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 24 December 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Public Sector Collections and Disbursements (PSCD)
Rank 570 567 553
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP PSCD 22 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.065% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £560 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +37.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £560 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £560 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £560 £406
% change year-on-year
-25.44% +37.84%
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
4808 4624 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2463 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (82.61%) SAP FI
3 18 (78.26%) SAP FI-CA
4 17 (73.91%) ERP
4 17 (73.91%) SAP ERP
5 16 (69.57%) Finance
6 14 (60.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
8 10 (43.48%) Test Management
9 9 (39.13%) SAP XI
10 8 (34.78%) General Ledger
10 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
10 8 (34.78%) CCA
11 7 (30.43%) CRM
12 6 (26.09%) webMethods
13 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
14 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
14 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
15 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
15 1 (4.35%) SAP PS
15 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
15 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
15 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
15 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
15 1 (4.35%) Billing

SAP PSCD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) SAP FI
2 18 (78.26%) SAP FI-CA
3 17 (73.91%) SAP ERP
4 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PS
5 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) SAP Consultant
1 22 (95.65%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) SAP PS Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Support
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ERP
2 14 (60.87%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
4 10 (43.48%) Test Management
5 7 (30.43%) CRM
6 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCA
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (26.09%) webMethods