The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SAP SD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP SD over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.63% 1.94% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £426 £450
% change year-on-year +14.57% -5.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00%  

SAP SD is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 76 103 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.97% 12.45% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 46
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SAP SD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in Birmingham

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP SD in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP