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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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 SE.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 37 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 1.63% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.74% 3.91% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 28
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.23%

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
781 1074 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.25% 41.56% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 585 473
Median daily rate £363 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +137.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Edinburgh +35 21 £350 -6.66% 1
Glasgow -3 8 £344 -14.06% 2
Dundee - 6 £375 -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (36.23%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 20 (28.99%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (14.49%) SAP MII
6 10 (14.49%) SAP BPC
6 10 (14.49%) NWDI
6 10 (14.49%) MaxDB
6 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.49%) SAP BW
6 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.49%) Sybase
6 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.49%) SAP Basis
7 9 (13.04%) Migration
8 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.59%) Data Migration
8 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (10.14%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (10.14%) CRM
9 7 (10.14%) ETL
9 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.70%) ERP
10 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.70%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (4.35%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) SAP BPC
1 10 (14.49%) SAP MII
2 6 (8.70%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (5.80%) SAP Business One
4 4 (5.80%) SAP MDM
5 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (4.35%) Maximo
6 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.90%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (2.90%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.45%) Infor M3
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.45%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.45%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) LAN
1 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (14.49%) MaxDB
2 10 (14.49%) SAP BW
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (10.14%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) NWDI
2 1 (1.45%) Hudson
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) Toad
2 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Billing
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Law
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 15 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) Administrator
4 11 (15.94%) SAP Administrator
5 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 8 (11.59%) Developer
7 8 (11.59%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.25%) Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Business Manager
9 5 (7.25%) SAP Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) SAP Business Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (4.35%) CRM Business Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
11 3 (4.35%) SAP BI Consultant
11 3 (4.35%) SAP MDM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) CESG
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.04%) Migration
4 8 (11.59%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.14%) CRM
5 7 (10.14%) ETL
5 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.70%) ERP
7 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum
9 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.90%) Change Management
10 2 (2.90%) Information Assurance
10 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.35%) ABAP
4 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PMP
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) CBAP
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) FINREP
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) Sybase
3 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.35%) Syclo
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) Siebel
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) IFS
6 1 (1.45%) Sage