The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 391 420 389
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 188 146 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.80% 3.17% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 76
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£475 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £351 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £632 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £456 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4949 4606 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.06% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2361 2550
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.79 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -11.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £53.92 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +14 159 £475 +5.55% 32
London -10 54 £500 +11.11% 10
South West -16 21 £500 -8.67% 2
West Midlands +5 20 £503 - 2
South East -6 20 £336 -27.29% 1
East of England -5 19 £300 - 2
Bedfordshire - 14 £275 - 1
North West -6 11 £350 - 7
City of London +19 7 £625 +28.20% 2
Manchester +1 7 £335 -4.28% 5
Scotland - 6 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £550 -
Surrey -7 5 £263 -44.00%
Coventry - 4 £553 -
Cambridge -2 3 £550 -
Berkshire +1 2 £313 -
West Sussex +1 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £600 - 2
Hampshire -8 1 £313 -
Merseyside - 1 £410 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 5
Basingstoke - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 338 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (22.19%) SAP MM
3 73 (21.60%) Logistics
4 46 (13.61%) ABAP
5 39 (11.54%) SAP FI
5 39 (11.54%) Migration
6 37 (10.95%) Finance
7 36 (10.65%) SAP CO
8 34 (10.06%) SAP FI/CO
9 32 (9.47%) Manufacturing
10 31 (9.17%) SAP Implementation
11 30 (8.88%) Data Migration
12 28 (8.28%) EDI
13 27 (7.99%) FMCG
14 26 (7.69%) ERP
15 24 (7.10%) Retail
15 24 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (6.80%) CRM
16 23 (6.80%) Business Analysis
17 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (5.92%) SQL
19 19 (5.62%) SAP WM
19 19 (5.62%) Project Management
20 18 (5.33%) Microsoft
21 16 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
22 15 (4.44%) Test Scripting
23 13 (3.85%) SQL Server
23 13 (3.85%) SAP PP
23 13 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
23 13 (3.85%) Validation

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (1.48%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.25%) MS Office
2 9 (2.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (22.19%) SAP MM
2 39 (11.54%) SAP FI
3 36 (10.65%) SAP CO
4 34 (10.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (5.62%) SAP WM
6 13 (3.85%) SAP PP
7 10 (2.96%) SAP Retail
8 9 (2.66%) SAP LE
9 8 (2.37%) SAP ERP
10 7 (2.07%) SAP SCM
10 7 (2.07%) SAP APO
11 6 (1.78%) SAP R/3
11 6 (1.78%) SAP CRM
11 6 (1.78%) SAP EWM
12 5 (1.48%) SAP PM
12 5 (1.48%) SAP QM
13 3 (0.89%) SAP CS
13 3 (0.89%) SAP BPC
13 3 (0.89%) SAP EHS
13 3 (0.89%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 13 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (2.96%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.07%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.89%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (0.89%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.89%) BODI
4 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.59%) MS Access
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (2.37%) LSMW
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 37 (10.95%) Finance
2 32 (9.47%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.10%) Retail
4 13 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.55%) German Language
6 11 (3.25%) Billing
7 8 (2.37%) Marketing
7 8 (2.37%) Automotive
8 4 (1.18%) Advertising
9 3 (0.89%) Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Front Office
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.59%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.59%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 157 (46.45%) Consultant
2 152 (44.97%) SAP Consultant
3 118 (34.91%) SAP SD Consultant
4 55 (16.27%) Analyst
5 40 (11.83%) SAP Analyst
6 31 (9.17%) SAP MM Consultant
7 26 (7.69%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 23 (6.80%) SAP SD Analyst
9 18 (5.33%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.03%) Functional Consultant
10 17 (5.03%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 16 (4.73%) Architect
12 15 (4.44%) SAP Business Analyst
12 15 (4.44%) SAP Architect
13 14 (4.14%) SAP Data Analyst
13 14 (4.14%) SAP Manager
13 14 (4.14%) Data Analyst
14 13 (3.85%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
15 12 (3.55%) Project Manager
15 12 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.28%) EDI
2 7 (2.07%) BAPI
2 7 (2.07%) SAP ALE
2 7 (2.07%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.18%) SAP XI
4 3 (0.89%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.89%) HTML
4 3 (0.89%) CSS
4 3 (0.89%) XML
5 2 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.99%) FMCG
2 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.30%) AS400
4 1 (0.30%) Life Science
4 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.55%) VMS
2 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.60%) Logistics
2 39 (11.54%) Migration
3 31 (9.17%) SAP Implementation
4 30 (8.88%) Data Migration
5 26 (7.69%) ERP
6 24 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (6.80%) CRM
7 23 (6.80%) Business Analysis
8 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.62%) Project Management
10 15 (4.44%) Test Scripting
11 13 (3.85%) Validation
12 12 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 11 (3.25%) Integration Testing
14 10 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (2.96%) Data Analysis
14 10 (2.96%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (2.96%) Workflow
15 9 (2.66%) ITIL
15 9 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.61%) ABAP
2 20 (5.92%) SQL
3 7 (2.07%) Java
4 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.59%) VBA
5 1 (0.30%) R
5 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.78%) MCTS
2 6 (1.78%) MCITP
3 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 7 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 338 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.48%) HP
5 3 (0.89%) Pegasus
6 2 (0.59%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe
6 2 (0.59%) Siebel
6 2 (0.59%) IBM
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle
6 2 (0.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.30%) JDA
7 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.30%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.30%) hybris
7 1 (0.30%) RedPrairie
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £316.53 - £553.93 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent rates / salaries offered
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Posted: 25 days ago