The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK / Scotland
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £335 £425
% change year-on-year +24.62% -21.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

SAP Data Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 346 513 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.72% 19.82% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 307 345
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SAP Data Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in Scotland

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in Scotland

SAP Data Services
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAP Data Services.

1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland

SAP Data Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Data Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BI Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Business Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau