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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 22 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 184 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.05% 2.43% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 14.64% 5.65% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 29 61
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 921 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.34% 42.98% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 541 675
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAP
England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the South West region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the South West region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
Somerset +14 71 £400 +6.66% 23
Bristol +13 50 £350 -17.64% 15
Wiltshire -11 20 £400 +8.47% 16
Gloucestershire -10 11 £375 +25.00% 13
Devon -9 3 £250 -20.00% 1
Dorset - 2 £350 -
Cornwall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 108 (28.27%) Finance
2 80 (20.94%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (20.42%) ERP
4 73 (19.11%) Microsoft
5 72 (18.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 70 (18.32%) Manufacturing
7 63 (16.49%) Security Cleared
8 60 (15.71%) PRINCE2
9 57 (14.92%) SC Cleared
10 49 (12.83%) Marketing
10 49 (12.83%) Programme Management
10 49 (12.83%) Telecoms
11 48 (12.57%) Project Management
12 47 (12.30%) DTV
12 47 (12.30%) Electronics
12 47 (12.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 47 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
13 42 (10.99%) Oracle
14 38 (9.95%) ABAP
15 37 (9.69%) Business Analysis
16 36 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
18 33 (8.64%) Test Scripting
19 31 (8.12%) Business Transformation
19 31 (8.12%) SAP BW
20 30 (7.85%) SAP Implementation
21 29 (7.59%) ISEB
21 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 29 (7.59%) .NET
21 29 (7.59%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.05%) Mule
4 4 (1.05%) IIS
5 3 (0.79%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Lync
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.97%) MS Office
3 16 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (12.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (7.07%) SAP SD
3 13 (3.40%) SAP CRM
4 12 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (2.88%) SAP CO
6 10 (2.62%) SAP FI
7 8 (2.09%) SAP HCM
7 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.83%) SAP SRM
8 7 (1.83%) SAP APO
9 6 (1.57%) SAP PM
9 6 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (1.57%) SAP ERP
9 6 (1.57%) SAP HR
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.79%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.52%) SAP GTS
12 2 (0.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.57%) Office 365
4 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.26%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.62%) Internet
2 3 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.12%) SAP BW
2 21 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.62%) SAP BI
7 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.83%) MS Access
8 6 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.05%) QlikView
10 4 (1.05%) MySQL
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.57%) Maven
3 4 (1.05%) JUnit
3 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.79%) Selenium
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.26%) Hudson
6 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) WATIR
6 1 (0.26%) LSMW
6 1 (0.26%) FitNesse
General
1 108 (28.27%) Finance
2 70 (18.32%) Manufacturing
3 49 (12.83%) Telecoms
3 49 (12.83%) Marketing
4 47 (12.30%) Electronics
5 24 (6.28%) Banking
6 19 (4.97%) Retail
7 13 (3.40%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (26.70%) Analyst
2 68 (17.80%) Consultant
3 64 (16.75%) Business Analyst
4 63 (16.49%) Developer
4 63 (16.49%) SAP Consultant
5 49 (12.83%) Project Manager
6 36 (9.42%) Architect
7 29 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (6.02%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (5.50%) SAP Business Analyst
10 20 (5.24%) SAP Manager
11 17 (4.45%) Test Analyst
11 17 (4.45%) ABAP Developer
12 15 (3.93%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.40%) SAP CRM Consultant
13 13 (3.40%) Tester
13 13 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (3.40%) CRM Consultant
14 12 (3.14%) Designer
15 10 (2.62%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.59%) .NET
1 29 (7.59%) Web Services
2 18 (4.71%) Middleware
3 16 (4.19%) jQuery
4 15 (3.93%) HTML
5 13 (3.40%) J2EE
5 13 (3.40%) SOAP
6 12 (3.14%) CSS
6 12 (3.14%) RESTful
6 12 (3.14%) Spring
7 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.09%) XML
8 8 (2.09%) REST
9 7 (1.83%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.83%) JSON
10 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.31%) SAP CO-PA
10 5 (1.31%) Java EE
11 4 (1.05%) SAP Basis
11 4 (1.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.30%) DTV
2 27 (7.07%) GIS
3 17 (4.45%) FMCG
4 12 (3.14%) CMDB
5 8 (2.09%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.09%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.05%) NHS
7 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Statistics
8 3 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.26%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.26%) Informatics
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.26%) Open Source
10 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.19%) Linux
2 8 (2.09%) UNIX
3 6 (1.57%) Solaris
4 5 (1.31%) Windows
5 4 (1.05%) Fedora
5 4 (1.05%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.94%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (20.42%) ERP
3 72 (18.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 60 (15.71%) PRINCE2
5 49 (12.83%) Programme Management
6 48 (12.57%) Project Management
7 47 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
8 37 (9.69%) Business Analysis
9 36 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (8.64%) Test Scripting
11 31 (8.12%) Business Transformation
12 30 (7.85%) SAP Implementation
13 27 (7.07%) ITIL
14 25 (6.54%) CRM
15 22 (5.76%) Scrum
16 21 (5.50%) Logistics
16 21 (5.50%) Change Control
17 20 (5.24%) Migration
18 18 (4.71%) Asset Management
18 18 (4.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.95%) ABAP
2 29 (7.59%) SQL
3 28 (7.33%) Java
4 18 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.45%) C#
6 10 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.57%) VBA
7 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.31%) PHP
8 5 (1.31%) Ruby
9 4 (1.05%) Python
9 4 (1.05%) PHP5
10 3 (0.79%) C
11 2 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.52%) VB6
12 1 (0.26%) XPath
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 29 (7.59%) ISEB
4 11 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.57%) Degree
7 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) ACCA
10 1 (0.26%) CIMA
10 1 (0.26%) CCA
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.99%) Oracle
3 18 (4.71%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.14%) SolarWinds
5 9 (2.36%) ICL
5 9 (2.36%) Unisys
6 8 (2.09%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.57%) JBoss
8 5 (1.31%) IBM
9 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.05%) Siebel
10 3 (0.79%) Infor
10 3 (0.79%) Remedy
10 3 (0.79%) VMware
10 3 (0.79%) Cognos
10 3 (0.79%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Informatica
11 2 (0.52%) JDA
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.52%) Sun
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £360 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago