The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
Rank 507 540 477
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -63
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 74 78 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.93% 1.86% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 48
Median daily rate £425 £400 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £348 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £5.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £5.00 - -

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
3826 4186 4968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.69% 8.25% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2416 2848
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 35
Median hourly rate £23.00 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +115.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £61.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP SD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 70 £425 - 20
London +8 24 £463 -7.50% 6
South East +12 9 £500 +8.10% 3
North West +21 7 £463 +30.28% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £320 +8.47%
Manchester +20 5 £463 +11.37%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £320 -
Nottingham - 4 £300 -
West Midlands +1 3 - - 4
City of London -2 3 £550 - 3
Surrey +20 2 £388 -22.45% 1
Berkshire +12 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Cambridge - 2 £345 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £345 -
East of England - 2 £345 -
South Wales +16 1 - -
South West +13 1 - - 1
Wales +7 1 - -
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Weybridge +3 1 £425 -19.04%
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £625 -
Midlands - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 165 (100.00%) SAP
2 40 (24.24%) SAP MM
3 34 (20.61%) Retail
4 32 (19.39%) Order to Cash
5 23 (13.94%) SAP Implementation
6 22 (13.33%) Logistics
7 19 (11.52%) Finance
8 15 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
8 15 (9.09%) SAP Retail
8 15 (9.09%) SAP CO
9 14 (8.48%) Billing
9 14 (8.48%) CRM
10 13 (7.88%) ABAP
10 13 (7.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (7.88%) SAP FI
10 13 (7.88%) Migration
11 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
11 11 (6.67%) SAP CRM
11 11 (6.67%) SAP PS
11 11 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.06%) Project Management
12 10 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.85%) EDI
14 8 (4.85%) ERP
15 7 (4.24%) FMCG
15 7 (4.24%) SAP HANA
15 7 (4.24%) SAP PP
15 7 (4.24%) SAP HR
15 7 (4.24%) Data Management

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (24.24%) SAP MM
2 15 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 15 (9.09%) SAP Retail
3 13 (7.88%) SAP FI
4 11 (6.67%) SAP CRM
4 11 (6.67%) SAP PS
5 10 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (4.24%) SAP HR
6 7 (4.24%) SAP PP
7 4 (2.42%) SAP MRS
7 4 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (1.82%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.82%) SAP EWM
8 3 (1.82%) SAP SCM
9 2 (1.21%) Primavera
9 2 (1.21%) SAP CS
9 2 (1.21%) SAP HCM
9 2 (1.21%) SAP hybris
9 2 (1.21%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SAP HANA
2 5 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 34 (20.61%) Retail
2 19 (11.52%) Finance
3 14 (8.48%) Billing
4 13 (7.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.21%) French Language
6 2 (1.21%) German Language
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (56.97%) Consultant
2 90 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
3 69 (41.82%) SAP SD Consultant
4 19 (11.52%) Analyst
5 18 (10.91%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
6 11 (6.67%) SAP SD Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 10 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.06%) SAP Support
8 8 (4.85%) SAP PS Consultant
8 8 (4.85%) SAP Support Consultant
8 8 (4.85%) Support Consultant
9 7 (4.24%) SAP Manager
9 7 (4.24%) SAP Project Manager
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Architect
10 6 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Trainer
10 6 (3.64%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) EDI
2 6 (3.64%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 3 (1.82%) BAPI
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
4 1 (0.61%) JSON
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) REST
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.61%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.24%) FMCG
2 4 (2.42%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.61%) Animation
4 1 (0.61%) AS400
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.39%) Order to Cash
2 23 (13.94%) SAP Implementation
3 22 (13.33%) Logistics
4 15 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (8.48%) CRM
6 13 (7.88%) Migration
7 11 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.06%) Project Management
9 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.85%) ERP
11 7 (4.24%) Data Management
12 6 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.03%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.03%) Validation
14 4 (2.42%) Master Data Management
14 4 (2.42%) Process Improvement
14 4 (2.42%) Test Management
15 3 (1.82%) Business Analysis
15 3 (1.82%) Revenue Recognition
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.88%) ABAP
2 4 (2.42%) Java
3 2 (1.21%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.21%) Degree
1 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) ISEB
2 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) QA
1 3 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) GxP
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle
3 2 (1.21%) HP
3 2 (1.21%) hybris
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.61%) ATG
4 1 (0.61%) Concur
4 1 (0.61%) OpenText
4 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
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