The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 579 548 463
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -85
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 68 85 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.59% 1.82% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 65
Median daily rate £410 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

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
4277 4661 5198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 8.31% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2642 2815
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 72
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP SD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 63 £400 -15.78% 16
London -2 14 £300 -40.00% 5
South East +11 12 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands -13 10 £438 - 2
South West +14 9 £426 -5.44% 2
Berkshire +3 6 £225 -55.00%
Somerset +12 4 £426 -
Surrey -2 4 £450 -
Coventry -3 4 - -
Taunton - 3 £426 -
Bristol - 3 £440 -
Birmingham -5 2 £500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £438 -
Maidenhead - 2 £215 -
East of England +19 1 £425 -5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 1 £425 -5.55%
Cambridge +14 1 £425 -5.55%
Wales +13 1 - -
South Wales +10 1 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Middlesex -7 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 - 2
Scotland - 1 £500 - 1

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 135 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (17.78%) Logistics
3 19 (14.07%) Order to Cash
3 19 (14.07%) Billing
4 17 (12.59%) SAP FI
5 16 (11.85%) Retail
6 15 (11.11%) SAP MM
6 15 (11.11%) Project Management
6 15 (11.11%) CRM
6 15 (11.11%) ABAP
6 15 (11.11%) Finance
7 14 (10.37%) EDI
7 14 (10.37%) SAP Implementation
8 12 (8.89%) Migration
8 12 (8.89%) SAP CRM
8 12 (8.89%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (8.89%) SAP CO
9 11 (8.15%) Change Management
9 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.67%) ERP
10 9 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.19%) SAP SCM
12 7 (5.19%) LSMW
12 7 (5.19%) SAP WM
13 6 (4.44%) SAP BW
13 6 (4.44%) BAPI
13 6 (4.44%) SAP ERP
13 6 (4.44%) Revenue Management

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (12.59%) SAP FI
2 15 (11.11%) SAP MM
3 12 (8.89%) SAP CO
3 12 (8.89%) SAP CRM
3 12 (8.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (5.19%) SAP SCM
4 7 (5.19%) SAP WM
5 6 (4.44%) SAP ERP
6 5 (3.70%) SAP CS
6 5 (3.70%) SAP GRC
7 4 (2.96%) SAP AFS
7 4 (2.96%) SAP GTS
7 4 (2.96%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (2.96%) SAP PM
8 3 (2.22%) SAP EWM
8 3 (2.22%) SAP PP
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (1.48%) SAP HR
9 2 (1.48%) SAP MDM
9 2 (1.48%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.74%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) LSMW
General
1 19 (14.07%) Billing
2 16 (11.85%) Retail
3 15 (11.11%) Finance
4 9 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.70%) Marketing
6 4 (2.96%) Legal
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.22%) Automotive
7 3 (2.22%) German Language
8 2 (1.48%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 77 (57.04%) Consultant
2 75 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
3 47 (34.81%) SAP SD Consultant
4 27 (20.00%) Analyst
5 24 (17.78%) SAP Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) SAP SD Analyst
7 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) SAP Business Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) SAP MM Consultant
9 11 (8.15%) SAP Manager
9 11 (8.15%) SAP Trainer
9 11 (8.15%) Trainer
10 10 (7.41%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.93%) SAP Project Manager
11 8 (5.93%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 6 (4.44%) SAP MM Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) SAP SD Trainer
12 6 (4.44%) SAP WM Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) EDI
2 6 (4.44%) BAPI
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.74%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) FMCG
2 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.74%) Replication
3 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.78%) Logistics
2 19 (14.07%) Order to Cash
3 15 (11.11%) CRM
3 15 (11.11%) Project Management
4 14 (10.37%) SAP Implementation
5 12 (8.89%) Migration
6 11 (8.15%) Change Management
6 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.67%) ERP
8 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (4.44%) Revenue Management
9 6 (4.44%) Revenue Recognition
10 5 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) Business Transformation
10 5 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) SAP Security
10 5 (3.70%) Security Architecture
11 4 (2.96%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.11%) ABAP
2 4 (2.96%) C
3 3 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
1 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) GxP
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.96%) HP
3 4 (2.96%) hybris
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
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