The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 SE.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 78 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.73% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 2.09% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Median daily rate £350 £462 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +13.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £548 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 527 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.02% 34.74% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 284 215
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Edinburgh

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Edinburgh

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Edinburgh

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Edinburgh

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAP.

1 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (31.25%) SAP Basis
6 10 (31.25%) SAP BW
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) Sybase
6 10 (31.25%) SAP MII
6 10 (31.25%) SAP BPC
6 10 (31.25%) NWDI
6 10 (31.25%) MaxDB
7 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.75%) BC Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.63%) Electronics
11 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
11 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (15.63%) Marketing
11 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (9.38%) SLA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP BPC
1 10 (31.25%) SAP MII
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Business One
4 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (31.25%) MaxDB
2 10 (31.25%) SAP BW
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) NWDI
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Administrator
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) SAP Administrator
1 9 (28.13%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) CRM Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) CESG
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) BC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) APMP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) FINREP
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO27005
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Sybase
3 3 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.38%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Siebel
5 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Talend