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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 381 347 347
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 199 230 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.10% 5.07% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 105 109
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £63.75 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4857 4534 5413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.21% 9.02% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2526 2306 2563
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £32.58 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.90 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.27% -0.27%

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 14 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 14 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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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 -28 170 £494 +3.94% 35
London -10 90 £500 +2.56% 7
South East -3 32 £425 -10.52% 14
Berkshire +2 11 £513 +28.12% 8
City of London +21 10 £525 +5.00% 1
Surrey -6 8 £425 -10.52% 1
East of England -9 8 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +9 7 £450 +50.00% 1
North West -8 7 £375 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -15 7 £553 +10.50% 3
Midlands +6 5 - - 1
Manchester -11 4 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire -1 3 £450 +50.00%
South West -23 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 - 1
Bristol - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 3
Leeds -2 2 £600 +100.00%
East Midlands -5 2 - - 1
North East -9 2 - -
Coventry -15 2 £505 -8.18%
Wales -20 2 £250 -47.36% 1
Newbury - 2 £513 - 2
Luton - 2 £413 -
Hampshire -4 1 - - 2
Middlesex -4 1 £415 -20.76%
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £340 -

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 450 (100.00%) SAP
2 423 (94.00%) SAP FI
3 420 (93.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 199 (44.22%) Finance
5 47 (10.44%) SAP BW
6 42 (9.33%) Migration
7 39 (8.67%) FMCG
8 37 (8.22%) SAP Implementation
8 37 (8.22%) SAP SD
9 36 (8.00%) General Ledger
9 36 (8.00%) Data Migration
10 32 (7.11%) ERP
11 30 (6.67%) ABAP
12 28 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (6.00%) Manufacturing
14 25 (5.56%) CCA
14 25 (5.56%) SAP FSCM
15 23 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.11%) SAP MM
15 23 (5.11%) Banking
15 23 (5.11%) Logistics
16 22 (4.89%) Project Management
17 21 (4.67%) Procure-to-pay
18 20 (4.44%) Validation
19 19 (4.22%) SAP FI-GL
20 18 (4.00%) Cash Management
20 18 (4.00%) German Language
20 18 (4.00%) Oracle
21 17 (3.78%) LSMW
21 17 (3.78%) Data Quality

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.44%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.44%) Liferay
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 14 (3.11%) MS Office
2 11 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 423 (94.00%) SAP FI
2 420 (93.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 37 (8.22%) SAP SD
4 25 (5.56%) SAP FSCM
5 23 (5.11%) SAP MM
6 19 (4.22%) SAP FI-GL
7 11 (2.44%) SAP ERP
7 11 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (2.22%) SAP R/3
9 8 (1.78%) SAP WM
10 7 (1.56%) SAP FI-AP
10 7 (1.56%) SAP BPC
11 6 (1.33%) SAP HR
11 6 (1.33%) SAP PP
12 5 (1.11%) SAP PS
12 5 (1.11%) SAP ECC
12 5 (1.11%) SAP HCM
13 4 (0.89%) SAP GRC
13 4 (0.89%) HFM
13 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.22%) SSL
2 1 (0.22%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.44%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.00%) SAP BI
3 4 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.44%) MS Access
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (3.78%) LSMW
2 5 (1.11%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) eCATT
General
1 199 (44.22%) Finance
2 36 (8.00%) General Ledger
3 27 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.11%) Banking
5 18 (4.00%) German Language
6 14 (3.11%) Retail
7 13 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.78%) Automotive
9 5 (1.11%) Billing
9 5 (1.11%) French Language
10 4 (0.89%) Legal
11 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.67%) Czech Language
11 3 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 213 (47.33%) Consultant
2 206 (45.78%) SAP Consultant
3 153 (34.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 78 (17.33%) SAP CO Consultant
5 63 (14.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 60 (13.33%) Analyst
7 45 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
8 42 (9.33%) Architect
9 37 (8.22%) SAP Manager
10 36 (8.00%) SAP Architect
11 33 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (6.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 26 (5.78%) Trainer
13 26 (5.78%) SAP Trainer
14 22 (4.89%) Business Analyst
15 21 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
16 20 (4.44%) Senior SAP Consultant
17 18 (4.00%) Project Manager
18 17 (3.78%) SAP Business Analyst
19 15 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.44%) SAP CO-PA
2 8 (1.78%) EDI
3 4 (0.89%) SAP XI
4 3 (0.67%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.67%) MDX
5 2 (0.44%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.44%) .NET
5 2 (0.44%) Web Services
5 2 (0.44%) XML
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.44%) Middleware
5 2 (0.44%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.44%) BAPI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.67%) FMCG
2 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (0.67%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.44%) AS400
4 2 (0.44%) iSeries
4 2 (0.44%) Social Network
5 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.11%) AIX
1 5 (1.11%) VMS
2 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (0.89%) Linux
2 4 (0.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (9.33%) Migration
2 37 (8.22%) SAP Implementation
3 36 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 32 (7.11%) ERP
5 28 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (5.11%) Logistics
6 23 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (4.89%) Project Management
8 21 (4.67%) Procure-to-pay
9 20 (4.44%) Validation
10 18 (4.00%) Cash Management
11 16 (3.56%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
13 14 (3.11%) Data Cleansing
14 13 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.89%) CRM
15 12 (2.67%) Test Scripting
16 11 (2.44%) Data Validation
16 11 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (2.22%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.67%) ABAP
2 4 (0.89%) SQL
3 3 (0.67%) Java
4 2 (0.44%) VBA
4 2 (0.44%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.22%) R
5 1 (0.22%) C
5 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (5.56%) CCA
2 14 (3.11%) Degree
3 7 (1.56%) ISEB
4 5 (1.11%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.67%) CIMA
5 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.89%) GAAP
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) Basel II
5 1 (0.22%) COREP
5 1 (0.22%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 450 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (4.00%) Oracle
3 15 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.22%) HP
5 6 (1.33%) IBM
6 4 (0.89%) Cisco
6 4 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.89%) Ariba
7 3 (0.67%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.67%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.44%) Open Text
9 1 (0.22%) datango
9 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.22%) Remedy
9 1 (0.22%) Primavera
9 1 (0.22%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos
9 1 (0.22%) Lotus
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