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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Public Sector Collections and Disbursements (PSCD)
Rank 607 581 574
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP PSCD 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.25% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £600 £508 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £508 £560
% change year-on-year
+18.22% -9.37%
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
4026 4717 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.22% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 2687 2419
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 55
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £60.16 £60.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PSCD within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +16 16 £600 +18.22%
England +10 16 £600 +18.22%
West Sussex +15 15 - -
Worthing +13 12 - -

SAP PSCD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (53.13%) Revenue Management
3 15 (46.88%) SAP ERP
3 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 15 (46.88%) ERP
4 12 (37.50%) Test Management
5 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) webMethods
6 9 (28.13%) SAP XI
7 8 (25.00%) SAP BW
7 8 (25.00%) CRM
7 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) General Ledger
8 7 (21.88%) CCA
8 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.75%) SAP FI
9 6 (18.75%) SAP FI-CA
9 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) SAP CO
10 5 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (9.38%) SAP Security
12 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
12 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (6.25%) Time Management
12 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
12 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
12 2 (6.25%) Data Management
13 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
13 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM

SAP PSCD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 15 (46.88%) SAP ERP
2 6 (18.75%) SAP FI
2 6 (18.75%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (15.63%) SAP CO
3 5 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) CA Gen
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) General Ledger
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Consultant
1 31 (96.88%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (59.38%) SAP FI Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Management Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP CO Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) HR Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP HR Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Revenue Management
2 15 (46.88%) ERP
3 12 (37.50%) Test Management
4 8 (25.00%) CRM
4 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Security
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) ABAP
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) CCA
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) webMethods
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) BEA
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Pega