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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 137 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.22% 3.89% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £487 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
342 257 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.48% 9.07% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 124 114
Average daily rate £450 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.46 £20.70 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.13 £37.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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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 -8 6 £505 +68.33%
Cheshire -1 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
3 5 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 5 (25.00%) Logistics
3 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Billing
5 3 (15.00%) SAP MM
5 3 (15.00%) FMCG
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (5.00%) ABAP
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Cognos
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Retail
7 1 (5.00%) LSMW
7 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
2 5 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (15.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LSMW
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) SAP SD Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Logistics
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos