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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing SAP 18 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.49% 6.12% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 10.91% 13.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Median daily rate £525 £353 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -29.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £243 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £390 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £418
% change year-on-year +14.45% -0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

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 165 127 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 50.30% 45.68% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 129 141
Median daily rate £338 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 June 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 15 (41.67%) SAP Certification
2 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (30.56%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) SAP HR
5 7 (19.44%) Use Case
6 6 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
8 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
8 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.11%) SAP SRM
8 4 (11.11%) HBase
8 4 (11.11%) Big Data
8 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
8 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 4 (11.11%) Teradata
8 4 (11.11%) Document Management
8 4 (11.11%) Python
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) Migration

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 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP HR
2 6 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (11.11%) SAP SRM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP CO
4 2 (5.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP FI
4 2 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (5.56%) SAP HCM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP MRS
4 2 (5.56%) SAP PM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.78%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) iPaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
1 4 (11.11%) HBase
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Consultant
2 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 13 (36.11%) SAP Architect
3 8 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
4 4 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Trainer
5 3 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) SAP HR Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP HR Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) Use Case
3 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
4 4 (11.11%) Analytics
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analytics
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Document Management
4 4 (11.11%) ERP
4 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.33%) Source to Pay
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) R
3 2 (5.56%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) VB6
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) SAP Certification
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 13485
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Teradata
3 3 (8.33%) Ariba
4 2 (5.56%) CA
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.56%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) VMware