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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 70 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 52 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.94% 2.10% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 5.14% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £558 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -1 20 £350 -30.00% 4
Glasgow +6 13 £344 -0.36% 4
Aberdeen +1 6 £375 +4.89%
Fife - - - -
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (30.19%) SQL
2 31 (29.25%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (28.30%) Oracle
4 28 (26.42%) Business Objects
4 28 (26.42%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (23.58%) PL/SQL
6 22 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
7 18 (16.98%) Data Modelling
8 17 (16.04%) Kimball Methodology
9 16 (15.09%) Dimensional Modelling
10 15 (14.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 15 (14.15%) SAP IS-U
11 14 (13.21%) ABAP
12 13 (12.26%) ETL
12 13 (12.26%) Tableau
13 11 (10.38%) Finance
13 11 (10.38%) Migration
14 10 (9.43%) Retail
14 10 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 9 (8.49%) Change Management
15 9 (8.49%) SAP HR
16 8 (7.55%) SAP BW
16 8 (7.55%) SAP BI
16 8 (7.55%) SAP EHS
16 8 (7.55%) Performance Management
17 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
17 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
18 6 (5.66%) CRM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (4.72%) SAS
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) CICS
3 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) SPSS
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (8.49%) SAP HR
4 8 (7.55%) SAP EHS
5 6 (5.66%) SAP MM
6 4 (3.77%) SAP CRM
6 4 (3.77%) SAP HCM
7 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.89%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (1.89%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.94%) JDE World
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.94%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.94%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) SMS
1 1 (0.94%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
4 15 (14.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 8 (7.55%) SAP BW
5 8 (7.55%) SAP BI
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.72%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.83%) BODI
9 3 (2.83%) MS Access
10 2 (1.89%) DB2
10 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.94%) Big Data
11 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.94%) LSMW
2 1 (0.94%) ERwin
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Consultant
2 30 (28.30%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (21.70%) Developer
4 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 9 (8.49%) Programme Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Business Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) SAP BI Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) SAP Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.83%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) SAP Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) SAP Business Workflow
1 3 (2.83%) SAP XI
1 3 (2.83%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.94%) MDX
3 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.94%) ISPF
3 1 (0.94%) EDI
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.83%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.94%) iSeries
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.94%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) SUSE
1 1 (0.94%) zOS
1 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.98%) Data Modelling
3 17 (16.04%) Kimball Methodology
4 16 (15.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 13 (12.26%) ETL
6 11 (10.38%) Migration
7 9 (8.49%) Change Management
8 8 (7.55%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.66%) CRM
10 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (4.72%) BPMN
11 5 (4.72%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.72%) Project Management
11 5 (4.72%) ERP
12 4 (3.77%) UML
12 4 (3.77%) Workflow
12 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) SQL
2 25 (23.58%) PL/SQL
3 14 (13.21%) ABAP
4 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) REXX
5 1 (0.94%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) RPG
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) CIMA
2 1 (0.94%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) Oracle
2 28 (26.42%) Business Objects
3 13 (12.26%) Tableau
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.72%) Informatica
6 2 (1.89%) Cognos
6 2 (1.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.94%) Ariba
7 1 (0.94%) Lotus
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.94%) Sybase
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