Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 January 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 671 693
Rank change year-on-year -83 +22 +32
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 86 179 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 2.46% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 82 87
England median daily rate £423 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £359 £400 £292
90th Percentile £544 £634 £680
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
England median hourly rate - £35.85 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +617.00% -
UK median hourly rate - £35.85 £5.00
% change year-on-year - +617.00% -

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

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,829 7,279 7,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.39% 7.88% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,473 4,479 4,738
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 77
England median hourly rate £34.36 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.18% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.33 £7.10
90th Percentile £69.93 £60.12 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.13
% change year-on-year +55.56% +1.67% -35.58%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP SD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in England

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in England

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP SD in England

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP SD in England

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 30 £494 -1.25% 2
South East -7 20 £385 -23.00% 2
North of England -26 11 £419 -31.63% 8
East of England +3 7 £350 -37.78% 1
North East - 4 £406 -
North West -14 3 £425 -32.27% 5
Yorkshire -19 3 £550 +4.76% 3
Midlands -28 3 £563 +13.92%
West Midlands -17 2 £563 +28.57%
East Midlands -4 1 - -
South West -33 1 - -
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 86 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (32.56%) SAP MM
3 19 (22.09%) SAP FI
4 14 (16.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (15.12%) Order to Cash
6 12 (13.95%) SAP CO
6 12 (13.95%) Logistics
7 11 (12.79%) Billing
7 11 (12.79%) Finance
8 10 (11.63%) Migration
8 10 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (11.63%) EDI
9 9 (10.47%) Change Management
9 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Retail
12 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.98%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
12 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
12 6 (6.98%) Validation
12 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (6.98%) XML
13 5 (5.81%) ABAP
13 5 (5.81%) CRM
13 5 (5.81%) ERP
13 5 (5.81%) HP
13 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.81%) Data Conversion

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (32.56%) SAP MM
2 19 (22.09%) SAP FI
3 14 (16.28%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (13.95%) SAP CO
5 10 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (4.65%) SAP ERP
6 4 (4.65%) SAP PP
7 3 (3.49%) SAP LE
7 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (3.49%) SAP PM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP EWM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP HCM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP QM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP R/3
8 2 (2.33%) SAP Retail
8 2 (2.33%) SAP SCM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP SM
8 2 (2.33%) SAP VC
8 2 (2.33%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) MS Access
3 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) LSMW
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.79%) Billing
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Croatian Language
4 2 (2.33%) Serbian Language
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Consultant
2 50 (58.14%) SAP Consultant
3 41 (47.67%) SAP SD Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) SAP MM Consultant
5 8 (9.30%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (9.30%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) SAP Manager
6 7 (8.14%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) SAP Architect
8 4 (4.65%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) SAP FI Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) EDI
2 6 (6.98%) XML
3 5 (5.81%) IDoc
4 2 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.16%) BAPI
5 1 (1.16%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.16%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.49%) FMCG
1 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.16%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) Life Science
3 1 (1.16%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Order to Cash
2 12 (13.95%) Logistics
3 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Change Management
4 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.98%) Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (6.98%) Validation
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.81%) CRM
7 5 (5.81%) Data Conversion
7 5 (5.81%) ERP
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (3.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) ABAP
2 1 (1.16%) SAPscript
2 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) PMO
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.81%) HP
3 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.33%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (1.16%) Ariba
4 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.16%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Informatica
4 1 (1.16%) OpenText
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle