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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 507 455 429
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 93 140 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.15% 2.98% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 69 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £580 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
4330 4703 4432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.63% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2650 2266
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.28 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -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 1 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 1 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 -61 73 £500 +10.98% 19
London -30 27 £500 - 10
West Midlands -22 9 £590 +21.64%
East of England -2 7 £525 +5.00%
Essex - 6 £525 -
North West -23 5 £310 -17.33% 2
South East -19 4 £450 +100.00%
Scotland +1 3 £470 -
Edinburgh - 3 £470 -
Brentford - 3 £463 -
South West +2 2 - -
City of London -6 2 - -
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
Birmingham -7 2 - -
Manchester -17 2 £310 -14.48% 1
Midlands +2 1 - - 1
North East -3 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 - -
Cheshire -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire -13 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Larne - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 235 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (18.30%) SAP MM
3 37 (15.74%) CRM
4 34 (14.47%) Logistics
5 31 (13.19%) SAP FI
6 24 (10.21%) SAP CO
6 24 (10.21%) Manufacturing
7 23 (9.79%) FMCG
8 22 (9.36%) SAP FI/CO
9 20 (8.51%) SAP PP
9 20 (8.51%) SAP CRM
10 19 (8.09%) EDI
10 19 (8.09%) SAP BW
11 18 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (7.66%) Project Management
11 18 (7.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (7.23%) Finance
12 17 (7.23%) Billing
13 16 (6.81%) ABAP
14 15 (6.38%) Migration
15 14 (5.96%) Retail
15 14 (5.96%) Data Migration
16 13 (5.53%) Time Management
16 13 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (5.53%) Automotive
16 13 (5.53%) Change Management
16 13 (5.53%) ERP
16 13 (5.53%) SAP WM
17 12 (5.11%) Test Scripting
18 11 (4.68%) VMS

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.28%) Lync
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (18.30%) SAP MM
2 31 (13.19%) SAP FI
3 24 (10.21%) SAP CO
4 22 (9.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (8.51%) SAP PP
5 20 (8.51%) SAP CRM
6 13 (5.53%) SAP WM
7 9 (3.83%) SAP Retail
8 7 (2.98%) SAP QM
9 6 (2.55%) SAP LE
9 6 (2.55%) SAP PS
10 5 (2.13%) SAP GTS
11 4 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (1.28%) Maximo
12 3 (1.28%) SAP PM
12 3 (1.28%) SAP APO
12 3 (1.28%) SAP EWM
12 3 (1.28%) SAP SCM
12 3 (1.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) WebEx
2 2 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) SAP BW
2 7 (2.98%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) LSMW
General
1 24 (10.21%) Manufacturing
2 18 (7.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 17 (7.23%) Finance
3 17 (7.23%) Billing
4 14 (5.96%) Retail
5 13 (5.53%) Automotive
6 6 (2.55%) Marketing
7 5 (2.13%) French Language
8 4 (1.70%) Publishing
9 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.28%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.85%) German Language
10 2 (0.85%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.85%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.43%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 149 (63.40%) Consultant
1 149 (63.40%) SAP Consultant
2 86 (36.60%) SAP SD Consultant
3 32 (13.62%) Analyst
4 23 (9.79%) SAP Analyst
5 21 (8.94%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.51%) SAP Manager
7 19 (8.09%) SAP Project Manager
8 17 (7.23%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 17 (7.23%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (7.23%) CRM Consultant
8 17 (7.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 16 (6.81%) SAP MM Consultant
10 12 (5.11%) Business Analyst
10 12 (5.11%) SAP SD Analyst
11 11 (4.68%) SAP Business Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.40%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 8 (3.40%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 7 (2.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.09%) EDI
2 10 (4.26%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.85%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (0.85%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) BAPI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.79%) FMCG
2 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.85%) PMI
3 2 (0.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.43%) User Experience
4 1 (0.43%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.74%) CRM
2 34 (14.47%) Logistics
3 18 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (7.66%) Project Management
4 15 (6.38%) Migration
5 14 (5.96%) Data Migration
6 13 (5.53%) Time Management
6 13 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.53%) Change Management
6 13 (5.53%) ERP
7 12 (5.11%) Test Scripting
8 9 (3.83%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.98%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.98%) Automated Testing
10 7 (2.98%) Stress Testing
11 6 (2.55%) Business Analysis
11 6 (2.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.13%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.81%) ABAP
2 3 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.28%) Degree
3 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.85%) ISEB
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.85%) PMP
3 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) GxP
2 1 (0.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 235 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.28%) IBM
3 3 (1.28%) Cognos
4 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.85%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 19 days ago