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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 519 437 422
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 88 148 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.07% 3.22% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 50
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£473 £493 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £296 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50

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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 69 £478 -1.54% 19
London -29 24 £475 -9.52% 9
East of England -3 7 £488 -9.30%
West Midlands -20 7 £590 +21.64% 2
Essex - 6 £525 -
South West +11 5 £450 - 1
North West -26 5 £450 +34.32% 1
South East -34 5 £408 +55.23% 2
Middlesex +8 2 £315 -
City of London +4 2 £338 -25.00%
Scotland -3 2 £479 - 1
Birmingham -9 2 - -
East Midlands -11 2 - - 1
Manchester -18 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £479 - 1
Brentford - 2 £463 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Northamptonshire +1 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £450 -18.18%
Cambridge -8 1 £450 -18.18%
North East -10 1 £500 -
Teesside - 1 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Larne - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £500 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 219 (100.00%) SAP
2 40 (18.26%) SAP MM
3 38 (17.35%) CRM
4 32 (14.61%) SAP FI
5 27 (12.33%) Logistics
6 24 (10.96%) SAP CO
7 22 (10.05%) SAP FI/CO
8 21 (9.59%) Manufacturing
9 20 (9.13%) SAP CRM
10 19 (8.68%) Billing
11 18 (8.22%) FMCG
12 17 (7.76%) Finance
12 17 (7.76%) SAP PP
12 17 (7.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (7.76%) SAP BW
12 17 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.76%) ABAP
13 16 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.39%) EDI
14 14 (6.39%) ERP
14 14 (6.39%) Test Scripting
14 14 (6.39%) Time Management
15 13 (5.94%) Project Management
15 13 (5.94%) SAP WM
15 13 (5.94%) Change Management
15 13 (5.94%) Migration
16 12 (5.48%) Data Migration
17 11 (5.02%) Automotive
17 11 (5.02%) Retail
18 10 (4.57%) LSMW

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.37%) MS Office
2 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (18.26%) SAP MM
2 32 (14.61%) SAP FI
3 24 (10.96%) SAP CO
4 22 (10.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (9.13%) SAP CRM
6 17 (7.76%) SAP PP
7 13 (5.94%) SAP WM
8 7 (3.20%) SAP QM
9 6 (2.74%) SAP Retail
10 5 (2.28%) SAP PS
10 5 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (2.28%) SAP GTS
11 4 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (1.83%) SAP EWM
12 3 (1.37%) SAP APO
12 3 (1.37%) SAP SRM
12 3 (1.37%) SAP ERP
12 3 (1.37%) SAP SCM
13 2 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
13 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.76%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.20%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) LSMW
General
1 21 (9.59%) Manufacturing
2 19 (8.68%) Billing
3 17 (7.76%) Finance
3 17 (7.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.02%) Automotive
4 11 (5.02%) Retail
5 5 (2.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.83%) French Language
7 3 (1.37%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.91%) German Language
8 2 (0.91%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.91%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 144 (65.75%) Consultant
1 144 (65.75%) SAP Consultant
2 84 (38.36%) SAP SD Consultant
3 27 (12.33%) Analyst
4 19 (8.68%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (7.76%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.31%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 16 (7.31%) CRM Consultant
6 16 (7.31%) SAP Manager
7 15 (6.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 15 (6.85%) SAP Project Manager
7 15 (6.85%) Functional Consultant
8 14 (6.39%) SAP MM Consultant
9 9 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 9 (4.11%) SAP SD Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) SAP Business Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.74%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 6 (2.74%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.39%) EDI
2 10 (4.57%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.91%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (0.91%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.46%) BAPI
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.22%) FMCG
2 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.91%) PMI
3 2 (0.91%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.46%) User Experience
4 1 (0.46%) Life Science
4 1 (0.46%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.35%) CRM
2 27 (12.33%) Logistics
3 17 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (6.39%) ERP
5 14 (6.39%) Test Scripting
5 14 (6.39%) Time Management
6 13 (5.94%) Project Management
6 13 (5.94%) Change Management
6 13 (5.94%) Migration
7 12 (5.48%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.65%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (3.20%) Automated Testing
10 7 (3.20%) Stress Testing
11 6 (2.74%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.28%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.28%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.76%) ABAP
2 3 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
1 4 (1.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.91%) SAP Certification
2 2 (0.91%) PMP
2 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) HND
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.91%) GxP
3 1 (0.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 219 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.37%) Cognos
4 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.91%) IBM
4 2 (0.91%) JD Edwards
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Rate: DEP. ON EXPERIENCE / LOCATION
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago