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 4 September 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 40 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing SAP 144 188 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.33% 5.79% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 14.37% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 128 47
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.54 £26.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.20% +49.28%
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
1382 1308 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.53% 40.28% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 827 534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 66 70
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
Bristol -9 34 £325 -4.41% 11
Somerset -7 33 £388 -11.42% 6
Wiltshire -8 25 £351 -7.76% 10
Gloucestershire -1 16 £420 +12.00% 6
Devon +2 2 £250 -58.33% 3
Dorset -1 1 - - 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 151 (51.36%) Finance
2 107 (36.39%) Manufacturing
3 105 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (34.01%) Programme Management
5 95 (32.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 94 (31.97%) Marketing
6 94 (31.97%) Telecoms
7 93 (31.63%) Electronics
7 93 (31.63%) DTV
7 93 (31.63%) Digital Marketing
8 40 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (12.93%) Microsoft
10 37 (12.59%) Retail
11 34 (11.56%) SQL
12 33 (11.22%) CRM
13 30 (10.20%) Banking
13 30 (10.20%) Migration
14 29 (9.86%) Project Management
14 29 (9.86%) .NET
15 28 (9.52%) PRINCE2
16 27 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (8.50%) Java
18 23 (7.82%) Web Services
19 22 (7.48%) Data Migration
19 22 (7.48%) ITIL
19 22 (7.48%) C#
19 22 (7.48%) E-Commerce
20 21 (7.14%) Change Control
21 20 (6.80%) SQL Server
22 19 (6.46%) SOA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (4.76%) CMS
2 6 (2.04%) Mule
3 5 (1.70%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.36%) SAS
4 4 (1.36%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.02%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Node.js
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.68%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) Lync
7 1 (0.34%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (5.44%) MS Project
2 15 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.40%) MS Office
5 8 (2.72%) MS Excel
6 4 (1.36%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 95 (32.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (4.42%) SAP EHS
3 10 (3.40%) SAP FI
4 9 (3.06%) SAP HR
5 7 (2.38%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.04%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.68%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.68%) Agresso
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.72%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) Wireless
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.74%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.72%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 3 (1.02%) Xcelsius
8 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.68%) OLAP
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Maven
1 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.36%) JIRA
2 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Toad
3 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.34%) ERwin
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 151 (51.36%) Finance
2 107 (36.39%) Manufacturing
3 94 (31.97%) Telecoms
3 94 (31.97%) Marketing
4 93 (31.63%) Electronics
5 37 (12.59%) Retail
6 30 (10.20%) Banking
7 9 (3.06%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.72%) Games
9 4 (1.36%) Billing
9 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (25.17%) Analyst
2 49 (16.67%) Developer
3 41 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 38 (12.93%) Consultant
5 31 (10.54%) Architect
6 29 (9.86%) Project Manager
7 26 (8.84%) SAP Consultant
8 23 (7.82%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.82%) SAP Analyst
9 18 (6.12%) SAP Business Analyst
10 15 (5.10%) SAP Manager
11 11 (3.74%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.74%) Designer
12 9 (3.06%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.72%) Junior
13 8 (2.72%) Trainer
13 8 (2.72%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.72%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.72%) SAP Project Manager
14 7 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.86%) .NET
2 23 (7.82%) Web Services
3 15 (5.10%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.40%) JSON
5 9 (3.06%) XML
5 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.06%) Spring
6 7 (2.38%) REST
7 6 (2.04%) JPA
7 6 (2.04%) CSS
7 6 (2.04%) HTML
7 6 (2.04%) SOAP
7 6 (2.04%) Spring MVC
7 6 (2.04%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.70%) J2ME
8 5 (1.70%) jQuery
8 5 (1.70%) Android SDK
9 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.02%) Ajax
10 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (31.63%) DTV
2 19 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.76%) GIS
5 9 (3.06%) NHS
6 8 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.04%) User Experience
8 5 (1.70%) iPhone
8 5 (1.70%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.36%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.34%) Informatics
12 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.34%) FMCG
12 1 (0.34%) Replication
12 1 (0.34%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.76%) Linux
2 9 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.72%) Windows
4 7 (2.38%) Android
5 5 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.36%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (1.02%) UNIX
8 2 (0.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (34.01%) Programme Management
3 93 (31.63%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.22%) CRM
6 30 (10.20%) Migration
7 29 (9.86%) Project Management
8 28 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 27 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.48%) E-Commerce
10 22 (7.48%) Data Migration
10 22 (7.48%) ITIL
11 21 (7.14%) Change Control
12 19 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (6.46%) SOA
13 18 (6.12%) Scrum
13 18 (6.12%) Integration Testing
14 16 (5.44%) Workflow
14 16 (5.44%) ERP
15 15 (5.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.56%) SQL
2 25 (8.50%) Java
3 22 (7.48%) C#
4 11 (3.74%) VB
5 8 (2.72%) VBA
6 7 (2.38%) Ruby
7 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.04%) ABAP
7 6 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.68%) Perl
10 2 (0.68%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.34%) Jython
11 1 (0.34%) Korn
11 1 (0.34%) Groovy
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (4.42%) ISEB
1 13 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.36%) Degree
5 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CIPD
6 2 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) ACCA
7 1 (0.34%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.42%) ISO 9000
3 6 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.70%) QA
4 5 (1.70%) SLA
5 3 (1.02%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) GPFS
1 2 (0.68%) Ceph
2 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.02%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.44%) Oracle
3 8 (2.72%) Unisys
3 8 (2.72%) IBM
4 7 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.70%) ICL
6 4 (1.36%) ATG
6 4 (1.36%) hybris
6 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.36%) Adobe
7 3 (1.02%) Informatica
7 3 (1.02%) ESRI
7 3 (1.02%) Teradata
8 2 (0.68%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) Siebel
9 1 (0.34%) Vignette
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus
9 1 (0.34%) Remedy
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