The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 431 381 408
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 126 155 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.07% 3.93% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 70 42
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £60.18 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%
SAP SD
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4107 3944 3588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.89% 8.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 2112 1820
Average daily rate £429 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 62 57
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the England region.

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
London -38 39 £450 - 9
East of England +11 14 £363 -23.68% 2
West Midlands +5 13 £340 -27.65%
East Midlands +14 12 £400 -24.52% 1
North West -5 12 £550 +29.41% 2
South East -36 8 £425 -5.55% 1
South West -20 5 £448 +23.44% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £425 -
Midlands +2 1 - - 2
South Coast - - - -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 217 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (15.67%) Logistics
3 32 (14.75%) SAP MM
4 30 (13.82%) Manufacturing
5 24 (11.06%) FMCG
5 24 (11.06%) Billing
6 22 (10.14%) Finance
6 22 (10.14%) SAP FI
7 21 (9.68%) CRM
8 20 (9.22%) SAP CO
9 19 (8.76%) Migration
10 18 (8.29%) Project Management
11 17 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (7.83%) EDI
11 17 (7.83%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (7.37%) SAP BW
12 16 (7.37%) ABAP
12 16 (7.37%) Data Migration
13 15 (6.91%) SAP PP
14 14 (6.45%) ERP
15 13 (5.99%) SAP CRM
15 13 (5.99%) SAP WM
16 12 (5.53%) SAP Implementation
17 11 (5.07%) Change Management
17 11 (5.07%) Retail
17 11 (5.07%) LSMW
18 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
18 10 (4.61%) Data Quality
19 9 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 9 (4.15%) Time Management

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.76%) Lync
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (14.75%) SAP MM
2 22 (10.14%) SAP FI
3 20 (9.22%) SAP CO
4 17 (7.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (6.91%) SAP PP
6 13 (5.99%) SAP WM
6 13 (5.99%) SAP CRM
7 9 (4.15%) SAP CS
8 8 (3.69%) SAP Retail
9 7 (3.23%) SAP ERP
9 7 (3.23%) SAP LE
10 5 (2.30%) SAP GTS
10 5 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (2.30%) SAP R/3
11 4 (1.84%) SAP PS
11 4 (1.84%) SAP QM
12 3 (1.38%) Maximo
13 2 (0.92%) SAP SRM
13 2 (0.92%) SAP SM
13 2 (0.92%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.37%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.92%) QlikView
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) LSMW
General
1 30 (13.82%) Manufacturing
2 24 (11.06%) Billing
3 22 (10.14%) Finance
4 11 (5.07%) Retail
5 9 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.23%) Automotive
6 7 (3.23%) Publishing
6 7 (3.23%) German Language
7 3 (1.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.38%) French Language
8 2 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.92%) Romanian Language
8 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 126 (58.06%) Consultant
2 124 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
3 80 (36.87%) SAP SD Consultant
4 37 (17.05%) Analyst
5 27 (12.44%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (9.22%) Functional Consultant
7 19 (8.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 18 (8.29%) SAP SD Analyst
9 17 (7.83%) Project Manager
10 16 (7.37%) SAP Manager
11 14 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
12 11 (5.07%) Business Analyst
12 11 (5.07%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
13 10 (4.61%) SAP MM Consultant
13 10 (4.61%) SAP CRM Consultant
13 10 (4.61%) CRM Consultant
14 9 (4.15%) SAP Business Analyst
14 9 (4.15%) Data Analyst
15 7 (3.23%) Test Analyst
16 6 (2.76%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.83%) EDI
2 4 (1.84%) EDIFACT
2 4 (1.84%) XML Messaging
2 4 (1.84%) XML
3 3 (1.38%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (1.38%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.92%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.92%) .NET
4 2 (0.92%) BAPI
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) FMCG
2 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.84%) TRADACOMS
4 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) AS400
6 1 (0.46%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.67%) Logistics
2 21 (9.68%) CRM
3 19 (8.76%) Migration
4 18 (8.29%) Project Management
5 17 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (7.37%) Data Migration
7 14 (6.45%) ERP
8 12 (5.53%) SAP Implementation
9 11 (5.07%) Change Management
10 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (4.15%) Time Management
12 8 (3.69%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.76%) Data Cleansing
14 5 (2.30%) Stress Testing
14 5 (2.30%) Automated Testing
14 5 (2.30%) Supplier Management
15 4 (1.84%) Business Analysis
15 4 (1.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.37%) ABAP
2 3 (1.38%) Java
3 2 (0.92%) VBA
4 1 (0.46%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.46%) SQL
4 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.84%) Degree
1 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
2 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) GxP
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 217 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.38%) IBM
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.92%) Cognos
3 2 (0.92%) Siebel
3 2 (0.92%) Pegasus
3 2 (0.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.46%) Progress
4 1 (0.46%) CA
4 1 (0.46%) Informatica
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £40,000, 18 month fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago