The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 April 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 21 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.24% 1.53% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Median daily rate £523 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +20.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - £35.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 205 196 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.93% 12.05% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 125 44
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £22.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +67.86% -23.50%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in the East Midlands

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP SD in the East Midlands

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 17 £520 -
Leicestershire - 2 £300 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £525 -
SAP SD
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (75.00%) Billing
3 15 (53.57%) Logistics
3 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
4 14 (50.00%) ABAP
5 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Coaching
6 11 (39.29%) Data Mapping
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) ERP
10 7 (25.00%) Retail
10 7 (25.00%) SAP Retail
10 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (25.00%) SAP ERP
11 5 (17.86%) CRM
12 3 (10.71%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM
13 2 (7.14%) SLA
13 2 (7.14%) SAP CAR
14 1 (3.57%) SAP Fiori
14 1 (3.57%) Order to Cash
14 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
14 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
14 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
14 1 (3.57%) Back Office
14 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Retail
2 2 (7.14%) SAP CAR
2 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
General
1 21 (75.00%) Billing
2 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Consultant
1 26 (92.86%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (71.43%) SAP SD Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Support
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Support Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Logistics Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior SAP Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Fiori
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Logistics
2 13 (46.43%) Coaching
2 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Data Mapping
4 8 (28.57%) ERP
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Order to Cash
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com