The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 26 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 188 65 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.83% 2.94% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 14.12% 7.11% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 45 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £418 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
SAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1331 914 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.25% 41.30% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 547 654
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 97
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +19 66 £425 +49.12% 5
Bristol +10 45 £350 -22.22% 8
Wiltshire -3 35 £378 -11.17% 6
Gloucestershire -14 8 £375 +25.00% 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 124 (32.29%) Finance
2 79 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (20.31%) Manufacturing
4 71 (18.49%) Microsoft
5 69 (17.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 68 (17.71%) ERP
7 59 (15.36%) Telecoms
7 59 (15.36%) Security Cleared
7 59 (15.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 58 (15.10%) Marketing
8 58 (15.10%) Programme Management
9 56 (14.58%) Electronics
9 56 (14.58%) DTV
9 56 (14.58%) PRINCE2
9 56 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
10 52 (13.54%) SC Cleared
11 48 (12.50%) Oracle
12 45 (11.72%) Project Management
13 40 (10.42%) Business Transformation
14 38 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (9.90%) SAP Implementation
15 37 (9.64%) Business Analysis
15 37 (9.64%) Java
16 36 (9.38%) SQL
17 35 (9.11%) Web Services
18 33 (8.59%) ABAP
19 32 (8.33%) .NET
20 31 (8.07%) MS Excel
20 31 (8.07%) Test Scripting
21 29 (7.55%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.30%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.04%) Mule
4 4 (1.04%) IIS
5 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Lync
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.91%) MS Office
4 5 (1.30%) MS Project
4 5 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 59 (15.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (7.29%) SAP SD
3 14 (3.65%) SAP FI
4 12 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (3.13%) SAP CO
5 10 (2.60%) SAP CRM
6 9 (2.34%) SAP HCM
7 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.82%) SAP SRM
8 7 (1.82%) SAP ERP
8 7 (1.82%) SAP PM
8 7 (1.82%) SAP GRC
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (1.56%) SAP APO
10 5 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (1.30%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.78%) SAP MM
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.78%) SAP FI-CA
12 2 (0.52%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Force.com
5 3 (0.78%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.26%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) LDAP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.29%) SAP BW
2 21 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.30%) MS Access
6 5 (1.30%) MySQL
6 5 (1.30%) DB2
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.04%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.82%) Maven
3 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.04%) Selenium
4 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.04%) JUnit
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.52%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.52%) WATIR
5 2 (0.52%) Hudson
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) LSMW
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 124 (32.29%) Finance
2 78 (20.31%) Manufacturing
3 59 (15.36%) Telecoms
4 58 (15.10%) Marketing
5 56 (14.58%) Electronics
6 22 (5.73%) Banking
7 18 (4.69%) Retail
8 11 (2.86%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 103 (26.82%) Analyst
2 67 (17.45%) Developer
3 63 (16.41%) Consultant
4 61 (15.89%) Business Analyst
5 55 (14.32%) SAP Consultant
6 45 (11.72%) Project Manager
7 40 (10.42%) Architect
8 29 (7.55%) SAP Analyst
8 29 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.99%) SAP Manager
10 20 (5.21%) SAP Business Analyst
11 18 (4.69%) Java Developer
12 17 (4.43%) ABAP Developer
12 17 (4.43%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.65%) Tester
14 12 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (2.60%) Designer
15 10 (2.60%) CRM Consultant
15 10 (2.60%) Deployment Manager
15 10 (2.60%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.11%) Web Services
2 32 (8.33%) .NET
3 18 (4.69%) jQuery
4 15 (3.91%) Middleware
4 15 (3.91%) J2EE
5 14 (3.65%) Spring
5 14 (3.65%) CSS
5 14 (3.65%) HTML
6 13 (3.39%) SOAP
6 13 (3.39%) RESTful
7 11 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.08%) REST
8 8 (2.08%) JSON
8 8 (2.08%) XML
9 7 (1.82%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.30%) SAP Basis
11 5 (1.30%) Java EE
11 5 (1.30%) SAP CO-PA
12 4 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.58%) DTV
2 22 (5.73%) GIS
3 12 (3.13%) CMDB
4 11 (2.86%) FMCG
5 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (1.56%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.30%) NHS
8 5 (1.30%) Open Source
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.26%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.26%) APACS
11 1 (0.26%) Replication
11 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.26%) PMI
11 1 (0.26%) Informatics
11 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.69%) Linux
2 13 (3.39%) UNIX
3 11 (2.86%) Windows
4 6 (1.56%) Solaris
5 5 (1.30%) Fedora
5 5 (1.30%) zOS
5 5 (1.30%) CentOS
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (17.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 68 (17.71%) ERP
4 58 (15.10%) Programme Management
5 56 (14.58%) PRINCE2
5 56 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
6 45 (11.72%) Project Management
7 40 (10.42%) Business Transformation
8 38 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (9.90%) SAP Implementation
9 37 (9.64%) Business Analysis
10 31 (8.07%) Test Scripting
11 29 (7.55%) ITIL
12 24 (6.25%) Scrum
13 22 (5.73%) Logistics
14 21 (5.47%) Change Management
14 21 (5.47%) CRM
15 20 (5.21%) Change Control
16 18 (4.69%) BPMN
16 18 (4.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.64%) Java
2 36 (9.38%) SQL
3 33 (8.59%) ABAP
4 23 (5.99%) C#
5 18 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.82%) PHP
7 7 (1.82%) Ruby
8 6 (1.56%) VB
9 5 (1.30%) Python
9 5 (1.30%) VBA
9 5 (1.30%) PHP5
10 4 (1.04%) Delphi
11 3 (0.78%) C
11 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) XPath
12 1 (0.26%) VB6
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (15.36%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.77%) ISEB
4 25 (6.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.56%) Degree
8 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.78%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.26%) CIMA
11 1 (0.26%) ACCA
11 1 (0.26%) CCA
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.50%) Oracle
3 15 (3.91%) Business Objects
4 14 (3.65%) IBM
5 12 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 9 (2.34%) Unisys
7 8 (2.08%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.82%) Sun
8 7 (1.82%) ICL
9 6 (1.56%) JBoss
9 6 (1.56%) VMware
10 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.04%) HP
11 4 (1.04%) Citrix
11 4 (1.04%) Siebel
12 3 (0.78%) Cognos
12 3 (0.78%) Remedy
12 3 (0.78%) EMC
12 3 (0.78%) Infor
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £495 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £650 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £490 - £540 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago