Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 8 August 2020 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)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 500 740 807
Rank change year-on-year +240 +67 -126
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 48 105 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.75% 1.66% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 35
Median daily rate £625 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.55% +3.16% -0.52%
10th Percentile £482 £375 £361
90th Percentile £788 £586 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +16.75% +9.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +26.32% -36.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +26.32% -19.02%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,739 6,334 6,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.78% 6.95% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,608 3,826 3,920
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £314 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 82 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +37.76% -27.41%
10th Percentile £19.45 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £50.00 £63.75 £55.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £21.21
% change year-on-year +3.70% +59.16% -43.66%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP SD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP SD.

Daily rate trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP SD over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP SD.

Hourly rate trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
England +255 35 £650 +34.72%
UK excluding London +207 18 £575 +16.75%
London +193 15 £538 +13.16%
Work from Home -14 13 £775 +63.16%
South East +163 7 - -
Midlands +93 5 £475 -14.49%
East Midlands +54 4 £475 -18.94%
East of England +82 3 £700 +37.93%
South West +93 1 £550 -
Scotland +68 1 - -
West Midlands +66 1 - -
Wales +38 1 £600 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (39.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (25.00%) Billing
4 11 (22.92%) Order to Cash
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
7 7 (14.58%) Migration
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Master Data Management
9 5 (10.42%) FMCG
9 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) ERP
9 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.33%) EDI
10 4 (8.33%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) SAP MM
10 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Logistics
11 3 (6.25%) Marketing
11 3 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
11 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.25%) SAP GTS

SAP SD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (39.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (8.33%) SAP MM
3 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
3 3 (6.25%) SAP GTS
4 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.17%) SAP MDG
4 2 (4.17%) SAP MDM
4 2 (4.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (2.08%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle CX
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.08%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Billing
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Consultant
1 17 (35.42%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (29.17%) SAP SD Consultant
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) SAP SD Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) SAP Architect
7 5 (10.42%) SAP MM Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Functional Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) SAP Manager
9 3 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) EDI
2 3 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (4.17%) IDoc
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) FMCG
1 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Order to Cash
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) Logistics
6 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (6.25%) Record to Report
8 2 (4.17%) BPR
8 2 (4.17%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.25%) Ariba
4 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Concur
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Infor
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Siebel