The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside 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 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
19 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.95% 6.80% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate £360 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.79% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £390 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAP FI
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) LSMW
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (100.00%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP