The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 April 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 95
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £381 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.83% +22.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +18.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - £35.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 131 171 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.34% 9.44% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 88
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP SD in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in Manchester

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SD in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP SD in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP