Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 712 784 658
Rank change year-on-year +72 -126 +82
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 75 86 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.091% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.35% 1.43% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 69
England median daily rate £500 £426 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -12.56% +12.55%
10th Percentile £413 £374 £400
90th Percentile £675 £550 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £435 £488
% change year-on-year +14.94% -10.77% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £35.85
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £35.85

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 5,566 6,008 7,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.14% 6.38% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,364 3,555 4,576
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £659 £662 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 76 81
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.61% -6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.67 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £63.13 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -8.77% +14.00%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +69 20 £525 +5.00% 3
South East +36 20 £425 +8.97% 1
North of England +49 18 £485 +15.82% 3
North West +31 16 £485 +14.12% 2
Midlands +55 10 £525 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +28 4 £525 +5.00%
East Midlands +35 3 £544 - 2
East of England +39 2 £490 - 1
Yorkshire +35 1 - - 1
North East +22 1 - -
SAP SD
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (32.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (28.00%) ERP
4 15 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 15 (20.00%) Logistics
5 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.00%) Manufacturing
6 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (14.67%) Finance
7 11 (14.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (12.00%) SAP PP
9 8 (10.67%) SAP FI
9 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (8.00%) SAP HANA
11 6 (8.00%) Order to Cash
11 6 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (8.00%) Billing
11 6 (8.00%) SAP CO
11 6 (8.00%) SAP QM
11 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.00%) Ariba
11 6 (8.00%) ABAP
12 5 (6.67%) SAP WM
12 5 (6.67%) Change Management
12 5 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
13 4 (5.33%) Workshop Facilitation
13 4 (5.33%) Concur
13 4 (5.33%) Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (5.33%) SAP Implementation

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 (2.67%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (32.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 9 (12.00%) SAP PP
4 8 (10.67%) SAP FI
5 6 (8.00%) SAP CO
5 6 (8.00%) SAP QM
6 5 (6.67%) SAP WM
7 4 (5.33%) SAP PM
8 3 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
9 2 (2.67%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (2.67%) SAP GTS
9 2 (2.67%) SAP HCM
9 2 (2.67%) SAP LE
9 2 (2.67%) SAP PS
10 1 (1.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 1 (1.33%) SAP AFS
10 1 (1.33%) SAP CS
10 1 (1.33%) SAP FI-AR
10 1 (1.33%) SAP GTM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Consultant
1 39 (52.00%) SAP Consultant
2 26 (34.67%) SAP SD Consultant
3 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) SAP Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) SAP SD Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) SAP Business Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) SAP MM Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) SAP SD Business Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) SAP MM Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) ERP Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Integration Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) SAP Integration Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) SAP MM Business Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (4.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.33%) BAPI
3 1 (1.33%) IDoc
3 1 (1.33%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.33%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ERP
2 15 (20.00%) Logistics
3 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 11 (14.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (8.00%) Order to Cash
6 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Kanban
8 4 (5.33%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.33%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (5.33%) Workshop Facilitation
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) CRM
9 3 (4.00%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.67%) EAM
10 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) ABAP
2 2 (2.67%) C
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GxP
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.00%) Ariba
3 4 (5.33%) Concur
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Workday
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) JDA
6 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft