The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester 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 80 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.31% 1.01%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.41% 3.80% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £363 £475 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +75.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £455 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £495 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
176 79 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.44% 8.19% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 34 92
Average daily rate £350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £512 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.96% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP SD
North West

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 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 3 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP EHS
2 3 (33.33%) ABAP
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
4 1 (11.11%) German Language

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
1 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP EHS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP SD Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP