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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
England / Midlands
Rank 21 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.86% - 1.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.35% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 23 24 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 19.83% 11.59% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 17
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £650 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP

SAP SD
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP