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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 137 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.29% -
As % of the Business Applications category 4.63% 3.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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
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
216 176 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.03% 7.42% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 94 81
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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
Bedfordshire -9 5 £275 -24.65%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £175 -60.00%
SAP SD
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (41.18%) CRM
2 14 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) EDI
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) ABAP
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.59%) SAP MM
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Logistics
4 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.65%) MCTS
5 6 (17.65%) MCITP
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (8.82%) SAP LE
7 3 (8.82%) Billing
8 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
8 2 (5.88%) SAP CS
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Portal
8 2 (5.88%) SAP PS
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
8 2 (5.88%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) SAP MM
2 3 (8.82%) SAP LE
3 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (5.88%) SAP CS
3 2 (5.88%) SAP PS
3 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SD Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Development Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Process Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) EDI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) CRM
2 7 (20.59%) Logistics
2 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Product Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
1 13 (38.24%) ABAP
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
2 1 (2.94%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCTS
1 6 (17.65%) MCITP
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Progress
4 1 (2.94%) JDA
4 1 (2.94%) ReadSoft