The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 98 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 28 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 2.90% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 6.25% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 39
Average daily rate £525 £427 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £271 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen -9 8 £625 +28.86% 6
Edinburgh -24 6 £525 +23.52% 1
Glasgow +1 5 £400 -7.04% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - - - - 1
Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Renfrewshire - - - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (32.50%) Data Modelling
2 23 (28.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (27.50%) Oracle
4 19 (23.75%) SQL
5 18 (22.50%) CRM
5 18 (22.50%) PowerDesigner
6 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.25%) Finance
7 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
7 13 (16.25%) SAP IS-U
8 12 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (15.00%) Billing
9 10 (12.50%) SAP MM
9 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
9 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
10 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
11 8 (10.00%) SAP CRM
11 8 (10.00%) Logistics
12 7 (8.75%) Information Architecture
12 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
12 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.75%) ERP
13 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
13 6 (7.50%) Project Management
13 6 (7.50%) SAP PM
13 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
13 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (7.50%) Marketing
14 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (6.25%) SAP PI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (28.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (16.25%) SAP IS-U
3 10 (12.50%) SAP MM
4 8 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 6 (7.50%) SAP PM
6 4 (5.00%) SAP HR
6 4 (5.00%) SAP SCM
7 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (3.75%) SAP BPC
7 3 (3.75%) SAP SD
7 3 (3.75%) SAP FI
8 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.25%) SAP CCM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.25%) Movex
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Taleo
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.25%) Wireless
1 1 (1.25%) BGP
1 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.25%) MGCP
1 1 (1.25%) H.323
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) VoIP
1 1 (1.25%) WAN
1 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.00%) SAP BI
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (3.75%) ERwin
3 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Billing
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Consultant
2 30 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (17.50%) Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 10 (12.50%) Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Data Architect
7 8 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Data Modeller
8 5 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Developer
9 4 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) SAP SCM Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) IT Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) ABAP Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) BAPI
3 2 (2.50%) SAP .NET Connector
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) GIS
3 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Data Modelling
2 18 (22.50%) CRM
3 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 8 (10.00%) Logistics
6 7 (8.75%) Information Architecture
6 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
6 7 (8.75%) ERP
7 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Data Management
8 5 (6.25%) Change Management
9 4 (5.00%) E-Procurement
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Network Design
10 3 (3.75%) Campaign Management
10 3 (3.75%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) ABAP
3 3 (3.75%) C
3 3 (3.75%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.50%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.25%) CCIE
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.25%) PMP
2 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.25%) HNC
2 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.75%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) Cognos
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.50%) Infor
6 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.25%) ESRI
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
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