The table below looks at the statistics for SAP CO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP CO over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 468 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 112 152 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.53% 3.63% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 89
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £597 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.36%
SAP CO
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4432 4182 4794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.52% 8.69% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2367 2522
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 72 83
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

SAP CO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP CO Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP CO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP CO Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP CO
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP CO across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAP CO Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP CO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP CO Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP CO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
London -41 46 £481 -3.75% 15
South East -9 21 £450 - 14
West Midlands -15 7 £385 -21.02% 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £513 +70.83% 5
East of England -21 5 £460 -5.64% 2
East Midlands +7 4 £578 +5.00% 1
Midlands +4 3 - -
North West -14 3 £493 - 6
North East - - - -
SAP CO
UK

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP CO 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 CO.

1 311 (100.00%) SAP
2 291 (93.57%) SAP FI
3 286 (91.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 147 (47.27%) Finance
5 28 (9.00%) SAP Implementation
5 28 (9.00%) ABAP
6 26 (8.36%) ERP
7 25 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (7.72%) SAP BW
9 23 (7.40%) SAP SD
9 23 (7.40%) FMCG
10 21 (6.75%) Migration
11 20 (6.43%) SAP MM
11 20 (6.43%) Logistics
12 19 (6.11%) General Ledger
12 19 (6.11%) Project Management
12 19 (6.11%) CCA
12 19 (6.11%) Data Migration
13 18 (5.79%) Procure-to-pay
14 17 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (5.47%) Oracle
15 16 (5.14%) Banking
15 16 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (4.82%) Manufacturing
16 15 (4.82%) Microsoft
16 15 (4.82%) SAP FSCM
17 14 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (4.18%) MS Office
19 12 (3.86%) ITIL
19 12 (3.86%) MS Excel

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP CO 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 CO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.64%) Liferay
2 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.64%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) MS Office
2 12 (3.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 291 (93.57%) SAP FI
2 286 (91.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 23 (7.40%) SAP SD
4 20 (6.43%) SAP MM
5 15 (4.82%) SAP FSCM
6 9 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (2.89%) SAP BPC
7 7 (2.25%) SAP WM
8 6 (1.93%) SAP R/3
8 6 (1.93%) SAP PP
9 5 (1.61%) SAP PS
10 4 (1.29%) SAP ECC
10 4 (1.29%) SAP FI-GL
10 4 (1.29%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.96%) SAP APO
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.96%) SAP EHS
11 3 (0.96%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.32%) SSL
2 1 (0.32%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.72%) SAP BW
2 10 (3.22%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.64%) MS Access
5 1 (0.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (2.25%) LSMW
2 2 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
General
1 147 (47.27%) Finance
2 19 (6.11%) General Ledger
3 16 (5.14%) Banking
4 15 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.89%) Retail
6 8 (2.57%) German Language
6 8 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.61%) Automotive
7 5 (1.61%) Legal
7 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.61%) Billing
8 3 (0.96%) Czech Language
8 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 145 (46.62%) Consultant
2 138 (44.37%) SAP Consultant
3 94 (30.23%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 45 (14.47%) SAP CO Consultant
5 38 (12.22%) Analyst
6 35 (11.25%) SAP FI Consultant
7 32 (10.29%) SAP Manager
8 27 (8.68%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (6.75%) Business Analyst
10 19 (6.11%) SAP Trainer
10 19 (6.11%) Trainer
11 17 (5.47%) SAP Business Analyst
12 16 (5.14%) Architect
13 15 (4.82%) Project Manager
14 13 (4.18%) Developer
14 13 (4.18%) SAP Architect
15 12 (3.86%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 12 (3.86%) Senior Consultant
16 11 (3.54%) SAP Developer
16 11 (3.54%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.89%) SAP CO-PA
2 8 (2.57%) BAPI
3 4 (1.29%) EDI
3 4 (1.29%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (0.96%) MDX
4 3 (0.96%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (0.96%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.64%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.64%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (0.64%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.64%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.64%) Web Services
5 2 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) XSLT
6 1 (0.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.40%) FMCG
2 17 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (0.96%) Learning Management System
3 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.64%) iSeries
4 2 (0.64%) AS400
5 1 (0.32%) PMI
5 1 (0.32%) Social Network
5 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.29%) AIX
2 3 (0.96%) Windows
2 3 (0.96%) Linux
2 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.64%) VMS
4 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (9.00%) SAP Implementation
2 26 (8.36%) ERP
3 25 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (6.75%) Migration
5 20 (6.43%) Logistics
6 19 (6.11%) Project Management
6 19 (6.11%) Data Migration
7 18 (5.79%) Procure-to-pay
8 16 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.86%) ITIL
11 11 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.54%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.22%) Supply Chain Management
12 10 (3.22%) CRM
13 9 (2.89%) Unit Testing
13 9 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.57%) Integration Testing
15 7 (2.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.00%) ABAP
2 6 (1.93%) VBA
3 3 (0.96%) Java
3 3 (0.96%) SQL
4 2 (0.64%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.32%) VB
5 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.11%) CCA
2 10 (3.22%) Degree
3 7 (2.25%) CIMA
4 4 (1.29%) ACCA
5 3 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 6 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 311 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.47%) Oracle
3 15 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.25%) Ariba
5 5 (1.61%) HP
5 5 (1.61%) IBM
6 3 (0.96%) Cisco
6 3 (0.96%) Hyperion
6 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.64%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) Primavera
8 1 (0.32%) Open Text
8 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) Lotus
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