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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
Rank 604 600 562
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing SAP FI-AP 16 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Average daily rate
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£513 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £450
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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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
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 8 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 31 July 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 -20 15 £513 +5.12%
London +1 13 £499 +2.30%
Brentford +1 1 £485 +10.85%
Uxbridge - 1 £513 -
Basingstoke - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £525 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £525 -

SAP FI-AP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 10 (41.67%) SAP Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Six Sigma
2 10 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (37.50%) ERP
3 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) SAP FI
4 7 (29.17%) SAP SRM
5 6 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) SLA
7 4 (16.67%) Ariba
7 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (16.67%) SAP R/3
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Transition Management
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
9 2 (8.33%) FMCG
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
10 1 (4.17%) OpenText
10 1 (4.17%) EAM
10 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Workflow
10 1 (4.17%) ReadSoft

SAP FI-AP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SAP FI
1 7 (29.17%) SAP SRM
2 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Consultant
2 14 (58.33%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) SAP Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Programme Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Six Sigma
1 10 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (37.50%) ERP
2 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Transition Management
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) Logistics
7 1 (4.17%) EAM
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Ariba
3 1 (4.17%) ReadSoft
3 1 (4.17%) OpenText
3 1 (4.17%) Syclo