The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)
Rank 99 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 19 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.25% 1.04%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.85% 2.04% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
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£500 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
325 245 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.27% 12.31% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 92 72
Average daily rate £425 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £302 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 3
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £24.90 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
SAP SD
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Coventry - 3 £600 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (33.33%) VMS
3 11 (30.56%) Logistics
3 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) SAP MM
5 6 (16.67%) Automotive
5 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-pay
6 5 (13.89%) SAP FI
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (13.89%) SAP CO
7 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) EDI
8 3 (8.33%) SAP EWM
8 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.56%) Billing
9 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.56%) SAP WM
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) ABAP
9 2 (5.56%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 5 (13.89%) SAP FI
2 5 (13.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (13.89%) SAP CO
3 3 (8.33%) SAP EWM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Retail
5 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
General
1 6 (16.67%) Automotive
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Consultant
1 19 (52.78%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (44.44%) SAP SD Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) SAP Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Logistics
1 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
West Midlands
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