The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 69 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 53 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 2.33% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 5.40% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £449
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.95% -37.77%
SAP
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1150 1093 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.70% 43.24% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 531 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 16 £350 -17.64% 5
Glasgow +1 15 £325 -20.00% 4
Aberdeen -4 10 £510 +5.69% 1
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (26.00%) SAP HR
2 23 (23.00%) SQL
3 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (21.00%) Change Management
5 20 (20.00%) Oracle
6 18 (18.00%) Business Objects
6 18 (18.00%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.00%) ABAP
8 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 15 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (12.00%) Finance
10 12 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 12 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
11 11 (11.00%) Dimensional Modelling
11 11 (11.00%) Tableau
11 11 (11.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (10.00%) ETL
12 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.00%) SAP BW
13 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
14 8 (8.00%) Java
14 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (8.00%) ERP
14 8 (8.00%) Migration
14 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
15 7 (7.00%) Performance Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.00%) SAS
4 1 (1.00%) CICS
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) SPSS
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (26.00%) SAP HR
2 15 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (7.00%) SAP SD
5 6 (6.00%) SAP MM
6 5 (5.00%) SAP EHS
7 4 (4.00%) SAP CRM
8 3 (3.00%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (3.00%) SAP HCM
9 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (2.00%) SAP PP
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (1.00%) Maximo
10 1 (1.00%) SAP SRM
10 1 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (1.00%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) SMS
1 1 (1.00%) SNA
1 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 12 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (9.00%) SAP BW
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.00%) DB2
7 4 (4.00%) SAP BI
7 4 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.00%) MS Access
10 1 (1.00%) OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) BODI
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Ant
1 3 (3.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.00%) Toad
2 1 (1.00%) ERwin
2 1 (1.00%) LSMW
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Consultant
2 24 (24.00%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (21.00%) Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.00%) SAP HR Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.00%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Management Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) XML
2 5 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.00%) SOAP
3 3 (3.00%) SAP XI
3 3 (3.00%) Spring
3 3 (3.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (3.00%) Apache CXF
3 3 (3.00%) HTML5
4 2 (2.00%) MDX
4 2 (2.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.00%) BAPI
5 1 (1.00%) EDI
5 1 (1.00%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) iSeries
3 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.00%) Social Media
3 1 (1.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) UNIX
1 3 (3.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (21.00%) Change Management
3 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
5 11 (11.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 11 (11.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (10.00%) ETL
7 8 (8.00%) ERP
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.00%) CRM
9 5 (5.00%) Data Security
9 5 (5.00%) Project Management
9 5 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Time Management
10 4 (4.00%) BPMN
10 4 (4.00%) Data Management
10 4 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) SQL
2 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 15 (15.00%) ABAP
3 8 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.00%) SAPscript
5 2 (2.00%) RPG
6 1 (1.00%) VB
6 1 (1.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) REXX
6 1 (1.00%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
1 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) Business Objects
3 11 (11.00%) Tableau
4 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.00%) Cognos
6 3 (3.00%) Perforce
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) Teradata
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Ariba
8 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) Baan
8 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.00%) Sybase
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