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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 466 428 424
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 106 137 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.68% 3.45% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 70 41
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3962 3973 3626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.15% 8.40% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2361 2257 1929
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.62 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -25 35 £450 -0.11% 6
East of England +14 15 £375 -28.57% 1
West Midlands -10 15 £543 +11.85% 2
North West -13 11 £450 +5.88% 1
South West -3 5 - -
East Midlands -4 4 £358 -32.54%
South East -45 3 £450 +50.00% 5
Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £383 -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 211 (100.00%) SAP
2 40 (18.96%) Logistics
2 40 (18.96%) SAP MM
3 27 (12.80%) SAP FI
3 27 (12.80%) CRM
3 27 (12.80%) Manufacturing
3 27 (12.80%) FMCG
4 21 (9.95%) SAP CO
5 19 (9.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (9.00%) Billing
5 19 (9.00%) EDI
5 19 (9.00%) SAP BW
6 18 (8.53%) Finance
7 17 (8.06%) SAP PP
7 17 (8.06%) Migration
8 16 (7.58%) SAP CRM
8 16 (7.58%) Automotive
8 16 (7.58%) Data Migration
9 15 (7.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (6.64%) Retail
11 13 (6.16%) Project Management
11 13 (6.16%) EDIFACT
11 13 (6.16%) Change Management
11 13 (6.16%) SAP WM
11 13 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.16%) ABAP
12 12 (5.69%) VMS
12 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.21%) Data Quality
13 11 (5.21%) ERP

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.84%) Lync
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Office
1 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (18.96%) SAP MM
2 27 (12.80%) SAP FI
3 21 (9.95%) SAP CO
4 19 (9.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (8.06%) SAP PP
6 16 (7.58%) SAP CRM
7 13 (6.16%) SAP WM
8 9 (4.27%) SAP Retail
9 6 (2.84%) SAP LE
10 5 (2.37%) SAP GTS
10 5 (2.37%) SAP QM
10 5 (2.37%) SAP CS
10 5 (2.37%) SAP PS
11 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (1.42%) Maximo
12 3 (1.42%) SAP APO
12 3 (1.42%) SAP ERP
12 3 (1.42%) SAP SCM
13 2 (0.95%) SAP SRM
13 2 (0.95%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.95%) SAP BI
2 2 (0.95%) QlikView
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) LSMW
General
1 27 (12.80%) Manufacturing
2 19 (9.00%) Billing
3 18 (8.53%) Finance
4 16 (7.58%) Automotive
5 15 (7.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (6.64%) Retail
7 7 (3.32%) Publishing
8 5 (2.37%) German Language
9 4 (1.90%) Marketing
10 3 (1.42%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.95%) Front Office
11 2 (0.95%) Romanian Language
12 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.47%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (62.56%) Consultant
2 131 (62.09%) SAP Consultant
3 79 (37.44%) SAP SD Consultant
4 30 (14.22%) Analyst
5 22 (10.43%) SAP Analyst
6 19 (9.00%) Functional Consultant
6 19 (9.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 17 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.11%) SAP SD Analyst
9 14 (6.64%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 14 (6.64%) SAP Project Manager
9 14 (6.64%) CRM Consultant
9 14 (6.64%) SAP Manager
10 11 (5.21%) SAP MM Consultant
11 9 (4.27%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
12 8 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 7 (3.32%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.32%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.00%) EDI
2 13 (6.16%) EDIFACT
3 5 (2.37%) XML
4 4 (1.90%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.95%) .NET
5 2 (0.95%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.47%) BAPI
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.47%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) FMCG
2 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.90%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.47%) User Experience
4 1 (0.47%) PMI
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.96%) Logistics
2 27 (12.80%) CRM
3 17 (8.06%) Migration
4 16 (7.58%) Data Migration
5 13 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.16%) Project Management
5 13 (6.16%) Change Management
6 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (5.21%) ERP
8 10 (4.74%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.74%) Test Scripting
8 10 (4.74%) Time Management
9 8 (3.79%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.37%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (2.37%) Integration Testing
12 5 (2.37%) Stress Testing
12 5 (2.37%) Automated Testing
12 5 (2.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.16%) ABAP
2 3 (1.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.95%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMP
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 211 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.42%) Cognos
2 3 (1.42%) IBM
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.95%) Pegasus
3 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
3 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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