Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 671 712 735
Rank change year-on-year +41 +23 -123
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 188 161 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.48% 1.97% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 87 67
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £401 £278 £328
90th Percentile £575 £680 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
England median hourly rate £35.85 £5.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +617.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.85 £5.00 -
% change year-on-year +617.00% - -

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 7574 8179 8406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.36% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4984 4852
England median daily rate £475 £448 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +2.87% -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £604 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 119
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.65 £11.85
90th Percentile £62.38 £96.60 £53.48
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +8 76 £500 +11.58% 3
South East +4 26 £500 -
Midlands +24 24 £484 +7.50% 1
North of England +58 11 £525 +5.00% 5
West Midlands +25 10 £456 +1.39% 1
South West -3 8 £513 +36.67%
East Midlands -3 8 £480 -19.33%
East of England -19 7 £495 +20.00%
North West +15 6 £600 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +24 4 £500 -4.76%
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 188 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (20.74%) SAP MM
3 33 (17.55%) Order to Cash
4 29 (15.43%) Billing
5 28 (14.89%) ERP
6 27 (14.36%) Retail
7 24 (12.77%) Finance
7 24 (12.77%) ABAP
7 24 (12.77%) SAP FI
7 24 (12.77%) Logistics
7 24 (12.77%) SAP Implementation
8 23 (12.23%) SAP Retail
9 22 (11.70%) Manufacturing
10 21 (11.17%) SAP HANA
11 20 (10.64%) SAP CO
12 17 (9.04%) LSMW
12 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (9.04%) SAP FI/CO
13 16 (8.51%) SAP BW
14 15 (7.98%) SAP WM
14 15 (7.98%) Procure-to-Pay
15 13 (6.91%) Migration
15 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.91%) Data Migration
16 12 (6.38%) SAP ERP
17 11 (5.85%) SAP S/4HANA
18 10 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (4.79%) Record to Report
19 9 (4.79%) SAP CAR
19 9 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical

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 7 (3.72%) NetWeaver
2 6 (3.19%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (20.74%) SAP MM
2 24 (12.77%) SAP FI
3 23 (12.23%) SAP Retail
4 20 (10.64%) SAP CO
5 17 (9.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (7.98%) SAP WM
7 12 (6.38%) SAP ERP
8 11 (5.85%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (4.79%) SAP CAR
10 7 (3.72%) SAP CRM
11 6 (3.19%) SAP PS
12 5 (2.66%) SAP FSCM
12 5 (2.66%) SAP QM
13 4 (2.13%) SAP GTS
13 4 (2.13%) SAP PM
13 4 (2.13%) SAP PP
14 3 (1.60%) SAP SCM
15 2 (1.06%) SAP CS
15 2 (1.06%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
15 2 (1.06%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Firewall
1 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SAP HANA
2 16 (8.51%) SAP BW
3 9 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) LSMW
General
1 29 (15.43%) Billing
2 27 (14.36%) Retail
3 24 (12.77%) Finance
4 22 (11.70%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.66%) Banking
6 5 (2.66%) Legal
6 5 (2.66%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (2.13%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.13%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Front Office
8 3 (1.60%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) German Language
9 2 (1.06%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (66.49%) Consultant
2 124 (65.96%) SAP Consultant
3 83 (44.15%) SAP SD Consultant
4 21 (11.17%) Analyst
4 21 (11.17%) SAP MM Consultant
5 19 (10.11%) SAP Retail Consultant
6 18 (9.57%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 17 (9.04%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (7.98%) Business Analyst
9 14 (7.45%) SAP Business Analyst
10 13 (6.91%) SAP SD Analyst
10 13 (6.91%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 11 (5.85%) Functional Consultant
11 11 (5.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 9 (4.79%) Architect
12 9 (4.79%) SAP Architect
12 9 (4.79%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.26%) SAP FI Consultant
13 8 (4.26%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) EDI
2 8 (4.26%) SAP PI
3 7 (3.72%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (3.19%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.13%) BAPI
5 4 (2.13%) Web Services
6 3 (1.60%) SAP ALE
7 2 (1.06%) IDoc
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
7 2 (1.06%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.53%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.53%) JMS
8 1 (0.53%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.53%) SOAP
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.60%) FMCG
5 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.55%) Order to Cash
2 28 (14.89%) ERP
3 24 (12.77%) Logistics
3 24 (12.77%) SAP Implementation
4 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.98%) Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (6.91%) Data Migration
6 13 (6.91%) Migration
7 10 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.79%) CRM
8 9 (4.79%) Record to Report
9 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.72%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (3.72%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (2.66%) Quality Management
10 5 (2.66%) Quote-to-Cash
10 5 (2.66%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (2.13%) Change Management
11 4 (2.13%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (1.60%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.77%) ABAP
2 7 (3.72%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.53%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.72%) Degree
2 4 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ACCA
4 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CIMA
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 188 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.60%) Ariba
3 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.06%) Concur
4 2 (1.06%) Workday
5 1 (0.53%) hybris
5 1 (0.53%) JDA
5 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.53%) Progress
5 1 (0.53%) Sage
5 1 (0.53%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (0.53%) TIBCO