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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 7 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.64% 10.87% 8.48%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 19.23% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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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
29 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 65.91% 56.52% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 55
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) SAP MM
2 4 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) ABAP
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP MM
2 4 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SRM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) SAP MM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Workflow Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Buyer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) Ariba