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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 428 385 373
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 166 190 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.45% 4.11% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 92
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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 £376 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £554 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
4808 4624 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2463 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -48 146 £450 -5.26% 20
London -23 65 £435 -8.42% 14
South East -13 36 £469 -1.31% 2
City of London +3 12 £325 -35.00% 3
Berkshire -3 11 £475 +5.55% 1
East of England -4 9 £475 +23.37% 2
Surrey - 9 £498 - 1
North West -9 8 £493 +23.12%
North East - 8 £590 -
Hertfordshire +14 7 £488 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -4 7 £484 +6.90%
Hampshire - 7 £405 -
Manchester - 5 £396 -
Maidenhead +1 4 £500 +12.92%
Midlands -4 4 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £590 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £590 -
West Sussex -5 2 £463 -2.63%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £485 -11.81%
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £485 -11.81%
South West -30 2 - -
Reading +15 1 £550 +10.00%
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Bedfordshire -11 1 £475 -
Wales -24 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 294 (100.00%) SAP
2 279 (94.90%) SAP FI
3 276 (93.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 121 (41.16%) Finance
5 30 (10.20%) SAP Implementation
6 28 (9.52%) ERP
7 26 (8.84%) ABAP
7 26 (8.84%) SAP BW
8 24 (8.16%) Banking
8 24 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (7.14%) Migration
10 20 (6.80%) Manufacturing
11 18 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (5.78%) SAP SD
12 17 (5.78%) General Ledger
12 17 (5.78%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.78%) Data Migration
13 16 (5.44%) Project Management
13 16 (5.44%) Procure-to-pay
14 15 (5.10%) FMCG
15 13 (4.42%) Logistics
15 13 (4.42%) SAP CO-PA
15 13 (4.42%) CCA
16 12 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (4.08%) SAP BPC
17 11 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (3.74%) CIMA
18 10 (3.40%) SAP R/3
18 10 (3.40%) Cash Management

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 279 (94.90%) SAP FI
2 276 (93.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (5.78%) SAP SD
4 12 (4.08%) SAP BPC
5 10 (3.40%) SAP R/3
6 8 (2.72%) SAP PS
6 8 (2.72%) SAP MM
7 6 (2.04%) SAP FSCM
7 6 (2.04%) SAP ERP
8 4 (1.36%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (1.36%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (1.36%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.02%) SAP WM
9 3 (1.02%) SAP APO
9 3 (1.02%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.02%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.68%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.84%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.70%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.34%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) LSMW
General
1 121 (41.16%) Finance
2 24 (8.16%) Banking
3 20 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.78%) General Ledger
5 12 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.06%) Retail
7 6 (2.04%) German Language
8 5 (1.70%) Billing
9 4 (1.36%) Legal
10 3 (1.02%) French Language
10 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.02%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) International Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 157 (53.40%) Consultant
2 152 (51.70%) SAP Consultant
3 95 (32.31%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 38 (12.93%) Analyst
5 30 (10.20%) SAP CO Consultant
5 30 (10.20%) SAP Analyst
6 23 (7.82%) Business Analyst
7 21 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
8 19 (6.46%) SAP Business Analyst
9 17 (5.78%) SAP Trainer
9 17 (5.78%) Trainer
10 15 (5.10%) SAP Manager
11 13 (4.42%) Functional Consultant
11 13 (4.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 11 (3.74%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.06%) SAP Project Manager
14 8 (2.72%) Developer
14 8 (2.72%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 8 (2.72%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.42%) SAP CO-PA
2 7 (2.38%) BAPI
3 3 (1.02%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (1.02%) EDI
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.68%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.34%) JDBC
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.10%) FMCG
3 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Equities
5 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.34%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.20%) SAP Implementation
2 28 (9.52%) ERP
3 21 (7.14%) Migration
4 18 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (5.78%) Business Analysis
5 17 (5.78%) Data Migration
6 16 (5.44%) Procure-to-pay
6 16 (5.44%) Project Management
7 13 (4.42%) Logistics
8 11 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (3.40%) Cash Management
10 8 (2.72%) Unit Testing
11 6 (2.04%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.04%) Workflow
11 6 (2.04%) CRM
11 6 (2.04%) OOP
11 6 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (1.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (1.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.84%) ABAP
2 5 (1.70%) VBA
3 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.42%) CCA
2 11 (3.74%) CIMA
3 7 (2.38%) Degree
3 7 (2.38%) ACCA
4 3 (1.02%) ISEB
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) QiCA
6 1 (0.34%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) GxP
3 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) QA
Vendors
1 294 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (2.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.72%) Ariba
3 6 (2.04%) Oracle
4 3 (1.02%) Pegasus
5 2 (0.68%) Remedy
5 2 (0.68%) Primavera
5 2 (0.68%) IBM
5 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.68%) Cognos
6 1 (0.34%) Progress
6 1 (0.34%) CA
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.34%) HP
6 1 (0.34%) Open Text
6 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.34%) webMethods
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £551 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 26 days ago