The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 193 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 10 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.85% 4.79% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Average daily rate
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£335 £543 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.24% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £423 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £643 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £473 £471
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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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 City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
541 585 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.17% 8.27% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 385 487
Average daily rate £475 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £31.43 £14.75 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.05% -64.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £14.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £18.50 £54.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

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 September 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 September 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 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (88.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (88.24%) SAP CO
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) BAPI
4 4 (23.53%) ABAP
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Pegasus
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (11.76%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (11.76%) FMCG
6 2 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
7 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
7 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (5.88%) Social Network

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (88.24%) SAP CO
2 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (11.76%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Trainer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Trainer
5 2 (11.76%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Change Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) ABAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) BAPI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OOP
1 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) ABAP
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Pegasus
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects