The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Contract Accounting (FICA)
Rank 575 537 570
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Contract jobs citing SAP FI-CA 13 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £483 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +8.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £483 £445
% change year-on-year
-17.19% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
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 £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI-CA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAP FI-CA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 13 £400 -25.16% 1
South East -23 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1

SAP FI-CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (62.86%) Billing
2 22 (62.86%) SAP IS-U
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) SAP FI
4 14 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Data Conversion
7 7 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
8 6 (17.14%) CRM
9 5 (14.29%) ABAP
9 5 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (14.29%) SAP CO
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
11 3 (8.57%) General Ledger
11 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (8.57%) CA
11 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (8.57%) QA
12 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
12 2 (5.71%) Degree
12 2 (5.71%) German Language
12 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) Test Management
12 2 (5.71%) SAP PSCD
12 2 (5.71%) Revenue Management
12 2 (5.71%) webMethods
12 2 (5.71%) ERP
12 2 (5.71%) SAP XI

SAP FI-CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 22 (62.86%) SAP IS-U
2 14 (40.00%) SAP FI
3 5 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (14.29%) SAP CO
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
5 2 (5.71%) SAP CRM
5 2 (5.71%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (62.86%) Billing
2 17 (48.57%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.71%) German Language
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Consultant
1 25 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 18 (51.43%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Management Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Mainframe Project Leader
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 6 (17.14%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Revenue Management
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) CA
3 2 (5.71%) webMethods
4 1 (2.86%) Casewise
4 1 (2.86%) IBM