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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 25 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 201 58 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.06% 2.63% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 14.36% 6.41% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 39 58
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£400 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
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
1400 905 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.21% 41.02% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 560 646
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 76 106
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +17 65 £438 +53.50% 5
Wiltshire +19 48 £365 -8.75% 10
Bristol +12 45 £345 -23.33% 11
Devon -15 9 £600 +57.89% 1
Gloucestershire -13 6 £400 +33.33% 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (31.94%) Finance
2 76 (19.90%) Manufacturing
3 74 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (19.37%) Microsoft
4 69 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 65 (17.02%) ERP
6 60 (15.71%) Security Cleared
6 60 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 58 (15.18%) Telecoms
8 56 (14.66%) Programme Management
8 56 (14.66%) Marketing
9 55 (14.40%) Digital Marketing
9 55 (14.40%) Electronics
9 55 (14.40%) DTV
10 52 (13.61%) SC Cleared
11 51 (13.35%) Oracle
12 50 (13.09%) PRINCE2
13 44 (11.52%) SAP Implementation
14 43 (11.26%) Project Management
15 39 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (10.21%) Java
15 39 (10.21%) SQL
16 38 (9.95%) Business Analysis
17 35 (9.16%) Web Services
17 35 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
19 33 (8.64%) ITIL
19 33 (8.64%) ABAP
19 33 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (8.64%) Business Transformation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.31%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.05%) IIS
4 4 (1.05%) Mule
4 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Lync
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.45%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.45%) MS Office
3 8 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 60 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (7.33%) SAP SD
3 16 (4.19%) SAP FI
4 14 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (3.40%) SAP CO
6 9 (2.36%) SAP HCM
7 8 (2.09%) SAP CRM
7 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.83%) SAP GRC
8 7 (1.83%) SAP PM
9 6 (1.57%) SAP SRM
9 6 (1.57%) SAP APO
9 6 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (1.57%) SAP HR
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (1.31%) SAP ERP
11 4 (1.05%) SAP FI-CA
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.79%) SAP MM
13 2 (0.52%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.05%) SaaS
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.79%) Force.com
5 3 (0.79%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.26%) Pure360
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) LDAP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.59%) SAP BW
2 22 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.83%) DB2
7 6 (1.57%) MS Access
8 5 (1.31%) MySQL
8 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.05%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.52%) Essbase
12 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.26%) ReportNet
12 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.31%) Selenium
3 5 (1.31%) Maven
4 4 (1.05%) JUnit
4 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.79%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.79%) WATIR
5 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.52%) Hudson
6 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 122 (31.94%) Finance
2 76 (19.90%) Manufacturing
3 58 (15.18%) Telecoms
4 56 (14.66%) Marketing
5 55 (14.40%) Electronics
6 22 (5.76%) Banking
7 18 (4.71%) Retail
8 11 (2.88%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (28.53%) Analyst
2 68 (17.80%) Developer
3 61 (15.97%) Business Analyst
3 61 (15.97%) Consultant
4 54 (14.14%) SAP Consultant
5 43 (11.26%) Architect
6 38 (9.95%) Project Manager
7 31 (8.12%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (7.59%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (5.50%) SAP Business Analyst
10 20 (5.24%) SAP Manager
11 17 (4.45%) Test Analyst
11 17 (4.45%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.45%) ABAP Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Tester
13 11 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.62%) Deployment Manager
14 10 (2.62%) Designer
15 9 (2.36%) .NET Developer
15 9 (2.36%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.16%) Web Services
2 32 (8.38%) .NET
3 16 (4.19%) jQuery
4 15 (3.93%) CSS
5 13 (3.40%) J2EE
5 13 (3.40%) HTML
5 13 (3.40%) Middleware
6 12 (3.14%) Spring
7 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.62%) SOAP
7 10 (2.62%) RESTful
8 8 (2.09%) XML
8 8 (2.09%) REST
9 7 (1.83%) JSON
10 5 (1.31%) SAP Basis
10 5 (1.31%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.31%) SAP CO-PA
10 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.05%) HTML5
11 4 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.40%) DTV
2 35 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.24%) GIS
4 12 (3.14%) CMDB
5 11 (2.88%) FMCG
6 9 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.57%) Open Source
9 5 (1.31%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.05%) NHS
10 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.79%) User Experience
11 3 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.52%) PMI
12 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
13 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.19%) Linux
2 13 (3.40%) UNIX
2 13 (3.40%) Windows
3 7 (1.83%) zOS
4 5 (1.31%) Fedora
4 5 (1.31%) CentOS
5 3 (0.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 65 (17.02%) ERP
4 56 (14.66%) Programme Management
5 55 (14.40%) Digital Marketing
6 50 (13.09%) PRINCE2
7 44 (11.52%) SAP Implementation
8 43 (11.26%) Project Management
9 39 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (9.95%) Business Analysis
11 33 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (8.64%) ITIL
11 33 (8.64%) Business Transformation
12 31 (8.12%) Test Scripting
13 22 (5.76%) Logistics
14 20 (5.24%) Scrum
15 19 (4.97%) Change Management
16 18 (4.71%) CRM
16 18 (4.71%) Asset Management
16 18 (4.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.21%) Java
1 39 (10.21%) SQL
2 33 (8.64%) ABAP
3 25 (6.54%) C#
4 15 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.83%) PHP
5 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.83%) Ruby
6 6 (1.57%) Delphi
6 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.31%) VB
7 5 (1.31%) Python
7 5 (1.31%) PHP5
8 4 (1.05%) VBA
9 3 (0.79%) C
9 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) XPath
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.07%) ISEB
4 20 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (3.14%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.57%) Degree
8 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) ACCA
11 1 (0.26%) CIMA
11 1 (0.26%) CCA
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.83%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.35%) Oracle
3 16 (4.19%) Business Objects
3 16 (4.19%) IBM
4 12 (3.14%) SolarWinds
5 10 (2.62%) Unisys
6 9 (2.36%) Sun
6 9 (2.36%) JD Edwards
7 7 (1.83%) VMware
7 7 (1.83%) ICL
8 6 (1.57%) Citrix
8 6 (1.57%) JBoss
9 5 (1.31%) Remedy
9 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.05%) Siebel
10 4 (1.05%) HP
10 4 (1.05%) EMC
11 3 (0.79%) Cisco
11 3 (0.79%) Cognos
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Rate: competitive
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Clarity Resourcing Ltd
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Taunton
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Bristol
Real Staffing
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Orgtel
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Bath
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