The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 435 342 318
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 178 272 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.19% 5.92% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 120 110
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%

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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -101 157 £500 +5.26% 21
London -56 72 £550 +13.05% 11
South East -40 24 £550 +29.41% 4
City of London +12 15 £575 +17.94% 3
West Midlands -17 11 £475 -2.06% 2
North West -17 10 £438 +14.15% 1
North East -3 8 £500 -
West Sussex -13 8 £550 +331.37% 1
South West +13 7 £400 +40.35%
East of England +2 7 £300 -24.93% 1
Surrey -7 5 £550 +18.91% 1
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Bedfordshire +5 4 £300 -27.27%
Berkshire -17 4 £544 +8.75%
Birmingham -5 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands -12 3 £400 -15.78%
Manchester -13 3 £450 +19.36%
Yorkshire -22 3 £475 -20.83% 1
Brentford - 3 £475 -
Somerset - 3 £375 -
Northamptonshire +2 2 £400 -40.74%
Hertfordshire -1 2 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £625 +40.44% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £438 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Bracknell - 2 £544 -
Chichester - 2 £550 -
Teesside - 2 £500 -
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £575 -4.16%

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI 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.

1 413 (100.00%) SAP
2 319 (77.24%) SAP CO
3 318 (77.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 210 (50.85%) Finance
5 55 (13.32%) SAP BW
6 46 (11.14%) ERP
7 42 (10.17%) General Ledger
8 34 (8.23%) Asset Management
9 32 (7.75%) SAP SD
10 30 (7.26%) Project Management
11 29 (7.02%) Retail
12 28 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.30%) Migration
13 26 (6.30%) Banking
14 25 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (5.81%) Manufacturing
16 22 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (5.08%) SAP ERP
17 21 (5.08%) Change Management
17 21 (5.08%) ABAP
18 20 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (4.84%) Business Analysis
18 20 (4.84%) SAP FI-AP
18 20 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (4.60%) Integration Testing
19 19 (4.60%) Cash Management
19 19 (4.60%) SAP BPC
20 17 (4.12%) Telecoms
20 17 (4.12%) Data Migration
21 16 (3.87%) SAP FI-CA

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 319 (77.24%) SAP CO
2 318 (77.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 32 (7.75%) SAP SD
4 21 (5.08%) SAP ERP
5 20 (4.84%) SAP FI-AP
6 19 (4.60%) SAP BPC
7 16 (3.87%) SAP FI-CA
7 16 (3.87%) SAP FSCM
7 16 (3.87%) SAP PSCD
8 13 (3.15%) SAP MM
9 12 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (2.42%) SAP Retail
11 8 (1.94%) SAP PS
12 6 (1.45%) SAP SRM
13 5 (1.21%) SAP FI-GL
14 4 (0.97%) SAP HR
14 4 (0.97%) SAP APO
14 4 (0.97%) SAP R/3
14 4 (0.97%) SAP HCM
15 3 (0.73%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.24%) WebEx
1 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.32%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.18%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.48%) EDMS
4 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (1.45%) LSMW
General
1 210 (50.85%) Finance
2 42 (10.17%) General Ledger
3 29 (7.02%) Retail
4 26 (6.30%) Banking
5 25 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (5.81%) Manufacturing
7 17 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.39%) Legal
9 7 (1.69%) Billing
10 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.21%) Electronics
11 3 (0.73%) German Language
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.48%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 211 (51.09%) Consultant
2 209 (50.61%) SAP Consultant
3 121 (29.30%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 59 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
4 59 (14.29%) Analyst
5 45 (10.90%) SAP Analyst
6 38 (9.20%) SAP CO Consultant
7 37 (8.96%) Business Analyst
8 35 (8.47%) SAP Manager
9 34 (8.23%) SAP Business Analyst
10 31 (7.51%) Project Manager
11 23 (5.57%) SAP Project Manager
12 22 (5.33%) SAP Support
13 18 (4.36%) Trainer
14 16 (3.87%) SAP Trainer
15 15 (3.63%) SAP Architect
15 15 (3.63%) Architect
16 11 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (2.66%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 10 (2.42%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.18%) SAP ALE
2 7 (1.69%) SAP XI
3 6 (1.45%) XML
4 4 (0.97%) EDI
5 3 (0.73%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.48%) .NET
6 2 (0.48%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.48%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.48%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.24%) BSON
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.24%) J2EE
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.24%) BAPI
7 1 (0.24%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.39%) FMCG
3 12 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.73%) EFT
6 2 (0.48%) Statistics
6 2 (0.48%) Life Science
6 2 (0.48%) Equities
7 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.24%) Derivative
7 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.24%) GIS
7 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.24%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.14%) ERP
2 34 (8.23%) Asset Management
3 30 (7.26%) Project Management
4 28 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (6.30%) Migration
6 22 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (5.08%) Change Management
8 20 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (4.84%) Business Analysis
9 19 (4.60%) Integration Testing
9 19 (4.60%) Cash Management
10 17 (4.12%) Data Migration
11 14 (3.39%) ITIL
11 14 (3.39%) Test Management
12 13 (3.15%) Time Management
12 13 (3.15%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (3.15%) Requirements Management
13 12 (2.91%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (2.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.08%) ABAP
2 3 (0.73%) SQL
3 2 (0.48%) Java
3 2 (0.48%) VBA
4 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.24%) C
4 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.15%) CCA
2 10 (2.42%) SAP Certification
3 6 (1.45%) Degree
3 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) ISEB
5 4 (0.97%) ACCA
5 4 (0.97%) CIMA
6 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.48%) MBA
7 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) AAT
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.97%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) GxP
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 413 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle
3 5 (1.21%) CA
3 5 (1.21%) webMethods
4 4 (0.97%) HP
5 3 (0.73%) Cognos
5 3 (0.73%) Business Objects
5 3 (0.73%) Ariba
5 3 (0.73%) OpenText
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.24%) Twitter
7 1 (0.24%) Syclo
7 1 (0.24%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.24%) Avaya
7 1 (0.24%) BMC
7 1 (0.24%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.24%) ReadSoft
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