Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 673 709
Rank change year-on-year -98 +36 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 88 194 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.47% 2.49% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 75 86
England median daily rate £425 £500 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.99% -6.84%
10th Percentile £371 £400 £269
90th Percentile £550 £575 £625
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £443
% change year-on-year -15.00% +12.99% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
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 5,995 7,783 8,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.28% 8.22% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,565 4,708 5,006
England median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95% +1.15%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £294
90th Percentile £650 £650 £608
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
% change year-on-year - +7.95% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 76 90
England median hourly rate £30.00 £24.21 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.94% -13.55% +11.46%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.10 £10.21
90th Percentile £67.50 £54.33 £99.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year +10.09% -12.10% +10.71%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -54 27 £505 +1.00% 3
South East -9 23 £395 -21.00% 4
North of England -8 11 £419 -20.24% 3
East of England +12 6 £450 -9.09%
Midlands -31 4 £525 +8.53% 1
North East - 4 £406 -
North West -12 3 £425 -29.17% 3
Yorkshire -13 3 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -36 3 £525 +15.07%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (29.55%) SAP MM
3 22 (25.00%) Order to Cash
4 15 (17.05%) SAP FI
4 15 (17.05%) Finance
5 14 (15.91%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (13.64%) Logistics
7 11 (12.50%) Billing
7 11 (12.50%) Migration
8 10 (11.36%) Retail
9 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.09%) Change Management
10 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 8 (9.09%) Project Management
10 8 (9.09%) ABAP
10 8 (9.09%) EDI
10 8 (9.09%) SAP CO
11 7 (7.95%) ERP
11 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.82%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (6.82%) SAP PP
12 6 (6.82%) SAP ERP
12 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.68%) SAP Implementation
13 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.68%) CRM
13 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.68%) HP

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 (1.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (29.55%) SAP MM
2 15 (17.05%) SAP FI
3 14 (15.91%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (9.09%) SAP CO
5 6 (6.82%) SAP ERP
5 6 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (6.82%) SAP PP
6 3 (3.41%) SAP LE
6 3 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.41%) SAP VC
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP EWM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP HCM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (2.27%) SAP QM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP R/3
7 2 (2.27%) SAP SM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP WM
8 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (4.55%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.41%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) LSMW
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Billing
3 10 (11.36%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.41%) French Language
6 2 (2.27%) Dutch Language
6 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Consultant
2 52 (59.09%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (48.86%) SAP SD Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) SAP MM Consultant
5 8 (9.09%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Architect
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Manager
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) EDI
2 5 (5.68%) IDoc
3 4 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) BAPI
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BC
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) FMCG
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.14%) iPad
3 1 (1.14%) Life Science
3 1 (1.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Order to Cash
2 12 (13.64%) Logistics
3 11 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.09%) Change Management
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) ERP
6 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (5.68%) Coaching
8 5 (5.68%) CRM
8 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.68%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Validation
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.55%) Data Conversion
10 3 (3.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (1.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.68%) HP
3 4 (4.55%) hybris
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (1.14%) Ariba
6 1 (1.14%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.14%) OpenText