The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 66 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 21 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.65% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 4.79% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £233 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £43.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-53.87% +158.23%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 397 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.06% 34.49% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 203 126
Average daily rate £380 £378 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £163.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Edinburgh region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 24 (64.86%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (62.16%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle
3 22 (59.46%) PL/SQL
3 22 (59.46%) SAP Data Services
4 18 (48.65%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (48.65%) Business Objects
5 17 (45.95%) Dimensional Modelling
5 17 (45.95%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (35.14%) Tableau
8 5 (13.51%) SAP BI
8 5 (13.51%) Informatica
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (8.11%) BODI
10 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
10 3 (8.11%) Data Management
10 3 (8.11%) ETL
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
10 3 (8.11%) NetWeaver
10 3 (8.11%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (5.41%) DB2

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
1 1 (2.70%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (59.46%) SAP Data Services
3 18 (48.65%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) SAP BI
6 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (8.11%) BODI
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.41%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) Big Data
8 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Toad
1 1 (2.70%) ERwin
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Steward
7 1 (2.70%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.70%) ISPF
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (45.95%) Dimensional Modelling
2 17 (45.95%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) BPMN
6 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) ABAP
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ACCA
1 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) Business Objects
3 13 (35.14%) Tableau
4 5 (13.51%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus