The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 17 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 Manchester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 77 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 8 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.20% 1.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.52% 2.38% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Average daily rate £427 - £660
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 - £708
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
177 84 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.56% 8.55% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 92
Average daily rate £350 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.96% -63.51%
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 Manchester

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP FI
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP FI
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) SAP EHS
2 3 (33.33%) ABAP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP EHS
2 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP