The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 City of London 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 192 172 202
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 18 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.70% 4.36% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 11
Average daily rate £450 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £525
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
487 573 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 9.19% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 402 365
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £30.75 £56.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP FI
London

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP FI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (86.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (86.49%) SAP CO
3 18 (48.65%) Finance
4 5 (13.51%) Retail
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
5 4 (10.81%) FMCG
6 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
6 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
6 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) Banking
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (5.41%) Bankmaster
7 2 (5.41%) Billing
7 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Legal
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.41%) CCA
7 2 (5.41%) ABAP

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (86.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 32 (86.49%) SAP CO
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.41%) Bankmaster
3 2 (5.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.70%) Agresso
4 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.70%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
1 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) eCATT
1 1 (2.70%) LSMW
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Consultant
2 17 (45.95%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (37.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
1 2 (5.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Project Management
1 4 (10.81%) ERP
2 3 (8.11%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Logistics
3 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) CA
3 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.70%) CODA
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