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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 528 571 547
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 96 75 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.26% 1.63% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 32
Median daily rate £463 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
4255 4603 5263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 8.31% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2586 3085
Median daily rate £450 £440 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 84 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £52.47 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +71.42%

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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 89 £475 -5.00% 11
London +15 31 £475 -11.21%
North West +1 13 £500 +40.84% 3
Manchester +12 10 £500 +11.11% 2
South East +15 9 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands -4 9 £490 - 3
Coventry - 7 £490 -
South West +14 4 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £509 -
East of England +7 3 £350 -33.39% 1
Hampshire +26 2 £450 -
Berkshire +10 2 £500 - 1
Surrey +8 2 £388 -24.34%
Cambridge - 2 £345 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £345 -
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 £368 -
Midlands - 2 £515 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £368 -
Wiltshire - 2 £375 - 1
City of London - 2 £625 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £525 +31.25% 2
West Yorkshire +13 1 £525 +31.25% 1
Brentford +11 1 - -
Bristol +6 1 - -
Thames Valley +2 1 £625 -
Weybridge -1 1 £425 -22.72%
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
East Anglia - 1 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 167 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (22.75%) SAP MM
3 32 (19.16%) Order to Cash
4 30 (17.96%) Retail
5 27 (16.17%) SAP Implementation
6 19 (11.38%) Finance
6 19 (11.38%) Logistics
7 17 (10.18%) ABAP
8 16 (9.58%) SAP FI
8 16 (9.58%) Procure-to-Pay
9 15 (8.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (8.38%) Migration
11 13 (7.78%) Manufacturing
11 13 (7.78%) SAP CO
12 12 (7.19%) SAP FI/CO
12 12 (7.19%) SAP Retail
12 12 (7.19%) Billing
13 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
13 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.59%) EDI
14 10 (5.99%) CRM
14 10 (5.99%) Project Management
15 9 (5.39%) SAP CRM
16 8 (4.79%) SAP PP
16 8 (4.79%) SAP BW
16 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (4.79%) SAP HANA
17 7 (4.19%) FMCG
17 7 (4.19%) Data Management
17 7 (4.19%) ERP

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 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (22.75%) SAP MM
2 16 (9.58%) SAP FI
3 13 (7.78%) SAP CO
4 12 (7.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (7.19%) SAP Retail
5 9 (5.39%) SAP CRM
6 8 (4.79%) SAP PP
7 5 (2.99%) SAP GRC
7 5 (2.99%) SAP SCM
8 4 (2.40%) SAP ERP
8 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (2.40%) SAP PS
9 3 (1.80%) SAP EWM
9 3 (1.80%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.80%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.20%) Primavera
10 2 (1.20%) SAP APO
10 2 (1.20%) SAP MDM
10 2 (1.20%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.60%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.79%) SAP BW
1 8 (4.79%) SAP HANA
2 5 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) LSMW
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (17.96%) Retail
2 19 (11.38%) Finance
3 15 (8.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (7.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.19%) Billing
6 3 (1.80%) German Language
6 3 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) French Language
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (55.69%) Consultant
2 89 (53.29%) SAP Consultant
3 66 (39.52%) SAP SD Consultant
4 24 (14.37%) Analyst
4 24 (14.37%) SAP Analyst
5 14 (8.38%) SAP SD Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) SAP MM Consultant
7 10 (5.99%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.99%) SAP Support
8 8 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) SAP Business Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) SAP Manager
8 8 (4.79%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (4.79%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) SAP Support Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Support Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) EDI
2 5 (2.99%) BAPI
2 5 (2.99%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.80%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.80%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.60%) .NET
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) JSON
5 1 (0.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.60%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.19%) FMCG
2 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.80%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.80%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.20%) AS400
4 2 (1.20%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.20%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.60%) Animation
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.16%) Order to Cash
2 27 (16.17%) SAP Implementation
3 19 (11.38%) Logistics
4 16 (9.58%) Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (8.38%) Migration
6 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
6 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.99%) CRM
7 10 (5.99%) Project Management
8 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.19%) Data Management
9 7 (4.19%) ERP
10 6 (3.59%) Process Improvement
10 6 (3.59%) Test Scripting
11 5 (2.99%) Change Management
11 5 (2.99%) Compliance Management
11 5 (2.99%) SAP Security
11 5 (2.99%) Security Architecture
12 4 (2.40%) Password Management
12 4 (2.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.18%) ABAP
2 3 (1.80%) SQL
3 2 (1.20%) Java
3 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) ISEB
2 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) GxP
1 3 (1.80%) QA
1 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle
2 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.60%) ATG
3 1 (0.60%) HP
3 1 (0.60%) hybris
3 1 (0.60%) JDA
3 1 (0.60%) OpenText
3 1 (0.60%) Pegasus