The first table below looks at the demand for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 53 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.40% -
As % of the Business Applications category 4.12% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £444 £456
% change year-on-year
-4.22% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
97 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.09% 15.37% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 33
Average daily rate £375 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £536 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £92.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +376.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
SAP SD
West Midlands

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAP SD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (20.00%) EDI
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (20.00%) SAP LE
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP LE
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HP