The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 200 184 220
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 10 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.05% 2.27% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate £400 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +1.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
487 573 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 9.19% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 402 365
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £30.75 £56.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP SD
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) FMCG
3 6 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
6 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
6 3 (18.75%) SAP FI
6 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
7 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) SAP PP
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) SAP BI
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) SAP WM
8 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (18.75%) SAP FI
3 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (12.50%) SAP PP
4 1 (6.25%) SAP WM
4 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (6.25%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SAP SD Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP