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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 33 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing SAP 164 196 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.34% 6.15% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 13.56% 14.23% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 132 64
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£388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
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
1209 1377 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 43.22% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 847 566
Average daily rate £360 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 60
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -1 49 £406 +20.37% 2
Bristol -7 41 £350 -17.64% 12
Wiltshire -9 20 £450 -5.26% 7
Gloucestershire -7 15 £400 - 7
Dorset +1 2 £493 -1.50% 1
Devon +4 1 £185 -38.33% 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 146 (49.16%) Finance
2 97 (32.66%) Manufacturing
3 87 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (27.61%) Programme Management
5 80 (26.94%) Telecoms
5 80 (26.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 80 (26.94%) Marketing
6 77 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
6 77 (25.93%) Electronics
6 77 (25.93%) DTV
7 39 (13.13%) Microsoft
8 38 (12.79%) Retail
9 37 (12.46%) CRM
10 32 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (10.44%) PRINCE2
12 29 (9.76%) E-Commerce
13 27 (9.09%) .NET
13 27 (9.09%) Web Services
14 26 (8.75%) Migration
14 26 (8.75%) ITIL
15 25 (8.42%) SQL
15 25 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (8.08%) Project Management
16 24 (8.08%) Banking
17 22 (7.41%) Data Migration
17 22 (7.41%) ERP
18 21 (7.07%) C#
18 21 (7.07%) Oracle
18 21 (7.07%) SAP Implementation
19 20 (6.73%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (5.39%) CMS
2 13 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.68%) Mule
5 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.01%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.01%) SAS
7 2 (0.67%) Confluence
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Lync
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.68%) MS Office
5 3 (1.01%) MS Project
6 2 (0.67%) FastStats
6 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 80 (26.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (4.38%) SAP HR
3 11 (3.70%) SAP ERP
4 10 (3.37%) SAP FI
5 8 (2.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (2.69%) SAP CO
6 7 (2.36%) SAP SD
6 7 (2.36%) SAP CRM
7 5 (1.68%) ResourceLink
7 5 (1.68%) SAP HCM
8 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.35%) SAP QM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP MM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP EWM
9 3 (1.01%) SAP BPC
9 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.67%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.67%) Unica
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.02%) SaaS
3 5 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.35%) Office 365
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.67%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.67%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.67%) Pure360
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) Internet
2 3 (1.01%) SSL
2 3 (1.01%) LAN
2 3 (1.01%) WAN
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) VPN
3 2 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.73%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.37%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (2.69%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.68%) DB2
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.01%) MySQL
9 3 (1.01%) Big Data
9 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.67%) Xcelsius
10 2 (0.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Maven
2 6 (2.02%) JIRA
3 5 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.01%) ERwin
5 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.67%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 146 (49.16%) Finance
2 97 (32.66%) Manufacturing
3 80 (26.94%) Telecoms
3 80 (26.94%) Marketing
4 77 (25.93%) Electronics
5 38 (12.79%) Retail
6 24 (8.08%) Banking
7 8 (2.69%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.02%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (23.23%) Analyst
2 45 (15.15%) Consultant
3 41 (13.80%) Architect
4 35 (11.78%) Business Analyst
5 34 (11.45%) Developer
6 31 (10.44%) Project Manager
7 27 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (5.72%) SAP Analyst
10 15 (5.05%) SAP Manager
11 14 (4.71%) SAP Business Analyst
12 12 (4.04%) Designer
12 12 (4.04%) Trainer
13 11 (3.70%) Governance Manager
14 10 (3.37%) Data Governance Manager
14 10 (3.37%) Data Manager
14 10 (3.37%) Data Analyst
15 9 (3.03%) SAP Trainer
15 9 (3.03%) Senior Developer
16 8 (2.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.09%) .NET
1 27 (9.09%) Web Services
2 19 (6.40%) HTML
3 16 (5.39%) .NET Framework
3 16 (5.39%) CSS
4 13 (4.38%) Spring
5 11 (3.70%) jQuery
6 9 (3.03%) HTML5
7 7 (2.36%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.02%) Spring MVC
8 6 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (2.02%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.02%) XML
9 5 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.68%) CSS3
9 5 (1.68%) JPA
9 5 (1.68%) JSON
10 4 (1.35%) REST
10 4 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (25.93%) DTV
2 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.05%) GIS
4 6 (2.02%) Online Banking
4 6 (2.02%) FMCG
4 6 (2.02%) NHS
4 6 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.02%) User Experience
5 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.34%) PACS
7 1 (0.34%) Replication
7 1 (0.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.34%) Open Source
7 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.40%) Linux
2 10 (3.37%) Windows
3 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.35%) UNIX
4 3 (1.01%) Fedora
4 3 (1.01%) CentOS
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.29%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (27.61%) Programme Management
3 77 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (12.46%) CRM
5 32 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (10.44%) PRINCE2
7 29 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 26 (8.75%) Migration
8 26 (8.75%) ITIL
9 25 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.08%) Project Management
11 22 (7.41%) Data Migration
11 22 (7.41%) ERP
12 21 (7.07%) SAP Implementation
13 19 (6.40%) Workflow
14 18 (6.06%) UML
14 18 (6.06%) SOA
15 17 (5.72%) Data Governance
16 16 (5.39%) Change Control
16 16 (5.39%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.42%) SQL
2 21 (7.07%) C#
3 20 (6.73%) Java
4 18 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.70%) VB
6 10 (3.37%) VBA
7 8 (2.69%) Ruby
8 7 (2.36%) ABAP
9 6 (2.02%) Python
10 5 (1.68%) PHP
11 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.01%) Go
12 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.01%) Jython
12 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.01%) Korn
13 2 (0.67%) PHP5
13 2 (0.67%) X++
14 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (5.39%) Security Cleared
1 16 (5.39%) ISEB
2 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.70%) Degree
3 5 (1.68%) CIPD
4 3 (1.01%) ACCA
4 3 (1.01%) CIMA
5 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.67%) PMP
5 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.71%) Data Quality
3 13 (4.38%) ISO 9000
4 10 (3.37%) SLA
5 6 (2.02%) QA
6 2 (0.67%) HL7
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) Ceph
2 2 (0.67%) GPFS
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.69%) Puppet
2 6 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.07%) Oracle
3 20 (6.73%) Business Objects
4 13 (4.38%) hybris
5 12 (4.04%) Unisys
5 12 (4.04%) IBM
6 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.02%) VMware
7 6 (2.02%) Siebel
8 5 (1.68%) ICL
9 4 (1.35%) Citrix
10 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco
10 3 (1.01%) Sage
10 3 (1.01%) EMC
10 3 (1.01%) Informatica
10 3 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.01%) Teradata
10 3 (1.01%) ATG
11 2 (0.67%) DataFlux
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