The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 61 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.46% 0.88%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.00% 2.86% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.53%
SAP SD
West Midlands

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

Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
100 105 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.23% 15.93% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 33
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £70.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +268.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -45.56%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Pegasus