The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 435 420 433
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 153 124 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.17% 2.87% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 72
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -48 137 £450 - 20
London -17 59 £451 +0.11% 5
West Midlands -5 17 £485 -6.73% 7
South East -12 16 £225 -47.05%
East of England -14 14 £500 - 1
Surrey -2 12 £175 -2.77%
City of London -16 10 £400 -7.29% 1
North West -15 9 £375 -16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £550 -
Coventry - 7 £485 - 3
Cambridge +7 6 £550 -
Manchester -10 6 £363 -23.68%
South West -17 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands -6 3 £325 - 3
Midlands - 3 £600 -
Esher - 2 £130 -
Scotland -6 1 - -
Cheshire -12 1 £503 +18.23%
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 3
Crewe - 1 £503 -
North East - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 328 (100.00%) SAP
2 94 (28.66%) SAP MM
3 57 (17.38%) Logistics
4 54 (16.46%) SAP FI
5 51 (15.55%) Migration
6 48 (14.63%) ABAP
7 43 (13.11%) Data Migration
8 40 (12.20%) Finance
9 35 (10.67%) FMCG
9 35 (10.67%) SAP CO
10 34 (10.37%) SAP FI/CO
11 31 (9.45%) CRM
12 29 (8.84%) ERP
12 29 (8.84%) SAP Implementation
13 27 (8.23%) SAP CRM
13 27 (8.23%) Validation
14 26 (7.93%) Manufacturing
15 24 (7.32%) EDI
16 23 (7.01%) LSMW
17 22 (6.71%) Project Management
18 21 (6.40%) Retail
19 19 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (5.79%) SQL
20 18 (5.49%) SAP WM
21 17 (5.18%) Pharmaceutical
21 17 (5.18%) Billing
22 16 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
22 16 (4.88%) ETL
23 15 (4.57%) SAP PP
24 14 (4.27%) Business Intelligence

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.91%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
2 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 94 (28.66%) SAP MM
2 54 (16.46%) SAP FI
3 35 (10.67%) SAP CO
4 34 (10.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (8.23%) SAP CRM
6 18 (5.49%) SAP WM
7 15 (4.57%) SAP PP
8 13 (3.96%) SAP LE
9 12 (3.66%) SAP SCM
10 11 (3.35%) SAP APO
10 11 (3.35%) SAP ERP
11 10 (3.05%) SAP R/3
12 8 (2.44%) SAP BPC
13 7 (2.13%) SAP EWM
13 7 (2.13%) SAP QM
13 7 (2.13%) SAP PM
14 6 (1.83%) SAP CS
15 5 (1.52%) SAP Retail
15 5 (1.52%) SAP SRM
16 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) FTP
1 2 (0.61%) RTP
1 2 (0.61%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.27%) SAP Data Services
2 13 (3.96%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.13%) BODI
5 6 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.91%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 23 (7.01%) LSMW
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 40 (12.20%) Finance
2 26 (7.93%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.40%) Retail
4 17 (5.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (5.18%) Billing
5 10 (3.05%) Automotive
6 9 (2.74%) Marketing
7 7 (2.13%) Banking
7 7 (2.13%) German Language
8 5 (1.52%) Legal
8 5 (1.52%) Dutch Language
9 4 (1.22%) French Language
9 4 (1.22%) Advertising
10 3 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.91%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.61%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.61%) Games
11 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 199 (60.67%) Consultant
2 183 (55.79%) SAP Consultant
3 120 (36.59%) SAP SD Consultant
4 36 (10.98%) SAP MM Consultant
5 29 (8.84%) Analyst
6 25 (7.62%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 24 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
8 22 (6.71%) Functional Consultant
9 21 (6.40%) Architect
10 20 (6.10%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 19 (5.79%) SAP Architect
12 15 (4.57%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
13 14 (4.27%) Developer
14 12 (3.66%) SAP Data Analyst
14 12 (3.66%) Data Analyst
15 11 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (3.35%) Data Consultant
15 11 (3.35%) SAP Manager
16 10 (3.05%) SAP Data Consultant
16 10 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.32%) EDI
2 13 (3.96%) BAPI
3 10 (3.05%) SAP ALE
4 7 (2.13%) SAP PI
5 5 (1.52%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (0.91%) HTML
6 3 (0.91%) CSS
6 3 (0.91%) XML
6 3 (0.91%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.61%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.30%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.30%) Middleware
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.67%) FMCG
2 8 (2.44%) Data Conversion
2 8 (2.44%) AS400
3 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
3 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.38%) Logistics
2 51 (15.55%) Migration
3 43 (13.11%) Data Migration
4 31 (9.45%) CRM
5 29 (8.84%) ERP
5 29 (8.84%) SAP Implementation
6 27 (8.23%) Validation
7 22 (6.71%) Project Management
8 19 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
9 16 (4.88%) ETL
10 14 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.27%) Change Management
11 10 (3.05%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (2.74%) Workflow
12 9 (2.74%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (2.44%) Data Mapping
13 8 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.63%) ABAP
2 19 (5.79%) SQL
3 9 (2.74%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.22%) Java
5 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (0.61%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.30%) C
7 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
1 2 (0.61%) ISEB
1 2 (0.61%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.61%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.30%) GAAP
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 328 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (2.74%) Informatica
2 9 (2.74%) HP
3 6 (1.83%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.22%) IBM
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.61%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (0.61%) Siebel
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
6 2 (0.61%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.30%) Remedy
7 1 (0.30%) JDA
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle
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