The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 162 145 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 1 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 1.14% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £381 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% +24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
SAP SD
England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
308 352 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.21% 9.53% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 178 149
Median daily rate £414 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £639 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -39.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP SD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 1 £381 - 1
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP MM

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP SD Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP SD Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP