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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 435 439 351
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -88
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 192 161 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.25% 3.13% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 127
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £451
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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
4515 5147 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2531 2675 2496
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 87
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.56 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.86% +71.42%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -17 153 £478 +0.52% 19
London -2 64 £525 +9.09% 6
South East +3 32 £481 +6.94% 2
West Midlands +22 17 £450 -5.26% 2
City of London +7 12 £600 +26.31% 1
Surrey +1 9 £538 -
West Sussex -6 8 £550 +254.83%
Yorkshire -23 7 £375 -23.07% 1
Midlands +5 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 -
Brentford +5 4 £501 +33.66%
Hampshire -1 4 £463 -
South West -10 4 £360 +18.03% 2
West Yorkshire -21 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £293 -
Warwickshire - 4 £431 -
Berkshire +9 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Coventry +3 3 £379 -
East of England -2 3 £400 -29.67% 1
Wales -7 3 - -
South Wales -9 3 - -
North West -27 3 £425 - 3
Newport - 3 - -
Cambridge -2 2 £413 -17.50%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £413 -17.50%
Reading - 2 £388 -
Bexley - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +6 1 £375 - 1

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 372 (100.00%) SAP
2 289 (77.69%) SAP CO
3 286 (76.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 212 (56.99%) Finance
5 45 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (11.83%) ERP
7 38 (10.22%) Asset Management
8 36 (9.68%) Retail
9 33 (8.87%) SAP BW
10 31 (8.33%) Project Management
10 31 (8.33%) Migration
11 27 (7.26%) Manufacturing
12 26 (6.99%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.91%) General Ledger
13 22 (5.91%) SAP SD
13 22 (5.91%) SAP BPC
13 22 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (5.38%) Test Management
14 20 (5.38%) SAP ERP
14 20 (5.38%) Change Management
15 19 (5.11%) Banking
15 19 (5.11%) SAP FI-CA
15 19 (5.11%) Data Migration
16 18 (4.84%) ABAP
17 17 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (4.57%) Telecoms
17 17 (4.57%) SAP PSCD
17 17 (4.57%) SAP Implementation
18 15 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
19 14 (3.76%) SAP MM

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (2.15%) SAP EP
2 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.54%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.54%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (2.15%) MS Office
2 7 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.08%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 289 (77.69%) SAP CO
2 286 (76.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (5.91%) SAP SD
3 22 (5.91%) SAP BPC
4 20 (5.38%) SAP ERP
5 19 (5.11%) SAP FI-CA
6 17 (4.57%) SAP PSCD
7 14 (3.76%) SAP MM
8 12 (3.23%) SAP Retail
8 12 (3.23%) SAP FSCM
9 10 (2.69%) SAP QM
9 10 (2.69%) SAP HCM
10 8 (2.15%) SAP EWM
10 8 (2.15%) SAP APO
11 7 (1.88%) SAP FI-AP
12 6 (1.61%) SAP PP
12 6 (1.61%) SAP PS
13 5 (1.34%) SAP R/3
13 5 (1.34%) SAP HR
14 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.87%) SAP BW
2 15 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.15%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.54%) EDMS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.61%) LSMW
2 2 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 212 (56.99%) Finance
2 36 (9.68%) Retail
3 27 (7.26%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.91%) General Ledger
5 19 (5.11%) Banking
6 17 (4.57%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.69%) Legal
9 6 (1.61%) Advertising
9 6 (1.61%) Billing
10 5 (1.34%) German Language
10 5 (1.34%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.08%) Electronics
12 3 (0.81%) Automotive
12 3 (0.81%) Front Office
12 3 (0.81%) Turkish Language
12 3 (0.81%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.54%) French Language
13 2 (0.54%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 146 (39.25%) Consultant
2 145 (38.98%) SAP Consultant
3 83 (22.31%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 56 (15.05%) Analyst
5 42 (11.29%) SAP Manager
6 37 (9.95%) SAP FI Consultant
7 35 (9.41%) SAP Analyst
8 32 (8.60%) Business Analyst
9 29 (7.80%) Project Manager
10 28 (7.53%) SAP Business Analyst
11 26 (6.99%) Trainer
12 25 (6.72%) Architect
13 24 (6.45%) SAP Trainer
14 22 (5.91%) SAP Architect
15 20 (5.38%) SAP CO Consultant
16 16 (4.30%) SAP Project Manager
17 13 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
17 13 (3.49%) SAP Solutions Architect
18 12 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
18 12 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.42%) SAP PI
2 5 (1.34%) SAP XI
3 4 (1.08%) SAP ALE
3 4 (1.08%) XML
4 3 (0.81%) EDI
5 2 (0.54%) .NET
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) BSON
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.27%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.23%) FMCG
3 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (1.08%) Statistics
4 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
4 3 (0.81%) Derivative
4 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.54%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.54%) Equities
6 1 (0.27%) DTV
6 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.27%) Life Science
6 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (11.83%) ERP
3 38 (10.22%) Asset Management
4 31 (8.33%) Migration
4 31 (8.33%) Project Management
5 26 (6.99%) Business Analysis
6 22 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (5.38%) Test Management
7 20 (5.38%) Change Management
8 19 (5.11%) Data Migration
9 17 (4.57%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (3.76%) Requirements Management
11 13 (3.49%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (3.49%) BPR
12 12 (3.23%) Service Management
12 12 (3.23%) ITIL
12 12 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
13 11 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (2.96%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.84%) ABAP
2 9 (2.42%) SQL
3 3 (0.81%) VBA
3 3 (0.81%) Java
3 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) Perl
4 1 (0.27%) Python
4 1 (0.27%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (3.23%) CCA
2 10 (2.69%) SAP Certification
3 8 (2.15%) Degree
4 7 (1.88%) ISEB
5 5 (1.34%) ACCA
6 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.81%) CIMA
8 2 (0.54%) MBA
8 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.54%) AAT
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.27%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) GAAP
2 2 (0.54%) GxP
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 372 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.15%) HP
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle
5 4 (1.08%) CA
5 4 (1.08%) OpenText
6 3 (0.81%) webMethods
7 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy
8 1 (0.27%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.27%) Casewise
8 1 (0.27%) Fundtech
8 1 (0.27%) Syclo
8 1 (0.27%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.27%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.27%) BMC
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
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