The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30  
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.71% 5.50% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.16% 12.15% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 3
Median daily rate £525 £359 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -10.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £23.54
% change year-on-year -28.34% +6.71%  

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 South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 246 214 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 46.33% 45.24% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 133 141
Median daily rate £350 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.88 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 18 £525 +48.93% 1
Newport 0 5 £506 +35.00% 1
SAP
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SAP.

1 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (25.42%) SAP Certification
2 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Degree
3 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle
4 10 (16.95%) Finance
4 10 (16.95%) Teradata
4 10 (16.95%) Cloudera
4 10 (16.95%) Business Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) Apache Spark
5 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
5 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (15.25%) Python
6 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (11.86%) SAP HR
7 7 (11.86%) Use Case
8 6 (10.17%) SAP Payroll
8 6 (10.17%) Ariba
8 6 (10.17%) Big Data
8 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
8 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
9 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
9 5 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (8.47%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
9 5 (8.47%) HBase

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (16.95%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) SAP HR
2 6 (10.17%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (6.78%) SAP SRM
4 3 (5.08%) SAP HCM
5 2 (3.39%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.39%) SAP CRM
5 2 (3.39%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.39%) SAP MRS
5 2 (3.39%) SAP PM
5 2 (3.39%) SAP PP
5 2 (3.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (3.39%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) iPaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
1 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 5 (8.47%) HBase
3 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Consultant
2 18 (30.51%) Architect
3 15 (25.42%) SAP Architect
4 14 (23.73%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (18.64%) Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Designer
7 4 (6.78%) Management Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Trainer
7 4 (6.78%) Trainer
8 3 (5.08%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SAP HR Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) CRM Architect
9 2 (3.39%) HR Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Identity Management Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Planning Manager
9 2 (3.39%) SAP CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (1.69%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.69%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Solaris
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) Business Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) Use Case
6 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
7 5 (8.47%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (8.47%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (8.47%) Six Sigma
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) BDD
8 4 (6.78%) Document Management
8 4 (6.78%) ERP
8 4 (6.78%) Kanban
8 4 (6.78%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) Python
2 3 (5.08%) R
3 2 (3.39%) ABAP
3 2 (3.39%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) VB6
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) SAP Certification
2 11 (18.64%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 13485
1 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Cloudera
2 10 (16.95%) Teradata
3 6 (10.17%) Ariba
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) CA
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.39%) ESRI
5 2 (3.39%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.69%) McAfee
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) Sun
6 1 (1.69%) VMware