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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 471 396 429
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +33
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 115 182 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.39% 3.93% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 79 49
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£449 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.17%

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
4818 4633 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.99% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2483 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 68 82
Average hourly rate £19.25 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.56% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -83 99 £449 -0.27% 27
London -45 32 £500 +17.64% 9
East Midlands +4 10 £463 - 1
North West -5 10 £300 -29.41% 4
South East -32 10 £425 -15.00% 3
West Midlands -8 8 £260 -34.59%
Birmingham +2 6 - -
East of England -7 6 £463 -2.63% 2
City of London -5 5 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire +4 4 £425 -15.00%
Manchester -6 4 £300 -30.43% 2
Northamptonshire -11 4 - -
Northampton -10 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £576 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £550 -
South West -30 2 £448 -7.01%
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 £484 -
Essex - 2 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Midlands +1 1 - - 3
Scotland -1 1 £520 -
Merseyside -5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 £625 -
Warwickshire - 1 £260 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £260 -
Cambridge - 1 £575 -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 252 (100.00%) SAP
2 47 (18.65%) Logistics
3 38 (15.08%) SAP MM
4 31 (12.30%) Manufacturing
5 26 (10.32%) ABAP
6 20 (7.94%) SAP FI
6 20 (7.94%) Finance
6 20 (7.94%) Billing
7 18 (7.14%) EDI
8 17 (6.75%) SAP CO
8 17 (6.75%) Retail
8 17 (6.75%) SAP Implementation
8 17 (6.75%) FMCG
9 16 (6.35%) CRM
9 16 (6.35%) Project Management
10 15 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.56%) ERP
11 14 (5.56%) SAP PP
11 14 (5.56%) SAP WM
11 14 (5.56%) Migration
12 12 (4.76%) SAP Retail
12 12 (4.76%) German Language
12 12 (4.76%) Data Migration
13 11 (4.37%) Change Management
13 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
15 9 (3.57%) SAP BW
15 9 (3.57%) SAP CS

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.38%) Lync
3 2 (0.79%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (15.08%) SAP MM
2 20 (7.94%) SAP FI
3 17 (6.75%) SAP CO
4 15 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (5.56%) SAP WM
5 14 (5.56%) SAP PP
6 12 (4.76%) SAP Retail
7 9 (3.57%) SAP CS
7 9 (3.57%) SAP LE
8 8 (3.17%) SAP ERP
9 7 (2.78%) SAP R/3
10 6 (2.38%) SAP QM
11 5 (1.98%) SAP PM
11 5 (1.98%) SAP CRM
12 4 (1.59%) SAP PS
13 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (1.19%) Maximo
13 3 (1.19%) SAP GTS
14 2 (0.79%) SAP EWM
15 1 (0.40%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) SAP BI
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.79%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) LSMW
General
1 31 (12.30%) Manufacturing
2 20 (7.94%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Billing
3 17 (6.75%) Retail
4 12 (4.76%) German Language
5 7 (2.78%) Automotive
6 6 (2.38%) Publishing
6 6 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.59%) French Language
8 3 (1.19%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.19%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.79%) Romanian Language
9 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (54.76%) Consultant
2 136 (53.97%) SAP Consultant
3 90 (35.71%) SAP SD Consultant
4 33 (13.10%) Analyst
5 25 (9.92%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (7.94%) SAP SD Analyst
7 19 (7.54%) Functional Consultant
7 19 (7.54%) SAP MM Consultant
8 18 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 16 (6.35%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.95%) SAP Manager
11 14 (5.56%) Project Manager
12 13 (5.16%) SAP Business Analyst
13 11 (4.37%) SAP Project Manager
13 11 (4.37%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
14 10 (3.97%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
15 8 (3.17%) SAP PP Consultant
16 7 (2.78%) SAP WM Consultant
16 7 (2.78%) Architect
16 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.14%) EDI
2 5 (1.98%) SAP ALE
2 5 (1.98%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.59%) XML
3 4 (1.59%) XML Messaging
4 3 (1.19%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.79%) BAPI
5 2 (0.79%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.79%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.79%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) FMCG
2 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.19%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.40%) AS400
5 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.65%) Logistics
2 17 (6.75%) SAP Implementation
3 16 (6.35%) CRM
3 16 (6.35%) Project Management
4 15 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (5.56%) ERP
5 14 (5.56%) Migration
6 12 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 11 (4.37%) Change Management
8 10 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 9 (3.57%) Time Management
10 7 (2.78%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.38%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (1.98%) Supplier Management
12 5 (1.98%) TOGAF
12 5 (1.98%) Validation
13 4 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (1.59%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.32%) ABAP
2 6 (2.38%) SQL
3 2 (0.79%) VBA
3 2 (0.79%) SAPscript
3 2 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.59%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) MCTS
3 1 (0.40%) MCITP
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) GxP
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 252 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.19%) IBM
3 3 (1.19%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.79%) Siebel
4 2 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.40%) CA
5 1 (0.40%) Informatica
5 1 (0.40%) Progress
5 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.40%) hybris
5 1 (0.40%) RedPrairie
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Rate: Excellent
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Rate: Market related
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - 450 per day
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago
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