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 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)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 560 562
Rank change year-on-year +43 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 84 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.25% 1.52% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 26
Median daily rate £475 £390 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.71% -20.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £268 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £426 £450
% change year-on-year +14.57% -5.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £80.50 £24.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.57% -30.00%  
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3740 4154 4277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.65% 8.38% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 2593 2543
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

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 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +23 32 £475 +58.33% 3
South East +14 11 £469 +17.18%
East Midlands - 9 £523 -
West Midlands +13 6 £525 +20.00% 1
South West -1 4 £330 -22.44%
North West +22 3 - - 7
Yorkshire +31 1 £475 - 2
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 172 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (19.19%) Billing
3 32 (18.60%) SAP MM
4 29 (16.86%) Order to Cash
5 26 (15.12%) ABAP
5 26 (15.12%) Retail
6 24 (13.95%) ERP
7 23 (13.37%) Manufacturing
8 22 (12.79%) Logistics
9 20 (11.63%) Finance
10 19 (11.05%) SAP HANA
11 18 (10.47%) SAP ERP
11 18 (10.47%) IDoc
11 18 (10.47%) CRM
11 18 (10.47%) SAP Retail
12 15 (8.72%) Integration Testing
13 14 (8.14%) SAP PI
13 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.14%) SAP CO
14 13 (7.56%) SAP CRM
14 13 (7.56%) Data Mapping
14 13 (7.56%) Coaching
15 12 (6.98%) EDI
15 12 (6.98%) Migration
15 12 (6.98%) SAP FI
16 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
17 10 (5.81%) GAP Analysis
17 10 (5.81%) LSMW
18 9 (5.23%) SAP Basis
18 9 (5.23%) SAP PS

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 (0.58%) CMS
Business Applications
1 32 (18.60%) SAP MM
2 18 (10.47%) SAP ERP
2 18 (10.47%) SAP Retail
3 14 (8.14%) SAP CO
4 13 (7.56%) SAP CRM
5 12 (6.98%) SAP FI
6 9 (5.23%) SAP PS
6 9 (5.23%) SAP WM
7 8 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (2.33%) SAP HR
8 4 (2.33%) SAP MRS
9 3 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (1.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM for Utilities
10 2 (1.16%) SAP CS
10 2 (1.16%) SAP GRC
10 2 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (1.16%) SAP MDG
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.05%) SAP HANA
2 9 (5.23%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (3.49%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (5.81%) LSMW
General
1 33 (19.19%) Billing
2 26 (15.12%) Retail
3 23 (13.37%) Manufacturing
4 20 (11.63%) Finance
5 7 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.91%) German Language
7 3 (1.74%) Back Office
7 3 (1.74%) Czech Language
7 3 (1.74%) Danish Language
7 3 (1.74%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.74%) French Language
7 3 (1.74%) Norwegian Language
7 3 (1.74%) Swedish Language
8 2 (1.16%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 111 (64.53%) Consultant
2 109 (63.37%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (42.44%) SAP SD Consultant
4 11 (6.40%) Analyst
5 9 (5.23%) Architect
5 9 (5.23%) SAP Architect
5 9 (5.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 9 (5.23%) SAP Trainer
5 9 (5.23%) Trainer
6 8 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (4.65%) SAP MM Consultant
6 8 (4.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.07%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 6 (3.49%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.49%) SAP SD Trainer
9 5 (2.91%) Developer
9 5 (2.91%) SAP Developer
9 5 (2.91%) SAP PS Consultant
9 5 (2.91%) SAP Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.47%) IDoc
2 14 (8.14%) SAP PI
3 12 (6.98%) EDI
4 9 (5.23%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.91%) SAP ALE
6 4 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (1.74%) SAP CO-PA
7 3 (1.74%) Web Services
8 2 (1.16%) BAPI
8 2 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.58%) .NET
9 1 (0.58%) CSS
9 1 (0.58%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.58%) SAP TM
9 1 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.91%) FMCG
3 3 (1.74%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.58%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.86%) Order to Cash
2 24 (13.95%) ERP
3 22 (12.79%) Logistics
4 18 (10.47%) CRM
5 15 (8.72%) Integration Testing
6 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.56%) Coaching
7 13 (7.56%) Data Mapping
8 12 (6.98%) Migration
9 10 (5.81%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (5.23%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.23%) Project Management
11 7 (4.07%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (3.49%) Change Management
12 6 (3.49%) SAP Implementation
13 5 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.33%) ITIL
14 4 (2.33%) Process Improvement
15 3 (1.74%) Test Scripting
15 3 (1.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.12%) ABAP
2 2 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) IFRS
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe
3 2 (1.16%) hybris
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (0.58%) Ariba
4 1 (0.58%) Concur
4 1 (0.58%) HP
4 1 (0.58%) IBM
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.58%) OpenText
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