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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 424 421 419
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 181 154 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.55% 3.29% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 72
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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 £275 £326 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.00%
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
5097 4682 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.20% 8.80% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2456 2643
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 64
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £45.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -11.55%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -15 154 £475 +5.55% 23
London -14 59 £500 +11.11% 11
South West -12 24 £500 -9.09%
East of England -3 18 £275 -24.65%
West Midlands -3 14 £500 - 6
Bedfordshire -7 13 £275 -24.65%
South East -7 10 £313 -30.55% 2
City of London +26 7 £625 +47.92% 4
Scotland - 6 £450 -
North West -12 5 £401 +29.35% 1
Glasgow - 4 £450 -
Surrey +4 3 £263 -
Birmingham 0 3 £500 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £175 -
Coventry - 3 £600 - 4
Manchester -15 2 £376 +21.12% 1
Middlesbrough - 2 £513 -
Nottingham - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £513 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £600 -
East Midlands - 2 £600 -
Hampshire -15 1 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £410 -
Midlands - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 334 (100.00%) SAP
2 71 (21.26%) SAP MM
3 70 (20.96%) Logistics
4 45 (13.47%) ABAP
5 35 (10.48%) SAP FI
5 35 (10.48%) Finance
6 34 (10.18%) Manufacturing
7 32 (9.58%) SAP CO
7 32 (9.58%) SAP Implementation
8 30 (8.98%) Migration
9 29 (8.68%) SAP FI/CO
10 25 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (7.49%) Business Analysis
10 25 (7.49%) Retail
11 24 (7.19%) EDI
12 23 (6.89%) Project Management
13 22 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.59%) ERP
13 22 (6.59%) CRM
14 20 (5.99%) SAP WM
14 20 (5.99%) Data Migration
15 19 (5.69%) FMCG
15 19 (5.69%) Microsoft
16 16 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (4.79%) SQL
17 15 (4.49%) Billing
17 15 (4.49%) German Language
18 14 (4.19%) SQL Server
19 13 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (3.59%) SAP Retail

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (1.50%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) MS Office
1 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.90%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (21.26%) SAP MM
2 35 (10.48%) SAP FI
3 32 (9.58%) SAP CO
4 29 (8.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (5.99%) SAP WM
6 12 (3.59%) SAP PP
6 12 (3.59%) SAP Retail
7 10 (2.99%) SAP LE
8 8 (2.40%) SAP R/3
9 5 (1.50%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.20%) SAP EWM
10 4 (1.20%) SAP APO
10 4 (1.20%) SAP CRM
10 4 (1.20%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.20%) SAP QM
11 3 (0.90%) SAP CS
11 3 (0.90%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.90%) SAP SCM
11 3 (0.90%) SAP EHS
11 3 (0.90%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.99%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.40%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.60%) MS Access
5 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) LSMW
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 35 (10.48%) Finance
2 34 (10.18%) Manufacturing
3 25 (7.49%) Retail
4 15 (4.49%) Billing
4 15 (4.49%) German Language
5 11 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.10%) Automotive
6 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 151 (45.21%) Consultant
2 150 (44.91%) SAP Consultant
3 116 (34.73%) SAP SD Consultant
4 61 (18.26%) Analyst
5 43 (12.87%) SAP Analyst
6 29 (8.68%) SAP MM Consultant
7 24 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 24 (7.19%) SAP SD Analyst
8 23 (6.89%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 19 (5.69%) SAP Business Analyst
10 18 (5.39%) SAP Manager
11 16 (4.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 16 (4.79%) Architect
11 16 (4.79%) Functional Consultant
12 15 (4.49%) SAP Architect
13 13 (3.89%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.59%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.59%) SAP WM Consultant
15 11 (3.29%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.19%) EDI
2 9 (2.69%) BAPI
3 8 (2.40%) SAP PI
4 7 (2.10%) SAP ALE
5 4 (1.20%) SAP XI
6 3 (0.90%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.30%) HTML
8 1 (0.30%) CSS
8 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.69%) FMCG
2 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.60%) AS400
4 1 (0.30%) Life Science
4 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.29%) VMS
2 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.96%) Logistics
2 32 (9.58%) SAP Implementation
3 30 (8.98%) Migration
4 25 (7.49%) Business Analysis
4 25 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (6.89%) Project Management
6 22 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.59%) CRM
6 22 (6.59%) ERP
7 20 (5.99%) Data Migration
8 12 (3.59%) Test Scripting
8 12 (3.59%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.29%) Integration Testing
10 10 (2.99%) Workflow
10 10 (2.99%) Validation
11 9 (2.69%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (2.69%) ITIL
11 9 (2.69%) Change Management
11 9 (2.69%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.47%) ABAP
2 16 (4.79%) SQL
3 6 (1.80%) Java
4 4 (1.20%) VBA
5 2 (0.60%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.30%) R
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.80%) MCTS
2 6 (1.80%) MCITP
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.60%) ISEB
3 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) GxP
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 334 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.20%) Siebel
5 3 (0.90%) HP
5 3 (0.90%) Pegasus
6 2 (0.60%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle
6 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.30%) CA
7 1 (0.30%) Informatica
7 1 (0.30%) JDA
7 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.30%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.30%) hybris
7 1 (0.30%) RedPrairie
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