Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 351 344
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 23 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.08% 2.03% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 14
South East median daily rate £390 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £365 £408 £270
90th Percentile £448 £536 £673
England median daily rate £425 £500 £448
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.73% -5.79%
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 1,108 1,233 1,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.60% 7.31% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 701 777
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £277
90th Percentile £613 £613 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 20
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £34.43 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +51.32% -17.27%
10th Percentile £11.50 £14.35 £11.49
90th Percentile £78.99 £59.90 £99.00
England median hourly rate £29.75 £20.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year +43.37% -33.06% +6.90%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +18 10 £375 -25.00% 1
Surrey -12 9 £380 -13.14% 1
Berkshire +4 7 £400 +52.09% 1
Hampshire -19 4 £425 -19.05%
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £328 -34.50%
SAP SD
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (43.48%) SAP MM
3 9 (39.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (34.78%) SAP FI
5 6 (26.09%) SAP CO
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Order to Cash
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (17.39%) HP ALM
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
8 3 (13.04%) Project Governance
8 3 (13.04%) Data Conversion
8 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
8 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (13.04%) PMO
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) LSMW
8 3 (13.04%) Logistics
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.04%) ETL
9 2 (8.70%) SAP PP

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 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) SAP MM
2 9 (39.13%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (34.78%) SAP FI
4 6 (26.09%) SAP CO
5 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (8.70%) SAP ERP
6 2 (8.70%) SAP HCM
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (8.70%) SAP PP
6 2 (8.70%) SAP QM
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) LSMW
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Manager
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAP FI Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SAP FI Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
1 1 (4.35%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Order to Cash
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Data Conversion
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Governance
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com