Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 641 764
Rank change year-on-year -153 +123 -59
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 81 176 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.36% 2.43% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 73 55
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -6.08%
10th Percentile £353 £375 £275
90th Percentile £553 £550 £648
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
England median hourly rate - £75.00 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1400.00% -85.71%
UK median hourly rate - £75.00 £5.00
% change year-on-year - +1400.00% -85.71%

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 5,953 7,245 8,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.37% 8.21% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,492 4,249 4,864
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £294
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 87
England median hourly rate £24.25 £27.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.61% +6.73% +20.15%
10th Percentile £11.54 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £58.25 £57.75 £81.04
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.81% -4.62% +44.44%

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 16 August 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
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 16 August 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 -45 27 £500 +5.26% 10
South East -9 23 £400 -17.95% 1
North of England -12 6 £500 +5.26% 6
North West -16 6 £500 - 4
East of England -6 4 £503 +14.20%
Midlands -38 4 £475 -8.65% 2
East Midlands -16 3 - -
West Midlands -35 1 £475 -9.52% 2
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 81 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (19.75%) Order to Cash
3 14 (17.28%) Finance
4 13 (16.05%) SAP MM
5 12 (14.81%) Retail
6 11 (13.58%) Billing
7 10 (12.35%) Migration
7 10 (12.35%) ABAP
8 9 (11.11%) SAP FI
8 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.88%) Logistics
9 8 (9.88%) ERP
10 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
11 6 (7.41%) SAP ERP
11 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (7.41%) hybris
12 5 (6.17%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (6.17%) SAP HANA
12 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.17%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.17%) JIRA
12 5 (6.17%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (6.17%) SAP CO
13 4 (4.94%) LSMW
13 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.94%) SAP BW

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 2 (2.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) SAP MM
2 9 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 6 (7.41%) SAP ERP
4 5 (6.17%) SAP CO
4 5 (6.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (6.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (3.70%) SAP CRM
5 3 (3.70%) SAP GTS
5 3 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (3.70%) SAP VC
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (2.47%) SAP PP
6 2 (2.47%) SAP Retail
6 2 (2.47%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.23%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.23%) SAP LE
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.23%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (6.17%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (6.17%) SAP HANA
2 4 (4.94%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 4 (4.94%) LSMW
3 2 (2.47%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.23%) eCATT
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Retail
3 11 (13.58%) Billing
4 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) French Language
5 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.47%) Dutch Language
6 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Consultant
1 42 (51.85%) SAP Consultant
2 34 (41.98%) SAP SD Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) SAP Developer
5 7 (8.64%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) ABAP Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) SAP Architect
6 4 (4.94%) SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) SAP Manager
6 4 (4.94%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) SAP SD Business Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) EDI
2 3 (3.70%) IDoc
3 2 (2.47%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.23%) BAPI
4 1 (1.23%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.23%) SAP BC
4 1 (1.23%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.23%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) FMCG
1 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Order to Cash
2 10 (12.35%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.88%) ERP
4 8 (9.88%) Logistics
5 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Coaching
8 4 (4.94%) CRM
8 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Change Management
9 3 (3.70%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.47%) Commercial Awareness
10 2 (2.47%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) ABAP
2 3 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) GxP
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (7.41%) hybris
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Workday
5 1 (1.23%) Ariba
5 1 (1.23%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) SEEBURGER