The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 514 433 427
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 86 171 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.93% 3.51% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 59
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£478 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £469
% change year-on-year
+12.21% -14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4467 4876 4501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.05% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2581 2277
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -16.66%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP SD within the UK.

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD within the UK.

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England -88 68 £478 +0.52% 20
London -26 29 £500 -9.09% 5
South East -33 9 £325 -13.33% 4
North West -29 4 £450 +24.13% 3
South West -9 3 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -14 3 - - 3
Yorkshire -16 3 £450 +50.00% 3
West Yorkshire -17 3 £450 +50.00% 2
East of England -22 3 £385 +28.33% 1
Wales - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
Middlesex +5 2 £315 -
Berkshire +1 2 £500 - 1
City of London -3 2 £416 -33.40% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £385 -30.00% 1
Cambridge -14 2 £385 -30.00% 1
Manchester -22 2 - - 3
Leeds - 2 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
Somerset +3 1 - -
Coventry +1 1 - - 1
Surrey -6 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -9 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Larne - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 213 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (20.66%) SAP MM
3 36 (16.90%) SAP FI
4 35 (16.43%) CRM
5 28 (13.15%) Logistics
6 27 (12.68%) SAP CO
7 25 (11.74%) SAP FI/CO
8 22 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (9.86%) Finance
10 18 (8.45%) SAP CRM
10 18 (8.45%) ABAP
11 16 (7.51%) SAP PP
11 16 (7.51%) ERP
11 16 (7.51%) Migration
11 16 (7.51%) Billing
12 15 (7.04%) Manufacturing
12 15 (7.04%) SAP BW
12 15 (7.04%) FMCG
13 14 (6.57%) Test Scripting
13 14 (6.57%) Data Migration
13 14 (6.57%) SAP WM
13 14 (6.57%) Project Management
13 14 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.57%) EDI
14 13 (6.10%) Change Management
14 13 (6.10%) Retail
14 13 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
15 12 (5.63%) Automotive
16 11 (5.16%) VMS

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (3.29%) MS Office
2 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (20.66%) SAP MM
2 36 (16.90%) SAP FI
3 27 (12.68%) SAP CO
4 25 (11.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (8.45%) SAP CRM
6 16 (7.51%) SAP PP
7 14 (6.57%) SAP WM
8 11 (5.16%) SAP EWM
9 7 (3.29%) SAP Retail
10 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (2.35%) SAP QM
12 3 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (1.41%) SAP SRM
12 3 (1.41%) SAP ERP
12 3 (1.41%) SAP PS
12 3 (1.41%) SAP APO
13 2 (0.94%) SAP LE
13 2 (0.94%) SAP CS
13 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.94%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.04%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.29%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.41%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) LSMW
General
1 21 (9.86%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Billing
3 15 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (6.10%) Retail
6 12 (5.63%) Automotive
7 6 (2.82%) General Ledger
8 5 (2.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.94%) German Language
10 2 (0.94%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.94%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 145 (68.08%) Consultant
2 144 (67.61%) SAP Consultant
3 84 (39.44%) SAP SD Consultant
4 25 (11.74%) Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) SAP Manager
6 19 (8.92%) SAP Analyst
7 17 (7.98%) Project Manager
8 16 (7.51%) SAP Project Manager
9 13 (6.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 12 (5.63%) SAP MM Consultant
11 11 (5.16%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 11 (5.16%) Functional Consultant
11 11 (5.16%) CRM Consultant
11 11 (5.16%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 9 (4.23%) SAP EWM Consultant
13 8 (3.76%) Business Analyst
14 7 (3.29%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.29%) SAP FI Consultant
14 7 (3.29%) SAP Business Analyst
15 6 (2.82%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.57%) EDI
2 10 (4.69%) EDIFACT
3 3 (1.41%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.47%) BAPI
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) FMCG
2 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.88%) PMI
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) Life Science
4 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.47%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) CRM
2 28 (13.15%) Logistics
3 22 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (7.51%) ERP
4 16 (7.51%) Migration
5 14 (6.57%) Project Management
5 14 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.57%) Test Scripting
5 14 (6.57%) Data Migration
6 13 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
6 13 (6.10%) Change Management
7 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.76%) Time Management
9 7 (3.29%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (3.29%) Stress Testing
9 7 (3.29%) Validation
9 7 (3.29%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.82%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.35%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.45%) ABAP
2 3 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.47%) SQL
3 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (1.88%) PMP
1 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) HND
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.94%) GxP
3 1 (0.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.41%) Cognos
4 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) Software AG
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
M4 Corridor
Recruit121
Rate: £25-30k per year + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago