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 24 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 141
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £426 £500
% change year-on-year +17.50% -14.90%  
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 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 230 268 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.00% 10.58% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 143 186
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.50 £43.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.16% +33.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £21.85 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.90 £44.17 £116.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Order to Cash
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports

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 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Order to Cash
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP