Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 October 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 340 357
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 21 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.96% 2.28% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 14
South East median daily rate £380 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £341 £281
90th Percentile £472 £531 £654
England median daily rate £450 £500 £437
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.45% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South East median hourly rate - £34.43 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.51% -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1,072 1,226 1,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.52% 7.54% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 693 801
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £440
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 28
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £36.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.98% +84.63% -27.27%
10th Percentile £15.90 £14.55 £10.23
90th Percentile £80.62 £57.70 £99.00
England median hourly rate £24.50 £26.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -5.77% +5.05% +8.79%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the South East

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in the South East

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP SD in the South East

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP SD in the South East

SAP SD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Thames Valley +7 12 £328 -34.45% 3
Berkshire +3 8 £340 -10.81% 3
Hampshire -14 5 £438 +29.63%
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £328 -34.50%
Surrey -18 4 £380 -18.93% 1
SAP SD
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) SAP MM
3 7 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) hybris
4 5 (23.81%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Order to Cash
6 3 (14.29%) HP ALM
7 2 (9.52%) PMO
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Project Governance

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) SAP MM
2 7 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
3 5 (23.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (9.52%) SAP HCM
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (9.52%) SAP PP
5 2 (9.52%) SAP QM
6 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
2 1 (4.76%) LSMW
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Dutch Language
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) SAP SD Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SAP BI Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
1 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Coaching
2 4 (19.05%) Logistics
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Order to Cash
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) GxP
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) hybris
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com