The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI/CO 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/CO over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP FICO
Rank 149 129 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 2.08% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £378 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.50
SAP FI/CO
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
353 288 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.50% 9.38% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 141 120
Average daily rate £458 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% -25.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.18 £35.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £40.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -20.63%

SAP FI/CO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP FI/CO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the North West region.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the North West region.

SAP FI/CO Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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 -10 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
SAP FI/CO
England

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
1 23 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 23 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
3 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) ABAP
5 2 (8.70%) CCA
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 1 (4.35%) MBA
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) LSMW
6 1 (4.35%) Life Science
6 1 (4.35%) QA
6 1 (4.35%) Fund Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
6 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.35%) FMCG

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 23 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PS
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP ECC
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LSMW
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
1 11 (47.83%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 11 (47.83%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) SAP Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Life Science
1 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) OOP
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) EAM
3 1 (4.35%) BPR
3 1 (4.35%) Fund Management
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GxP
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Syclo