The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wales 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 40 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 24 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.37% 7.86% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 8.79% 18.75% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 12
Average daily rate £375 £400 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 176 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 41.90% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 92 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 14
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
UK

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 18 April 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 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
South Wales -23 18 £375 -6.25% 5
West Wales - - - - 3
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (23.81%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) Migration
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 9 (14.29%) ERP
6 8 (12.70%) Business Objects
6 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (12.70%) SAP BW
7 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.11%) Windows
7 7 (11.11%) Java
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (11.11%) SAP SRM
7 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.94%) SAP XI
9 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.94%) ABAP
9 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.35%) HFM
10 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (6.35%) SAP MII
10 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (6.35%) ISEB

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP SRM
2 4 (6.35%) HFM
2 4 (6.35%) SAP MII
2 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.76%) SAP MM
3 3 (4.76%) SAP WM
3 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (4.76%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FI-FM
3 3 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (3.17%) SAP FS
4 2 (3.17%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.17%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.17%) SAP R/3
4 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (12.70%) SAP BW
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.76%) FrontPage
3 2 (3.17%) NWDI
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) SAP Manager
5 6 (9.52%) SAP Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Data Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.76%) SAP BW Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) SAP XI
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Basis
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 3 (4.76%) JSP
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) BAPI
4 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) Swing
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) SCADA
2 2 (3.17%) FMCG
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.17%) HPUX
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) ERP
3 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.35%) CRM
5 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.76%) B2B
6 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) Data Management
6 3 (4.76%) Logistics
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) ABAP
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) R
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CIPFA
3 2 (3.17%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.59%) GAMP
2 1 (1.59%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
4 4 (6.35%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Infor
6 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Wales
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: US$71 - US$85 per hour + expenses
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago