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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 530 451 452
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 100 168 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.19% 3.28% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 58
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.50

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
4560 5122 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 9.06% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2706 2490
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 91
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £18.37
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +71.52%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -81 72 £450 -5.26% 16
London -34 34 £495 +4.21% 3
South East -12 9 £425 +36.00% 3
Yorkshire -20 8 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands +3 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 5 £445 -
Newport - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 £445 -
Midlands - 4 £450 -
Wales - 4 - -
Birmingham +7 3 - -
Surrey -3 3 £500 +90.47% 1
Manchester -17 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -20 3 £450 +50.00%
South West -29 3 £350 -30.00% 3
North West -31 3 - - 1
City of London +4 2 £454 +27.36%
Berkshire -2 2 £350 +12.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £360 +105.71% 3
Bristol -7 2 £350 -
East of England -8 2 £360 +30.90% 5
Cambridge - 2 £360 - 3
Leeds - 2 £500 -
Coventry +1 1 - -
Brentford -1 1 £488 +39.28%
West Sussex -16 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 185 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (26.49%) SAP MM
3 35 (18.92%) Logistics
4 32 (17.30%) CRM
5 23 (12.43%) Migration
6 21 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (10.81%) SAP FI
8 17 (9.19%) ABAP
8 17 (9.19%) ERP
8 17 (9.19%) Manufacturing
9 16 (8.65%) Finance
9 16 (8.65%) SAP CRM
9 16 (8.65%) SAP EWM
9 16 (8.65%) Data Migration
10 15 (8.11%) SAP CO
11 14 (7.57%) Retail
11 14 (7.57%) SAP PP
12 13 (7.03%) SAP FI/CO
13 11 (5.95%) Project Management
13 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.95%) BAPI
13 11 (5.95%) Billing
13 11 (5.95%) SAP Implementation
14 10 (5.41%) SAP Retail
14 10 (5.41%) Automotive
14 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (5.41%) VMS
14 10 (5.41%) EDI
15 9 (4.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (4.86%) SAP WM

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (3.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (26.49%) SAP MM
2 20 (10.81%) SAP FI
3 16 (8.65%) SAP CRM
3 16 (8.65%) SAP EWM
4 15 (8.11%) SAP CO
5 14 (7.57%) SAP PP
6 13 (7.03%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (5.41%) SAP Retail
8 9 (4.86%) SAP WM
9 7 (3.78%) SAP CS
10 6 (3.24%) SAP PM
11 5 (2.70%) SAP QM
11 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (1.08%) SAP ERP
12 2 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (1.08%) SAP GTS
12 2 (1.08%) SAP PS
12 2 (1.08%) SAP APO
13 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
13 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SAP BW
2 6 (3.24%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) LSMW
General
1 17 (9.19%) Manufacturing
2 16 (8.65%) Finance
3 14 (7.57%) Retail
4 11 (5.95%) Billing
5 10 (5.41%) Automotive
6 9 (4.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.62%) Marketing
7 3 (1.62%) French Language
8 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.08%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.08%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (63.78%) Consultant
2 117 (63.24%) SAP Consultant
3 69 (37.30%) SAP SD Consultant
4 20 (10.81%) Analyst
5 19 (10.27%) SAP Manager
6 17 (9.19%) SAP Analyst
7 14 (7.57%) Business Analyst
8 13 (7.03%) SAP Business Analyst
8 13 (7.03%) SAP MM Consultant
9 12 (6.49%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.95%) SAP Project Manager
11 10 (5.41%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 10 (5.41%) CRM Consultant
12 9 (4.86%) SAP EWM Consultant
13 7 (3.78%) SAP Programme Manager
13 7 (3.78%) SAP Architect
13 7 (3.78%) SAP CS Consultant
13 7 (3.78%) Architect
13 7 (3.78%) Programme Manager
14 6 (3.24%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) BAPI
2 10 (5.41%) EDI
3 6 (3.24%) EDIFACT
4 4 (2.16%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.54%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.54%) HTML5
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.78%) FMCG
1 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.24%) PMI
3 5 (2.70%) Life Science
4 4 (2.16%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.92%) Logistics
2 32 (17.30%) CRM
3 23 (12.43%) Migration
4 21 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (9.19%) ERP
6 16 (8.65%) Data Migration
7 11 (5.95%) SAP Implementation
7 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.95%) Project Management
8 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.86%) Change Management
10 8 (4.32%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.78%) Validation
12 6 (3.24%) Resource Management
13 5 (2.70%) Test Scripting
14 4 (2.16%) Business Transformation
14 4 (2.16%) Data Mapping
14 4 (2.16%) GAP Analysis
15 3 (1.62%) Project Planning
15 3 (1.62%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.19%) ABAP
2 1 (0.54%) C#
2 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.24%) PMP
1 6 (3.24%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.62%) Degree
3 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.08%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) GxP
1 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 185 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.54%) HP
4 1 (0.54%) Software AG
4 1 (0.54%) Pegasus
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