Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 86 147
Rank change year-on-year -50 +61 -47
Contract jobs citing SAP 69 107 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.30% 2.23% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.40% 5.90% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 23
Scotland median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £312
90th Percentile £606 £538 £545
UK median daily rate £491 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +1.29% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate £29.00 - £10.00
UK median hourly rate £27.15 £16.63 £21.76
% change year-on-year +63.31% -23.60% +2.40%

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 2,029 1,814 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.11% 37.73% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 993 1,201
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £530 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 79
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +19.05% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.30 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Glasgow -33 19 £375 -25.00% 3
Edinburgh -40 18 £450 +12.50% 2
Renfrewshire -17 6 - - 1
Aberdeen - 4 £575 - 2
West Lothian +4 1 £325 -
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
Fife - 1 £313 - 1
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) SAP FI
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 12 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (17.39%) SAP CO
5 11 (15.94%) ERP
6 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
7 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.14%) Migration
8 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
9 6 (8.70%) CRM
10 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (7.25%) EDI
10 5 (7.25%) Change Management
10 5 (7.25%) Validation
11 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.80%) Electronics
11 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
11 4 (5.80%) Workflow
11 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (5.80%) VBA
11 4 (5.80%) SEEBURGER
11 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (5.80%) Data Migration

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:

Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) SAP FI
2 12 (17.39%) SAP CO
2 12 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.35%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.35%) SAP PM
3 3 (4.35%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.90%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.45%) CA PPM
5 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.45%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) npm
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
1 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.35%) MS Access
1 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
2 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.45%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.80%) Electronics
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Consultant
2 19 (27.54%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) SAP FI Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) SAP CO Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Architect
8 4 (5.80%) EDI Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Support
9 3 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Data Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SAP Manager
10 2 (2.90%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 2 (2.90%) SAP Project Manager
10 2 (2.90%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) EDI
2 3 (4.35%) RESTful
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) IDoc
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.45%) BAPI
4 1 (1.45%) DOM
4 1 (1.45%) Immutable.js
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) React
4 1 (1.45%) Redux
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) FMCG
1 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) AS400
2 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.45%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Project Management
2 11 (15.94%) ERP
3 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.14%) Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
7 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) Validation
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) Logistics
8 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Security
8 4 (5.80%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (5.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VBA
3 3 (4.35%) ABAP
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) GxP
3 2 (2.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.90%) GAMP
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.45%) IFRS
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) SEEBURGER
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Ariba
4 2 (2.90%) hybris
4 2 (2.90%) Informatica
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Epicor
5 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Workday