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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 447 434 419
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 150 149 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.01% 3.19% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 65
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.53%

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
4979 4667 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.79% 8.85% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2735 2461 2753
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 78
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -45.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -25 126 £475 +5.55% 19
London -12 51 £475 +5.55% 8
South West -2 24 £500 -9.09%
City of London +22 11 £375 -15.73% 1
East of England -18 10 £275 -31.46%
South East -1 9 £313 -
West Midlands -16 7 £550 - 2
Bedfordshire -15 5 £275 -24.65%
Scotland - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire +3 3 £513 - 3
North West -11 3 £303 -8.33% 3
Manchester -14 3 £303 -8.33% 3
Glasgow - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £513 - 2
Surrey 0 2 £360 -
Birmingham -4 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £175 -60.00%
Berkshire - 2 £313 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £600 -
East Midlands - 2 £600 - 1
Middlesbrough - 2 £513 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £600 -
Coventry - 1 £600 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 299 (100.00%) SAP
2 58 (19.40%) SAP MM
3 56 (18.73%) Logistics
4 38 (12.71%) ABAP
5 33 (11.04%) Manufacturing
6 31 (10.37%) SAP FI
7 30 (10.03%) Finance
7 30 (10.03%) SAP Implementation
8 28 (9.36%) SAP CO
9 27 (9.03%) Migration
10 25 (8.36%) SAP FI/CO
10 25 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
11 23 (7.69%) CRM
12 19 (6.35%) SAP WM
12 19 (6.35%) Retail
13 18 (6.02%) EDI
13 18 (6.02%) ERP
13 18 (6.02%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.69%) Microsoft
15 16 (5.35%) German Language
16 15 (5.02%) SQL
16 15 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (5.02%) Project Management
17 14 (4.68%) SQL Server
17 14 (4.68%) Billing
18 13 (4.35%) SAP PP
18 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (4.35%) FMCG

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
1 2 (0.67%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.01%) MS Office
2 7 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.00%) MS Project
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (19.40%) SAP MM
2 31 (10.37%) SAP FI
3 28 (9.36%) SAP CO
4 25 (8.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (6.35%) SAP WM
6 13 (4.35%) SAP PP
7 11 (3.68%) SAP Retail
8 7 (2.34%) SAP LE
8 7 (2.34%) SAP R/3
9 6 (2.01%) SAP CS
10 5 (1.67%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.67%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.34%) SAP PM
11 4 (1.34%) SAP APO
12 3 (1.00%) SAP EHS
12 3 (1.00%) SAP HCM
12 3 (1.00%) SAP PS
12 3 (1.00%) SAP QM
13 2 (0.67%) HFM
13 2 (0.67%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.68%) SAP BI
4 4 (1.34%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.67%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) LSMW
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 33 (11.04%) Manufacturing
2 30 (10.03%) Finance
3 19 (6.35%) Retail
4 16 (5.35%) German Language
5 14 (4.68%) Billing
6 7 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.01%) Automotive
8 4 (1.34%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.00%) Marketing
10 2 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (48.49%) Consultant
2 144 (48.16%) SAP Consultant
3 106 (35.45%) SAP SD Consultant
4 53 (17.73%) Analyst
5 37 (12.37%) SAP Analyst
6 31 (10.37%) SAP MM Consultant
7 24 (8.03%) SAP SD Analyst
8 23 (7.69%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 22 (7.36%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.69%) SAP Manager
10 17 (5.69%) SAP Business Analyst
10 17 (5.69%) Functional Consultant
11 16 (5.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 11 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.68%) Data Analyst
13 10 (3.34%) SAP Project Manager
13 10 (3.34%) SAP WM Consultant
13 10 (3.34%) Architect
13 10 (3.34%) SAP Architect
13 10 (3.34%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.02%) EDI
2 6 (2.01%) BAPI
2 6 (2.01%) SAP PI
3 5 (1.67%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.67%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.67%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.35%) FMCG
2 12 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.67%) AS400
4 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.34%) VMS
2 1 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.73%) Logistics
2 30 (10.03%) SAP Implementation
3 27 (9.03%) Migration
4 25 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
5 23 (7.69%) CRM
6 18 (6.02%) ERP
6 18 (6.02%) Data Migration
7 17 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (5.02%) Project Management
9 12 (4.01%) Test Scripting
10 11 (3.68%) Integration Testing
10 11 (3.68%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.34%) Validation
12 9 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.01%) ITIL
12 9 (3.01%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (2.68%) Time Management
14 7 (2.34%) Data Analysis
14 7 (2.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.71%) ABAP
2 15 (5.02%) SQL
3 4 (1.34%) Java
3 4 (1.34%) VBA
4 2 (0.67%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.33%) R
5 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.01%) MCTS
2 6 (2.01%) MCITP
2 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) SLA
1 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) GxP
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.00%) HP
4 3 (1.00%) Pegasus
5 2 (0.67%) Hyperion
5 2 (0.67%) Siebel
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.33%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.33%) hybris
6 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.33%) CA
6 1 (0.33%) Progress
6 1 (0.33%) Informatica
6 1 (0.33%) JDA
6 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.33%) ReadSoft
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