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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 56 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 16 45 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.33% 8.84% 14.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.69% 18.67% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.17 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.66% +105.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
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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
281 241 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.90% 47.35% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.13 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £23.75 £21.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 10 £305 -23.75% 3
North Wales -4 1 - -
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SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (21.88%) Marketing
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
6 6 (18.75%) Electronics
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (18.75%) DTV
6 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 6 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (15.63%) Data Extraction
7 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) MS Office
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) VB
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (15.63%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (12.50%) SAP SRM
4 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
4 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Toad
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.88%) Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Electronics
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) SAP BC
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) DTV
2 5 (15.63%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CAPM
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) Progress
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) ESRI
5 1 (3.13%) Open Text
5 1 (3.13%) Zend
5 1 (3.13%) Ventyx