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 6 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 57 55 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.54% 2.17% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 4.31% 5.51% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £237 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £373 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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
209 254 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.85% 39.32% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 168 100
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.14% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 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 6 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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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
Newport -5 5 £350 +27.27%
Cardiff -1 4 £500 +66.66% 1
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (15.00%) DataStage
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) LSMW
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) COSO
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (15.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (15.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DataStage
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) BBC
2 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
1 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Project Management
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
1 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (5.00%) WFM
2 1 (5.00%) Use Case
2 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Kanban
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM