Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 701 792 712
Rank change year-on-year +91 -80 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP SD 55 87 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.04% 1.36% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 82
UK median daily rate £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £435 £368 £401
90th Percentile £675 £553 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 £513
% change year-on-year +27.27% -19.51% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.85

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 5,312 6,394 7,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 6.42% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,168 3,739 4,712
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 85 70
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +55.56% -1.10%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.50 £10.48
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.90 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -14.29%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 13 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 22 January 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 +87 50 £519 +22.06% 8
UK excluding London +85 27 £525 +27.27% 6
London +106 21 £509 +3.04% 2
South East +63 12 £555 +42.31% 1
Midlands +55 8 £525 -6.67% 2
North of England +38 4 £531 +26.87% 3
West Midlands +51 3 £525 -6.67% 1
East Midlands +33 2 - - 1
North West +20 2 £625 +47.06% 3
South West +11 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +37 1 £438 -20.45%
East of England +32 1 - -
North East +13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (41.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (18.18%) Finance
4 9 (16.36%) SAP MM
4 9 (16.36%) Order to Cash
4 9 (16.36%) SAP HANA
5 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 7 (12.73%) Logistics
7 6 (10.91%) SAP PP
7 6 (10.91%) ERP
8 5 (9.09%) Ariba
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Revenue Management
9 4 (7.27%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (7.27%) Concur
9 4 (7.27%) SAP MDG
9 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.27%) SAP PM
9 4 (7.27%) SAP QM
10 3 (5.45%) ABAP
10 3 (5.45%) Oracle
10 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
10 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
10 3 (5.45%) Retail
10 3 (5.45%) Billing
10 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (41.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (16.36%) SAP MM
3 6 (10.91%) SAP PP
4 4 (7.27%) SAP MDG
4 4 (7.27%) SAP PM
4 4 (7.27%) SAP QM
5 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
6 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.64%) SAP GTS
6 2 (3.64%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (3.64%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.82%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (1.82%) SAP CAR
7 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.82%) SAP CS
7 1 (1.82%) SAP ECC
7 1 (1.82%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) LSMW
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) German Language
4 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.82%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Consultant
1 30 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (36.36%) SAP SD Consultant
3 8 (14.55%) SAP MM Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Manager
5 5 (9.09%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) SAP Support
8 2 (3.64%) Senior SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (3.64%) EDI
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (1.82%) IDoc
3 1 (1.82%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.82%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
1 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Solaris
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Order to Cash
2 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.73%) Logistics
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) ERP
5 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Revenue Management
7 3 (5.45%) Change Control
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) ABAP
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ACCA
1 1 (1.82%) CIMA
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) Ariba
3 4 (7.27%) Concur
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Workday
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) JDA
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft