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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 13 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.18% 11.81% 11.45%
As % of the Vendors category 15.52% 18.79% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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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
58 149 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 59.18% 62.87% 54.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 27
Average daily rate £305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 18
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 September 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 20 (76.92%) SAP HR
2 16 (61.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (42.31%) Change Management
4 8 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (26.92%) ABAP
6 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) MS Project
7 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Data Security
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
9 3 (11.54%) JBoss
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) OOP
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) Groovy
9 3 (11.54%) Data Migration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Project
2 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (76.92%) SAP HR
2 16 (61.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.85%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) SAP HR Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Management Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.85%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.85%) BAPI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Data Security
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) ABAP
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Baan