The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 119 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.76% 5.62% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £451 £444
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
181 178 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.19% 7.42% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 80
Average daily rate £400 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
SAP FI
South East

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP FI across the Berkshire region.

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +2 2 £450 -2.70% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
SAP FI
South East

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP FI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP FI.

1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (80.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (80.00%) SAP CO
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) ABAP
4 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (35.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (30.00%) SAP BW
6 6 (30.00%) SAP FSCM
7 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (20.00%) CCA
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
8 3 (15.00%) MDX
8 3 (15.00%) Legal
8 3 (15.00%) SAP GRC
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) iSeries
9 2 (10.00%) French Language
9 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (10.00%) AS400
9 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (10.00%) BAPI
9 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP FI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP FI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (80.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (80.00%) SAP CO
2 6 (30.00%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (15.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI-AA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP BW Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Objects Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (10.00%) BAPI
2 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (10.00%) EDI
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
1 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (35.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) ABAP
2 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Siebel
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Amdocs