The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI/CO 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/CO 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 78 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 8 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.21% 1.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.55% 2.53% 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 £475 £463 £428
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
176 79 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.44% 8.19% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 34 92
Average daily rate £350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £512 £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/CO
North West

SAP FI/CO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP FI/CO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SAP FI/CO
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP FI/CO Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP FI/CO
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP FI/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 FI/CO.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) SAP FI
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 MM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
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%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP FI/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 FI/CO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 9 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP EHS
2 3 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
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 Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI 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%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP