Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 669 648 734
Rank change year-on-year -21 +86 -104
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 167 171 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.42% 2.25% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 60
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £333
90th Percentile £642 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
England median hourly rate £40.43 £5.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +708.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.43 £5.00 -
% change year-on-year +708.50% - -

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 6,895 7,606 7,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.47% 8.55% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,205 4,719 4,573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.41% -2.05%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £602
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 80 108
England median hourly rate £25.25 £23.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.78% -35.66% +45.92%
10th Percentile £9.94 £9.80 £13.89
90th Percentile £52.63 £65.25 £70.10
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £23.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +22.83% -36.11% +27.25%

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 17 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 February 2018. 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 -26 70 £500 +5.26% 6
South East +2 29 £475 -
North of England +30 18 £600 +20.00% 4
North West +13 13 £625 +28.21% 3
Midlands -14 13 £488 -2.50% 2
East Midlands -14 6 £419 -16.25%
East of England -27 6 £563 +36.36% 1
West Midlands -1 5 £438 -7.89% 2
Yorkshire +5 4 £525 - 1
South West +12 1 £500 +33.33%
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 167 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (23.35%) Order to Cash
3 37 (22.16%) Billing
4 28 (16.77%) Retail
4 28 (16.77%) ERP
5 26 (15.57%) Finance
6 25 (14.97%) SAP Retail
6 25 (14.97%) SAP MM
7 24 (14.37%) ABAP
7 24 (14.37%) SAP Implementation
8 23 (13.77%) Manufacturing
9 18 (10.78%) Procure-to-Pay
9 18 (10.78%) Logistics
9 18 (10.78%) SAP CO
10 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.98%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (8.98%) SAP FI
11 15 (8.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (8.38%) SAP HANA
12 14 (8.38%) SAP S/4HANA
13 13 (7.78%) EDI
14 12 (7.19%) Migration
14 12 (7.19%) LSMW
15 11 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
15 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (5.99%) SAP BW
16 10 (5.99%) Degree

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 6 (3.59%) SAP Portal
2 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (14.97%) SAP MM
1 25 (14.97%) SAP Retail
2 18 (10.78%) SAP CO
3 15 (8.98%) SAP FI
3 15 (8.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (8.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (4.79%) SAP CAR
6 7 (4.19%) SAP ERP
7 6 (3.59%) SAP EWM
8 5 (2.99%) SAP PS
8 5 (2.99%) SAP WM
9 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (2.40%) SAP QM
10 3 (1.80%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (1.80%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.60%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.60%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.38%) SAP HANA
2 10 (5.99%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) LSMW
2 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (22.16%) Billing
2 28 (16.77%) Retail
3 26 (15.57%) Finance
4 23 (13.77%) Manufacturing
5 15 (8.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (4.19%) Legal
7 4 (2.40%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.80%) Back Office
8 3 (1.80%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.20%) Banking
9 2 (1.20%) German Language
9 2 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.20%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 101 (60.48%) Consultant
2 99 (59.28%) SAP Consultant
3 76 (45.51%) SAP SD Consultant
4 21 (12.57%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 20 (11.98%) Analyst
6 19 (11.38%) SAP Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) Business Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) SAP Business Analyst
8 15 (8.98%) SAP SD Analyst
9 14 (8.38%) SAP SD Business Analyst
10 12 (7.19%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (7.19%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 12 (7.19%) SAP MM Consultant
11 11 (6.59%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
11 11 (6.59%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 9 (5.39%) Sales Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Sales Business Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.78%) EDI
2 4 (2.40%) BAPI
2 4 (2.40%) Web Services
3 3 (1.80%) IDoc
3 3 (1.80%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.20%) Middleware
4 2 (1.20%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.20%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.60%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.60%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.39%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.40%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.40%) FMCG
3 4 (2.40%) Life Science
4 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.60%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.35%) Order to Cash
2 28 (16.77%) ERP
3 24 (14.37%) SAP Implementation
4 18 (10.78%) Logistics
4 18 (10.78%) Procure-to-Pay
5 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.19%) Migration
7 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.39%) CRM
8 9 (5.39%) Quote-to-Cash
9 7 (4.19%) Record to Report
9 7 (4.19%) SAP Security
10 6 (3.59%) Change Management
10 6 (3.59%) Process Improvement
11 5 (2.99%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (2.99%) People Management
11 5 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.37%) ABAP
2 3 (1.80%) C#
2 3 (1.80%) SQL
2 3 (1.80%) VBA
3 2 (1.20%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) ACCA
4 1 (0.60%) CIMA
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.99%) GxP
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.40%) HP
3 4 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.80%) Ariba
4 3 (1.80%) Concur
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) Progress
5 2 (1.20%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (1.20%) Workday
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.60%) Sage