The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 32 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 191 102 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.77% 4.39% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 13.04% 9.83% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 66 76
Average daily rate £400 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1465 1038 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.23% 44.63% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 593 878
Average daily rate £363 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 56 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 74 £438 +25.00% 13
Somerset +21 48 £300 -23.56% 34
Wiltshire +5 33 £475 +13.09% 6
Gloucestershire +12 11 £400 -13.04% 2
Dorset -7 3 £500 +8.69% 1
Devon - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (28.22%) Finance
2 61 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (20.56%) ERP
4 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
5 38 (13.24%) PRINCE2
5 38 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (11.85%) SAP BW
7 33 (11.50%) Project Management
8 32 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.15%) SC Cleared
8 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
9 30 (10.45%) Manufacturing
10 29 (10.10%) Oracle
11 24 (8.36%) SAP Implementation
12 23 (8.01%) Banking
13 22 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 21 (7.32%) MS Excel
14 21 (7.32%) Business Transformation
15 20 (6.97%) UML
15 20 (6.97%) CRM
15 20 (6.97%) GIS
16 19 (6.62%) ABAP
17 18 (6.27%) ISEB
17 18 (6.27%) Informatica
17 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
17 18 (6.27%) Scrum
17 18 (6.27%) Programme Management
18 17 (5.92%) SQL
18 17 (5.92%) Test Strategy
18 17 (5.92%) SAP SRM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.18%) PowerExchange
3 5 (1.74%) IIS
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.18%) MS Office
3 6 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.92%) SAP SRM
2 16 (5.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (5.23%) SAP CRM
4 13 (4.53%) SAP APO
5 10 (3.48%) SAP FI
6 8 (2.79%) SAP HR
6 8 (2.79%) SAP SD
6 8 (2.79%) SAP CO
6 8 (2.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (2.44%) SAP ERP
8 6 (2.09%) SAP BPC
8 6 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (1.74%) SAP R/3
10 4 (1.39%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.39%) SAP FI-GL
11 3 (1.05%) SAP EBP
11 3 (1.05%) Agresso
12 2 (0.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) Intranet
3 2 (0.70%) SAN
3 2 (0.70%) LDAP
3 2 (0.70%) NAS
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) MPLS
4 1 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.85%) SAP BW
2 16 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.53%) SAP BI
5 10 (3.48%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.74%) MS Access
8 5 (1.74%) DataStage
9 4 (1.39%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.39%) QlikView
9 4 (1.39%) IMS/DB
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.79%) LSMW
2 6 (2.09%) WebDriver
2 6 (2.09%) Selenium
2 6 (2.09%) Maven
3 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.35%) WATIR
5 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (28.22%) Finance
2 30 (10.45%) Manufacturing
3 23 (8.01%) Banking
4 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.92%) Marketing
6 16 (5.57%) Electronics
7 11 (3.83%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.83%) Retail
8 3 (1.05%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (28.57%) Consultant
2 65 (22.65%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (17.77%) Analyst
4 41 (14.29%) Architect
5 33 (11.50%) Project Manager
6 30 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 26 (9.06%) Developer
8 13 (4.53%) SAP Manager
8 13 (4.53%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 13 (4.53%) CRM Consultant
9 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 12 (4.18%) SAP BI Consultant
10 11 (3.83%) Informatica Consultant
10 11 (3.83%) Designer
10 11 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (3.83%) SAP BW Consultant
11 10 (3.48%) SAP APO Consultant
11 10 (3.48%) Test Manager
11 10 (3.48%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.57%) Middleware
2 15 (5.23%) Web Services
3 14 (4.88%) .NET
4 12 (4.18%) HTML
5 10 (3.48%) J2EE
5 10 (3.48%) jQuery
6 9 (3.14%) SOAP
7 8 (2.79%) RESTful
8 7 (2.44%) Spring
9 6 (2.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.09%) CSS
9 6 (2.09%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.39%) XML
10 4 (1.39%) HTML5
10 4 (1.39%) REST
10 4 (1.39%) JSON
10 4 (1.39%) MDX
10 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.39%) Java EE
11 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.97%) GIS
2 16 (5.57%) DTV
3 11 (3.83%) FMCG
4 7 (2.44%) CMDB
5 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.09%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.09%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) Statistics
8 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) AS400
10 1 (0.35%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.14%) UNIX
2 8 (2.79%) Linux
3 5 (1.74%) Windows
3 5 (1.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Android
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) Fedora
4 1 (0.35%) AIX
4 1 (0.35%) zOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (20.56%) ERP
3 38 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 38 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (11.50%) Project Management
5 32 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (8.36%) SAP Implementation
7 21 (7.32%) Business Transformation
8 20 (6.97%) UML
8 20 (6.97%) CRM
9 18 (6.27%) Scrum
9 18 (6.27%) Programme Management
10 17 (5.92%) Test Strategy
10 17 (5.92%) Business Analysis
11 16 (5.57%) Logistics
11 16 (5.57%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (5.57%) Data Modelling
11 16 (5.57%) Migration
12 15 (5.23%) ETL
13 14 (4.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.62%) ABAP
2 17 (5.92%) SQL
3 15 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.53%) Java
5 5 (1.74%) C#
5 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.39%) PHP
6 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.39%) VBA
7 2 (0.70%) VB
7 2 (0.70%) C
7 2 (0.70%) VB6
7 2 (0.70%) PHP5
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (11.15%) SC Cleared
1 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (6.27%) ISEB
4 9 (3.14%) Degree
5 7 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.05%) ACCA
8 2 (0.70%) CIMA
9 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) AAT
9 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.35%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.70%) OpenView
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.10%) Oracle
3 18 (6.27%) Informatica
4 16 (5.57%) Business Objects
5 14 (4.88%) IBM
6 8 (2.79%) Unisys
7 7 (2.44%) RedPrairie
7 7 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.09%) ICL
9 5 (1.74%) HP
10 4 (1.39%) BMC
10 4 (1.39%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.39%) Cognos
10 4 (1.39%) Infor
11 2 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.70%) Sun
11 2 (0.70%) Citrix
11 2 (0.70%) Teradata
12 1 (0.35%) Google
12 1 (0.35%) Zend
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