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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 69 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 57 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.89% 1.34% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 3.41% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 £12.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +388.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
1037 1056 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.37% 39.40% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 503 472
Average daily rate £345 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 +16 20 £400 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh +8 10 £285 -18.12% 2
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 24 (21.43%) Finance
3 22 (19.64%) ABAP
4 19 (16.96%) Business Objects
4 19 (16.96%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (15.18%) CRM
6 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.50%) Smart Meter
8 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 12 (10.71%) Migration
10 11 (9.82%) SAP CRM
10 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.93%) Oracle
11 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
11 10 (8.93%) SAP HANA
12 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.04%) Data Analysis
12 9 (8.04%) SQL
12 9 (8.04%) Java
13 8 (7.14%) ETL
13 8 (7.14%) SAP MM
13 8 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
14 7 (6.25%) Integration Testing
14 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
15 6 (5.36%) SAP Basis
15 6 (5.36%) SAP BW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (5.36%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
1 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (9.82%) SAP CRM
3 8 (7.14%) SAP MM
3 8 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (5.36%) SAP SCM
5 3 (2.68%) SAP EHS
5 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.68%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.79%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.79%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.79%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.89%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.93%) SAP HANA
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (5.36%) SAP BW
6 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.46%) DTS
7 5 (4.46%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.57%) SAP BI
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.68%) QlikView
9 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.79%) MS Access
11 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) LSMW
2 2 (1.79%) Selenium
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Billing
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Consultant
2 39 (34.82%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (24.11%) Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) Developer
4 17 (15.18%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) SAP Developer
6 7 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Business Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Process Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Business Process Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) SAP SCM Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.68%) CSS
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
2 3 (2.68%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (2.68%) BAPI
2 3 (2.68%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (1.79%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.89%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.89%) HTML5
4 1 (0.89%) REST
4 1 (0.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) EDI
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 6 (5.36%) Data Extraction
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) FMCG
5 2 (1.79%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Windows
1 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) CRM
2 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (10.71%) Migration
5 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.04%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.14%) ETL
8 7 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.36%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.36%) Project Management
10 5 (4.46%) ERP
10 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.46%) Data Management
10 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.46%) Data Governance
11 4 (3.57%) Master Data Management
11 4 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) ABAP
2 9 (8.04%) SQL
2 9 (8.04%) Java
3 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.68%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) ACCA
3 2 (1.79%) CIMA
3 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.89%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) GAAP
1 1 (0.89%) QA
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.89%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Business Objects
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Remedy
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (0.89%) Lotus
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.89%) Serena
5 1 (0.89%) hybris
5 1 (0.89%) Cognos
5 1 (0.89%) IBM