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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 478 402 429
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 101 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.35% 3.62% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £597 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.17%
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
4297 4141 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.67% 8.84% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 2269 2080
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 76
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.65 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -39 34 £475 +11.76% 10
East Midlands +13 10 £463 - 1
North West -7 10 £300 -29.41% 3
South East -44 10 £425 -15.00% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £260 -34.59%
East of England -6 6 £463 -2.63% 2
South West -27 2 £448 -7.01%
Midlands -1 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -13 1 £625 -
South Coast - - - -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (19.72%) Logistics
3 32 (15.02%) SAP MM
4 31 (14.55%) Manufacturing
5 20 (9.39%) Finance
6 19 (8.92%) Billing
7 18 (8.45%) EDI
7 18 (8.45%) FMCG
8 16 (7.51%) SAP Implementation
8 16 (7.51%) ABAP
8 16 (7.51%) Project Management
9 15 (7.04%) SAP FI
9 15 (7.04%) CRM
10 14 (6.57%) Retail
10 14 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.10%) SAP CO
11 13 (6.10%) Migration
11 13 (6.10%) SAP WM
12 12 (5.63%) SAP PP
13 11 (5.16%) SAP FI/CO
13 11 (5.16%) ERP
13 11 (5.16%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.69%) SAP BW
14 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.69%) Change Management
15 9 (4.23%) SAP CS
15 9 (4.23%) SAP Retail
15 9 (4.23%) Business Analysis
16 8 (3.76%) German Language

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.82%) Lync
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (15.02%) SAP MM
2 15 (7.04%) SAP FI
3 13 (6.10%) SAP WM
3 13 (6.10%) SAP CO
4 12 (5.63%) SAP PP
5 11 (5.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (4.23%) SAP CS
6 9 (4.23%) SAP Retail
7 8 (3.76%) SAP LE
8 7 (3.29%) SAP ERP
9 5 (2.35%) SAP CRM
9 5 (2.35%) SAP R/3
10 4 (1.88%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.88%) SAP QM
11 3 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (1.41%) SAP PS
11 3 (1.41%) Maximo
11 3 (1.41%) SAP GTS
12 1 (0.47%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.35%) SAP BI
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.94%) QlikView
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.82%) LSMW
General
1 31 (14.55%) Manufacturing
2 20 (9.39%) Finance
3 19 (8.92%) Billing
4 14 (6.57%) Retail
5 8 (3.76%) German Language
6 7 (3.29%) Automotive
7 6 (2.82%) Publishing
8 5 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.94%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.94%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 116 (54.46%) Consultant
2 114 (53.52%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (36.62%) SAP SD Consultant
4 32 (15.02%) Analyst
5 24 (11.27%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (9.39%) SAP SD Analyst
7 19 (8.92%) Functional Consultant
8 18 (8.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 15 (7.04%) Business Analyst
10 14 (6.57%) SAP Manager
11 13 (6.10%) SAP MM Consultant
11 13 (6.10%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.63%) SAP Business Analyst
13 10 (4.69%) SAP Project Manager
14 9 (4.23%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
15 8 (3.76%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 7 (3.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 7 (3.29%) SAP Architect
16 7 (3.29%) Architect
16 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.45%) EDI
2 5 (2.35%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.88%) XML
3 4 (1.88%) XML Messaging
3 4 (1.88%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.41%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.94%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.94%) BAPI
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) FMCG
2 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.41%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.47%) AS400
5 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.72%) Logistics
2 16 (7.51%) SAP Implementation
2 16 (7.51%) Project Management
3 15 (7.04%) CRM
4 14 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (6.10%) Migration
6 11 (5.16%) ERP
6 11 (5.16%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.69%) Change Management
8 9 (4.23%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.29%) Time Management
10 6 (2.82%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (2.35%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.35%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.35%) TOGAF
12 4 (1.88%) Validation
12 4 (1.88%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (1.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.51%) ABAP
2 5 (2.35%) SQL
3 2 (0.94%) VBA
4 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.88%) Degree
1 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) ISEB
2 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) GxP
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.41%) Pegasus
3 3 (1.41%) IBM
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.94%) Siebel
5 1 (0.47%) Progress
5 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) CA
5 1 (0.47%) Informatica
5 1 (0.47%) hybris
5 1 (0.47%) RedPrairie
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