The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 125 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 7 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.61% 0.092%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.60% 7.86% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
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£488 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50
SAP SD
England

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

Business Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
269 229 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.75% 7.71% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 128 70
Average daily rate £381 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £75.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex - 6 £525 -
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £450 -18.18%
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Logistics
3 6 (28.57%) EDIFACT
3 6 (28.57%) VMS
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) SAP MM
4 5 (23.81%) Automotive
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) SAP PP
6 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Billing
7 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
7 2 (9.52%) SAP PS
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) ABAP
7 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
8 1 (4.76%) SAP SM
8 1 (4.76%) EDI
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) SAP WM
8 1 (4.76%) Finance
8 1 (4.76%) Publishing

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (23.81%) SAP MM
2 4 (19.05%) SAP PP
3 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP PS
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.76%) SAP SM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP WM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP CS
General
1 5 (23.81%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Consultant
1 15 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) EDIFACT
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP