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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 88 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 39 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 2.27% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 5.45% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 27
Average daily rate
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£406 £418 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Glasgow -10 12 £450 +12.50% 7
Edinburgh -1 10 £350 -12.50% 4
Aberdeen -4 9 £500 - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (30.67%) SAP HR
2 19 (25.33%) Change Management
3 17 (22.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (21.33%) SQL
5 15 (20.00%) ABAP
5 15 (20.00%) Oracle
6 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (16.00%) Finance
8 11 (14.67%) Java
9 10 (13.33%) Business Objects
9 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.00%) ERP
10 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
11 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.67%) SAP SD
11 8 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
13 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
13 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.00%) SAP BW
13 6 (8.00%) Project Management
13 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (8.00%) Tableau
13 6 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (30.67%) SAP HR
2 17 (22.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (10.67%) SAP SD
4 3 (4.00%) SAP HCM
4 3 (4.00%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (4.00%) SAP PM
4 3 (4.00%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.67%) SAP PP
5 2 (2.67%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.67%) SAP EHS
5 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.33%) Maximo
6 1 (1.33%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
1 1 (1.33%) SNA
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.67%) SAP BI
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.33%) LSMW
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.67%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Consultant
2 19 (25.33%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.00%) SAP HR Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Management Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Programmer
9 2 (2.67%) SAP Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) SAP MM Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) Spring
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (4.00%) HTML5
2 3 (4.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (4.00%) J2EE
2 3 (4.00%) HTML
2 3 (4.00%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.67%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.33%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.33%) ISPF
4 1 (1.33%) MDX
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.33%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.33%) Replication
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) UNIX
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Change Management
2 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.00%) ERP
4 8 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (5.33%) ETL
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Data Security
9 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.00%) Time Management
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) ABAP
3 11 (14.67%) Java
4 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) Groovy
5 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.33%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.33%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.33%) REXX
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) RPG
7 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) Tableau
5 3 (4.00%) Perforce
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) Cognos
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) Baan
7 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £30,434 - £37,394
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £230 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago