The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35  
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.38% 5.96% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.93% 12.99% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 5
Median daily rate £525 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £266 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £418
% change year-on-year +14.45% -0.71%  
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 £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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 272 254 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 44.08% 45.85% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 275 335
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £580 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 25
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.88 £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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales -1 25 £525 +46.34% 3
West Wales -3 1 £550 +107.54% 1
SAP
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for SAP.

1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 15 (17.24%) SAP Certification
4 14 (16.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.64%) ISEB
6 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.64%) ISTQB
6 11 (12.64%) Degree
7 10 (11.49%) Cloudera
7 10 (11.49%) Business Analytics
7 10 (11.49%) Analytics
7 10 (11.49%) Apache Spark
7 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (11.49%) Migration
7 10 (11.49%) Teradata
8 9 (10.34%) Python
8 9 (10.34%) SAP HR
8 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
8 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 8 (9.20%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (8.05%) Use Case

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.49%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) SAP HR
2 7 (8.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (8.05%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (4.60%) SAP SRM
4 3 (3.45%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.30%) SAP MRS
5 2 (2.30%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.30%) SAP PP
5 2 (2.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (2.30%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.15%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.15%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) LAN
1 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.90%) Big Data
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) HBase
3 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Electronics
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Consultant
2 19 (21.84%) Architect
3 18 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (19.54%) Developer
5 16 (18.39%) SAP Architect
6 10 (11.49%) Scala Developer
7 9 (10.34%) UAT Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) SAP Trainer
8 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Trainer
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) SAP HR Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) REST
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.30%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.30%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.15%) BAPI
4 1 (1.15%) IDoc
4 1 (1.15%) JDBC
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
4 1 (1.15%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.15%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Solaris
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (16.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (11.49%) Analytics
4 10 (11.49%) Business Analytics
4 10 (11.49%) Migration
5 8 (9.20%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.05%) Use Case
7 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (6.90%) ERP
7 6 (6.90%) MapReduce
7 6 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.90%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 6 (6.90%) Workflow
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Python
2 5 (5.75%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.60%) ABAP
4 3 (3.45%) R
5 2 (2.30%) VB
5 2 (2.30%) VB6
6 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) SAP Certification
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 11 (12.64%) ISEB
2 11 (12.64%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.30%) CCAB
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Ansible
2 2 (2.30%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) Cloudera
3 10 (11.49%) Teradata
4 7 (8.05%) Ariba
5 2 (2.30%) CA
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.30%) ESRI
5 2 (2.30%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.15%) BT
6 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.15%) McAfee
6 1 (1.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.15%) Sun
6 1 (1.15%) VMware