The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.18% 15.07% 10.82%
As % of the Vendors category 27.27% 23.66% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 12
Average daily rate
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£448 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £368 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 93 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 66.67% 63.70% 60.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 63
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -59.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Aberdeen region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 11 (52.38%) SAP HR
2 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) ABAP
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 3 (14.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.52%) MS Project
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.76%) User Experience
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) SAP SRM
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) SAP HR
2 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (14.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.76%) SAP SRM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Workflow Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Training Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Buyer
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Support
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) ABAP
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Teradata
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) Ariba