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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.01% 10.64% 10.50%
As % of the Vendors category 14.08% 15.92% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Average daily rate
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£510 £483 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £315 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £449
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.95% -37.77%
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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
71 157 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 63.96% 66.81% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 38
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.63 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% -60.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 22 (73.33%) SAP HR
2 15 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
4 9 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (26.67%) ABAP
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 5 (16.67%) MS Project
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) Data Security
10 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.00%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) SAP BW
10 3 (10.00%) SAP MM
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) SAP HCM
11 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (6.67%) .NET
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.67%) Data Management
11 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
11 2 (6.67%) Degree

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (73.33%) SAP HR
2 15 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (10.00%) SAP MM
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (6.67%) SAP HCM
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
5 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SAP HR Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Training Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.33%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.33%) BAPI
2 1 (3.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.33%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Security
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 1 (3.33%) Logistics
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) ABAP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Ariba
3 1 (3.33%) Baan
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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