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 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 611 552 480
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -72
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 53 95 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.23% 2.05% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 69
Average daily rate £425 £475 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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
4302 4640 4985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.18% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2581 2814
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 47
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.55 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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 2016.

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 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 48 £425 -15.00% 20
London -29 17 £425 -15.00% 6
West Midlands -13 9 £420 -25.00% 2
South East -11 7 £488 +8.33% 1
Coventry -4 6 - -
Surrey - 4 £500 -
North West -12 3 £381 +0.13%
City of London +44 2 £638 -
South West +7 2 £410 - 5
East Midlands +6 2 £298 -
Birmingham +4 2 £500 -
Manchester -6 2 £381 +22.74%
Scotland -20 2 £500 +6.38% 3
Weybridge - 2 £463 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Somerset +12 1 £410 - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 5
Cheshire -5 1 £400 -
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Basingstoke - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (17.69%) Logistics
2 23 (17.69%) SAP MM
3 19 (14.62%) SAP FI
4 17 (13.08%) Project Management
5 16 (12.31%) Retail
6 13 (10.00%) Finance
6 13 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (10.00%) EDI
6 13 (10.00%) SAP CO
7 11 (8.46%) Requirements Management
7 11 (8.46%) Billing
7 11 (8.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (6.92%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (6.15%) SAP CRM
9 8 (6.15%) SAP WM
9 8 (6.15%) ERP
9 8 (6.15%) ABAP
9 8 (6.15%) CRM
10 7 (5.38%) SAP PP
10 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
10 7 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.62%) Time Management
11 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
11 6 (4.62%) Revenue Management
11 6 (4.62%) Revenue Recognition
11 6 (4.62%) Migration
11 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.62%) SAP BW
11 6 (4.62%) Degree

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (17.69%) SAP MM
2 19 (14.62%) SAP FI
3 13 (10.00%) SAP CO
3 13 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (6.15%) SAP CRM
4 8 (6.15%) SAP WM
5 7 (5.38%) SAP PP
6 6 (4.62%) SAP SCM
7 5 (3.85%) SAP AFS
7 5 (3.85%) SAP ERP
8 4 (3.08%) SAP EWM
8 4 (3.08%) SAP QM
9 3 (2.31%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (1.54%) SAP CS
10 2 (1.54%) SAP GTS
10 2 (1.54%) SAP MDM
10 2 (1.54%) SAP Retail
11 1 (0.77%) SAP APO
11 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) LSMW
General
1 16 (12.31%) Retail
2 13 (10.00%) Finance
3 11 (8.46%) Billing
3 11 (8.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Automotive
6 2 (1.54%) French Language
6 2 (1.54%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.77%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (66.92%) Consultant
2 86 (66.15%) SAP Consultant
3 59 (45.38%) SAP SD Consultant
4 19 (14.62%) SAP MM Consultant
5 15 (11.54%) Analyst
5 15 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
6 14 (10.77%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 13 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (9.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 12 (9.23%) SAP Manager
8 12 (9.23%) SAP SD Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.92%) SAP Project Manager
11 8 (6.15%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
11 8 (6.15%) SAP Trainer
11 8 (6.15%) Trainer
12 7 (5.38%) SAP AFS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) EDI
2 3 (2.31%) .NET
3 2 (1.54%) BAPI
4 1 (0.77%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.54%) FMCG
2 2 (1.54%) PMI
3 1 (0.77%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) Logistics
2 17 (13.08%) Project Management
3 11 (8.46%) Requirements Management
4 9 (6.92%) SAP Implementation
5 8 (6.15%) CRM
5 8 (6.15%) ERP
6 7 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.62%) Migration
7 6 (4.62%) Revenue Management
7 6 (4.62%) Revenue Recognition
7 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.62%) Time Management
8 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 5 (3.85%) Change Management
8 5 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.08%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (2.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.15%) ABAP
2 4 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
1 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.08%) HP
2 4 (3.08%) hybris
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle
3 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago