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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 101 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.74% 4.30% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£433 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £470 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £524 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
253 279 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.17% 12.62% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 138 90
Average daily rate £413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAP SD Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 - 3 - - 1
Coventry 0 2 £525 +8.24%
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Automotive
3 4 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) FMCG
4 3 (15.00%) EDI
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (10.00%) VMS
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) ABAP
5 2 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 2 (10.00%) SAP WM
5 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.00%) SAP SCM
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP WM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 6 (30.00%) Automotive
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Consultant
1 17 (85.00%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Support
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Support Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Change Management
1 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.00%) Logistics
2 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards