The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PSCD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PSCD 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Public Sector Collections and Disbursements (PSCD)
Rank 559 551 526
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP PSCD 24 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.045% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £560 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £560 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £560 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £560 £535
% change year-on-year
-25.44% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4581 4405 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.98% 9.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2273 1903
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

SAP PSCD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PSCD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PSCD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PSCD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PSCD within the UK.

SAP PSCD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PSCD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PSCD 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 PSCD.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (80.00%) SAP FI
2 20 (80.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 18 (72.00%) SAP ERP
3 18 (72.00%) ERP
4 17 (68.00%) Finance
5 15 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (52.00%) Requirements Management
7 11 (44.00%) Test Management
8 9 (36.00%) SAP XI
9 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (32.00%) General Ledger
9 8 (32.00%) CCA
10 7 (28.00%) CRM
11 6 (24.00%) webMethods
12 5 (20.00%) Revenue Management
13 2 (8.00%) SAP CO
13 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
14 1 (4.00%) BAPI
14 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
14 1 (4.00%) SAP PS
14 1 (4.00%) ABAP
14 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
14 1 (4.00%) SAPscript
14 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
14 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
14 1 (4.00%) LSMW
14 1 (4.00%) Billing
14 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
14 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared

SAP PSCD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PSCD 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 PSCD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 20 (80.00%) SAP FI
1 20 (80.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 18 (72.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (8.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP PS
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LSMW
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Consultant
1 24 (96.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) SAP PS Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Support
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.00%) BAPI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ERP
2 15 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (52.00%) Requirements Management
4 11 (44.00%) Test Management
5 7 (28.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) ABAP
1 1 (4.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) webMethods