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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 509 432 467
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +35
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 104 147 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.16% 3.18% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 42
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£475 £450 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £316 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-35.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.00

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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 91 £475 +8.57% 32
London -37 42 £475 +8.57% 10
City of London +13 10 £356 -15.68% 1
East of England -14 7 £383 -12.57% 4
North West -4 6 £300 -13.04% 4
South East -28 6 £475 -1.29% 4
Manchester +1 5 £300 -13.04% 4
Yorkshire -1 4 £513 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £383 -12.57% 2
South West -34 4 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £513 - 1
West Midlands -23 3 £260 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Middlesbrough - 3 £513 -
Berkshire +7 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 2 £484 - 1
Cambridge -1 1 £575 +31.42% 1
Birmingham -6 1 - - 2
Scotland -7 1 £425 -13.70%
Slough -8 1 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £260 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £260 -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 292 (100.00%) SAP
2 52 (17.81%) Logistics
3 47 (16.10%) SAP MM
4 38 (13.01%) ABAP
5 31 (10.62%) Manufacturing
6 30 (10.27%) Finance
7 25 (8.56%) SAP FI
7 25 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.56%) SAP Implementation
8 24 (8.22%) Migration
9 23 (7.88%) CRM
9 23 (7.88%) EDI
9 23 (7.88%) Business Analysis
10 22 (7.53%) ERP
10 22 (7.53%) SAP CO
11 19 (6.51%) Billing
11 19 (6.51%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (5.82%) Retail
12 17 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
12 17 (5.82%) German Language
12 17 (5.82%) Data Migration
13 16 (5.48%) SAP WM
14 15 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (5.14%) Project Management
14 15 (5.14%) SQL
15 14 (4.79%) SQL Server
15 14 (4.79%) FMCG
15 14 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (4.45%) Integration Testing

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.08%) MS Office
2 6 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (16.10%) SAP MM
2 25 (8.56%) SAP FI
3 22 (7.53%) SAP CO
4 19 (6.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (5.48%) SAP WM
6 12 (4.11%) SAP Retail
7 11 (3.77%) SAP PP
8 10 (3.42%) SAP ERP
9 8 (2.74%) SAP CS
10 7 (2.40%) SAP R/3
11 6 (2.05%) SAP LE
12 4 (1.37%) SAP CRM
12 4 (1.37%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.37%) SAP QM
13 3 (1.03%) SAP PS
14 2 (0.68%) HFM
14 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
14 2 (0.68%) SAP SRM
14 2 (0.68%) SAP EWM
15 1 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.74%) SAP BI
4 6 (2.05%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) DataStage
6 1 (0.34%) QlikView
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.40%) LSMW
General
1 31 (10.62%) Manufacturing
2 30 (10.27%) Finance
3 19 (6.51%) Billing
4 17 (5.82%) Retail
4 17 (5.82%) German Language
5 8 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.05%) Automotive
7 4 (1.37%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) Romanian Language
8 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 147 (50.34%) Consultant
2 145 (49.66%) SAP Consultant
3 106 (36.30%) SAP SD Consultant
4 50 (17.12%) Analyst
5 35 (11.99%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (8.22%) SAP SD Analyst
6 24 (8.22%) SAP MM Consultant
7 22 (7.53%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.82%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (5.82%) SAP Business Analyst
8 17 (5.82%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 16 (5.48%) SAP Manager
9 16 (5.48%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.77%) SAP WM Consultant
12 10 (3.42%) SAP Project Manager
13 9 (3.08%) Data Analyst
13 9 (3.08%) Architect
13 9 (3.08%) SAP Architect
14 8 (2.74%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.88%) EDI
2 6 (2.05%) BAPI
2 6 (2.05%) SAP ALE
2 6 (2.05%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.37%) XML Messaging
3 4 (1.37%) XML
4 3 (1.03%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.68%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.79%) FMCG
1 14 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
2 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.03%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (0.34%) AS400
3 1 (0.34%) Life Science
3 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.05%) VMS
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.81%) Logistics
2 25 (8.56%) SAP Implementation
2 25 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (8.22%) Migration
4 23 (7.88%) CRM
4 23 (7.88%) Business Analysis
5 22 (7.53%) ERP
6 17 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (5.82%) Data Migration
7 15 (5.14%) Project Management
8 13 (4.45%) Integration Testing
9 11 (3.77%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.08%) ITIL
10 9 (3.08%) Validation
11 8 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (2.74%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (2.74%) Time Management
12 7 (2.40%) TOGAF
12 7 (2.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.01%) ABAP
2 15 (5.14%) SQL
3 4 (1.37%) Java
3 4 (1.37%) VBA
4 2 (0.68%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.34%) R
5 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.05%) MCTS
2 6 (2.05%) MCITP
3 3 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 292 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.68%) Hyperion
4 2 (0.68%) HP
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle
4 2 (0.68%) Siebel
5 1 (0.34%) Progress
5 1 (0.34%) IBM
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.34%) CA
5 1 (0.34%) Informatica
5 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.34%) ReadSoft
5 1 (0.34%) hybris
5 1 (0.34%) RedPrairie
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Teesside
Gem Partnership
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Uxbridge
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: £500-£550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago