The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 73 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.40% 1.01%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.27% 3.95% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £440 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £21.00
Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
44 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.20% 10.12% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 20
Average daily rate £440 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £322 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £525 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £51.39 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +14.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP FI
North West

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £440 -
Crewe - - - -
SAP FI
North West

SAP FI
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Debt Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Tester
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) HP