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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 367 302 365
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +63
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 224 300 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.93% 6.78% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 137 78
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -46.00%

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
4543 4422 4035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.65% 8.73% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2333 1996
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £411
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 58
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.10 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.74% -51.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £59.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -66 187 £450 - 30
London -71 72 £425 -10.52% 9
South East -44 28 £413 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +3 20 £463 +2.20% 2
North West -12 20 £518 +29.37% 5
East of England +14 18 £478 +21.26% 2
Hertfordshire +15 11 £500 +12.67%
Manchester -11 10 £521 -13.12% 3
City of London +2 7 £475 - 2
Hampshire -20 7 £400 -10.11%
North East - 7 £450 -
Berkshire -12 6 £525 +21.03% 2
East Midlands +5 5 £431 -28.12%
Surrey +1 5 - - 1
Cheshire +1 5 £450 +2.27% 1
South West -5 5 £519 +29.75% 2
West Sussex -11 5 £529 -5.58% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £475 - 1
Birmingham 0 3 £331 -24.28% 1
Yorkshire -16 3 £340 -15.00% 3
Tyne and Wear - 3 £450 -
Essex +13 2 - -
Midlands -2 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes -8 2 £275 -47.61%
Worthing -10 2 £508 -9.37%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £275 -47.61% 1
Coventry +4 1 - -
Reading +2 1 £525 +40.00%
Wiltshire +1 1 £519 -
Swindon -3 1 £519 -

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 446 (100.00%) SAP
2 333 (74.66%) SAP CO
3 332 (74.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 209 (46.86%) Finance
5 59 (13.23%) SAP BW
6 48 (10.76%) General Ledger
7 45 (10.09%) ERP
8 40 (8.97%) Banking
9 34 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (7.40%) Manufacturing
11 30 (6.73%) Migration
11 30 (6.73%) ABAP
11 30 (6.73%) SAP FI-CA
12 29 (6.50%) SAP SD
13 28 (6.28%) Project Management
13 28 (6.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (5.83%) CRM
14 26 (5.83%) SAP ERP
14 26 (5.83%) SAP PSCD
15 25 (5.61%) Cash Management
16 24 (5.38%) Data Migration
16 24 (5.38%) Retail
17 22 (4.93%) SAP Implementation
17 22 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (4.71%) CCA
19 20 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
19 20 (4.48%) SAP FI-AP
19 20 (4.48%) SAP BPC
20 19 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (4.26%) Business Analysis

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (2.02%) CMS
2 8 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.90%) MS Project
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 333 (74.66%) SAP CO
2 332 (74.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (6.73%) SAP FI-CA
4 29 (6.50%) SAP SD
5 26 (5.83%) SAP ERP
5 26 (5.83%) SAP PSCD
6 20 (4.48%) SAP FI-AP
6 20 (4.48%) SAP BPC
7 16 (3.59%) SAP FSCM
8 13 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (2.69%) SAP MM
10 10 (2.24%) SAP R/3
11 9 (2.02%) SAP PS
12 7 (1.57%) SAP Retail
13 6 (1.35%) SAP SRM
13 6 (1.35%) SAP CRM
14 5 (1.12%) SAP FI-GL
14 5 (1.12%) SAP APO
15 4 (0.90%) SAP Business One
15 4 (0.90%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.23%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.02%) SAP BI
3 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.79%) LSMW
General
1 209 (46.86%) Finance
2 48 (10.76%) General Ledger
3 40 (8.97%) Banking
4 33 (7.40%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (5.38%) Retail
7 17 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.57%) Billing
9 6 (1.35%) Legal
10 3 (0.67%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 3 (0.67%) German Language
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 246 (55.16%) Consultant
2 243 (54.48%) SAP Consultant
3 133 (29.82%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 62 (13.90%) SAP FI Consultant
5 59 (13.23%) Analyst
6 44 (9.87%) SAP Analyst
7 40 (8.97%) SAP CO Consultant
8 33 (7.40%) Business Analyst
9 29 (6.50%) SAP Business Analyst
10 24 (5.38%) SAP Manager
11 21 (4.71%) SAP Support
12 20 (4.48%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.04%) SAP Project Manager
14 13 (2.91%) Architect
14 13 (2.91%) SAP Architect
15 12 (2.69%) Functional Consultant
15 12 (2.69%) SAP Trainer
15 12 (2.69%) Trainer
16 11 (2.47%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 10 (2.24%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.24%) SAP XI
2 7 (1.57%) XML
3 6 (1.35%) SAP ALE
3 6 (1.35%) BAPI
4 4 (0.90%) SAP CO-PA
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (0.67%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.45%) EDI
6 2 (0.45%) Web Services
6 2 (0.45%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.22%) .NET
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.59%) FMCG
3 10 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.67%) EFT
6 2 (0.45%) Life Science
6 2 (0.45%) GIS
6 2 (0.45%) DTV
6 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.22%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.22%) PMI
7 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.22%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (10.09%) ERP
2 34 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (6.73%) Migration
4 28 (6.28%) Project Management
5 26 (5.83%) CRM
6 25 (5.61%) Cash Management
7 24 (5.38%) Data Migration
8 22 (4.93%) SAP Implementation
9 20 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 19 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (4.26%) Business Analysis
10 19 (4.26%) Asset Management
11 17 (3.81%) Requirements Management
11 17 (3.81%) Test Management
12 16 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.36%) ITIL
13 15 (3.36%) Procure-to-pay
14 14 (3.14%) Integration Testing
15 12 (2.69%) Logistics
15 12 (2.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.73%) ABAP
2 3 (0.67%) SQL
3 2 (0.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.22%) C
4 1 (0.22%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.71%) CCA
2 11 (2.47%) ISEB
3 9 (2.02%) CIMA
4 6 (1.35%) ACCA
4 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) SAP Certification
5 5 (1.12%) Degree
6 3 (0.67%) VCP4
7 2 (0.45%) MBA
7 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) AAT
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CISA
8 1 (0.22%) QiCA
8 1 (0.22%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.12%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) GxP
3 4 (0.90%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 446 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (2.02%) Oracle
3 8 (1.79%) webMethods
3 8 (1.79%) Ariba
4 6 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.12%) CA
6 4 (0.90%) Pegasus
6 4 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.45%) Open Text
7 2 (0.45%) Remedy
7 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.45%) HP
7 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) Avaya
8 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.22%) Primavera
8 1 (0.22%) ReadSoft
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