The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 123 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.35% 4.09% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£425 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%
SAP SD
South East

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

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
170 171 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.46% 6.62% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 82 67
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £425 -
Maidenhead - - - -
SAP SD
South East

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP SD 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 SD.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) SAP MM
3 3 (50.00%) EDI
4 2 (33.33%) Pegasus
4 2 (33.33%) LSMW
4 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
5 1 (16.67%) RTP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP SD 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 SD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
3 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Logistics Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) EDIFACT
2 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
2 1 (16.67%) BAPI
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Pegasus
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica