The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 407 402 396
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 163 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.62% 3.49% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 71
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £643 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4499 4092 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 2202 2360
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 78 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
SAP SD
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -26 56 £500 +11.11% 8
South West -11 22 £500 -8.88% 2
West Midlands +2 20 £503 - 5
South East -8 20 £336 -27.29% 2
East of England -10 19 £300 -17.80% 1
North West 0 11 £350 +42.85% 5
East Midlands - 2 £600 - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £300 - 5
Midlands - - - -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 292 (100.00%) SAP
2 67 (22.95%) SAP MM
3 63 (21.58%) Logistics
4 36 (12.33%) ABAP
5 35 (11.99%) Migration
6 34 (11.64%) SAP FI
7 32 (10.96%) Finance
7 32 (10.96%) SAP CO
8 30 (10.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 30 (10.27%) SAP Implementation
9 29 (9.93%) Manufacturing
10 27 (9.25%) Data Migration
11 25 (8.56%) FMCG
11 25 (8.56%) EDI
12 23 (7.88%) CRM
13 22 (7.53%) ERP
13 22 (7.53%) Retail
14 21 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.85%) SQL
15 20 (6.85%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.51%) Project Management
17 17 (5.82%) SAP WM
18 16 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (5.48%) Microsoft
19 13 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
20 12 (4.11%) PRINCE2
20 12 (4.11%) VMS
20 12 (4.11%) Validation

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (1.03%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.42%) MS Office
2 8 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 67 (22.95%) SAP MM
2 34 (11.64%) SAP FI
3 32 (10.96%) SAP CO
4 30 (10.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (5.82%) SAP WM
6 11 (3.77%) SAP PP
7 9 (3.08%) SAP LE
8 8 (2.74%) SAP ERP
8 8 (2.74%) SAP Retail
9 7 (2.40%) SAP APO
9 7 (2.40%) SAP R/3
9 7 (2.40%) SAP SCM
10 6 (2.05%) SAP CRM
11 5 (1.71%) SAP PM
12 3 (1.03%) SAP CS
12 3 (1.03%) SAP EHS
12 3 (1.03%) SAP SRM
12 3 (1.03%) SAP HCM
12 3 (1.03%) SAP BPC
12 3 (1.03%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
1 13 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (3.42%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.40%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.03%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.03%) BODI
4 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.68%) MS Access
5 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) LSMW
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 32 (10.96%) Finance
2 29 (9.93%) Manufacturing
3 22 (7.53%) Retail
4 11 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.08%) Billing
5 9 (3.08%) German Language
6 8 (2.74%) Marketing
7 7 (2.40%) Automotive
8 4 (1.37%) Advertising
9 3 (1.03%) Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (45.21%) Consultant
2 127 (43.49%) SAP Consultant
3 99 (33.90%) SAP SD Consultant
4 56 (19.18%) Analyst
5 41 (14.04%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (8.22%) SAP SD Analyst
7 22 (7.53%) SAP MM Consultant
8 19 (6.51%) Business Analyst
9 18 (6.16%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 16 (5.48%) Architect
10 16 (5.48%) Functional Consultant
10 16 (5.48%) SAP Business Analyst
10 16 (5.48%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 15 (5.14%) SAP Architect
12 14 (4.79%) SAP Manager
13 13 (4.45%) Data Analyst
13 13 (4.45%) SAP Data Analyst
14 12 (4.11%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
14 12 (4.11%) Project Manager
14 12 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.56%) EDI
2 5 (1.71%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.03%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.03%) HTML
3 3 (1.03%) CSS
3 3 (1.03%) XML
3 3 (1.03%) BAPI
4 2 (0.68%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) FMCG
2 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.34%) AS400
4 1 (0.34%) Life Science
4 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.58%) Logistics
2 35 (11.99%) Migration
3 30 (10.27%) SAP Implementation
4 27 (9.25%) Data Migration
5 23 (7.88%) CRM
6 22 (7.53%) ERP
7 21 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (6.85%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.51%) Project Management
10 12 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.11%) Validation
10 12 (4.11%) Test Scripting
11 11 (3.77%) Integration Testing
12 10 (3.42%) Workflow
12 10 (3.42%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (3.42%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.08%) ITIL
13 9 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.33%) ABAP
2 20 (6.85%) SQL
3 5 (1.71%) Java
4 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.68%) VBA
5 1 (0.34%) R
5 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.05%) MCTS
2 6 (2.05%) MCITP
3 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.68%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 292 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.03%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.68%) HP
4 2 (0.68%) Hyperion
4 2 (0.68%) Siebel
4 2 (0.68%) IBM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle
4 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.34%) JDA
5 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.34%) ReadSoft
5 1 (0.34%) hybris
5 1 (0.34%) RedPrairie
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
networx
Rate: benefits depending on skills
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent rates / salaries offered
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 25 days ago