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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 24 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 188 57 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.17% 2.65% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 6.21% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 32 68
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£375 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £269 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £497 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1278 918 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.97% 42.76% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 543 675
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 66 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.23 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -20.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +8 73 £425 +9.67% 22
Bristol +11 47 £350 -17.64% 11
Wiltshire -5 21 £400 +8.47% 9
Gloucestershire -2 11 £375 +25.00% 12
Devon -7 5 £300 -4.00% 1
Dorset - 2 £350 -
Cornwall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 103 (27.39%) Finance
2 79 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (20.48%) ERP
4 70 (18.62%) Microsoft
5 69 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 65 (17.29%) Manufacturing
7 63 (16.76%) Security Cleared
8 60 (15.96%) PRINCE2
9 57 (15.16%) SC Cleared
10 47 (12.50%) Project Management
11 46 (12.23%) Telecoms
11 46 (12.23%) Programme Management
11 46 (12.23%) Marketing
12 44 (11.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 44 (11.70%) Digital Marketing
12 44 (11.70%) Electronics
12 44 (11.70%) DTV
13 39 (10.37%) Oracle
14 38 (10.11%) ABAP
15 35 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (9.31%) Business Analysis
16 32 (8.51%) MS Excel
17 31 (8.24%) SAP BW
17 31 (8.24%) SAP Implementation
17 31 (8.24%) Test Scripting
18 29 (7.71%) ISEB
18 29 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (7.71%) Web Services
18 29 (7.71%) Business Transformation
19 28 (7.45%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.06%) Mule
4 4 (1.06%) IIS
5 3 (0.80%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.53%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 32 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.05%) MS Office
3 13 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (11.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (6.91%) SAP SD
3 14 (3.72%) SAP CRM
4 12 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (2.39%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.39%) SAP FI
6 8 (2.13%) SAP APO
6 8 (2.13%) SAP HCM
6 8 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.86%) SAP SRM
8 6 (1.60%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.60%) SAP HR
8 6 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.33%) SAP PM
9 5 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.80%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.53%) SAP GTS
12 2 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.60%) Office 365
4 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) MPLS
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.24%) SAP BW
2 21 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.93%) SAP BI
6 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.86%) MS Access
7 6 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.06%) QlikView
9 4 (1.06%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.06%) MySQL
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.60%) Maven
3 4 (1.06%) JUnit
3 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.53%) JIRA
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) Hudson
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) WATIR
6 1 (0.27%) LSMW
6 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
General
1 103 (27.39%) Finance
2 65 (17.29%) Manufacturing
3 46 (12.23%) Telecoms
3 46 (12.23%) Marketing
4 44 (11.70%) Electronics
5 24 (6.38%) Banking
6 19 (5.05%) Retail
7 13 (3.46%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (26.06%) Analyst
2 70 (18.62%) Consultant
3 65 (17.29%) SAP Consultant
4 61 (16.22%) Developer
5 60 (15.96%) Business Analyst
6 49 (13.03%) Project Manager
7 36 (9.57%) Architect
8 30 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (5.85%) SAP Analyst
10 20 (5.32%) SAP Business Analyst
11 19 (5.05%) SAP Manager
12 17 (4.52%) Test Analyst
12 17 (4.52%) ABAP Developer
13 15 (3.99%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.72%) SAP CRM Consultant
14 14 (3.72%) CRM Consultant
15 13 (3.46%) Tester
15 13 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (3.19%) Designer
17 11 (2.93%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.71%) Web Services
2 27 (7.18%) .NET
3 19 (5.05%) Middleware
4 15 (3.99%) jQuery
5 14 (3.72%) HTML
6 13 (3.46%) J2EE
6 13 (3.46%) SOAP
7 12 (3.19%) RESTful
7 12 (3.19%) Spring
8 11 (2.93%) CSS
9 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.13%) XML
10 8 (2.13%) REST
11 7 (1.86%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.60%) JSON
13 5 (1.33%) Java EE
14 4 (1.06%) SAP Basis
14 4 (1.06%) SAP CO-PA
14 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.70%) DTV
2 27 (7.18%) GIS
3 17 (4.52%) FMCG
4 12 (3.19%) CMDB
5 8 (2.13%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.06%) NHS
7 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.80%) Statistics
8 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.27%) Informatics
10 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.27%) Open Source
10 1 (0.27%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.27%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.26%) Linux
2 8 (2.13%) UNIX
3 5 (1.33%) Windows
3 5 (1.33%) Solaris
4 4 (1.06%) Fedora
4 4 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (20.48%) ERP
3 69 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 60 (15.96%) PRINCE2
5 47 (12.50%) Project Management
6 46 (12.23%) Programme Management
7 44 (11.70%) Digital Marketing
8 35 (9.31%) Business Analysis
8 35 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.24%) SAP Implementation
9 31 (8.24%) Test Scripting
10 29 (7.71%) Business Transformation
11 26 (6.91%) ITIL
11 26 (6.91%) CRM
12 22 (5.85%) Scrum
13 21 (5.59%) Logistics
13 21 (5.59%) Change Control
14 18 (4.79%) Test Strategy
14 18 (4.79%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.11%) ABAP
2 28 (7.45%) Java
3 27 (7.18%) SQL
4 17 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.99%) C#
6 10 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.60%) VBA
8 5 (1.33%) PHP
8 5 (1.33%) Ruby
9 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.06%) Python
9 4 (1.06%) PHP5
10 3 (0.80%) C
11 2 (0.53%) VB
11 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.53%) VB6
12 1 (0.27%) XPath
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 57 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 29 (7.71%) ISEB
4 11 (2.93%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.86%) Degree
7 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.53%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) CIMA
10 1 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.33%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.37%) Oracle
3 18 (4.79%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.19%) SolarWinds
5 9 (2.39%) ICL
5 9 (2.39%) Unisys
6 8 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.60%) IBM
7 6 (1.60%) JBoss
8 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.06%) Siebel
9 3 (0.80%) Infor
9 3 (0.80%) Remedy
9 3 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.80%) Cognos
9 3 (0.80%) HP
10 2 (0.53%) Informatica
10 2 (0.53%) JDA
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix
10 2 (0.53%) Sun
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