The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 239 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 24 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.83% 6.31% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 15
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£516 £445 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.01% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £134 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £480
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
627 713 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.16% 7.53% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 380 339
Average daily rate £413 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £52.50 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP FI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
West Sussex -13 8 £550 +331.37% 1
Berkshire -18 6 £525 +31.25% 1
Hampshire -10 4 £400 -10.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £275 -47.61% 1
Surrey -10 2 - -
Middlesex - - - -
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 50 (64.94%) Finance
3 45 (58.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 45 (58.44%) SAP CO
4 24 (31.17%) ERP
4 24 (31.17%) SAP PSCD
5 22 (28.57%) SAP ERP
5 22 (28.57%) SAP FI-CA
6 17 (22.08%) Requirements Management
7 16 (20.78%) General Ledger
7 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
7 16 (20.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (19.48%) Test Management
9 13 (16.88%) CRM
9 13 (16.88%) CCA
10 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.39%) SAP XI
12 7 (9.09%) Banking
12 7 (9.09%) SAP BW
13 6 (7.79%) webMethods
13 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (6.49%) CMS
14 5 (6.49%) Migration
14 5 (6.49%) ISEB
14 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (6.49%) Revenue Management
14 5 (6.49%) SAP FSCM
14 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (5.19%) Cash Management

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (6.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (58.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 45 (58.44%) SAP CO
2 24 (31.17%) SAP PSCD
3 22 (28.57%) SAP ERP
3 22 (28.57%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (6.49%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (3.90%) SAP R/3
5 3 (3.90%) SAP Business One
5 3 (3.90%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (2.60%) SAP CS
6 2 (2.60%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) LSMW
General
1 50 (64.94%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) General Ledger
2 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) SAP Consultant
1 41 (53.25%) Consultant
2 19 (24.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) SAP FI Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) SAP CO Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) SAP Business One Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) SAP Architect
10 2 (2.60%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CO-PA
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) DTV
2 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ERP
2 17 (22.08%) Requirements Management
3 16 (20.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (19.48%) Test Management
5 13 (16.88%) CRM
6 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Revenue Management
9 4 (5.19%) Cash Management
9 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.19%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (5.19%) Logistics
10 3 (3.90%) Project Management
10 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.90%) V-Model
10 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) ABAP
3 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) CCA
2 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) ACCA
4 2 (2.60%) CIMA
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) QiCA
5 1 (1.30%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (7.79%) webMethods
3 4 (5.19%) Ariba
4 3 (3.90%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft