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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 62 44 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 3.10% 7.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 8.23% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £258 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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UK

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
313 316 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.22% 37.71% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 190 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.80 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.43 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 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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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 -6 5 £401 +33.50% 6
West Wales +16 3 - - 1
North Wales - 2 £425 - 2
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UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) DataStage
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
5 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
5 4 (11.43%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (11.43%) LSMW
5 4 (11.43%) QlikView
5 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) QA
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Puppet
6 3 (8.57%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (8.57%) DTV
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.57%) Agresso
3 2 (5.71%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DataStage
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) QlikView
3 3 (8.57%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) LSMW
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Data Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Data Manager
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Manager
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 3 (8.57%) QlikView Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Project Controller
6 1 (2.86%) DataStage Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) DTV
3 2 (5.71%) HACMP
4 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Fedora
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
1 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) Data Reconciliation
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Kanban
5 2 (5.71%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) COSO
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) VMware