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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 398 412 407
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 159 139 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.51% 3.46% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 73
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £641 £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
4530 4012 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.61% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2173 2387
Average daily rate £433 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 72 52
Average hourly rate £32.03 £18.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.82% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £44.99 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -21 54 £500 +11.11% 2
South West -15 22 £500 -8.88% 2
East of England -1 19 £300 -17.80% 2
West Midlands 0 18 £500 - 5
South East -8 17 £313 -32.43% 1
North West -5 11 £350 +42.85% 1
East Midlands - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £300 - 3
Midlands - - - -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 286 (100.00%) SAP
2 65 (22.73%) SAP MM
3 61 (21.33%) Logistics
4 36 (12.59%) ABAP
5 31 (10.84%) Migration
6 30 (10.49%) Finance
6 30 (10.49%) Manufacturing
6 30 (10.49%) SAP FI
6 30 (10.49%) SAP Implementation
7 29 (10.14%) SAP CO
8 27 (9.44%) SAP FI/CO
9 25 (8.74%) EDI
10 23 (8.04%) Data Migration
11 22 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (7.69%) FMCG
11 22 (7.69%) Retail
11 22 (7.69%) ERP
11 22 (7.69%) Project Management
12 21 (7.34%) CRM
12 21 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (7.34%) Business Analysis
13 19 (6.64%) SQL
14 18 (6.29%) SAP WM
15 17 (5.94%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (4.55%) SQL Server
18 12 (4.20%) PRINCE2
18 12 (4.20%) VMS
18 12 (4.20%) Test Scripting

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.05%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) MS Office
2 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.05%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 65 (22.73%) SAP MM
2 30 (10.49%) SAP FI
3 29 (10.14%) SAP CO
4 27 (9.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (6.29%) SAP WM
6 10 (3.50%) SAP PP
7 8 (2.80%) SAP Retail
7 8 (2.80%) SAP LE
8 7 (2.45%) SAP ERP
8 7 (2.45%) SAP R/3
9 6 (2.10%) SAP APO
10 5 (1.75%) SAP SCM
10 5 (1.75%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.40%) SAP CS
11 4 (1.40%) SAP PM
11 4 (1.40%) SAP EWM
12 3 (1.05%) SAP HCM
12 3 (1.05%) SAP BPC
12 3 (1.05%) SAP EHS
12 3 (1.05%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.80%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.45%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.70%) MS Access
4 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.70%) BODI
4 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 30 (10.49%) Finance
1 30 (10.49%) Manufacturing
2 22 (7.69%) Retail
3 10 (3.50%) Billing
3 10 (3.50%) German Language
4 9 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.80%) Marketing
6 7 (2.45%) Automotive
7 3 (1.05%) Legal
7 3 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.70%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (45.10%) Consultant
2 126 (44.06%) SAP Consultant
3 99 (34.62%) SAP SD Consultant
4 58 (20.28%) Analyst
5 42 (14.69%) SAP Analyst
6 25 (8.74%) SAP SD Analyst
7 22 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
8 20 (6.99%) Business Analyst
9 18 (6.29%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 17 (5.94%) SAP Business Analyst
11 16 (5.59%) Functional Consultant
11 16 (5.59%) Architect
11 16 (5.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 15 (5.24%) SAP Architect
13 13 (4.55%) SAP Manager
13 13 (4.55%) SAP Data Analyst
13 13 (4.55%) Data Analyst
14 12 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.20%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
15 11 (3.85%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.74%) EDI
2 5 (1.75%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.05%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.05%) HTML
3 3 (1.05%) CSS
3 3 (1.05%) XML
3 3 (1.05%) BAPI
4 2 (0.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.69%) FMCG
2 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.35%) Life Science
4 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.33%) Logistics
2 31 (10.84%) Migration
3 30 (10.49%) SAP Implementation
4 23 (8.04%) Data Migration
5 22 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (7.69%) ERP
5 22 (7.69%) Project Management
6 21 (7.34%) CRM
6 21 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (7.34%) Business Analysis
7 12 (4.20%) PRINCE2
7 12 (4.20%) Test Scripting
8 11 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 10 (3.50%) Validation
9 10 (3.50%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (3.50%) Workflow
9 10 (3.50%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (3.15%) ITIL
11 8 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.59%) ABAP
2 19 (6.64%) SQL
3 5 (1.75%) Java
4 3 (1.05%) VBA
5 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) R
6 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.10%) MCITP
2 6 (2.10%) MCTS
3 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) ISEB
4 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.05%) Pegasus
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle
5 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.70%) Siebel
5 2 (0.70%) Hyperion
5 2 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.35%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.35%) hybris
6 1 (0.35%) JDA
6 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.35%) ReadSoft
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
networx
Rate: benefits depending on skills
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago