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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 71 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 50 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 2.29% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 4.34% 5.31% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 34
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £449
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.95% -37.77%
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
1151 1074 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.85% 43.22% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 523 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Edinburgh -5 16 £350 -17.64% 4
Glasgow -1 14 £325 -20.00% 5
Aberdeen -1 9 £510 +5.69% 1
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (27.08%) SAP HR
2 21 (21.88%) Change Management
2 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 17 (17.71%) Oracle
4 16 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 16 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 16 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (15.63%) ABAP
6 14 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (13.54%) PL/SQL
8 12 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (12.50%) Finance
8 12 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (11.46%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (11.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 10 (10.42%) Tableau
10 10 (10.42%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (10.42%) ETL
10 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.33%) ERP
11 8 (8.33%) SAP BW
11 8 (8.33%) Java
11 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.33%) Migration
11 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (7.29%) Performance Management
12 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.21%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (27.08%) SAP HR
2 14 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (7.29%) SAP SD
4 6 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 6 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (5.21%) SAP EHS
6 3 (3.13%) SAP HCM
6 3 (3.13%) SAP CRM
6 3 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (2.08%) SAP PP
7 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.04%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.04%) JDE World
8 1 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (1.04%) Maximo
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) SMS
1 1 (1.04%) SNA
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.46%) SAP Data Services
3 11 (11.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 8 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.21%) DB2
7 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.17%) SAP BI
8 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.04%) BODI
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.04%) QlikView
10 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (1.04%) LSMW
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Toad
2 1 (1.04%) ERwin
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Consultant
2 22 (22.92%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Programme Manager
6 6 (6.25%) SAP HR Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.21%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.13%) SAP Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Management Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (2.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) XML
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
3 3 (3.13%) Spring
3 3 (3.13%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.13%) Ext JS
3 3 (3.13%) Apache CXF
3 3 (3.13%) HTML5
3 3 (3.13%) SAP XI
3 3 (3.13%) SOAP
3 3 (3.13%) J2EE
3 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.08%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.08%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.08%) MDX
5 1 (1.04%) ISPF
5 1 (1.04%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.04%) SAP TM
5 1 (1.04%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
1 3 (3.13%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.04%) Social Media
3 1 (1.04%) iSeries
3 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.04%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.04%) Replication
3 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) UNIX
1 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Change Management
1 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 12 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 10 (10.42%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (10.42%) ETL
5 8 (8.33%) ERP
5 8 (8.33%) Migration
5 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.29%) Performance Management
6 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.21%) Project Management
7 5 (5.21%) Data Security
8 4 (4.17%) CRM
8 4 (4.17%) BPMN
8 4 (4.17%) Time Management
8 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) ABAP
3 13 (13.54%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.08%) SAPscript
6 2 (2.08%) RPG
6 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.04%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 10 (10.42%) Tableau
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) Cognos
5 3 (3.13%) Perforce
6 2 (2.08%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Teradata
7 1 (1.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) Ariba
7 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) Baan
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