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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 53 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 100 142 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.43% 4.48% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 8.52% 11.23% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 64
Average daily rate £375 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -52.38%
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
1174 1265 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 39.89% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 752 631
Average daily rate £356 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 56
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.03 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 43 £375 - 32
Somerset -12 20 £360 -20.00% 17
Wiltshire -16 11 £394 -25.70% 12
Gloucestershire +5 7 £420 +5.00% 15
Dorset +6 3 £413 -13.15% 3
Devon -2 2 £419 +10.92%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (50.00%) Finance
2 108 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (38.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 89 (37.71%) Telecoms
4 89 (37.71%) Manufacturing
4 89 (37.71%) Programme Management
5 88 (37.29%) Marketing
6 86 (36.44%) Digital Marketing
6 86 (36.44%) Electronics
7 46 (19.49%) Microsoft
8 45 (19.07%) SQL
8 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
9 41 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (16.10%) CRM
11 34 (14.41%) ETL
12 33 (13.98%) BusinessObjects
13 31 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (12.71%) Windows
15 25 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (10.17%) ERP
17 23 (9.75%) Oracle
17 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (9.32%) PRINCE2
19 21 (8.90%) Linux
19 21 (8.90%) Project Management
19 21 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (8.47%) Migration
21 19 (8.05%) Security Cleared
21 19 (8.05%) SAP Data Services
22 18 (7.63%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.54%) Confluence
2 6 (2.54%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.12%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.27%) Apache
4 3 (1.27%) Node.js
5 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Office
2 12 (5.08%) MS Project
3 8 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 90 (38.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (4.66%) SAP CRM
4 6 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.54%) SAP ERP
5 5 (2.12%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.69%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.69%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.69%) SAP MDM
6 4 (1.69%) SAP PM
6 4 (1.69%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.85%) SAP MRS
8 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.42%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.42%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (2.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
1 2 (0.85%) Network Security
1 2 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.98%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (8.05%) SAP Data Services
7 16 (6.78%) Ingres
8 13 (5.51%) BusinessObjects XI
8 13 (5.51%) SAP BI
9 12 (5.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 12 (5.08%) Xcelsius
10 10 (4.24%) Big Data
11 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.97%) SAP BW
14 5 (2.12%) QlikView
14 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.12%) SAP HANA
14 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (3.39%) JIRA
2 7 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.12%) Selenium
5 4 (1.69%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.27%) Toad
7 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) Mockito
8 1 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) WATIR
8 1 (0.42%) WiX
General
1 118 (50.00%) Finance
2 89 (37.71%) Manufacturing
2 89 (37.71%) Telecoms
3 88 (37.29%) Marketing
4 86 (36.44%) Electronics
5 16 (6.78%) Retail
6 14 (5.93%) Banking
7 5 (2.12%) Billing
8 4 (1.69%) Front Office
9 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (23.73%) Analyst
1 56 (23.73%) Developer
2 41 (17.37%) Consultant
3 25 (10.59%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.32%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.20%) Architect
7 16 (6.78%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (6.36%) DBA
9 13 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 12 (5.08%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.24%) Business Manager
11 10 (4.24%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.24%) SAP Developer
11 10 (4.24%) SAP Manager
11 10 (4.24%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.24%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.20%) CSS
1 17 (7.20%) HTML
2 13 (5.51%) SAP XI
3 11 (4.66%) JSON
4 9 (3.81%) .NET
4 9 (3.81%) jQuery
5 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.97%) Web Services
7 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (2.54%) HTML5
8 5 (2.12%) Android SDK
8 5 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.12%) J2EE
8 5 (2.12%) SAP Fiori
8 5 (2.12%) Spring
9 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.69%) J2ME
9 4 (1.69%) J2SE
9 4 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.97%) User Experience
3 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.27%) PMI
7 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.85%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.85%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.85%) NHS
7 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.71%) Windows
2 21 (8.90%) Linux
3 14 (5.93%) Unix
4 11 (4.66%) Android
5 9 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (37.71%) Programme Management
3 86 (36.44%) Digital Marketing
4 41 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (16.10%) CRM
6 34 (14.41%) ETL
7 31 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (10.17%) ERP
9 22 (9.32%) PRINCE2
10 21 (8.90%) Project Management
11 20 (8.47%) Migration
12 17 (7.20%) ETL Development
13 16 (6.78%) Scrum
14 15 (6.36%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.36%) Identity Management
14 15 (6.36%) OO
15 14 (5.93%) Data Migration
15 14 (5.93%) SAP Implementation
15 14 (5.93%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.07%) SQL
2 18 (7.63%) Java
2 18 (7.63%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.51%) Shell Script
5 11 (4.66%) Ruby
6 9 (3.81%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.39%) ABAP
7 8 (3.39%) C#
7 8 (3.39%) Perl
8 7 (2.97%) Python
9 6 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) ISEB
4 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.27%) PMP
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CIPD
7 2 (0.85%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) CISA
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) Degree
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.20%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle
3 9 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.69%) OpenText
4 4 (1.69%) VMware
5 3 (1.27%) Apple
5 3 (1.27%) IBM
5 3 (1.27%) Informatica
5 3 (1.27%) Remedy
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco
6 2 (0.85%) HP
6 2 (0.85%) hybris
6 2 (0.85%) Lotus
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.85%) Sybase
6 2 (0.85%) Syclo
6 2 (0.85%) Symantec
6 2 (0.85%) Teradata
6 2 (0.85%) webMethods
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
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