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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 37 24 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Contract jobs citing SAP 157 184 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.91% 6.00% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 12.49% 14.84% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 126 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +11.11%
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
1257 1240 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.28% 40.42% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 779 529
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 65 68
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.06 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -7 36 £450 +5.88% 5
Bristol -14 36 £370 +5.71% 13
Gloucestershire +13 26 £406 +8.33% 8
Wiltshire 0 20 £375 -6.25% 4
Devon -2 1 £250 - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 161 (50.00%) Finance
2 120 (37.27%) Manufacturing
3 112 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (33.23%) Programme Management
5 104 (32.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 104 (32.30%) Marketing
6 103 (31.99%) Telecoms
7 102 (31.68%) Electronics
7 102 (31.68%) DTV
7 102 (31.68%) Digital Marketing
8 40 (12.42%) CRM
9 39 (12.11%) SQL
9 39 (12.11%) Microsoft
10 37 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (10.87%) Retail
12 33 (10.25%) Project Management
12 33 (10.25%) .NET
13 29 (9.01%) Java
13 29 (9.01%) ITIL
13 29 (9.01%) PRINCE2
14 28 (8.70%) Web Services
15 27 (8.39%) C#
16 26 (8.07%) Migration
17 24 (7.45%) E-Commerce
17 24 (7.45%) Integration Testing
18 22 (6.83%) Change Control
18 22 (6.83%) BusinessObjects
18 22 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (6.52%) Banking
19 21 (6.52%) SAP Implementation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (4.97%) CMS
2 15 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.11%) Mule
4 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.55%) SAS
5 4 (1.24%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.93%) JBoss
7 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.62%) Node.js
7 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.62%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Lync
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.73%) MS Project
3 8 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.93%) MS Office
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.62%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 104 (32.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (4.04%) SAP EHS
2 13 (4.04%) SAP HR
2 13 (4.04%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (2.80%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.86%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.55%) ResourceLink
5 5 (1.55%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.24%) SAP ERP
6 4 (1.24%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.93%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.62%) Agresso
8 2 (0.62%) Unica
8 2 (0.62%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.62%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.62%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.62%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.62%) Pure360
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Wireless
2 1 (0.31%) LAN
2 1 (0.31%) WAN
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.83%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.66%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (2.48%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.93%) Big Data
8 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.93%) Xcelsius
8 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.62%) OLAP
9 2 (0.62%) Essbase
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Maven
2 5 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
4 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.31%) Toad
6 1 (0.31%) ERwin
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 161 (50.00%) Finance
2 120 (37.27%) Manufacturing
3 104 (32.30%) Marketing
4 103 (31.99%) Telecoms
5 102 (31.68%) Electronics
6 35 (10.87%) Retail
7 21 (6.52%) Banking
8 8 (2.48%) Games
9 6 (1.86%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.24%) Billing
11 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (20.19%) Analyst
2 56 (17.39%) Developer
3 50 (15.53%) Consultant
4 36 (11.18%) SAP Consultant
5 34 (10.56%) Project Manager
6 33 (10.25%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.07%) Architect
8 22 (6.83%) SAP Manager
9 21 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (6.21%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (4.66%) SAP Business Analyst
12 14 (4.35%) Trainer
13 13 (4.04%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.73%) Java Developer
15 11 (3.42%) Senior Developer
15 11 (3.42%) Governance Manager
16 10 (3.11%) Designer
16 10 (3.11%) Data Governance Manager
16 10 (3.11%) Data Manager
16 10 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.25%) .NET
2 28 (8.70%) Web Services
3 17 (5.28%) .NET Framework
4 13 (4.04%) Spring
5 11 (3.42%) HTML
5 11 (3.42%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.42%) CSS
6 10 (3.11%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.11%) Spring MVC
6 10 (3.11%) JPA
7 9 (2.80%) JSON
7 9 (2.80%) XML
8 8 (2.48%) jQuery
9 7 (2.17%) REST
10 6 (1.86%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (1.86%) Apache Camel
10 6 (1.86%) SOAP
11 5 (1.55%) J2ME
11 5 (1.55%) Android SDK
11 5 (1.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 102 (31.68%) DTV
2 18 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.97%) GIS
3 16 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.48%) NHS
6 6 (1.86%) User Experience
7 5 (1.55%) iPhone
8 4 (1.24%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.31%) Informatics
11 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.59%) Linux
2 9 (2.80%) Windows
2 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.17%) Android
4 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.62%) UNIX
6 2 (0.62%) CentOS
6 2 (0.62%) Fedora
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (33.23%) Programme Management
3 102 (31.68%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (12.42%) CRM
5 37 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (10.25%) Project Management
7 29 (9.01%) ITIL
7 29 (9.01%) PRINCE2
8 26 (8.07%) Migration
9 24 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.45%) Integration Testing
10 22 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (6.83%) Change Control
11 21 (6.52%) SAP Implementation
12 19 (5.90%) SOA
12 19 (5.90%) Data Migration
13 18 (5.59%) Data Governance
13 18 (5.59%) Workflow
13 18 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.11%) SQL
2 29 (9.01%) Java
3 27 (8.39%) C#
4 13 (4.04%) VB
5 12 (3.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.11%) VBA
7 7 (2.17%) ABAP
8 6 (1.86%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.55%) Ruby
9 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) C
12 1 (0.31%) Korn
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) Jython
12 1 (0.31%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 14 (4.35%) ISEB
2 11 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.86%) Degree
3 6 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) CIPD
4 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ACCA
7 1 (0.31%) CIMA
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.66%) ISO 9000
3 10 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.80%) SLA
5 5 (1.55%) QA
6 3 (0.93%) HL7
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) GPFS
1 2 (0.62%) Ceph
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.28%) Oracle
3 9 (2.80%) hybris
4 8 (2.48%) IBM
5 7 (2.17%) Unisys
5 7 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.24%) ICL
6 4 (1.24%) ATG
7 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.93%) ESRI
7 3 (0.93%) Siebel
8 2 (0.62%) Cognos
8 2 (0.62%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata
9 1 (0.31%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) Zerto
9 1 (0.31%) Vignette
9 1 (0.31%) HP
9 1 (0.31%) Informatica
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