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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 43 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 124 84 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.77% 3.56% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 8.51% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 57 63
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £118.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(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
Wiltshire -8 35 £446 +8.18% 4
Somerset +11 25 £400 +3.22% 5
Bristol 0 24 £438 +4.16% 16
Devon -2 7 £588 +30.55% 3
Gloucestershire -18 6 £375 -16.66% 3
Dorset - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 117 (37.86%) Finance
2 76 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (23.95%) Manufacturing
4 62 (20.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 60 (19.42%) Telecoms
6 59 (19.09%) Marketing
7 55 (17.80%) Digital Marketing
7 55 (17.80%) Electronics
7 55 (17.80%) Programme Management
7 55 (17.80%) DTV
8 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
9 44 (14.24%) SQL
9 44 (14.24%) Oracle
10 42 (13.59%) Java
11 40 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (12.62%) ERP
12 39 (12.62%) SAP Implementation
13 33 (10.68%) Migration
14 32 (10.36%) C#
15 30 (9.71%) Project Management
16 29 (9.39%) Business Analysis
17 27 (8.74%) Web Services
18 26 (8.41%) .NET
18 26 (8.41%) IBM
19 25 (8.09%) ITIL
19 25 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (7.77%) Data Migration
20 24 (7.77%) PRINCE2
20 24 (7.77%) E-Commerce

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (2.59%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.27%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.62%) CMS
4 4 (1.29%) Apache
4 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) Mule
7 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.88%) MS Office
3 8 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 62 (20.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (6.15%) SAP SD
3 13 (4.21%) SAP CO
3 13 (4.21%) SAP FI
4 12 (3.88%) SAP ERP
5 11 (3.56%) SAP CRM
6 8 (2.59%) SAP PM
6 8 (2.59%) SAP HR
7 7 (2.27%) Agresso
8 6 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (1.94%) SAP GRC
9 5 (1.62%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.29%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.29%) SAP FI-CA
11 3 (0.97%) SAP QM
12 2 (0.65%) SAP MM
12 2 (0.65%) SAP PP
12 2 (0.65%) SAP EWM
12 2 (0.65%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) SaaS
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.97%) Force.com
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.18%) Internet
2 7 (2.27%) SAN
3 3 (0.97%) NAS
3 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) LAN
4 2 (0.65%) SSL
4 2 (0.65%) DHCP
4 2 (0.65%) FTP
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) VPN
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.47%) SAP BW
2 16 (5.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.53%) DB2
4 10 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.62%) MySQL
7 3 (0.97%) Voldemort
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.97%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.97%) HBase
7 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
1 4 (1.29%) Maven
1 4 (1.29%) Selenium
2 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
2 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.97%) JUnit
3 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.65%) WATIR
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 117 (37.86%) Finance
2 74 (23.95%) Manufacturing
3 60 (19.42%) Telecoms
4 59 (19.09%) Marketing
5 55 (17.80%) Electronics
6 23 (7.44%) Banking
6 23 (7.44%) Retail
7 14 (4.53%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.62%) Back Office
8 5 (1.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (25.24%) Analyst
2 50 (16.18%) Architect
3 48 (15.53%) Developer
4 44 (14.24%) Consultant
5 38 (12.30%) Business Analyst
6 36 (11.65%) SAP Consultant
7 27 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (7.12%) SAP Manager
8 22 (7.12%) SAP Analyst
9 20 (6.47%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.53%) SAP Business Analyst
11 13 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.88%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.56%) Data Manager
13 11 (3.56%) Data Analyst
14 10 (3.24%) Deployment Manager
14 10 (3.24%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.24%) Designer
14 10 (3.24%) PMO Analyst
15 9 (2.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.74%) Web Services
2 26 (8.41%) .NET
3 13 (4.21%) HTML
4 11 (3.56%) jQuery
4 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.56%) CSS
5 10 (3.24%) Spring
6 9 (2.91%) JSON
6 9 (2.91%) J2EE
7 8 (2.59%) XML
8 5 (1.62%) SAP CO-PA
8 5 (1.62%) REST
8 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.62%) Middleware
9 4 (1.29%) SAP Basis
9 4 (1.29%) SAP XI
9 4 (1.29%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.29%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.80%) DTV
2 22 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.53%) Mobile Banking
4 12 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.91%) Online Banking
5 9 (2.91%) Data Extraction
6 8 (2.59%) Open Source
7 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.62%) FMCG
9 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.65%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.65%) PMI
10 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.80%) Windows
2 20 (6.47%) Linux
3 19 (6.15%) UNIX
4 12 (3.88%) zOS
5 5 (1.62%) CentOS
5 5 (1.62%) Fedora
6 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Android
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (17.80%) Digital Marketing
2 55 (17.80%) Programme Management
3 40 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (12.62%) ERP
4 39 (12.62%) SAP Implementation
5 33 (10.68%) Migration
6 30 (9.71%) Project Management
7 29 (9.39%) Business Analysis
8 25 (8.09%) ITIL
8 25 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (7.77%) Data Migration
9 24 (7.77%) PRINCE2
9 24 (7.77%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.47%) TOGAF
11 18 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (5.50%) Business Transformation
12 17 (5.50%) Change Management
13 14 (4.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.24%) SQL
2 42 (13.59%) Java
3 32 (10.36%) C#
4 23 (7.44%) ABAP
5 15 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.56%) PHP
6 11 (3.56%) Python
7 10 (3.24%) Delphi
7 10 (3.24%) Ruby
8 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.27%) Perl
9 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.62%) VB
11 3 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.97%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) Jython
12 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.21%) Degree
4 6 (1.94%) ISEB
5 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.97%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ACCA
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.59%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) Kerio MailServer
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 8 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) Nagios
3 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.24%) Oracle
3 26 (8.41%) IBM
4 14 (4.53%) Unisys
5 12 (3.88%) Sun
6 10 (3.24%) VMware
6 10 (3.24%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.91%) Citrix
8 8 (2.59%) ICL
9 7 (2.27%) EMC
10 6 (1.94%) HP
10 6 (1.94%) Cisco
10 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.29%) Siebel
13 3 (0.97%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.97%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.97%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.97%) hybris
14 2 (0.65%) NEC
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
People Source
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £440 - £486 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £440 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago