The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 SE.

SAP
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAP 18 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.19% 5.90% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 10.91% 14.47% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £525 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.43% +9.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +53.24% -5.55%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 165 159 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.55% 40.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 94 89
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £20.00 £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Cardiff

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Cardiff

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SAP.

1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) SAP Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) SAP HR
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Teradata
4 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Big Data
5 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (14.81%) HBase
5 4 (14.81%) Cloudera
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
5 4 (14.81%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) R
6 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.11%) Data Structures

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Luigi
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP HR
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MRS
3 2 (7.41%) SAP SD
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) HBase
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Scala Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) CRM Architect
7 2 (7.41%) HR Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) SAP HR Architect
7 2 (7.41%) SAP HR Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Document Management
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) R
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO13485
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) Teradata
2 4 (14.81%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Ariba
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) Talend