The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 22 July 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 128 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 6 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.46% 0.86%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.07% 4.88% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Average daily rate
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- £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £431
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
290 246 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.78% 9.37% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 105 160
Average daily rate £400 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +10.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -8 1 - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (82.35%) SAP CO
3 13 (76.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
5 4 (23.53%) SAP MM
5 4 (23.53%) SAP PP
6 3 (17.65%) SAP EHS
6 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
6 3 (17.65%) SAP APO
6 3 (17.65%) ABAP
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
8 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) FMCG
8 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) ERP
8 1 (5.88%) HTTP

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (82.35%) SAP CO
2 13 (76.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
3 4 (23.53%) SAP MM
3 4 (23.53%) SAP PP
4 3 (17.65%) SAP EHS
4 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
4 3 (17.65%) SAP APO
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Training Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (5.88%) Test Management
2 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP