The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 June 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)
England > Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 160 156
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.35% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.93% 2.43% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Midlands median daily rate £525 £438 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.87%  
10th Percentile £463 £348 £550
90th Percentile £543 £485 £610
England median daily rate £475 £400 £490
% change year-on-year +18.75% -18.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 444 535 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 12.09% 11.39% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 433 295
Midlands median daily rate £457 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.55%  
10th Percentile £311 £313 £275
90th Percentile £571 £563 £595
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Midlands median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
10th Percentile £22.59 £11.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £24.06 £38.00 £23.53
England median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SAP SD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the Midlands

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in the Midlands

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP SD in the Midlands

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 7 £513 -
West Midlands +15 6 £525 +20.00% 1
SAP SD
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (55.56%) Billing
3 18 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 15 (41.67%) ABAP
4 15 (41.67%) Integration Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Logistics
5 14 (38.89%) IDoc
6 13 (36.11%) Coaching
7 12 (33.33%) Data Mapping
8 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Retail
9 9 (25.00%) ERP
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) SAP ERP
11 6 (16.67%) SAP Retail
12 5 (13.89%) SAP Implementation
13 4 (11.11%) Order to Cash
14 3 (8.33%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (8.33%) SAP MM
14 3 (8.33%) CRM
15 2 (5.56%) Migration
15 2 (5.56%) EDI
15 2 (5.56%) Project Management
15 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
16 1 (2.78%) SAP CAR
16 1 (2.78%) Scenario Testing
16 1 (2.78%) Data Migration

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP ERP
2 6 (16.67%) SAP Retail
3 3 (8.33%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (2.78%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
General
1 20 (55.56%) Billing
2 18 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Consultant
1 30 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (63.89%) SAP SD Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) SAP Architect
3 3 (8.33%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.78%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Support
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) IDoc
2 2 (5.56%) EDI
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Logistics
3 13 (36.11%) Coaching
4 12 (33.33%) Data Mapping
5 9 (25.00%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (11.11%) Order to Cash
8 3 (8.33%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
10 1 (2.78%) Application Rationalisation
10 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) ITIL
10 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Scenario Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) ABAP
2 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
2 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.78%) OpenText