The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 477 401 362
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 135 192 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.79% 4.09% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 92
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£471 £490 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £583 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4838 4696 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.30% 8.92% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2529 2691
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 99
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.69 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.28% -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £45.00 £52.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -35.71%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -55 126 £468 -6.50% 49
London -45 46 £475 -5.00% 13
South East -7 31 £462 +2.72% 12
City of London +13 9 £335 -35.26%
Surrey -5 8 £498 +10.55% 1
West Midlands -12 8 £468 -6.50% 2
South West -28 8 £305 - 2
Berkshire +12 7 £488 +12.06% 5
Hampshire - 6 £405 - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £513 +70.83% 4
Hertfordshire -19 5 £460 -27.12% 4
East of England -32 5 £460 -5.64% 4
North Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 2
Middlesbrough - 5 £513 -
Maidenhead -2 4 £500 +12.92%
North West -16 4 £396 - 6
West Sussex +3 3 £278 -41.57% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £578 +5.00% 1
Manchester -7 3 £396 - 4
Watford - 3 £460 - 1
Woking -1 2 £498 +10.55%
Birmingham -6 2 £300 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £385 -
Swindon - 2 £305 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £608 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire - 2 £305 - 1
North East - 2 £608 -

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 316 (100.00%) SAP
2 292 (92.41%) SAP FI
3 287 (90.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 139 (43.99%) Finance
5 36 (11.39%) SAP Implementation
6 26 (8.23%) ERP
6 26 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (7.59%) FMCG
8 22 (6.96%) SAP SD
9 21 (6.65%) SAP BW
9 21 (6.65%) ABAP
10 20 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.33%) Manufacturing
10 20 (6.33%) Banking
10 20 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (6.01%) CCA
12 18 (5.70%) Migration
13 17 (5.38%) SAP MM
13 17 (5.38%) Data Migration
14 16 (5.06%) Logistics
14 16 (5.06%) SAP FSCM
15 15 (4.75%) Procure-to-pay
16 14 (4.43%) Oracle
16 14 (4.43%) MS Office
16 14 (4.43%) Project Management
17 12 (3.80%) MS Excel
17 12 (3.80%) Microsoft
17 12 (3.80%) General Ledger
18 11 (3.48%) Business Analysis
18 11 (3.48%) Ariba

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.32%) Liferay
2 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) MS Office
2 12 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 292 (92.41%) SAP FI
2 287 (90.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (6.96%) SAP SD
4 17 (5.38%) SAP MM
5 16 (5.06%) SAP FSCM
6 10 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (2.85%) SAP R/3
8 7 (2.22%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.90%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.58%) SAP PS
10 5 (1.58%) SAP WM
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (1.27%) SAP Business One
11 4 (1.27%) SAP SRM
11 4 (1.27%) SAP FI-AP
12 3 (0.95%) SAP FI-CA
12 3 (0.95%) SAP PP
12 3 (0.95%) HFM
13 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.63%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.65%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.85%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (0.63%) MS Access
3 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) LSMW
2 4 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
General
1 139 (43.99%) Finance
2 20 (6.33%) Manufacturing
2 20 (6.33%) Banking
3 12 (3.80%) General Ledger
4 9 (2.85%) German Language
5 8 (2.53%) Automotive
5 8 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.58%) Billing
7 4 (1.27%) Retail
8 3 (0.95%) Legal
8 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.95%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.63%) French Language
9 2 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 155 (49.05%) Consultant
2 149 (47.15%) SAP Consultant
3 97 (30.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 44 (13.92%) SAP CO Consultant
5 34 (10.76%) Analyst
6 31 (9.81%) SAP FI Consultant
7 28 (8.86%) SAP Trainer
7 28 (8.86%) Trainer
7 28 (8.86%) SAP Manager
8 26 (8.23%) SAP Analyst
9 22 (6.96%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.38%) SAP Business Analyst
11 13 (4.11%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.80%) Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Architect
13 11 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (3.48%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 10 (3.16%) Functional Consultant
14 10 (3.16%) SAP Developer
14 10 (3.16%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.16%) SAP CO-PA
2 7 (2.22%) BAPI
3 3 (0.95%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.63%) MDX
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
4 2 (0.63%) EDI
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) XSLT
5 1 (0.32%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.59%) FMCG
2 20 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (0.95%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.32%) iSeries
5 1 (0.32%) PMI
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) AS400
5 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Windows
1 2 (0.63%) AIX
1 2 (0.63%) Linux
1 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.39%) SAP Implementation
2 26 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (8.23%) ERP
3 20 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (5.70%) Migration
5 17 (5.38%) Data Migration
6 16 (5.06%) Logistics
7 15 (4.75%) Procure-to-pay
8 14 (4.43%) Project Management
9 11 (3.48%) ITIL
9 11 (3.48%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.16%) CRM
10 10 (3.16%) Unit Testing
11 9 (2.85%) Integration Testing
11 9 (2.85%) Validation
11 9 (2.85%) Cash Management
11 9 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.53%) Test Scripting
13 7 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.65%) ABAP
2 7 (2.22%) VBA
3 2 (0.63%) SAPscript
3 2 (0.63%) Java
3 2 (0.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.32%) VB
4 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.01%) CCA
2 10 (3.16%) Degree
3 9 (2.85%) CIMA
4 6 (1.90%) ACCA
5 5 (1.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.95%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISA
7 1 (0.32%) QiCA
7 1 (0.32%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) GAAP
3 2 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 316 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (4.43%) Oracle
3 12 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.48%) Ariba
5 6 (1.90%) HP
6 4 (1.27%) IBM
6 4 (1.27%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.63%) Primavera
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco
7 2 (0.63%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.32%) Open Text
8 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.32%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.32%) Lotus
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent daily rates offered
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maxegan
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £485 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago