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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 138 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 3 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.23% 4.76% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 18
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£410 £330 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -33.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.53%
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
244 231 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.88% 7.93% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 97 163
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -26.54%

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
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 2 September 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
Merseyside - 1 £410 -
Manchester - - - - 1
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) ABAP
3 5 (33.33%) SAP MM
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
4 4 (26.67%) SAP PP
4 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
5 3 (20.00%) SAP APO
5 3 (20.00%) SAP WM
5 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (20.00%) BAPI
5 3 (20.00%) SAP EHS
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) SAP CS
7 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
7 1 (6.67%) SAP QM
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 4 (26.67%) SAP PP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
2 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
3 3 (20.00%) SAP APO
3 3 (20.00%) SAP EHS
3 3 (20.00%) SAP WM
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (6.67%) SAP CS
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP QM
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
1 12 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (73.33%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP CS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP