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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK / England
Rank 478 559 494
Rank change year-on-year +81 -65  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 88 56 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 1.44% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 42
Median daily rate £500 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +26.56% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3522 3902 4228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.50% 7.95% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2162 2392 2476
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £63.16 £60.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
London +45 35 £500 +12.67% 4
East Midlands +5 14 £520 +76.27% 2
West Midlands +20 6 £494 - 1
North West +27 3 £475 +21.71% 1
South East +4 3 - - 2
South West +5 2 - - 1
East of England -6 2 £463 +34.05%
Yorkshire +16 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
SAP SD
UK

SAP SD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 165 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (20.61%) Order to Cash
3 33 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 30 (18.18%) Billing
5 28 (16.97%) Retail
6 27 (16.36%) Logistics
7 22 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 20 (12.12%) ABAP
9 19 (11.52%) SAP Retail
10 18 (10.91%) Finance
11 17 (10.30%) ERP
12 15 (9.09%) SAP CO
13 14 (8.48%) SAP FI
13 14 (8.48%) Project Management
14 13 (7.88%) Migration
15 12 (7.27%) CRM
16 10 (6.06%) EDI
16 10 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
16 10 (6.06%) Coaching
17 9 (5.45%) Procure-to-Pay
17 9 (5.45%) Data Migration
17 9 (5.45%) Degree
17 9 (5.45%) SAP ERP
17 9 (5.45%) Integration Testing
17 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (5.45%) SAP PS
18 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (4.85%) SAP CRM
18 8 (4.85%) Data Mapping

SAP SD
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 19 (11.52%) SAP Retail
3 15 (9.09%) SAP CO
4 14 (8.48%) SAP FI
5 10 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (5.45%) SAP ERP
6 9 (5.45%) SAP PS
7 8 (4.85%) SAP CRM
8 5 (3.03%) SAP HR
9 4 (2.42%) SAP MRS
9 4 (2.42%) SAP PP
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (1.82%) SAP CAR
10 3 (1.82%) SAP CS
10 3 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (1.82%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.82%) SAP WM
11 2 (1.21%) Primavera
11 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM for Utilities
11 2 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SAP HANA
2 3 (1.82%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) LSMW
General
1 30 (18.18%) Billing
2 28 (16.97%) Retail
3 22 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 18 (10.91%) Finance
5 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.64%) German Language
7 4 (2.42%) French Language
8 3 (1.82%) Czech Language
8 3 (1.82%) Danish Language
8 3 (1.82%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.82%) Norwegian Language
8 3 (1.82%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (60.61%) Consultant
2 97 (58.79%) SAP Consultant
3 70 (42.42%) SAP SD Consultant
4 17 (10.30%) Analyst
5 14 (8.48%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.45%) SAP SD Analyst
7 9 (5.45%) SAP Trainer
7 9 (5.45%) Trainer
8 8 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) SAP Manager
8 8 (4.85%) SAP MM Consultant
8 8 (4.85%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (4.85%) SAP PS Consultant
9 7 (4.24%) SAP SD Trainer
9 7 (4.24%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Support
11 5 (3.03%) Architect
11 5 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.06%) EDI
2 8 (4.85%) SAP PI
3 4 (2.42%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.64%) e-Learning
1 6 (3.64%) FMCG
2 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.61%) Animation
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.61%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.61%) Order to Cash
2 27 (16.36%) Logistics
3 17 (10.30%) ERP
4 14 (8.48%) Project Management
5 13 (7.88%) Migration
6 12 (7.27%) CRM
7 10 (6.06%) Coaching
8 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.45%) Integration Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.85%) Data Mapping
10 6 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (3.64%) Process Improvement
10 6 (3.64%) Validation
11 5 (3.03%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
12 4 (2.42%) Test Management
12 4 (2.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.12%) ABAP
2 5 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) C
3 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) QA
1 2 (1.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle
3 3 (1.82%) hybris
4 2 (1.21%) HP
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.61%) ATG
5 1 (0.61%) Concur
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