The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 188 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 10 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.90% 2.67% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £445 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £418 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £577 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £488
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
527 600 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.06% 8.31% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 399 489
Average daily rate £475 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £30.82 £14.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.94% -59.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £14.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £18.50 £57.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAP SD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) FMCG
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) LSMW
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) SAP WM
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
7 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
7 1 (6.67%) ABAP
7 1 (6.67%) BAPI
7 1 (6.67%) Billing
7 1 (6.67%) Marketing

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (20.00%) SAP PM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP WM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Data Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SAP SD Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SAP SD Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) FMCG
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP