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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 139 164 139
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.75% 1.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £388 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
316 390 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.92% 8.82% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 183 176
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Median hourly rate £69.07 £35.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.34% -47.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+91.42% -44.88%

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP FI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 9 £325 -
Manchester -4 3 £393 - 1
Cheshire +7 1 £400 +3.22%
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 16 (64.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (64.00%) SAP CO
4 9 (36.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) CIMA
6 2 (8.00%) E-business
6 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (8.00%) Sage
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) ACCA
6 2 (8.00%) Ariba
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (8.00%) Banking
6 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (8.00%) Sage 200
7 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) QA
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 16 (64.00%) SAP CO
1 16 (64.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (8.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (8.00%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (8.00%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Consultant
2 12 (48.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) SAP Trainer
5 4 (16.00%) Trainer
6 2 (8.00%) Accountant
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Support
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Support Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.00%) Data Management
2 2 (8.00%) E-business
2 2 (8.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
3 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) User Stories
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ACCA
1 2 (8.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Ariba
2 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Sage