The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 March 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 of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 119 115
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 2 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.16% 0.64%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.93% 1.59% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £463 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.05% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £345 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £409 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +26.56% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 of England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 214 252 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.08% 10.24% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 130
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +90.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £7.80 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £49.50 £33.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in the East of England

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Hertfordshire -2 2 £463 +34.05%
SAP SD
England

SAP SD
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 of England region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Order to Cash
4 5 (55.56%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
8 1 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) C
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (11.11%) JSON
8 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
8 1 (11.11%) HTML5
8 1 (11.11%) REST
8 1 (11.11%) User Stories
8 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (11.11%) MVC

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Order to Cash
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle