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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Contract Accounting (FICA)
Rank 599 558 552
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP FI-CA 13 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.34% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 18
Average daily rate
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£365 £463 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £400 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £541 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
-24.37% -23.80%
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
5062 4674 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.87% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2465 2663
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 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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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 -20 11 £365 -21.08%
London +2 5 £425 -19.04%
South East - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

SAP FI-CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (50.00%) Billing
2 13 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 12 (46.15%) SAP IS-U
4 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) French Language
8 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
8 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
8 2 (7.69%) Customer Segmentation
8 2 (7.69%) Data Conversion
8 2 (7.69%) ABAP
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) IBM
9 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
9 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
9 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.85%) ETL
9 1 (3.85%) C
9 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
9 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
9 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
9 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP FI-CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 12 (46.15%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
General
1 13 (50.00%) Billing
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) French Language
4 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
5 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Consultant
2 21 (80.77%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (42.31%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 8 (30.77%) SAP FI Consultant
5 7 (26.92%) Management Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Trainer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Trainer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Project Leader
7 1 (3.85%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) CA
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects