Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 95 153
Rank change year-on-year -13 +58 -58
Contract jobs citing SAP 107 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.91% 1.91% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 4.75% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 28
Scotland median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.47% +3.54%
10th Percentile £255 £308 £302
90th Percentile £595 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £482 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.42% +9.83% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate £19.18 - £11.90
10th Percentile £10.91 - £10.38
90th Percentile £29.18 - £13.42
UK median hourly rate £27.15 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +35.75% -3.61% +8.75%

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 2,189 1,707 2,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.04% 40.30% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 911 1,299
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £226
90th Percentile £532 £525 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 75
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £28.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -23.33% +134.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £11.12
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.01 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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 -15 40 £475 -5.00% 14
Edinburgh -21 30 £450 +34.33% 10
Renfrewshire -21 13 £260 -41.57%
Aberdeen +14 3 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
Fife - 1 £313 -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.82%) Manufacturing
5 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.02%) Marketing
6 15 (14.02%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (14.02%) Electronics
6 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
6 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
7 14 (13.08%) ERP
7 14 (13.08%) SQL
7 14 (13.08%) CRM
8 13 (12.15%) ABAP
8 13 (12.15%) Project Management
9 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (8.41%) SAP SD
9 9 (8.41%) Migration
9 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.41%) ITIL
10 8 (7.48%) Citrix
10 8 (7.48%) SAP FI
10 8 (7.48%) SAP ERP
10 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (7.48%) XenMobile
10 8 (7.48%) AirWatch
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Phone
11 7 (6.54%) SAP Afaria
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Server

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 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) SAP SD
2 8 (7.48%) SAP ERP
2 8 (7.48%) SAP FI
3 7 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (4.67%) SAP CO
4 5 (4.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (2.80%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.80%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.87%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.93%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) npm
2 2 (1.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.93%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) DHCP
1 7 (6.54%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.67%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.74%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.80%) MS Access
5 3 (2.80%) Power BI
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (1.87%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.87%) webpack
2 1 (0.93%) gulp
2 1 (0.93%) MSTest
2 1 (0.93%) NUnit
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Manufacturing
3 15 (14.02%) Electronics
3 15 (14.02%) Marketing
3 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (28.97%) Consultant
2 22 (20.56%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (19.63%) Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.35%) SAP Developer
6 9 (8.41%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (8.41%) SAP Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Architect
8 7 (6.54%) Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Mobility Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) SAP SD Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP FI Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Administrator
10 4 (3.74%) EDI Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.74%) SAP CO Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) SAP Support
10 4 (3.74%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
1 5 (4.67%) REST
2 4 (3.74%) EDI
2 4 (3.74%) Web Services
3 3 (2.80%) Middleware
3 3 (2.80%) RESTful
4 2 (1.87%) Angular 2
4 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.93%) IDoc
5 1 (0.93%) Immutable.js
5 1 (0.93%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.93%) OOCSS
5 1 (0.93%) React
5 1 (0.93%) Redux
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) PKI
2 6 (5.61%) FMCG
2 6 (5.61%) User Experience
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) LIMS
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Android
1 7 (6.54%) Apple iOS
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
1 7 (6.54%) Windows Phone
1 7 (6.54%) Windows Phone 8
1 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
1 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) HPUX
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.02%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
4 14 (13.08%) CRM
4 14 (13.08%) ERP
5 13 (12.15%) Project Management
6 9 (8.41%) ITIL
6 9 (8.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (6.54%) Content Management
8 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.54%) Workflow
9 6 (5.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Change Management
10 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) ABAP
3 7 (6.54%) C#
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) Python
5 3 (2.80%) VBA
6 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.67%) Degree
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.80%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.93%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) AirWatch
1 8 (7.48%) XenMobile
2 7 (6.54%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (1.87%) MOM
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Citrix
3 7 (6.54%) Apple
3 7 (6.54%) McAfee
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle
5 4 (3.74%) SEEBURGER
6 3 (2.80%) Epicor
6 3 (2.80%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) hybris
7 2 (1.87%) Infor
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.87%) Sage
7 2 (1.87%) Workday
8 1 (0.93%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.93%) IFS
8 1 (0.93%) Kronos
8 1 (0.93%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (0.93%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) Xero