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 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 Controlling (CO)
Rank 413 345 384
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +39
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 172 230 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.95% 5.33% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 108 69
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £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 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
4356 4312 3937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 8.74% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2287 1980
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 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
England -73 146 £463 -2.63% 40
London -68 58 £475 - 13
South East -17 20 £413 -13.15% 7
East of England +26 16 £480 +20.00% 2
North West -13 16 £500 +25.00% 6
West Midlands +5 10 £450 -5.26% 3
Hertfordshire +10 8 £538 +21.12%
Hampshire -3 7 £400 -10.11%
Manchester -6 7 £513 -14.58% 3
City of London +3 6 £600 +23.07% 5
Berkshire -11 6 £525 +13.51% 2
Cheshire +6 5 £450 +2.27% 1
Surrey +2 5 - - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £475 - 1
East Midlands -1 5 £431 -28.12%
South West -6 5 £519 +18.62% 4
North East - 5 £450 -
Leicestershire +11 3 £438 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £340 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 3 £450 -
Birmingham -4 2 £331 -30.26% 2
Cambridge - 2 £463 - 1
Leicester - 2 £456 -
Essex - 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £519 - 1
Bedfordshire -2 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Reading -2 1 £525 +10.52%
Swindon -6 1 £519 - 1
St Albans - 1 £525 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 331 (100.00%) SAP
2 323 (97.58%) SAP FI
3 322 (97.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 153 (46.22%) Finance
5 35 (10.57%) SAP BW
5 35 (10.57%) General Ledger
6 30 (9.06%) Banking
7 24 (7.25%) ABAP
8 23 (6.95%) ERP
8 23 (6.95%) SAP SD
8 23 (6.95%) Manufacturing
9 22 (6.65%) Project Management
9 22 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (6.34%) Migration
10 21 (6.34%) SAP Implementation
10 21 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (5.44%) Cash Management
12 17 (5.14%) SAP BPC
12 17 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.83%) Data Migration
13 16 (4.83%) FMCG
14 15 (4.53%) Asset Management
15 14 (4.23%) Retail
15 14 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.23%) Procure-to-pay
15 14 (4.23%) SAP FSCM
16 12 (3.63%) Change Management
16 12 (3.63%) Workflow
17 11 (3.32%) CCA

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 323 (97.58%) SAP FI
2 322 (97.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 23 (6.95%) SAP SD
4 17 (5.14%) SAP BPC
5 14 (4.23%) SAP FSCM
6 10 (3.02%) SAP FI-AP
6 10 (3.02%) SAP MM
6 10 (3.02%) SAP R/3
7 9 (2.72%) SAP PS
8 6 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (1.81%) SAP ERP
9 4 (1.21%) SAP Business One
9 4 (1.21%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.91%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.91%) Bankmaster
10 3 (0.91%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.91%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.91%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.91%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (0.91%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.57%) SAP BW
2 7 (2.11%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) LSMW
General
1 153 (46.22%) Finance
2 35 (10.57%) General Ledger
3 30 (9.06%) Banking
4 23 (6.95%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (4.23%) Retail
7 5 (1.51%) Billing
7 5 (1.51%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) French Language
8 3 (0.91%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (57.10%) Consultant
2 186 (56.19%) SAP Consultant
3 132 (39.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 46 (13.90%) SAP CO Consultant
5 42 (12.69%) SAP FI Consultant
6 36 (10.88%) Analyst
7 31 (9.37%) SAP Analyst
8 21 (6.34%) SAP Manager
8 21 (6.34%) Business Analyst
9 19 (5.74%) SAP Business Analyst
10 18 (5.44%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.83%) SAP Project Manager
12 11 (3.32%) SAP Trainer
12 11 (3.32%) Trainer
12 11 (3.32%) Architect
12 11 (3.32%) SAP Architect
13 10 (3.02%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (3.02%) SAP Support
14 9 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.72%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.81%) SAP CO-PA
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Business Workflow
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.60%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) EDI
3 2 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.30%) BAPI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.30%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.83%) FMCG
3 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (0.91%) EFT
4 2 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.30%) PMI
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) Equities
5 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (6.95%) ERP
2 22 (6.65%) Project Management
2 22 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (6.34%) Migration
3 21 (6.34%) SAP Implementation
4 18 (5.44%) Cash Management
5 17 (5.14%) Business Analysis
6 16 (4.83%) Data Migration
7 15 (4.53%) Asset Management
8 14 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (4.23%) Procure-to-pay
9 12 (3.63%) Workflow
9 12 (3.63%) Change Management
10 10 (3.02%) ITIL
10 10 (3.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.72%) Logistics
11 9 (2.72%) CRM
11 9 (2.72%) Time Management
12 8 (2.42%) Business Transformation
13 7 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.25%) ABAP
2 2 (0.60%) C
3 1 (0.30%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (3.32%) CCA
2 8 (2.42%) CIMA
3 5 (1.51%) Degree
3 5 (1.51%) ACCA
4 4 (1.21%) SAP Certification
4 4 (1.21%) ISEB
4 4 (1.21%) VCP4
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) MBA
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) AAT
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CISA
7 1 (0.30%) QiCA
7 1 (0.30%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.51%) GxP
3 4 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 331 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (2.11%) Ariba
3 6 (1.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.51%) CA
4 5 (1.51%) Oracle
5 4 (1.21%) Cognos
5 4 (1.21%) Pegasus
6 2 (0.60%) Remedy
6 2 (0.60%) HP
6 2 (0.60%) Open Text
6 2 (0.60%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.30%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.30%) webMethods
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