Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 83
Rank change year-on-year -1 +51 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 44 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.70% 5.37% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.73% 13.42% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 12
South Wales median daily rate £440 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £166 £313 £320
90th Percentile £590 £575 £494
Wales median daily rate £450 £488 £394
% change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
South Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.39% +40.91% -51.11%
10th Percentile £21.50 £14.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £24.50 £16.75 £18.27
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +48.39% +40.91% -51.11%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 410 447 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 43.80% 39.98% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 301 421
South Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.42 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +8.28%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 26 £500 +3.90% 2
Newport +14 7 £420 -1.18%
Monmouthshire - 3 £185 -
Bridgend - 3 £500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 2 £120 -
SAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (18.18%) Finance
1 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (13.64%) Use Case
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (11.36%) SAP CO
4 5 (11.36%) SAP Certification
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) SAP FI
4 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) IaaS
5 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) SCCM
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (9.09%) NetWeaver
5 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Management

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 4 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (11.36%) SAP CO
2 5 (11.36%) SAP FI
2 5 (11.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.82%) SAP BPC
3 3 (6.82%) SAP MRS
4 2 (4.55%) SAP HCM
4 2 (4.55%) SAP MM
4 2 (4.55%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.27%) Primavera
5 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (2.27%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.27%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) PBX
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) GIS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) WhereScape RED
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
1 10 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) SAP Architect
4 4 (9.09%) DBA
4 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Trainer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (13.64%) Use Case
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) User Stories
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (4.55%) Source to Pay
6 2 (4.55%) Test Management
6 2 (4.55%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP Certification
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) IFRS
1 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Ariba
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) ESRI
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Lotus
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec