The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 67 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 5.56% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£406 £440 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -23.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% -12.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
80 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.14% 5.97% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 18
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £352 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £44.90 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) GxP
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (100.00%) SAP CO
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP