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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 30 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 172 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.45% 4.18% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 13.67% 9.88% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 64 55
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£413 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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
1258 1205 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.89% 42.37% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 678 658
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 73
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £30.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 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 3 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 +21 58 £450 +9.09% 10
Bristol -18 43 £350 -17.64% 12
Wiltshire +3 24 £538 +36.50% 9
Gloucestershire -4 9 £400 +33.33% 7
Devon - 3 £205 - 2
Dorset - 3 £475 -
Cornwall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 140 (46.05%) Finance
2 91 (29.93%) Manufacturing
3 90 (29.61%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (25.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 76 (25.00%) Marketing
5 76 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 76 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 73 (24.01%) Electronics
6 73 (24.01%) DTV
6 73 (24.01%) Digital Marketing
7 45 (14.80%) Microsoft
8 40 (13.16%) Retail
9 38 (12.50%) Migration
9 38 (12.50%) SQL
10 37 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (11.84%) Java
12 34 (11.18%) ITIL
13 33 (10.86%) PRINCE2
13 33 (10.86%) E-Commerce
13 33 (10.86%) ERP
13 33 (10.86%) Web Services
14 32 (10.53%) Oracle
15 30 (9.87%) C#
16 29 (9.54%) CRM
17 28 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (8.88%) Data Migration
18 27 (8.88%) .NET
19 25 (8.22%) Project Management
19 25 (8.22%) Banking
19 25 (8.22%) SAP Implementation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.26%) CMS
3 9 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.64%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.32%) Mule
6 3 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.96%) MS Office
4 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.66%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 79 (25.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (4.61%) SAP ERP
3 13 (4.28%) SAP HR
4 10 (3.29%) SAP FI
4 10 (3.29%) SAP CRM
5 8 (2.63%) SAP CO
5 8 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (2.30%) Agresso
7 6 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.64%) SAP HCM
8 5 (1.64%) ResourceLink
8 5 (1.64%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (1.32%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.99%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.99%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.66%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.66%) SAP HR-PA
11 2 (0.66%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.64%) SaaS
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.99%) Office 365
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
5 2 (0.66%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.66%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) Internet
2 7 (2.30%) SAN
3 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.99%) NAS
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 2 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.66%) LAN
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
5 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 2 (0.66%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.62%) DB2
4 10 (3.29%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.97%) MySQL
6 5 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.99%) Voldemort
8 3 (0.99%) HBase
8 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.99%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Maven
2 3 (0.99%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) ERwin
3 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.66%) Selenium
3 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) WATIR
General
1 140 (46.05%) Finance
2 91 (29.93%) Manufacturing
3 76 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 76 (25.00%) Marketing
4 73 (24.01%) Electronics
5 40 (13.16%) Retail
6 25 (8.22%) Banking
7 15 (4.93%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.30%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (22.37%) Analyst
2 59 (19.41%) Architect
3 41 (13.49%) Developer
4 38 (12.50%) Consultant
5 35 (11.51%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (9.21%) Business Analyst
7 25 (8.22%) SAP Consultant
8 22 (7.24%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.92%) Data Manager
10 15 (4.93%) SAP Manager
11 14 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.28%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.95%) Test Manager
14 11 (3.62%) Data Analyst
14 11 (3.62%) Designer
15 10 (3.29%) SAP Analyst
15 10 (3.29%) Technical Architect
16 9 (2.96%) .NET Developer
16 9 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.86%) Web Services
2 27 (8.88%) .NET
3 23 (7.57%) HTML
4 19 (6.25%) CSS
5 15 (4.93%) Spring
5 15 (4.93%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.61%) jQuery
7 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.96%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.63%) XML
9 8 (2.63%) Spring MVC
9 8 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.30%) HTML5
10 7 (2.30%) JSON
10 7 (2.30%) J2EE
11 4 (1.32%) JPA
11 4 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.01%) DTV
2 15 (4.93%) Mobile Banking
2 15 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.62%) GIS
6 9 (2.96%) Online Banking
6 9 (2.96%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.64%) NHS
7 5 (1.64%) FMCG
8 4 (1.32%) Open Source
9 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.89%) Linux
2 16 (5.26%) Windows
3 14 (4.61%) UNIX
4 7 (2.30%) zOS
5 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.64%) CentOS
6 5 (1.64%) Fedora
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (0.66%) Android
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.61%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 73 (24.01%) Digital Marketing
4 38 (12.50%) Migration
5 37 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (11.18%) ITIL
7 33 (10.86%) PRINCE2
7 33 (10.86%) E-Commerce
7 33 (10.86%) ERP
8 29 (9.54%) CRM
9 28 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (8.88%) Data Migration
11 25 (8.22%) SAP Implementation
11 25 (8.22%) Project Management
12 19 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 19 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (5.92%) SOA
14 15 (4.93%) UML
14 15 (4.93%) TOGAF
14 15 (4.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.50%) SQL
2 36 (11.84%) Java
3 30 (9.87%) C#
4 24 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.62%) PHP
5 11 (3.62%) Python
6 10 (3.29%) Ruby
7 9 (2.96%) VB
7 9 (2.96%) ABAP
8 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.97%) Perl
9 6 (1.97%) Delphi
10 3 (0.99%) C
10 3 (0.99%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) VBA
10 3 (0.99%) Golang
11 2 (0.66%) Jython
11 2 (0.66%) Korn
11 2 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) Degree
3 13 (4.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.28%) ISEB
4 5 (1.64%) VCP4
4 5 (1.64%) CIPD
5 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ACCA
6 2 (0.66%) CIMA
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.29%) ISO 9000
4 9 (2.96%) SLA
5 8 (2.63%) QA
6 2 (0.66%) HL7
7 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.62%) Puppet
2 10 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.53%) Oracle
3 21 (6.91%) IBM
4 19 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.26%) Unisys
6 12 (3.95%) hybris
7 10 (3.29%) VMware
8 9 (2.96%) Citrix
9 8 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.63%) ICL
10 7 (2.30%) EMC
10 7 (2.30%) Sun
10 7 (2.30%) Cisco
10 7 (2.30%) Siebel
11 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.99%) HP
11 3 (0.99%) Informatica
11 3 (0.99%) Sage
11 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.99%) Sitecore
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago