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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 121 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.46% 0.091%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.88% 6.03% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
243 232 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.81% 7.62% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 65
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 £288 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £75.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -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 5 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 0 1 - -
SAP SD
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) Logistics
3 6 (30.00%) EDIFACT
3 6 (30.00%) VMS
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) SAP MM
4 5 (25.00%) Automotive
5 4 (20.00%) SAP PP
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) Billing
7 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
7 2 (10.00%) SAP PS
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) ABAP
7 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
8 1 (5.00%) SAP SM
8 1 (5.00%) EDI
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Finance
8 1 (5.00%) SAP WM
8 1 (5.00%) Publishing
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 4 (20.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (10.00%) SAP PS
3 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.00%) SAP CS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP SM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 5 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Consultant
1 15 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Logistics
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP