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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 37 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 131 133 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.78% 4.02% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 11.46% 9.73% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 99 122
Median daily rate £412 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.39 £12.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -73.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £19.54 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -26.26%
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
1143 1367 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.68% 41.29% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 828 878
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 85 79
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 52 £375 +7.14% 26
Wiltshire +10 28 £392 -23.93% 13
Dorset +19 16 £475 - 3
Somerset +13 13 £370 +1.36% 10
Gloucestershire -8 3 £450 +9.75% 15
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 136 (45.79%) Finance
2 114 (38.38%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (33.00%) Programme Management
4 94 (31.65%) Telecoms
5 93 (31.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 93 (31.31%) Marketing
6 92 (30.98%) Manufacturing
7 89 (29.97%) Electronics
7 89 (29.97%) Digital Marketing
8 49 (16.50%) Migration
9 41 (13.80%) CRM
10 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
11 38 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (12.46%) SharePoint
13 32 (10.77%) SQL
13 32 (10.77%) Data Migration
14 31 (10.44%) .NET
15 30 (10.10%) Oracle
15 30 (10.10%) ERP
15 30 (10.10%) Security Cleared
16 29 (9.76%) SQL Server
16 29 (9.76%) Project Management
17 28 (9.43%) SAP FI
17 28 (9.43%) HTML
17 28 (9.43%) SAP CO
17 28 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO
18 27 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (9.09%) MVC
19 25 (8.42%) JavaScript
19 25 (8.42%) SAP Implementation

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 37 (12.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.68%) Mule
4 4 (1.35%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.01%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.34%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.70%) MS Office
3 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.02%) MS Project
3 6 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 93 (31.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (9.43%) SAP CO
2 28 (9.43%) SAP FI
2 28 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (6.40%) SAP CRM
4 13 (4.38%) SAP SD
5 8 (2.69%) SAP MM
6 7 (2.36%) SAP ERP
6 7 (2.36%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (1.68%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (1.68%) SAP APO
8 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.35%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.35%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.01%) SAP PS
9 3 (1.01%) SAP SCM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.69%) SAN
2 5 (1.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) Skype
3 2 (0.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) CTI
4 1 (0.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.39%) SAP BW
4 11 (3.70%) SAP HANA
5 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.02%) Ingres
7 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.68%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.01%) Big Data
10 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.67%) MySQL
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.34%) OLAP
12 1 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.04%) LSMW
3 7 (2.36%) Maven
4 6 (2.02%) JIRA
4 6 (2.02%) Selenium
5 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.67%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.34%) Ant
8 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.34%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.34%) NWDS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 136 (45.79%) Finance
2 94 (31.65%) Telecoms
3 93 (31.31%) Marketing
4 92 (30.98%) Manufacturing
5 89 (29.97%) Electronics
6 12 (4.04%) Retail
7 10 (3.37%) Billing
8 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (19.19%) Consultant
1 57 (19.19%) Developer
2 55 (18.52%) Analyst
3 52 (17.51%) SAP Consultant
4 28 (9.43%) SAP Manager
5 21 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
7 16 (5.39%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (5.39%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.05%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.05%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Agile .NET Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.44%) .NET
2 28 (9.43%) HTML
3 24 (8.08%) AngularJS
3 24 (8.08%) CSS
4 21 (7.07%) JSON
4 21 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (6.40%) REST
6 18 (6.06%) SOAP
7 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.72%) jQuery
8 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (4.38%) WCF
10 11 (3.70%) XML
11 10 (3.37%) SAP PI
11 10 (3.37%) Spring
12 9 (3.03%) BAPI
13 8 (2.69%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.36%) Web Services
15 5 (1.68%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.02%) Clustering
3 5 (1.68%) NHS
3 5 (1.68%) User Experience
4 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.01%) FMCG
5 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.34%) BYOD
7 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.34%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.73%) Windows
2 12 (4.04%) Linux
3 10 (3.37%) Unix
4 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.38%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (33.00%) Programme Management
3 89 (29.97%) Digital Marketing
4 49 (16.50%) Migration
5 41 (13.80%) CRM
6 38 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (10.77%) Data Migration
8 30 (10.10%) ERP
9 29 (9.76%) Project Management
10 27 (9.09%) MVC
10 27 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (8.42%) SAP Implementation
12 22 (7.41%) Scrum
13 20 (6.73%) OO
14 19 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (5.39%) OOD
16 14 (4.71%) ETL
17 13 (4.38%) Data Management
18 12 (4.04%) Workflow
19 11 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.77%) SQL
2 25 (8.42%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.08%) Java
4 21 (7.07%) ABAP
4 21 (7.07%) C#
5 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.35%) Ruby
8 3 (1.01%) PHP
8 3 (1.01%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) VB
9 2 (0.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) ISEB
5 3 (1.01%) Degree
5 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ACCA
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) GxP
4 2 (0.67%) HL7
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) COREP
5 1 (0.34%) FINREP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) QRadar
3 2 (0.67%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.10%) Oracle
3 6 (2.02%) HP
4 4 (1.35%) IBM
4 4 (1.35%) VMware
5 3 (1.01%) Talend
6 2 (0.67%) Anaplan
6 2 (0.67%) BMC
6 2 (0.67%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.67%) Lotus
6 2 (0.67%) OpenText
7 1 (0.34%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix
7 1 (0.34%) ESRI
7 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) Symantec
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