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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 53 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP 7 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 5.44% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 11.21% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 13
Average daily rate
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£298 £463 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% +40.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £363 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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
192 214 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.57% 48.53% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 137 83
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% -5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.43 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £16.73 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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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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 -23 4 £295 -37.89% 3
Newport -8 1 £350 -15.66%
Caerphilly - - - -
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (25.00%) Xcelsius
4 5 (20.83%) SAP BPC
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Cognos
6 3 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) SAP SRM
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) ISEB
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Open Text
8 1 (4.17%) SAP CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP BPC
2 2 (8.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.17%) HFM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.17%) Agresso
3 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
2 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (25.00%) Xcelsius
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) E-Procurement
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Open Text
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) Ventyx
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