The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 88 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 4 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.17% 1.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 1.67% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
160 120 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.40% 10.50% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 56 71
Average daily rate £424 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.33 £87.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -80.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP SD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) FMCG
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) SAP CS
3 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CO

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CS
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP SD Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP