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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 41 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 128 161 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.38% 5.29% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 13.66% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 116 133
Median daily rate £378 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.75 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 - £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.97 £27.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year
-34.64% +7.67%
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
1221 1179 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.76% 38.74% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 663 850
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 82
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +20.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 54 £375 +7.14% 24
Somerset -5 21 £400 -3.03% 17
Wiltshire -4 16 £375 -16.66% 4
Gloucestershire +9 15 £375 -6.25% 19
Dorset -3 6 £419 -17.89% 3
Devon 0 1 £365 +97.29%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 130 (55.08%) Finance
2 115 (48.73%) Business Intelligence
3 111 (47.03%) Manufacturing
4 106 (44.92%) Programme Management
4 106 (44.92%) Marketing
5 104 (44.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 104 (44.07%) Telecoms
6 102 (43.22%) Electronics
6 102 (43.22%) Digital Marketing
7 47 (19.92%) SQL
8 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (14.83%) CRM
9 35 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 31 (13.14%) Java
12 29 (12.29%) ERP
13 28 (11.86%) Oracle
13 28 (11.86%) Project Management
14 22 (9.32%) SQL Server
14 22 (9.32%) Migration
15 21 (8.90%) JavaScript
15 21 (8.90%) HTML
16 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (7.63%) CSS
17 18 (7.63%) SAP BW
18 17 (7.20%) SAP CRM
18 17 (7.20%) MVC
18 17 (7.20%) Spring
19 16 (6.78%) Scrum
20 15 (6.36%) BusinessObjects

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.97%) Confluence
2 7 (2.97%) Mule
2 7 (2.97%) Mule ESB
3 5 (2.12%) Apache
3 5 (2.12%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.27%) Node.js
6 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.42%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.81%) MS Office
3 7 (2.97%) MS Project
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) Revit
Business Applications
1 104 (44.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (7.20%) SAP CRM
3 9 (3.81%) SAP SD
4 8 (3.39%) SAP ERP
5 5 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (2.12%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.12%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.12%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (1.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 4 (1.69%) SAP PM
6 4 (1.69%) SAP SRM
7 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.27%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.27%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.85%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.85%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.85%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.39%) Office 365
3 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) Network Security
2 2 (0.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.85%) Skype
2 2 (0.85%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.63%) SAP BW
3 15 (6.36%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.24%) Big Data
6 7 (2.97%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.54%) SAP BI
8 5 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.12%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.69%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.27%) MySQL
10 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.85%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 12 (5.08%) JIRA
2 11 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.39%) Maven
3 8 (3.39%) Selenium
4 7 (2.97%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.12%) LSMW
7 4 (1.69%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.69%) JUnit
7 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.27%) Mockito
8 3 (1.27%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.85%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.42%) EasyMock
General
1 130 (55.08%) Finance
2 111 (47.03%) Manufacturing
3 106 (44.92%) Marketing
4 104 (44.07%) Telecoms
5 102 (43.22%) Electronics
6 12 (5.08%) Retail
7 9 (3.81%) Banking
8 5 (2.12%) Billing
9 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.85%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (26.27%) Developer
2 44 (18.64%) Analyst
3 32 (13.56%) Consultant
4 29 (12.29%) SAP Consultant
5 26 (11.02%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.75%) Business Analyst
7 22 (9.32%) SAP Manager
8 18 (7.63%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.36%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.24%) Implementation Manager
10 10 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.24%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.24%) Tester
11 9 (3.81%) Implementation Project Manager
11 9 (3.81%) Project Implementation Manager
12 8 (3.39%) Business Manager
12 8 (3.39%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) SAP Developer
12 8 (3.39%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.90%) HTML
2 18 (7.63%) CSS
3 17 (7.20%) Spring
4 15 (6.36%) JSON
5 13 (5.51%) Hibernate
6 11 (4.66%) .NET
6 11 (4.66%) XML
7 8 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.39%) jQuery
7 8 (3.39%) SOAP
7 8 (3.39%) Web Services
8 7 (2.97%) Apache Camel
8 7 (2.97%) JPA
8 7 (2.97%) REST
8 7 (2.97%) Spring Integration
8 7 (2.97%) Spring MVC
9 6 (2.54%) SAP Fiori
10 5 (2.12%) Android SDK
10 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.81%) User Experience
3 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.54%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.69%) Life Science
5 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.85%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.93%) Linux
2 13 (5.51%) Windows
3 9 (3.81%) Android
4 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.27%) Unix
5 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) OS/400
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.73%) Business Intelligence
2 106 (44.92%) Programme Management
3 102 (43.22%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (14.83%) CRM
5 35 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (12.29%) ERP
7 28 (11.86%) Project Management
8 22 (9.32%) Migration
9 17 (7.20%) MVC
10 16 (6.78%) Scrum
11 15 (6.36%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.93%) OO
13 13 (5.51%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.51%) Data Migration
14 12 (5.08%) SDLC
14 12 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (4.66%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.66%) ETL
16 10 (4.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.92%) SQL
2 31 (13.14%) Java
3 21 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.08%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.24%) C#
6 9 (3.81%) Ruby
7 7 (2.97%) ABAP
8 5 (2.12%) Python
9 4 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.27%) VBA
11 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) RPG
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) Degree
4 5 (2.12%) ISEB
4 5 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CISA
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) Nagios
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.86%) Oracle
3 5 (2.12%) HP
3 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.12%) VMware
4 4 (1.69%) OpenText
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco
5 3 (1.27%) Symantec
6 2 (0.85%) hybris
6 2 (0.85%) IBM
6 2 (0.85%) Lotus
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.42%) BEA
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.42%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.42%) webMethods
7 1 (0.42%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.42%) Zend
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