Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 358 376
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 27 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.18% 1.99% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +48.70%
10th Percentile £408 £266 £353
90th Percentile £537 £678 £615
England median daily rate £500 £450 £481
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
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 1241 1355 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.43% 8.09% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 781 874
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £610 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 23
South East median hourly rate £35.85 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.33% -18.18% +33.04%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.23 £16.25
90th Percentile £61.00 £99.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £26.31
% change year-on-year -9.68% +17.83% -1.94%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 12 £500 +8.11%
Berkshire +8 5 £263 -24.59%
Surrey -18 4 £469 +10.29%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Hampshire +14 3 £525 +5.00%
Oxfordshire +3 3 £475 -
West Sussex -4 2 £525 -
Kent - 1 £413 -
SAP SD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (37.04%) Billing
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) ABAP
4 7 (25.93%) Logistics
5 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) LSMW
6 5 (18.52%) Order to Cash
7 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) EDI
7 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (14.81%) SAP ERP
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) Ariba
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Security
8 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (7.41%) Workday
9 2 (7.41%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) Concur
9 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal
2 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
2 4 (14.81%) SAP ERP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP VC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) LSMW
General
1 10 (37.04%) Billing
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Consultant
1 18 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (55.56%) SAP SD Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) SAP MM Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Process Expert
4 3 (11.11%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP CS Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) EDI
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.70%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Logistics
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Order to Cash
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Security
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) BPR
6 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) ABAP
2 2 (7.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Ariba
4 2 (7.41%) Concur
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.41%) Workday
5 1 (3.70%) JDA