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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 510 428 421
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 73 138 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.90% 3.24% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50
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
3845 4262 3796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.68% 8.64% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 2437 2037
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

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 28 May 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 28 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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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 -5 25 £478 -9.04% 11
East of England -4 7 £488 -9.30% 1
West Midlands -21 7 £590 +21.64% 2
South East -34 6 £408 +12.41% 1
South West +12 5 £450 - 1
North West -18 5 £450 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -5 2 - -
North East -8 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 - - 2
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 184 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (19.02%) SAP MM
3 32 (17.39%) CRM
4 30 (16.30%) SAP FI
5 27 (14.67%) Logistics
6 22 (11.96%) SAP CO
7 21 (11.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 21 (11.41%) Manufacturing
8 19 (10.33%) SAP CRM
9 18 (9.78%) FMCG
10 17 (9.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (8.15%) SAP BW
11 15 (8.15%) Finance
11 15 (8.15%) Billing
11 15 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.61%) Migration
12 14 (7.61%) ABAP
13 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.07%) Change Management
13 13 (7.07%) Data Migration
14 12 (6.52%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.52%) SAP PP
14 12 (6.52%) ERP
14 12 (6.52%) Retail
15 11 (5.98%) Automotive
15 11 (5.98%) EDI
15 11 (5.98%) Project Management
15 11 (5.98%) Time Management
16 10 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
16 10 (5.43%) SAP WM

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (19.02%) SAP MM
2 30 (16.30%) SAP FI
3 22 (11.96%) SAP CO
4 21 (11.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (10.33%) SAP CRM
6 12 (6.52%) SAP PP
7 10 (5.43%) SAP WM
8 7 (3.80%) SAP Retail
9 5 (2.72%) SAP GTS
10 4 (2.17%) SAP EWM
10 4 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (2.17%) SAP PS
11 3 (1.63%) SAP APO
11 3 (1.63%) SAP SCM
11 3 (1.63%) SAP ERP
12 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (1.09%) SAP LE
12 2 (1.09%) SAP SRM
12 2 (1.09%) SAP QM
12 2 (1.09%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.63%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.63%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) LSMW
General
1 21 (11.41%) Manufacturing
2 17 (9.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (8.15%) Finance
3 15 (8.15%) Billing
4 12 (6.52%) Retail
5 11 (5.98%) Automotive
6 5 (2.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.63%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.09%) French Language
8 2 (1.09%) German Language
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.54%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (66.85%) Consultant
1 123 (66.85%) SAP Consultant
2 74 (40.22%) SAP SD Consultant
3 24 (13.04%) Analyst
4 17 (9.24%) SAP Analyst
5 16 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 15 (8.15%) Functional Consultant
6 15 (8.15%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 15 (8.15%) CRM Consultant
6 15 (8.15%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 15 (8.15%) SAP Manager
7 14 (7.61%) SAP Project Manager
8 10 (5.43%) SAP MM Consultant
8 10 (5.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) SAP SD Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) SAP FI Consultant
10 7 (3.80%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.26%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 6 (3.26%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.26%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) EDI
2 10 (5.43%) EDIFACT
3 3 (1.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.09%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.54%) BAPI
5 1 (0.54%) HTML5
5 1 (0.54%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) FMCG
2 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.09%) PMI
4 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.54%) Life Science
4 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.39%) CRM
2 27 (14.67%) Logistics
3 15 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (7.61%) Migration
5 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (7.07%) Change Management
5 13 (7.07%) Data Migration
6 12 (6.52%) Test Scripting
6 12 (6.52%) ERP
7 11 (5.98%) Project Management
7 11 (5.98%) Time Management
8 10 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.72%) Automated Testing
11 5 (2.72%) Stress Testing
11 5 (2.72%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (2.17%) Integration Testing
12 4 (2.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.61%) ABAP
2 3 (1.63%) Java
3 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.54%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) PMP
3 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) GxP
2 1 (0.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 184 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.63%) Cognos
3 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.54%) IBM
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
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