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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 121 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.22% 2.32% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£550 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.53%
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
316 259 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.29% 12.27% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 89
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £11.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 19 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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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 -4 2 £500 -
Coventry - 1 £600 - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (47.83%) Integration Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) VMS
5 4 (17.39%) Automotive
5 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
7 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (8.70%) MS Project
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
7 2 (8.70%) SAP MM
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (4.35%) Pegasus
8 1 (4.35%) EDI
8 1 (4.35%) Retail
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
8 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
1 11 (47.83%) SAP SD Consultant
1 11 (47.83%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Architect
3 2 (8.70%) SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Integration Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Pegasus