The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI-CA 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-CA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Contract Accounting (FICA)
Rank 610 603 572
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing SAP FI-CA 15 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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£525 £365 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.83% -21.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
+73.55% -24.37%
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SAP FI-CA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP FI-CA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP FI-CA
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP FI-CA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI-CA
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-CA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -8 15 £525 +43.83%
South East -6 14 £525 -
West Sussex - 12 £525 -
Worthing - 5 £525 -
London +14 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 - -
Staines -4 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

SAP FI-CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI-CA 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-CA.

1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (89.29%) ERP
3 21 (75.00%) SAP PSCD
4 19 (67.86%) SAP FI
5 17 (60.71%) Finance
6 16 (57.14%) SAP ERP
7 14 (50.00%) Requirements Management
8 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
9 12 (42.86%) Test Management
10 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (35.71%) CRM
12 9 (32.14%) Oracle
12 9 (32.14%) Adobe
12 9 (32.14%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (28.57%) Revenue Management
14 7 (25.00%) SAP CRM
15 6 (21.43%) SAP EP
15 6 (21.43%) SAP MDM
15 6 (21.43%) Data Management
15 6 (21.43%) NetWeaver
15 6 (21.43%) Master Data Management
15 6 (21.43%) SAP PI
16 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
17 3 (10.71%) General Ledger
17 3 (10.71%) webMethods
17 3 (10.71%) CCA
18 2 (7.14%) ABAP

SAP FI-CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI-CA 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-CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) NetWeaver
1 6 (21.43%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 21 (75.00%) SAP PSCD
2 19 (67.86%) SAP FI
3 16 (57.14%) SAP ERP
4 7 (25.00%) SAP CRM
5 6 (21.43%) SAP MDM
6 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
6 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Consultant
1 14 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (32.14%) SAP Architect
2 9 (32.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.57%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SAP PI
2 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) ERP
2 14 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 12 (42.86%) Test Management
4 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) CRM
6 9 (32.14%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (28.57%) Revenue Management
8 6 (21.43%) Master Data Management
8 6 (21.43%) Data Management
9 1 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) ABAP
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CCA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) Adobe
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) webMethods