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.33%) HFM
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.33%) SAP MDM
4 1 (3.33%) Agresso
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
2 6 (20.00%) Xcelsius
2 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Data Management
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix