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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 511 410 434
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +24
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 100 188 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.18% 3.68% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 67
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
4580 5108 4672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.03% 9.34% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 2607 2398
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 78
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.82 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.99% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £43.20 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -105 79 £450 -5.26% 23
London -20 33 £495 -1.00% 9
South East -25 11 £325 -3.34% 3
North West -25 6 £450 +28.57% 4
West Midlands -16 5 - -
Midlands - 5 £450 -
South West -16 4 £400 -20.00% 1
East of England -17 4 £400 +33.33% 2
Manchester -18 4 - - 2
Birmingham +1 3 - -
Surrey +1 3 - -
Cambridge -6 3 £400 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £400 -27.27% 1
City of London -13 3 £413 -34.00%
West Yorkshire -16 3 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire -24 3 £450 +50.00% 2
South Wales - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
Middlesex +5 2 £315 -
Berkshire +5 2 £500 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
Leeds - 2 £500 -
Coventry +2 1 - -
Brentford +1 1 £488 -
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Somerset -9 1 - -
Bristol -10 1 £350 -
West Sussex -12 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 195 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (22.05%) SAP MM
3 30 (15.38%) CRM
3 30 (15.38%) Logistics
4 27 (13.85%) SAP FI
5 21 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (9.74%) Finance
7 18 (9.23%) Migration
7 18 (9.23%) SAP CO
7 18 (9.23%) Retail
7 18 (9.23%) ABAP
8 16 (8.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.18%) Data Migration
10 14 (7.18%) SAP EWM
10 14 (7.18%) SAP CRM
10 14 (7.18%) Manufacturing
11 13 (6.67%) Automotive
11 13 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.67%) VMS
11 13 (6.67%) ERP
12 12 (6.15%) Project Management
12 12 (6.15%) SAP PP
12 12 (6.15%) Change Management
12 12 (6.15%) Billing
12 12 (6.15%) SAP Retail
13 11 (5.64%) SAP BW
13 11 (5.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (5.64%) SAP WM
13 11 (5.64%) SAP Implementation

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.56%) MS Office
2 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (22.05%) SAP MM
2 27 (13.85%) SAP FI
3 18 (9.23%) SAP CO
4 16 (8.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (7.18%) SAP CRM
5 14 (7.18%) SAP EWM
6 12 (6.15%) SAP PP
6 12 (6.15%) SAP Retail
7 11 (5.64%) SAP WM
8 6 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (2.56%) SAP QM
10 4 (2.05%) SAP CS
10 4 (2.05%) SAP PS
11 2 (1.03%) SAP SCM
11 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
11 2 (1.03%) SAP LE
11 2 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (1.03%) SAP GTS
12 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
12 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.64%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.59%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.54%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) LSMW
General
1 19 (9.74%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Retail
3 14 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.67%) Automotive
5 12 (6.15%) Billing
6 11 (5.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.05%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.05%) Marketing
8 3 (1.54%) French Language
8 3 (1.54%) German Language
9 2 (1.03%) Polish Language
9 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.03%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 134 (68.72%) Consultant
2 133 (68.21%) SAP Consultant
3 76 (38.97%) SAP SD Consultant
4 17 (8.72%) Analyst
4 17 (8.72%) SAP Manager
5 16 (8.21%) SAP MM Consultant
6 15 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
7 13 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.15%) SAP Project Manager
9 11 (5.64%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 10 (5.13%) SAP Business Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) CRM Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) SAP EWM Consultant
12 8 (4.10%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 7 (3.59%) SAP Architect
13 7 (3.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) EDIFACT
2 7 (3.59%) BAPI
2 7 (3.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.51%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.51%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.51%) HTML5
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) FMCG
3 5 (2.56%) PMI
4 4 (2.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) Life Science
5 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.38%) CRM
1 30 (15.38%) Logistics
2 21 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (9.23%) Migration
4 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.18%) Data Migration
6 13 (6.67%) ERP
6 13 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.15%) Project Management
7 12 (6.15%) Change Management
8 11 (5.64%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (3.59%) Validation
9 7 (3.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.59%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.08%) Time Management
10 6 (3.08%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (2.56%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.56%) Business Transformation
12 4 (2.05%) Data Mapping
12 4 (2.05%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.23%) ABAP
2 1 (0.51%) C#
2 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.56%) PMP
1 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.54%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.03%) GxP
3 1 (0.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 195 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.51%) HP
4 1 (0.51%) Software AG
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos
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Rate: £455 per day
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