The first table below looks at the demand for SAP CO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP CO over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 417 343 356
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 174 243 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.44% 5.32% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 119 110
Average daily rate
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£494 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £63.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5064 4571 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.27% 8.94% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2603 2344 2575
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 58
Average hourly rate £31.77 £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.89% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%

SAP CO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP CO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP CO
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP CO within the UK.

SAP CO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP CO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP CO within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SAP CO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP CO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO within the UK.

SAP CO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP CO
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -80 148 £500 +5.26% 52
London -20 84 £500 - 11
South East -17 21 £425 -6.84% 16
City of London +6 8 £525 -0.47% 2
South West -13 8 £306 +15.56% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £538 +13.15% 6
Surrey -7 6 £425 -9.33% 3
East of England -14 6 £638 +27.50% 4
Midlands +7 5 - -
Berkshire -1 4 £500 +25.00% 8
North West -7 4 - - 7
Yorkshire +1 3 £300 - 4
East Midlands -3 3 £578 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £300 -
Hampshire -6 2 - - 2
Middlesex -5 1 £415 -
Leeds -9 1 - -
Coventry -14 1 - -
North East -14 1 - - 1
Manchester -15 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £638 -
Staines - 1 £340 -
Newbury - 1 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 4
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP 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 CO.

1 428 (100.00%) SAP
2 397 (92.76%) SAP FI
3 394 (92.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 191 (44.63%) Finance
5 44 (10.28%) SAP BW
6 38 (8.88%) Migration
7 35 (8.18%) SAP Implementation
8 34 (7.94%) FMCG
8 34 (7.94%) ERP
8 34 (7.94%) SAP SD
9 33 (7.71%) General Ledger
10 32 (7.48%) Data Migration
11 30 (7.01%) ABAP
12 29 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (6.07%) CCA
14 25 (5.84%) Manufacturing
14 25 (5.84%) SAP FSCM
15 24 (5.61%) SAP MM
15 24 (5.61%) Banking
16 23 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.14%) Project Management
17 22 (5.14%) Logistics
18 19 (4.44%) SAP FI-GL
19 18 (4.21%) Cash Management
19 18 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
19 18 (4.21%) Oracle
20 17 (3.97%) Business Analysis
20 17 (3.97%) Microsoft
20 17 (3.97%) Validation
21 16 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP 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 CO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.47%) Liferay
2 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 14 (3.27%) MS Office
2 13 (3.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 397 (92.76%) SAP FI
2 394 (92.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (7.94%) SAP SD
4 25 (5.84%) SAP FSCM
5 24 (5.61%) SAP MM
6 19 (4.44%) SAP FI-GL
7 10 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (2.10%) SAP R/3
8 9 (2.10%) SAP WM
8 9 (2.10%) SAP ERP
9 8 (1.87%) SAP FI-AP
10 7 (1.64%) SAP BPC
11 6 (1.40%) SAP HR
11 6 (1.40%) SAP PS
12 5 (1.17%) SAP PP
12 5 (1.17%) SAP HCM
12 5 (1.17%) SAP ECC
13 4 (0.93%) HFM
13 4 (0.93%) SAP SRM
13 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.23%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.28%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.64%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.47%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.47%) MS Access
4 2 (0.47%) MySQL
4 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.27%) LSMW
2 4 (0.93%) TestDirector
2 4 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 191 (44.63%) Finance
2 33 (7.71%) General Ledger
3 25 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.61%) Banking
5 16 (3.74%) German Language
6 13 (3.04%) Retail
7 12 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.10%) Automotive
9 5 (1.17%) Legal
9 5 (1.17%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Czech Language
10 3 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 197 (46.03%) Consultant
2 190 (44.39%) SAP Consultant
3 137 (32.01%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 72 (16.82%) SAP CO Consultant
5 60 (14.02%) Analyst
6 57 (13.32%) SAP FI Consultant
7 44 (10.28%) SAP Analyst
8 39 (9.11%) Architect
9 36 (8.41%) SAP Manager
10 33 (7.71%) SAP Architect
11 31 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (6.78%) Trainer
12 29 (6.78%) SAP Trainer
13 26 (6.07%) Business Analyst
14 25 (5.84%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 21 (4.91%) SAP Business Analyst
16 19 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (4.21%) Project Manager
17 18 (4.21%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 13 (3.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.04%) SAP CO-PA
2 8 (1.87%) EDI
3 4 (0.93%) SAP XI
4 3 (0.70%) MDX
4 3 (0.70%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.47%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.47%) BAPI
5 2 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.47%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.47%) Web Services
5 2 (0.47%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) .NET
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.47%) Middleware
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.94%) FMCG
2 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (0.70%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.47%) iSeries
4 2 (0.47%) Social Network
4 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.47%) AS400
5 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.23%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.17%) VMS
1 5 (1.17%) AIX
2 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (0.93%) Linux
2 4 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (8.88%) Migration
2 35 (8.18%) SAP Implementation
3 34 (7.94%) ERP
4 32 (7.48%) Data Migration
5 29 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (5.14%) Project Management
7 22 (5.14%) Logistics
8 18 (4.21%) Cash Management
8 18 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
9 17 (3.97%) Business Analysis
9 17 (3.97%) Validation
10 16 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.50%) Supply Chain Management
12 13 (3.04%) Test Scripting
12 13 (3.04%) Data Cleansing
13 12 (2.80%) CRM
14 11 (2.57%) Data Validation
15 10 (2.34%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (2.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.01%) ABAP
2 4 (0.93%) SQL
3 3 (0.70%) Java
4 2 (0.47%) SAPscript
4 2 (0.47%) VBA
5 1 (0.23%) C
5 1 (0.23%) VB
5 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (6.07%) CCA
2 13 (3.04%) Degree
3 6 (1.40%) ISEB
4 5 (1.17%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.70%) CIMA
5 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ACCA
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.93%) GAAP
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 428 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (4.21%) Oracle
3 17 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.34%) HP
5 6 (1.40%) IBM
6 4 (0.93%) Cisco
6 4 (0.93%) Ariba
6 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.70%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.70%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.47%) Open Text
8 2 (0.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus
9 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy
9 1 (0.23%) Primavera
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago