The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 323 332 296
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 299 222 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.20% 5.14% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 150
Average daily rate £450 £463 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £21.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
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 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP FI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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 -18 268 £450 -2.70% 57
London +20 149 £450 - 22
South East -4 41 £463 -12.69% 12
West Midlands -10 18 £450 +4.04% 3
City of London -20 18 £450 -5.26% 5
Surrey +3 14 £475 -
Berkshire -1 14 £506 +17.05% 9
North West -10 13 £388 -8.82% 8
East of England -23 11 £400 -5.88% 2
Manchester -7 8 £427 - 5
Yorkshire -13 8 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 6 £388 -8.82% 2
Hampshire +3 5 £418 -19.71%
Coventry - 5 £490 -
West Sussex -7 4 £128 -76.47% 2
Bedfordshire -14 4 £413 -21.42%
South West -19 4 £443 +4.11% 3
East Midlands - 4 £475 -
Luton -13 3 £413 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -17 3 £500 - 1
Crawley +7 2 £128 -
Birmingham -13 2 £400 +8.10%
Esher - 2 £130 -
Nottingham - 2 £475 -
Watford - 2 £359 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
Cheshire -14 1 £440 +3.52% 1
South Wales -17 1 £550 +37.50%

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 535 (100.00%) SAP
2 434 (81.12%) SAP CO
3 432 (80.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 224 (41.87%) Finance
5 57 (10.65%) Migration
6 56 (10.47%) ABAP
7 54 (10.09%) SAP SD
8 50 (9.35%) SAP BW
9 47 (8.79%) General Ledger
10 44 (8.22%) Data Migration
11 41 (7.66%) ERP
12 37 (6.92%) SAP MM
13 33 (6.17%) SAP Implementation
14 32 (5.98%) FMCG
14 32 (5.98%) Validation
15 29 (5.42%) LSMW
16 28 (5.23%) Project Management
17 27 (5.05%) CRM
17 27 (5.05%) Data Cleansing
18 25 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (4.30%) Procure-to-pay
19 23 (4.30%) Retail
20 22 (4.11%) Manufacturing
20 22 (4.11%) Cash Management
21 21 (3.93%) Banking
22 20 (3.74%) Logistics
22 20 (3.74%) SAP FI-GL
23 19 (3.55%) Degree
23 19 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
24 18 (3.36%) Business Analysis

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (0.93%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.19%) Liferay
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.37%) MS Office
2 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 434 (81.12%) SAP CO
2 432 (80.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 54 (10.09%) SAP SD
4 37 (6.92%) SAP MM
5 20 (3.74%) SAP FI-GL
6 18 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (2.80%) SAP BPC
8 14 (2.62%) SAP CRM
8 14 (2.62%) SAP FI-CA
9 12 (2.24%) SAP FSCM
9 12 (2.24%) SAP FI-AP
10 11 (2.06%) SAP ERP
11 10 (1.87%) SAP HR
12 8 (1.50%) SAP IS-U
13 7 (1.31%) SAP PM
13 7 (1.31%) SAP PS
14 6 (1.12%) SAP WM
14 6 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
15 5 (0.93%) SAP SRM
15 5 (0.93%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) RTP
2 2 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.35%) SAP BW
2 11 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.56%) SAP BI
5 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) DB2
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 29 (5.42%) LSMW
2 4 (0.75%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) eCATT
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) Toad
4 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 224 (41.87%) Finance
2 47 (8.79%) General Ledger
3 23 (4.30%) Retail
4 22 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.93%) Banking
6 19 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (3.36%) German Language
8 12 (2.24%) Billing
9 11 (2.06%) Legal
10 8 (1.50%) French Language
11 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 279 (52.15%) Consultant
2 269 (50.28%) SAP Consultant
3 173 (32.34%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 93 (17.38%) SAP FI Consultant
5 76 (14.21%) Analyst
6 66 (12.34%) SAP CO Consultant
7 59 (11.03%) SAP Analyst
8 53 (9.91%) Architect
9 49 (9.16%) SAP Architect
10 33 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (5.79%) Business Analyst
12 29 (5.42%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 28 (5.23%) SAP Manager
14 27 (5.05%) SAP Business Analyst
15 21 (3.93%) Senior Consultant
16 20 (3.74%) Data Analyst
16 20 (3.74%) SAP Data Analyst
17 19 (3.55%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 18 (3.36%) Project Manager
18 18 (3.36%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.06%) EDI
2 10 (1.87%) BAPI
3 8 (1.50%) SAP ALE
4 7 (1.31%) XML
5 6 (1.12%) SAP PI
6 5 (0.93%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.75%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.75%) SAP CO-PA
8 2 (0.37%) .NET
8 2 (0.37%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.19%) MDX
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.19%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.98%) FMCG
2 13 (2.43%) Data Conversion
3 8 (1.50%) AS400
4 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.93%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.37%) EPoS
6 2 (0.37%) EFT
6 2 (0.37%) Social Network
6 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.19%) iSeries
7 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.19%) Handset
7 1 (0.19%) Statistics
7 1 (0.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.75%) VMS
2 3 (0.56%) AIX
3 2 (0.37%) Linux
3 2 (0.37%) Windows
3 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (10.65%) Migration
2 44 (8.22%) Data Migration
3 41 (7.66%) ERP
4 33 (6.17%) SAP Implementation
5 32 (5.98%) Validation
6 28 (5.23%) Project Management
7 27 (5.05%) CRM
7 27 (5.05%) Data Cleansing
8 25 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (4.30%) Procure-to-pay
10 22 (4.11%) Cash Management
11 20 (3.74%) Logistics
12 18 (3.36%) Business Analysis
12 18 (3.36%) Test Scripting
13 15 (2.80%) Data Mapping
13 15 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (2.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.43%) Change Management
14 13 (2.43%) ETL
15 12 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.47%) ABAP
2 13 (2.43%) SQL
3 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.56%) C
5 2 (0.37%) Java
6 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 19 (3.55%) Degree
2 12 (2.24%) CCA
3 8 (1.50%) CIMA
4 5 (0.93%) ACCA
4 5 (0.93%) ISEB
4 5 (0.93%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.37%) CIPFA
6 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) GxP
4 2 (0.37%) GAAP
5 1 (0.19%) COREP
5 1 (0.19%) FINREP
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 535 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (2.24%) Oracle
3 10 (1.87%) Informatica
4 8 (1.50%) HP
5 7 (1.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.31%) Business Objects
6 5 (0.93%) IBM
7 3 (0.56%) CA
8 2 (0.37%) Ariba
8 2 (0.37%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco
8 2 (0.37%) Remedy
8 2 (0.37%) webMethods
9 1 (0.19%) datango
9 1 (0.19%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.19%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.19%) Open Text
9 1 (0.19%) Teradata
9 1 (0.19%) Amdocs
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