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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 459 357 348
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 153 246 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.03% 5.25% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 123 101
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£475 £475 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £473 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
5057 4689 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 8.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 2483 2721
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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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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 -73 136 £475 -2.56% 39
London -47 67 £500 - 10
South East -5 14 £413 -8.33% 7
City of London +10 10 £335 -38.24%
West Midlands -16 8 £475 -2.56%
East Midlands +5 6 £578 +49.03%
North West -11 6 £300 - 7
Yorkshire -2 5 £513 +70.83% 7
North Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 4
West Sussex +2 3 £278 -41.57% 1
Midlands +1 3 - -
Birmingham -1 3 £403 -
Surrey -13 3 £425 -5.55% 3
Manchester -15 3 £300 - 3
East of England -22 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire -23 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £437 -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Nottingham +17 1 - -
Crawley +9 1 £155 -65.55%
Berkshire +5 1 - - 2
Middlesex +4 1 £450 +6.50%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - - 1
North East -33 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - - 1

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 416 (100.00%) SAP
2 332 (79.81%) SAP CO
3 327 (78.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 174 (41.83%) Finance
5 35 (8.41%) SAP Implementation
6 34 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (7.45%) SAP SD
8 30 (7.21%) ABAP
9 28 (6.73%) Banking
9 28 (6.73%) Migration
10 27 (6.49%) ERP
11 26 (6.25%) SAP BW
12 25 (6.01%) SAP MM
12 25 (6.01%) Project Management
13 23 (5.53%) Cash Management
14 22 (5.29%) Data Migration
14 22 (5.29%) Procure-to-pay
14 22 (5.29%) Logistics
15 21 (5.05%) General Ledger
15 21 (5.05%) Oracle
16 20 (4.81%) CCA
16 20 (4.81%) Manufacturing
17 18 (4.33%) SAP FSCM
18 17 (4.09%) German Language
19 16 (3.85%) MS Office
19 16 (3.85%) CRM
20 15 (3.61%) SAP FI-CA
20 15 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (3.37%) Degree
22 13 (3.13%) XML

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.72%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.48%) SAP EP
3 2 (0.48%) Liferay
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 16 (3.85%) MS Office
2 10 (2.40%) MS Project
3 7 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.96%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 332 (79.81%) SAP CO
2 327 (78.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 31 (7.45%) SAP SD
4 25 (6.01%) SAP MM
5 18 (4.33%) SAP FSCM
6 15 (3.61%) SAP FI-CA
7 13 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
8 11 (2.64%) SAP BPC
9 10 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (2.16%) SAP WM
11 7 (1.68%) SAP FI-GL
11 7 (1.68%) SAP PP
11 7 (1.68%) SAP R/3
12 6 (1.44%) SAP HR
12 6 (1.44%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.96%) SAP PS
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.96%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.24%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.24%) SSL
2 1 (0.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.20%) SAP BI
3 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.48%) MS Access
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) LSMW
2 4 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
General
1 174 (41.83%) Finance
2 28 (6.73%) Banking
3 21 (5.05%) General Ledger
4 20 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.09%) German Language
6 12 (2.88%) Retail
7 10 (2.40%) Billing
8 8 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.92%) Automotive
9 7 (1.68%) Legal
10 6 (1.44%) French Language
11 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.72%) Czech Language
12 3 (0.72%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 193 (46.39%) Consultant
2 184 (44.23%) SAP Consultant
3 107 (25.72%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 74 (17.79%) SAP FI Consultant
5 44 (10.58%) SAP CO Consultant
5 44 (10.58%) Analyst
6 40 (9.62%) Trainer
6 40 (9.62%) SAP Trainer
7 34 (8.17%) SAP Manager
8 31 (7.45%) SAP Analyst
9 25 (6.01%) Business Analyst
10 21 (5.05%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 21 (5.05%) Senior Consultant
11 19 (4.57%) SAP Business Analyst
11 19 (4.57%) Architect
12 15 (3.61%) Developer
12 15 (3.61%) SAP Architect
13 14 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.13%) SAP Developer
15 12 (2.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.13%) XML
2 9 (2.16%) BAPI
3 6 (1.44%) SAP PI
4 4 (0.96%) SAP ALE
4 4 (0.96%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (0.96%) SAP Basis
4 4 (0.96%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (0.96%) SAP XI
4 4 (0.96%) EDI
5 3 (0.72%) MDX
6 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.48%) Middleware
6 2 (0.48%) JMS
6 2 (0.48%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) J2EE
6 2 (0.48%) SAP CO-PA
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.24%) REST
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.88%) SWIFT
3 10 (2.40%) FMCG
4 5 (1.20%) Data Conversion
5 4 (0.96%) User Experience
6 3 (0.72%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.72%) AS400
7 2 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.24%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.24%) Handset
8 1 (0.24%) Life Science
8 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.24%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.96%) AIX
2 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (0.72%) Linux
2 3 (0.72%) Windows
3 2 (0.48%) VMS
3 2 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (8.41%) SAP Implementation
2 34 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (6.73%) Migration
4 27 (6.49%) ERP
5 25 (6.01%) Project Management
6 23 (5.53%) Cash Management
7 22 (5.29%) Data Migration
7 22 (5.29%) Procure-to-pay
7 22 (5.29%) Logistics
8 16 (3.85%) CRM
9 13 (3.13%) ITIL
9 13 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (2.88%) Business Analysis
11 11 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (2.64%) Supply Chain Management
11 11 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.40%) Unit Testing
12 10 (2.40%) Integration Testing
12 10 (2.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.21%) ABAP
2 6 (1.44%) VBA
3 4 (0.96%) SQL
4 3 (0.72%) Java
4 3 (0.72%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.24%) R
5 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (4.81%) CCA
2 14 (3.37%) Degree
3 6 (1.44%) CIMA
4 5 (1.20%) ISEB
4 5 (1.20%) SAP Certification
5 4 (0.96%) ACCA
6 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) GAAP
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) GxP
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 416 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (5.05%) Oracle
3 11 (2.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.92%) HP
4 8 (1.92%) Ariba
5 7 (1.68%) IBM
6 4 (0.96%) Open Text
7 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.72%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.72%) Cisco
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.48%) Baan
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) webMethods
8 2 (0.48%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos
9 1 (0.24%) Siebel
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