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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 341 322 366
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +44
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 249 257 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.50% 5.76% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 126 82
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£444 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% -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
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -30 212 £450 -5.26% 36
London -15 92 £400 -20.00% 13
South East -16 39 £425 -10.52% 5
North West +7 18 £500 +25.00% 2
East of England +10 17 £475 +11.76% 2
West Midlands +11 16 £463 +7.55% 3
City of London +9 13 £325 -35.00% 3
Manchester +9 13 £509 - 1
West Sussex -3 13 £420 -25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +11 12 £500 +5.26%
North East - 10 £450 -
Surrey +7 7 - - 1
Berkshire -6 7 £488 +19.26% 3
East Midlands +17 5 £438 -27.08% 2
Hampshire -26 5 £394 -11.51%
Midlands -2 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £340 -43.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £485 -7.61%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £450 -
Essex +10 2 - -
Cheshire +2 2 £406 -7.67% 1
Birmingham -3 2 £450 -5.26%
Scotland -8 2 £381 -0.97% 2
Milton Keynes -9 2 £485 -7.61%
Cambridgeshire -13 2 £450 -
Coventry - 2 £518 -
Reading +3 1 £525 +35.48%
Bedfordshire -10 1 £475 +18.75% 2
South West -22 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 427 (100.00%) SAP
2 319 (74.71%) SAP CO
3 315 (73.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 188 (44.03%) Finance
5 54 (12.65%) SAP BW
6 43 (10.07%) Banking
7 40 (9.37%) General Ledger
8 39 (9.13%) ERP
9 32 (7.49%) Manufacturing
10 30 (7.03%) Migration
10 30 (7.03%) Project Management
10 30 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.56%) SAP SD
11 28 (6.56%) ABAP
11 28 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (6.56%) SAP FI-CA
12 26 (6.09%) CRM
13 24 (5.62%) SAP Implementation
13 24 (5.62%) Data Migration
13 24 (5.62%) Cash Management
14 22 (5.15%) SAP ERP
15 21 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (4.68%) SAP PSCD
16 20 (4.68%) Retail
17 19 (4.45%) SAP FI-AP
17 19 (4.45%) Procure-to-pay
18 18 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
18 18 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (4.22%) SAP BPC
18 18 (4.22%) Business Analysis

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (2.11%) CMS
2 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.47%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (2.11%) MS Project
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 319 (74.71%) SAP CO
2 315 (73.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (6.56%) SAP SD
3 28 (6.56%) SAP FI-CA
4 22 (5.15%) SAP ERP
5 20 (4.68%) SAP PSCD
6 19 (4.45%) SAP FI-AP
7 18 (4.22%) SAP BPC
8 13 (3.04%) SAP MM
8 13 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (2.58%) SAP FSCM
10 10 (2.34%) SAP R/3
11 8 (1.87%) SAP PS
12 7 (1.64%) SAP CRM
13 6 (1.41%) SAP FI-GL
14 5 (1.17%) SAP Retail
14 5 (1.17%) SAP PP
14 5 (1.17%) SAP APO
15 4 (0.94%) SAP CS
15 4 (0.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.23%) Network Security
1 1 (0.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.65%) SAP BW
2 8 (1.87%) SAP BI
3 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) MS Access
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (1.87%) LSMW
General
1 188 (44.03%) Finance
2 43 (10.07%) Banking
3 40 (9.37%) General Ledger
4 32 (7.49%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (4.68%) Retail
7 12 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.87%) Billing
9 6 (1.41%) Legal
10 4 (0.94%) German Language
11 3 (0.70%) French Language
11 3 (0.70%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) International Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 236 (55.27%) Consultant
2 231 (54.10%) SAP Consultant
3 121 (28.34%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 61 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
5 59 (13.82%) Analyst
6 45 (10.54%) SAP Analyst
7 34 (7.96%) SAP CO Consultant
8 32 (7.49%) Business Analyst
9 27 (6.32%) SAP Business Analyst
10 21 (4.92%) SAP Manager
11 20 (4.68%) SAP Support
12 18 (4.22%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
14 13 (3.04%) Trainer
14 13 (3.04%) Functional Consultant
14 13 (3.04%) SAP Trainer
15 12 (2.81%) SAP Architect
15 12 (2.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 12 (2.81%) Architect
16 11 (2.58%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.87%) BAPI
2 7 (1.64%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.17%) SAP CO-PA
3 5 (1.17%) XML
4 4 (0.94%) SAP ALE
4 4 (0.94%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.70%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (0.70%) EDI
6 2 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.47%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.23%) .NET
7 1 (0.23%) JDBC
7 1 (0.23%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.28%) FMCG
3 10 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.47%) Life Science
5 2 (0.47%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.47%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.23%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.23%) Equities
6 1 (0.23%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.23%) PMI
6 1 (0.23%) DTV
6 1 (0.23%) AS400
6 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.23%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (9.13%) ERP
2 30 (7.03%) Migration
2 30 (7.03%) Project Management
2 30 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (6.09%) CRM
4 24 (5.62%) SAP Implementation
4 24 (5.62%) Data Migration
4 24 (5.62%) Cash Management
5 19 (4.45%) Procure-to-pay
6 18 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (4.22%) Business Analysis
7 16 (3.75%) Asset Management
7 16 (3.75%) Logistics
8 14 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (3.28%) Test Management
9 13 (3.04%) ITIL
9 13 (3.04%) Requirements Management
10 12 (2.81%) Integration Testing
11 9 (2.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.56%) ABAP
2 5 (1.17%) VBA
3 3 (0.70%) SQL
4 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.23%) C
4 1 (0.23%) Java
4 1 (0.23%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.22%) CCA
2 13 (3.04%) CIMA
3 10 (2.34%) ISEB
4 9 (2.11%) ACCA
5 6 (1.41%) Degree
6 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.47%) MBA
7 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.23%) AAT
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CISA
8 1 (0.23%) QiCA
8 1 (0.23%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.41%) GxP
3 5 (1.17%) SLA
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 427 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (2.58%) Ariba
3 8 (1.87%) Oracle
4 6 (1.41%) webMethods
5 5 (1.17%) CA
6 4 (0.94%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.70%) Cognos
7 3 (0.70%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.47%) Open Text
8 2 (0.47%) Remedy
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.23%) Progress
9 1 (0.23%) Avaya
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.23%) Informatica
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