The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 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.

SAP
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.53% 1.47% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 3.56% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 22
Median daily rate £356 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.35% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +53.24% -5.55%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 757 1068 1067
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.04% 41.20% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 589 575
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.82 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 10 £500 +11.11% 2
Edinburgh +15 6 £350 -24.24% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £280 -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 31 (42.47%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle
3 22 (30.14%) Finance
4 21 (28.77%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
6 13 (17.81%) Migration
6 13 (17.81%) Data Migration
7 12 (16.44%) ERP
8 11 (15.07%) CRM
9 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
9 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.70%) Sybase
9 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (13.70%) SAP Basis
9 10 (13.70%) SAP MII
9 10 (13.70%) SAP BPC
9 10 (13.70%) NWDI
9 10 (13.70%) MaxDB
10 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
10 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.96%) ETL
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (9.59%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development

SAP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.74%) InDesign
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) SAP BPC
1 10 (13.70%) SAP MII
2 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Business One
4 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.11%) SAP ERP
4 3 (4.11%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
3 10 (13.70%) MaxDB
3 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.74%) QlikView
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) NWDI
2 1 (1.37%) Hudson
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.37%) Toad
2 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Law
5 3 (4.11%) Billing
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Consultant
3 17 (23.29%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) SAP Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 7 (9.59%) Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.37%) J2EE
2 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.11%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.74%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) CESG
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) Data Migration
2 13 (17.81%) Migration
3 12 (16.44%) ERP
4 11 (15.07%) CRM
5 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.96%) ETL
7 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.59%) Project Management
9 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.48%) Scrum
11 4 (5.48%) Workflow
12 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.48%) ABAP
4 3 (4.11%) C
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.74%) PMP
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) AAT
5 1 (1.37%) ACCA
5 1 (1.37%) APMP
5 1 (1.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.11%) QA
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) FINREP
2 1 (1.37%) IFRS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Sybase
3 4 (5.48%) Tableau
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) Informatica
5 2 (2.74%) Siebel
6 1 (1.37%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) OpenText
6 1 (1.37%) Talend
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