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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 459 436 433
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 119 133 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.63% 3.21% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 59
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£475 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.53%
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
4524 4143 4819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.66% 8.59% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2297 2514
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 72
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £10.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
London -14 50 £475 +5.55% 6
South West -31 17 £500 -9.09%
East of England -17 10 £275 -31.46%
South East +6 9 £313 -
West Midlands -16 7 £550 - 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £513 - 3
North West -13 3 £303 -8.33% 2
East Midlands - 2 £600 - 1
Midlands - - - - 1
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 257 (100.00%) SAP
2 50 (19.46%) SAP MM
3 47 (18.29%) Logistics
4 33 (12.84%) ABAP
5 30 (11.67%) Manufacturing
6 29 (11.28%) SAP Implementation
7 26 (10.12%) Migration
7 26 (10.12%) Finance
7 26 (10.12%) SAP FI
8 24 (9.34%) SAP CO
9 22 (8.56%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.17%) CRM
10 21 (8.17%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (7.00%) EDI
12 17 (6.61%) Data Migration
13 16 (6.23%) Retail
13 16 (6.23%) ERP
13 16 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (6.23%) SAP WM
14 15 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (5.84%) Microsoft
14 15 (5.84%) SQL
15 14 (5.45%) SQL Server
15 14 (5.45%) Project Management
16 13 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (5.06%) FMCG
17 12 (4.67%) Billing
18 11 (4.28%) SAP PP
18 11 (4.28%) PRINCE2

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (0.78%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Office
2 6 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (19.46%) SAP MM
2 26 (10.12%) SAP FI
3 24 (9.34%) SAP CO
4 21 (8.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (6.23%) SAP WM
6 11 (4.28%) SAP PP
7 8 (3.11%) SAP LE
7 8 (3.11%) SAP Retail
8 6 (2.33%) SAP ERP
8 6 (2.33%) SAP CS
9 5 (1.95%) SAP R/3
10 4 (1.56%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.56%) SAP APO
11 3 (1.17%) SAP CRM
11 3 (1.17%) SAP EHS
11 3 (1.17%) SAP HCM
12 2 (0.78%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.78%) HFM
12 2 (0.78%) SAP QM
12 2 (0.78%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.11%) SAP BI
4 4 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) DataStage
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) LSMW
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 30 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 26 (10.12%) Finance
3 16 (6.23%) Retail
4 12 (4.67%) Billing
5 11 (4.28%) German Language
6 5 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.95%) Automotive
7 4 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.17%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 115 (44.75%) Consultant
2 114 (44.36%) SAP Consultant
3 86 (33.46%) SAP SD Consultant
4 53 (20.62%) Analyst
5 37 (14.40%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (9.34%) SAP SD Analyst
7 22 (8.56%) Business Analyst
8 21 (8.17%) SAP MM Consultant
9 17 (6.61%) Functional Consultant
9 17 (6.61%) SAP Business Analyst
9 17 (6.61%) SAP Manager
10 16 (6.23%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 16 (6.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 11 (4.28%) Data Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.89%) SAP Data Analyst
12 10 (3.89%) SAP Architect
12 10 (3.89%) Architect
12 10 (3.89%) SAP Project Manager
13 9 (3.50%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.00%) EDI
2 6 (2.33%) SAP PI
3 5 (1.95%) BAPI
4 3 (1.17%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.06%) FMCG
2 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.78%) AS400
4 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.29%) Logistics
2 29 (11.28%) SAP Implementation
3 26 (10.12%) Migration
4 22 (8.56%) Business Analysis
5 21 (8.17%) CRM
5 21 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (6.61%) Data Migration
7 16 (6.23%) ERP
7 16 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.45%) Project Management
9 11 (4.28%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.28%) Integration Testing
10 10 (3.89%) Test Scripting
10 10 (3.89%) Validation
11 9 (3.50%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (3.50%) ITIL
11 9 (3.50%) Time Management
11 9 (3.50%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.72%) TOGAF
12 7 (2.72%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.84%) ABAP
2 15 (5.84%) SQL
3 4 (1.56%) VBA
4 2 (0.78%) Java
5 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.39%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.33%) MCTS
2 6 (2.33%) MCITP
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) GxP
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 257 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.17%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle
4 2 (0.78%) Siebel
5 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.39%) IBM
5 1 (0.39%) HP
5 1 (0.39%) Informatica
5 1 (0.39%) JDA
5 1 (0.39%) CA
5 1 (0.39%) Progress
5 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.39%) ReadSoft
5 1 (0.39%) hybris
5 1 (0.39%) RedPrairie
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Square One Resources
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
England
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Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago