Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 639 728
Rank change year-on-year -106 +89 -83
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 118 156 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.88% 2.26% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 59
England median daily rate £475 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95% -8.89%
10th Percentile £389 £325 £295
90th Percentile £624 £580 £580
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
England median hourly rate £47.50 £77.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.91% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £77.75 -
% change year-on-year -38.91% - -

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 6,289 6,905 7,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.83% 8.28% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,768 4,072 4,518
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.51%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £675 £630 £613
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 85
England median hourly rate £21.96 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +5.45% +29.11%
10th Percentile £8.95 £12.50 £12.30
90th Percentile £48.13 £57.90 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.42% +12.73% +22.22%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -67 39 £475 -5.00% 5
South East -9 28 £406 -4.47% 2
North of England 0 17 £525 +20.00% 3
North West -13 16 £513 +17.14% 3
East of England -2 6 £530 +24.71% 3
East Midlands -24 5 - -
Midlands -49 5 - - 4
Yorkshire -4 1 £525 -
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (16.10%) Billing
3 18 (15.25%) Order to Cash
4 17 (14.41%) Retail
4 17 (14.41%) Finance
5 16 (13.56%) ERP
6 15 (12.71%) SAP MM
7 14 (11.86%) Migration
7 14 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.86%) Manufacturing
8 12 (10.17%) ABAP
9 11 (9.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (9.32%) SAP FI
9 11 (9.32%) Logistics
9 11 (9.32%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (8.47%) SAP Retail
10 10 (8.47%) SAP FI/CO
10 10 (8.47%) SAP CO
10 10 (8.47%) CRM
11 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (7.63%) EDI
11 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.63%) Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (6.78%) SAP Implementation
13 7 (5.93%) LSMW
13 7 (5.93%) SAP BW
13 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (5.93%) SAP HANA
13 7 (5.93%) Decision-Making

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (12.71%) SAP MM
2 11 (9.32%) SAP FI
3 10 (8.47%) SAP CO
3 10 (8.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (8.47%) SAP Retail
4 7 (5.93%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (5.08%) SAP ERP
6 5 (4.24%) SAP EWM
7 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (3.39%) SAP CRM
7 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (3.39%) SAP R/3
8 3 (2.54%) SAP GTS
9 2 (1.69%) SAP CAR
9 2 (1.69%) SAP FI-GL
9 2 (1.69%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.85%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.85%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
1 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SAP BW
1 7 (5.93%) SAP HANA
2 6 (5.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) LSMW
2 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) eCATT
3 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (16.10%) Billing
2 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Retail
3 14 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.24%) Legal
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Consultant
2 55 (46.61%) SAP Consultant
3 44 (37.29%) SAP SD Consultant
4 17 (14.41%) Analyst
4 17 (14.41%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Developer
5 11 (9.32%) SAP Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) SAP Business Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) SAP SD Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) SAP Architect
8 7 (5.93%) SAP SD Business Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) ABAP Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) EDI
2 4 (3.39%) BAPI
2 4 (3.39%) IDoc
3 2 (1.69%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.85%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.85%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) e-Learning
2 4 (3.39%) Life Science
2 4 (3.39%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.54%) FMCG
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.25%) Order to Cash
2 16 (13.56%) ERP
3 14 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.86%) Migration
4 11 (9.32%) Data Migration
4 11 (9.32%) Logistics
5 10 (8.47%) CRM
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.63%) Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (6.78%) SAP Implementation
8 7 (5.93%) Decision-Making
8 7 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.08%) Validation
10 5 (4.24%) Data Management
10 5 (4.24%) SAP Security
11 4 (3.39%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) ABAP
2 6 (5.08%) SQL
3 4 (3.39%) C#
3 4 (3.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.85%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) SAP Certification
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) GxP
1 6 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.39%) HP
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) Ariba
4 2 (1.69%) hybris
4 2 (1.69%) Workday
5 1 (0.85%) Capita
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.85%) Concur
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Progress
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) SEEBURGER