The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 118 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.54% 2.68% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
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£300 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Business Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
252 149 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.24% 6.27% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 88 54
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £28.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +6.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £23.75 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £33.75 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
SAP SD
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -10 13 £275 -24.65% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £544 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
SAP SD
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (42.42%) CRM
2 14 (42.42%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (39.39%) EDI
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) ABAP
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (30.30%) SAP MM
5 9 (27.27%) Logistics
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
7 6 (18.18%) MCTS
7 6 (18.18%) MCITP
7 6 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) SAP LE
9 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (6.06%) SAP Portal
10 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
11 1 (3.03%) ERP
11 1 (3.03%) VBA
11 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
11 1 (3.03%) JDA
11 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
11 1 (3.03%) SAP PS
11 1 (3.03%) Project Management
11 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.06%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SAP MM
2 5 (15.15%) SAP LE
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PS
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CS
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Billing
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Development Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) CRM
2 9 (27.27%) Logistics
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
1 13 (39.39%) ABAP
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCTS
1 6 (18.18%) MCITP
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (42.42%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) JDA
4 1 (3.03%) ReadSoft