The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI-AP 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 FI-AP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
Rank 584 587 555
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP FI-AP 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£513 £501 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.39% -4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £501 -
% change year-on-year
-15.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4518 4934 4558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.08% 8.75% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2533 2769 2327
Average daily rate £438 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.13%
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 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 77
Average hourly rate £30.75 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £14.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.55 £55.00 £78.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

SAP FI-AP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP FI-AP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP FI-AP
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP FI-AP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI-AP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI-AP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SAP FI-AP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP FI-AP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP FI-AP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI-AP
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI-AP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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 -4 9 £513 +2.39%
London +2 5 £613 +16.66%
South East -19 1 £600 +19.88%
East of England - 1 £301 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Goole - - - -

SAP FI-AP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI-AP 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 FI-AP.

1 44 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (45.45%) SAP Certification
2 20 (45.45%) SAP FI
3 15 (34.09%) ERP
4 11 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 11 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 11 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (20.45%) Procure-to-pay
6 8 (18.18%) OpenText
6 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 8 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (15.91%) Finance
7 7 (15.91%) FMCG
8 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.64%) SAP BW
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Change Control
9 5 (11.36%) Release Management
9 5 (11.36%) Transition Management
10 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.09%) SAP Travel Management
10 4 (9.09%) CA
11 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.55%) Workflow

SAP FI-AP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI-AP 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 FI-AP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 20 (45.45%) SAP FI
2 11 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 4 (9.09%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (2.27%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP ECC
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Consultant
2 28 (63.64%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) SAP Support
3 7 (15.91%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Management Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Support Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Procurement Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (15.91%) FMCG
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ERP
2 11 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (20.45%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Transition Management
5 5 (11.36%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.27%) OOD
9 1 (2.27%) EAM
9 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (18.18%) OpenText
3 4 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.27%) Syclo