The first table below looks at the demand for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 353 336 375
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 59 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.76% 2.80% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 32
Average daily rate £451 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £283 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £496 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2136 1894 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1138 1346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.41 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £75.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP SD across the London region.

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the London region.

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 10 £400 -7.29% 1
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (22.06%) Migration
3 28 (20.59%) Data Migration
4 25 (18.38%) FMCG
5 23 (16.91%) SAP MM
6 20 (14.71%) SAP FI
7 19 (13.97%) SAP CO
8 18 (13.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (13.24%) ABAP
9 17 (12.50%) CRM
10 16 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
11 15 (11.03%) Validation
12 13 (9.56%) Finance
12 13 (9.56%) Project Management
12 13 (9.56%) Logistics
12 13 (9.56%) SAP CRM
13 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (8.09%) SAP BW
14 11 (8.09%) Data Cleansing
15 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (7.35%) SAP R/3
15 10 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (7.35%) ERP
15 10 (7.35%) Change Management
16 9 (6.62%) LSMW
16 9 (6.62%) Billing
17 7 (5.15%) SAP SCM
17 7 (5.15%) Retail
17 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
17 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (16.91%) SAP MM
2 20 (14.71%) SAP FI
3 19 (13.97%) SAP CO
4 18 (13.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (9.56%) SAP CRM
6 10 (7.35%) SAP R/3
7 7 (5.15%) SAP SCM
7 7 (5.15%) SAP APO
8 5 (3.68%) SAP ERP
8 5 (3.68%) SAP CS
8 5 (3.68%) SAP WM
9 4 (2.94%) SAP PP
9 4 (2.94%) SAP BPC
10 3 (2.21%) SAP SRM
10 3 (2.21%) SAP Retail
10 3 (2.21%) SAP PM
11 2 (1.47%) SAP QM
12 1 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
12 1 (0.74%) SAP LE
12 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) FTP
1 2 (1.47%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SAP BW
2 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.68%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (3.68%) BODI
4 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.47%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) LSMW
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.62%) Billing
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.68%) Banking
6 4 (2.94%) Advertising
6 4 (2.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.47%) Front Office
7 2 (1.47%) Games
7 2 (1.47%) German Language
7 2 (1.47%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (70.59%) Consultant
2 85 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
3 54 (39.71%) SAP SD Consultant
4 19 (13.97%) Analyst
5 17 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
6 16 (11.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 16 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) SAP MM Consultant
7 13 (9.56%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
8 10 (7.35%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) SAP Manager
9 9 (6.62%) SAP Data Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) SAP SD Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Developer
11 6 (4.41%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 6 (4.41%) CRM Consultant
12 5 (3.68%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) SAP Project Manager
12 5 (3.68%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) EDI
2 4 (2.94%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.47%) EDIFACT
3 2 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (1.47%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.74%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) FMCG
2 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Migration
2 28 (20.59%) Data Migration
3 17 (12.50%) CRM
4 16 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 15 (11.03%) Validation
6 13 (9.56%) Project Management
6 13 (9.56%) Logistics
7 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.09%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (7.35%) ERP
9 10 (7.35%) Change Management
10 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.68%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (3.68%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (3.68%) ETL
12 4 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.94%) Six Sigma
12 4 (2.94%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) ABAP
2 5 (3.68%) SQL
3 2 (1.47%) ActionScript
3 2 (1.47%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.21%) HP
3 2 (1.47%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.47%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (0.74%) IBM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle