The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 107 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.44% 5.54% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
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£560 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
SAP SD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
248 289 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.27% 12.32% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 90
Average daily rate £450 £384 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £485 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

SAP SD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP SD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP SD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP SD across the West Midlands region.

SAP SD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP SD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD across the West Midlands region.

SAP SD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Coventry -3 1 £525 +8.24%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) Automotive
3 6 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 6 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) SAP MM
5 4 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) FMCG
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) SAP CRM
6 3 (12.50%) ABAP
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) VMS
7 2 (8.33%) Cognos
7 2 (8.33%) EDI
7 2 (8.33%) SAP PS
7 2 (8.33%) SAP WM
7 2 (8.33%) SAP BI
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Data Migration

SAP SD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 6 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP MM
3 3 (12.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (8.33%) SAP PS
4 2 (8.33%) SAP WM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (4.17%) SAP QM
5 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (4.17%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 7 (29.17%) Automotive
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Consultant
1 21 (87.50%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (54.17%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Support
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Support Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) ABAP
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards