The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 248 204 219
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 10 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.27% 3.73% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
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£425 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%
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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
790 643 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.03% 7.53% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 309 376
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.90 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Berkshire -6 4 £425 -15.00%
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) EDI
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
3 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) ABAP
5 2 (10.53%) SAP ALE
5 2 (10.53%) Pegasus
5 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (10.53%) SAP FI
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) LSMW
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
6 1 (5.26%) Billing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (5.26%) Retail

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
1 5 (26.32%) Lync
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
3 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
1 9 (47.37%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) EDI Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP SD Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Tester
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) EDI
2 2 (10.53%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
3 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
3 1 (5.26%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) AS400
1 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.26%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica