The first table below looks at the demand for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 28 July 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 North West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 123 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 11 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.37% 0.77%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.83% 4.10% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
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£350 £245 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -51.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £140 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
287 244 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.52% 9.06% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 105 164
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £47.45 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.17 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Manchester -6 7 £335 +36.73% 4
Merseyside - 1 £410 - 1
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) ABAP
2 6 (31.58%) SAP MM
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) SAP PP
4 4 (21.05%) SAP WM
4 4 (21.05%) SAP FI
4 4 (21.05%) SAP CO
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) SAP EHS
5 3 (15.79%) SAP APO
5 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (15.79%) BAPI
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics
7 1 (5.26%) SAP CS
7 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
7 1 (5.26%) SAP QM
7 1 (5.26%) Automotive
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (31.58%) SAP MM
2 4 (21.05%) SAP PP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP WM
2 4 (21.05%) SAP CO
2 4 (21.05%) SAP FI
3 3 (15.79%) SAP APO
3 3 (15.79%) SAP EHS
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CS
4 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP QM
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Consultant
1 16 (84.21%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (78.95%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) ABAP
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 6 days ago