The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI/CO 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/CO over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 231 226 219
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 12 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.06% 3.44% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 12
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £405 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 -
SAP FI/CO
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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
582 639 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.27% 7.32% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 283 349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £30.75 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.38% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £15.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

SAP FI/CO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP FI/CO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the South East region.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the South East region.

SAP FI/CO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Sussex +2 3 £278 -41.57% 1
Hampshire - 3 £437 - 1
Surrey -14 2 £425 -5.55% 3
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
SAP FI/CO
England

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 55 (100.00%) SAP
1 55 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 55 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 27 (49.09%) Finance
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) German Language
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
5 8 (14.55%) SAP BW
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Degree
6 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.91%) General Ledger
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) ABAP
8 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) CCA
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) MDX
10 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (5.45%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (5.45%) MS Office
10 3 (5.45%) Java
10 3 (5.45%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 55 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.45%) SAP MM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.45%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.45%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.64%) HFM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Agresso
4 1 (1.82%) Magento
4 1 (1.82%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.82%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) German Language
3 6 (10.91%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) SAP Trainer
4 9 (16.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Trainer
5 6 (10.91%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Business Objects Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) SAP BW Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) MDX
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) EDI
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.64%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (3.64%) BAPI
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) iSeries
1 2 (3.64%) AS400
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) AIX
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) CRM
4 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.64%) Cash Management
9 2 (3.64%) ETL
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) Logistics
9 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) ABAP
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) CCA
3 1 (1.82%) CIMA
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ACCA
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.64%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.82%) Ariba
5 1 (1.82%) Pegasus