The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 62 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 1.36% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 3.27% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 275 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.39% 41.67% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 164
Average daily rate £360 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) SAP SD
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Perforce
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) SAP XI
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) Ext JS
3 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP SD
2 2 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP EHS
3 1 (7.14%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) SAP XI
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
1 3 (21.43%) Ext JS
1 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) RPG/400
4 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
4 1 (7.14%) RPG
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Perforce
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle