The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 127 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.23% 3.21% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £390 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £400 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-56.81% -7.36%
SAP FI
England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
371 249 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.55% 8.79% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 121 123
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Manchester - 9 £320 -
Cheshire - - - -
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (56.25%) SAP CO
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) LSMW
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.25%) French Language
8 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
8 1 (6.25%) Network Security
8 1 (6.25%) Billing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (56.25%) SAP CO
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) French Language
4 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Support
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Trainer
5 2 (12.50%) Trainer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) GxP
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya