Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 100 112
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP 104 69 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.20% 1.84% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.07% 3.92% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 32
Scotland median daily rate £473 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -3.23% -1.59%
10th Percentile £315 £311 £301
90th Percentile £575 £550 £523
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -4.76%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,714 1,760 2,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.20% 46.95% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 971 1,136
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% -0.68%
10th Percentile £198 £213 £213
90th Percentile £541 £488 £521
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 49
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% +7.80%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.00 £9.45
90th Percentile £38.50 £52.03 £41.65
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 49 £411 +9.67% 7
Glasgow -4 34 £500 +23.46% 7
Aberdeen +4 3 £600 +81.82%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £445 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (17.31%) Oracle
5 17 (16.35%) SAP BW
6 15 (14.42%) SQL
7 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
8 13 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 13 (12.50%) Unix
8 13 (12.50%) Marketing
8 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (11.54%) Linux
9 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (11.54%) ERP
9 12 (11.54%) Electronics
9 12 (11.54%) Migration
10 11 (10.58%) Banking
11 9 (8.65%) Data Migration
11 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (8.65%) Web Services
12 8 (7.69%) HTML
12 8 (7.69%) SAP FI
12 8 (7.69%) Project Management
12 8 (7.69%) HTML5
12 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
13 7 (6.73%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (6.73%) Sass
13 7 (6.73%) AngularJS

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 6 (5.77%) CMS
2 5 (4.81%) Drupal
2 5 (4.81%) nginx
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 6 (5.77%) SAP HR
3 4 (3.85%) SAP BPC
3 4 (3.85%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.85%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.85%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.88%) SAP CRM
4 3 (2.88%) SAP MII
4 3 (2.88%) SAP PM
4 3 (2.88%) SAP PS
4 3 (2.88%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.96%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) G Suite
1 1 (0.96%) Google Drive
1 1 (0.96%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (0.96%) CTI
1 1 (0.96%) SAN
1 1 (0.96%) VPN
1 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SAP BW
2 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (6.73%) PowerCenter
4 5 (4.81%) Big Data
4 5 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.85%) SAP HANA
5 4 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.92%) MaxDB
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.96%) QlikView
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Grunt
2 2 (1.92%) gulp
2 2 (1.92%) NWDI
3 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (12.50%) Marketing
3 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 12 (11.54%) Electronics
5 11 (10.58%) Banking
6 7 (6.73%) Billing
7 5 (4.81%) Publishing
7 5 (4.81%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.88%) Retail
9 2 (1.92%) French Language
10 1 (0.96%) Advertising
10 1 (0.96%) German Language
10 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Consultant
2 25 (24.04%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (23.08%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
6 8 (7.69%) HR Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) SAP Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.81%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.81%) SAP Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) SAP FI Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Web Services
2 8 (7.69%) HTML
2 8 (7.69%) HTML5
3 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.73%) CSS
3 7 (6.73%) CSS3
3 7 (6.73%) Sass
4 6 (5.77%) JSON
4 6 (5.77%) XML
5 5 (4.81%) Google Maps API
5 5 (4.81%) Open Graph
5 5 (4.81%) Symfony
5 5 (4.81%) Twig
6 4 (3.85%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.92%) EDI
7 2 (1.92%) jQuery
7 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 2 (1.92%) Redux
7 2 (1.92%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) EPoS
2 3 (2.88%) iPad
2 3 (2.88%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.88%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) FMCG
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) DataPower
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) IBM XIV
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) IVR
4 1 (0.96%) Replication
4 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Unix
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Solaris
4 4 (3.85%) Windows
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.96%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 12 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (11.54%) ERP
4 12 (11.54%) Migration
5 9 (8.65%) Data Migration
6 8 (7.69%) Project Management
7 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.77%) Logistics
8 6 (5.77%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (4.81%) SDLC
9 5 (4.81%) Web Design
10 4 (3.85%) ITIL
10 4 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.81%) ABAP
3 5 (4.81%) PHP
4 4 (3.85%) Korn
4 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 4 (3.85%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) BC Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (0.96%) ACCA
4 1 (0.96%) APMP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) CIMA
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Google
2 6 (5.77%) Sybase
3 5 (4.81%) Facebook
3 5 (4.81%) Twitter
4 3 (2.88%) Workday
5 2 (1.92%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.92%) Cognos
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.92%) Tableau
5 2 (1.92%) Talend
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) Ariba
6 1 (0.96%) Avaya
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Genesys
6 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards