The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 63 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 16 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.06% 8.99% 9.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.61% 18.32% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 31
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£298 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.99 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
285 273 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.73% 49.10% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 155 121
Average daily rate £360 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -17.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Wales region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Wales region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
South Wales -22 7 £298 -33.88% 3
North Wales -3 3 - -
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SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) Business Objects
3 10 (23.26%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (23.26%) SAP BW
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.28%) MS Office
5 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) Xcelsius
7 5 (11.63%) SAP BPC
7 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) Data Management
7 5 (11.63%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) VB
8 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Toad
8 4 (9.30%) SAP SRM
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
8 4 (9.30%) Data Extraction
8 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) Data Reconciliation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP BPC
2 4 (9.30%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (9.30%) SAP SRM
3 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.65%) HFM
3 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.33%) Agresso
4 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (23.26%) SAP BW
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) Xcelsius
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Toad
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Excel Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) ERP Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Data Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BC
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
1 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Project Management
2 5 (11.63%) ERP
2 5 (11.63%) Data Management
3 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (4.65%) Master Data Management
5 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.65%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (4.65%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (4.65%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VB
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) R
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Business Objects
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Cognos
5 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) ESRI
6 1 (2.33%) Open Text
6 1 (2.33%) Ventyx
6 1 (2.33%) JDA
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