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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP FICO
Rank 234 217 197
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 20 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.13% 4.15% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 13
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£413 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £406 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £441
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
639 650 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.75% 7.46% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 322 306
Average daily rate £413 £413 £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Hampshire -3 7 £400 -10.11%
Berkshire -11 6 £525 +13.51% 2
Surrey +2 5 - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
SAP FI/CO
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) SAP
1 54 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 54 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 27 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (24.07%) General Ledger
4 8 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
4 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.41%) Cash Management
6 4 (7.41%) Logistics
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Business One
6 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (7.41%) Ariba
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
6 4 (7.41%) Banking
6 4 (7.41%) Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) ABAP
7 3 (5.56%) CA
7 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
7 3 (5.56%) CCA
7 3 (5.56%) SAP R/3
7 3 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.56%) SAP FI-AP

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 54 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 54 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 5 (9.26%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (7.41%) SAP Business One
4 3 (5.56%) SAP R/3
4 3 (5.56%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
5 2 (3.70%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.70%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.85%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.85%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LSMW
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) General Ledger
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Consultant
2 28 (51.85%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (40.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) SAP FI Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) SAP CO Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Business Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) SAP Business Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) SAP Business One Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) SAP CO-PA
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.41%) Logistics
3 4 (7.41%) Cash Management
3 4 (7.41%) ERP
4 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (1.85%) Test Management
6 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) ABAP
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) CCA
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CIMA
2 2 (3.70%) ACCA
3 1 (1.85%) CISA
3 1 (1.85%) QiCA
3 1 (1.85%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) Ariba
3 3 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft