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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 29 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP 179 148 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.75% 5.12% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 14.41% 11.89% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 62
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£400 £405 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £513 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £430 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.03% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.92%
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
1242 1245 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.88% 43.09% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 700 637
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 75 66
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.50 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Somerset +20 73 £425 +15.64% 6
Bristol -9 44 £350 -17.64% 16
Wiltshire -3 15 £475 -2.56% 7
Gloucestershire -11 13 £400 -5.88% 6
Dorset +1 3 £475 -5.00%
Devon - 1 £185 - 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 146 (47.71%) Finance
2 95 (31.05%) Manufacturing
3 87 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (25.82%) Programme Management
4 79 (25.82%) Marketing
5 77 (25.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 77 (25.16%) Telecoms
6 74 (24.18%) Electronics
6 74 (24.18%) DTV
6 74 (24.18%) Digital Marketing
7 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
8 40 (13.07%) Retail
9 36 (11.76%) Migration
9 36 (11.76%) CRM
10 35 (11.44%) E-Commerce
11 34 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 34 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (10.78%) Web Services
13 32 (10.46%) Java
13 32 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (10.13%) .NET
14 31 (10.13%) Oracle
15 30 (9.80%) ITIL
16 29 (9.48%) ERP
16 29 (9.48%) SQL
16 29 (9.48%) C#
17 26 (8.50%) Project Management
17 26 (8.50%) Banking
17 26 (8.50%) Data Migration
18 24 (7.84%) Linux

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (6.54%) CMS
2 15 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.63%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.31%) Mule
6 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.96%) MS Office
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 77 (25.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (4.58%) SAP ERP
3 13 (4.25%) SAP HR
4 12 (3.92%) SAP CRM
5 10 (3.27%) SAP FI
6 9 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (2.94%) SAP CO
7 7 (2.29%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.96%) Agresso
9 5 (1.63%) ResourceLink
10 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.31%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.31%) SAP QM
11 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.98%) SAP MM
11 3 (0.98%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.98%) SAP EWM
12 2 (0.65%) SAP ECC
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.96%) SaaS
3 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.98%) Office 365
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.65%) Pure360
6 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) SAN
3 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.98%) WAN
4 3 (0.98%) LAN
4 3 (0.98%) NAS
5 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.65%) DNS
5 2 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.59%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (2.94%) DB2
4 9 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 9 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.96%) MySQL
6 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.98%) Voldemort
8 3 (0.98%) HBase
8 3 (0.98%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Maven
2 3 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.98%) ERwin
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 146 (47.71%) Finance
2 95 (31.05%) Manufacturing
3 79 (25.82%) Marketing
4 77 (25.16%) Telecoms
5 74 (24.18%) Electronics
6 40 (13.07%) Retail
7 26 (8.50%) Banking
8 11 (3.59%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.29%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Military
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (21.90%) Analyst
2 49 (16.01%) Architect
3 41 (13.40%) Consultant
4 37 (12.09%) Developer
5 34 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (10.78%) Business Analyst
7 27 (8.82%) Project Manager
8 26 (8.50%) SAP Consultant
9 18 (5.88%) SAP Manager
10 15 (4.90%) Data Manager
11 14 (4.58%) SAP Analyst
12 13 (4.25%) Data Analyst
13 12 (3.92%) Trainer
13 12 (3.92%) Test Manager
13 12 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
14 10 (3.27%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.94%) .NET Developer
15 9 (2.94%) SAP Trainer
15 9 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.78%) Web Services
2 31 (10.13%) .NET
3 21 (6.86%) HTML
4 20 (6.54%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.23%) CSS
6 14 (4.58%) Spring
7 12 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.59%) jQuery
9 8 (2.61%) XML
10 7 (2.29%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.29%) HTML5
10 7 (2.29%) JSON
11 6 (1.96%) Spring MVC
11 6 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.63%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.63%) J2EE
13 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (1.31%) JPA
13 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (24.18%) DTV
2 17 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.90%) GIS
5 11 (3.59%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.61%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.63%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.63%) FMCG
7 5 (1.63%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) User Experience
8 3 (0.98%) Open Source
9 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Windows
3 11 (3.59%) UNIX
4 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.96%) CentOS
5 6 (1.96%) Fedora
6 5 (1.63%) zOS
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (25.82%) Programme Management
3 74 (24.18%) Digital Marketing
4 36 (11.76%) CRM
4 36 (11.76%) Migration
5 35 (11.44%) E-Commerce
6 34 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 34 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (9.80%) ITIL
9 29 (9.48%) ERP
10 26 (8.50%) Project Management
10 26 (8.50%) Data Migration
11 22 (7.19%) SOA
12 20 (6.54%) SAP Implementation
13 19 (6.21%) UML
14 18 (5.88%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (5.56%) Content Management
15 17 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.46%) Java
2 29 (9.48%) C#
2 29 (9.48%) SQL
3 22 (7.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.59%) PHP
4 11 (3.59%) VB
4 11 (3.59%) Ruby
4 11 (3.59%) Python
5 9 (2.94%) ABAP
6 8 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.96%) Perl
8 4 (1.31%) Delphi
8 4 (1.31%) VBA
8 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.98%) C
9 3 (0.98%) C++
9 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.98%) Golang
10 2 (0.65%) Jython
10 2 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (5.56%) ISEB
1 17 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.25%) Degree
3 12 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) CIPD
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PMP
6 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.65%) ACCA
6 2 (0.65%) CIMA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.25%) ISO 9000
3 10 (3.27%) SLA
4 7 (2.29%) QA
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.92%) Puppet
1 12 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.13%) Oracle
3 21 (6.86%) Business Objects
4 17 (5.56%) IBM
5 12 (3.92%) Unisys
6 11 (3.59%) hybris
7 10 (3.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.61%) VMware
9 7 (2.29%) Siebel
10 6 (1.96%) Citrix
10 6 (1.96%) ICL
11 5 (1.63%) EMC
11 5 (1.63%) Sun
11 5 (1.63%) Cisco
12 3 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.98%) Informatica
12 3 (0.98%) Sage
12 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.98%) Teradata
13 2 (0.65%) DataFlux
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £520 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CHM Recruit
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £750 - £900 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £650 per day + depending on role
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Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £800 - £1200 per day + competitive
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