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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 436 385 418
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +33
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 141 180 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.06% 4.07% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 53
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £60.18 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%

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
4606 4426 4084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 9.09% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 2298 1964
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -53 120 £425 -5.55% 18
London -49 38 £450 - 8
East of England +10 14 £363 -23.68% 2
West Midlands 0 13 £340 -27.65%
East Midlands +16 12 £400 -24.52% 1
North West -11 12 £550 +29.41% 2
Birmingham +4 7 - -
Manchester 0 6 £500 +15.94% 1
Hertfordshire +11 5 £450 -5.26%
South West -15 5 £448 +23.44%
South East -39 5 - - 1
City of London +15 3 £500 +5.26%
Yorkshire -2 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Coventry +2 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 £425 -
Leeds -5 1 £425 -
Scotland -8 1 £520 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £340 -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Ormskirk - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 246 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (15.04%) SAP MM
3 36 (14.63%) Logistics
4 29 (11.79%) Manufacturing
5 27 (10.98%) SAP FI
6 26 (10.57%) Billing
7 24 (9.76%) FMCG
7 24 (9.76%) SAP CO
8 22 (8.94%) CRM
9 21 (8.54%) ABAP
9 21 (8.54%) Finance
9 21 (8.54%) SAP FI/CO
10 20 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (7.72%) Migration
11 19 (7.72%) EDI
12 18 (7.32%) SAP PP
13 17 (6.91%) Project Management
14 16 (6.50%) Data Migration
14 16 (6.50%) SAP BW
15 15 (6.10%) ERP
16 14 (5.69%) SAP WM
16 14 (5.69%) SAP CRM
17 13 (5.28%) Change Management
18 12 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
19 11 (4.47%) Time Management
19 11 (4.47%) LSMW
19 11 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (4.07%) Service Delivery
20 10 (4.07%) Data Quality
20 10 (4.07%) Test Scripting

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.44%) Lync
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 37 (15.04%) SAP MM
2 27 (10.98%) SAP FI
3 24 (9.76%) SAP CO
4 21 (8.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (7.32%) SAP PP
6 14 (5.69%) SAP WM
6 14 (5.69%) SAP CRM
7 9 (3.66%) SAP CS
8 8 (3.25%) SAP LE
8 8 (3.25%) SAP ERP
9 7 (2.85%) SAP Retail
10 6 (2.44%) SAP R/3
11 5 (2.03%) SAP GTS
11 5 (2.03%) SAP QM
12 4 (1.63%) SAP PS
12 4 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (1.22%) Maximo
14 2 (0.81%) SAP PM
14 2 (0.81%) SAP APO
14 2 (0.81%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.81%) QlikView
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) LSMW
General
1 29 (11.79%) Manufacturing
2 26 (10.57%) Billing
3 21 (8.54%) Finance
4 9 (3.66%) German Language
4 9 (3.66%) Retail
4 9 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.85%) Publishing
5 7 (2.85%) Automotive
6 4 (1.63%) French Language
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.22%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Romanian Language
8 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 140 (56.91%) Consultant
2 138 (56.10%) SAP Consultant
3 89 (36.18%) SAP SD Consultant
4 36 (14.63%) Analyst
5 26 (10.57%) SAP Analyst
6 21 (8.54%) Functional Consultant
7 20 (8.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 18 (7.32%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.91%) SAP Manager
9 17 (6.91%) SAP SD Analyst
10 16 (6.50%) SAP MM Consultant
11 15 (6.10%) SAP Project Manager
12 12 (4.88%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
13 11 (4.47%) Business Analyst
14 10 (4.07%) SAP CRM Consultant
14 10 (4.07%) CRM Consultant
15 9 (3.66%) SAP Business Analyst
15 9 (3.66%) Data Analyst
16 7 (2.85%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 7 (2.85%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.72%) EDI
2 4 (1.63%) EDIFACT
2 4 (1.63%) XML Messaging
2 4 (1.63%) XML
3 3 (1.22%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.22%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (1.22%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.81%) BAPI
4 2 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.76%) FMCG
2 11 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.63%) TRADACOMS
4 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.63%) Logistics
2 22 (8.94%) CRM
3 20 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (7.72%) Migration
5 17 (6.91%) Project Management
6 16 (6.50%) Data Migration
7 15 (6.10%) ERP
8 13 (5.28%) Change Management
9 12 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
10 11 (4.47%) Time Management
11 10 (4.07%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.07%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (2.85%) Stress Testing
14 7 (2.85%) Integration Testing
14 7 (2.85%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.44%) Data Cleansing
16 5 (2.03%) Supplier Management
16 5 (2.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.54%) ABAP
2 3 (1.22%) Java
3 2 (0.81%) VBA
3 2 (0.81%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.41%) SQL
4 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
1 4 (1.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.41%) GxP
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 246 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.22%) IBM
4 2 (0.81%) Cognos
4 2 (0.81%) Siebel
4 2 (0.81%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.41%) Progress
5 1 (0.41%) CA
5 1 (0.41%) Informatica
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago