The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 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 145 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.085% 0.075%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.82% 1.54% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£448 £481 £497
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% -3.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
243 130 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.44% 5.51% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 76 125
Average daily rate £450 £415 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +69.01%
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 West

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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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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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (53.33%) Logistics
3 7 (46.67%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
6 1 (6.67%) ABAP
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
General
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) SAP SD Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP SD Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Logistics
2 7 (46.67%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft