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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 399 331 347
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 200 258 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.94% 5.58% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 118 111
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £63.75 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -61 176 £475 - 51
London -28 96 £500 - 14
South East -18 26 £425 -9.33% 17
East of England -18 10 £569 +13.75% 3
Surrey -6 9 £425 -10.52% 3
West Midlands -20 7 £553 +16.31% 4
Berkshire -4 6 £450 - 8
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £500 -
North West -7 6 - - 7
Midlands +9 5 - -
City of London +3 5 £525 -4.54% 5
East Midlands -2 5 £626 +15.97%
Yorkshire +4 4 £300 - 2
South West - 4 £313 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £425 - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Slough +4 2 £450 -2.70% 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £300 -
Wales -16 2 £250 -47.36%
Coventry -16 2 £505 -8.18%
Bedfordshire - 2 £638 -
Nottinghamshire +12 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 3
Leeds -1 1 - -
Middlesex -2 1 £415 -
Manchester -12 1 - - 3
North East -13 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £675 -
Newbury - 1 £500 - 2
Staines - 1 £340 -

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 491 (100.00%) SAP
2 402 (81.87%) SAP CO
3 399 (81.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 212 (43.18%) Finance
5 48 (9.78%) SAP BW
6 42 (8.55%) Migration
7 38 (7.74%) SAP SD
8 37 (7.54%) General Ledger
8 37 (7.54%) SAP Implementation
9 34 (6.92%) ABAP
9 34 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (6.92%) Data Migration
10 32 (6.52%) ERP
11 31 (6.31%) Banking
12 29 (5.91%) Manufacturing
12 29 (5.91%) Cash Management
13 27 (5.50%) Project Management
13 27 (5.50%) SAP MM
14 25 (5.09%) SAP FSCM
15 23 (4.68%) Logistics
16 22 (4.48%) FMCG
17 21 (4.28%) Procure-to-pay
17 21 (4.28%) CCA
17 21 (4.28%) Oracle
18 19 (3.87%) SAP FI-GL
19 18 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (3.46%) LSMW
20 17 (3.46%) German Language
21 16 (3.26%) Retail
21 16 (3.26%) Business Analysis

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.61%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.41%) Liferay
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 14 (2.85%) MS Office
2 7 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.81%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 402 (81.87%) SAP CO
2 399 (81.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 38 (7.74%) SAP SD
4 27 (5.50%) SAP MM
5 25 (5.09%) SAP FSCM
6 19 (3.87%) SAP FI-GL
7 11 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (2.04%) SAP FI-AP
8 10 (2.04%) SAP R/3
9 9 (1.83%) SAP WM
9 9 (1.83%) SAP FI-CA
10 8 (1.63%) SAP BPC
10 8 (1.63%) SAP ERP
11 7 (1.43%) SAP HR
12 6 (1.22%) SAP SRM
12 6 (1.22%) SAP PS
13 5 (1.02%) SAP HCM
13 5 (1.02%) SAP PP
13 5 (1.02%) SAP ECC
14 4 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) SSL
2 1 (0.20%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.78%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.22%) SAP BI
3 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.41%) MySQL
5 2 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (3.46%) LSMW
2 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.81%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 212 (43.18%) Finance
2 37 (7.54%) General Ledger
3 31 (6.31%) Banking
4 29 (5.91%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.46%) German Language
6 16 (3.26%) Retail
7 12 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.04%) Billing
9 9 (1.83%) Automotive
10 8 (1.63%) Legal
11 7 (1.43%) French Language
12 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.61%) Czech Language
13 3 (0.61%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.61%) Advertising
14 2 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 223 (45.42%) Consultant
2 213 (43.38%) SAP Consultant
3 138 (28.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 87 (17.72%) SAP FI Consultant
5 64 (13.03%) Analyst
6 58 (11.81%) SAP CO Consultant
7 45 (9.16%) SAP Analyst
8 42 (8.55%) SAP Manager
8 42 (8.55%) Architect
9 35 (7.13%) Trainer
9 35 (7.13%) SAP Trainer
9 35 (7.13%) SAP Architect
10 32 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (5.50%) Business Analyst
11 27 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
12 26 (5.30%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 26 (5.30%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.07%) SAP Business Analyst
13 20 (4.07%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.65%) XML
2 8 (1.63%) EDI
3 6 (1.22%) SAP ALE
4 5 (1.02%) SAP XI
4 5 (1.02%) SAP PI
5 4 (0.81%) SAP CO-PA
5 4 (0.81%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.61%) MDX
7 2 (0.41%) Web Services
7 2 (0.41%) JMS
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.41%) Middleware
7 2 (0.41%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (0.41%) .NET
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.41%) BAPI
8 1 (0.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.20%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.48%) FMCG
2 10 (2.04%) SWIFT
3 5 (1.02%) Data Conversion
4 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.41%) iSeries
6 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.41%) AS400
6 2 (0.41%) EPoS
6 2 (0.41%) EFT
6 2 (0.41%) Social Network
7 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.20%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.20%) Handset
7 1 (0.20%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.02%) AIX
1 5 (1.02%) VMS
2 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (0.81%) Linux
2 4 (0.81%) Windows
3 2 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (8.55%) Migration
2 37 (7.54%) SAP Implementation
3 34 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (6.92%) Data Migration
4 32 (6.52%) ERP
5 29 (5.91%) Cash Management
6 27 (5.50%) Project Management
7 23 (4.68%) Logistics
8 21 (4.28%) Procure-to-pay
9 18 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (3.26%) Business Analysis
11 15 (3.05%) Supply Chain Management
11 15 (3.05%) Data Cleansing
11 15 (3.05%) Test Scripting
11 15 (3.05%) CRM
11 15 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.05%) Validation
12 12 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (2.24%) ITIL
13 11 (2.24%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.92%) ABAP
2 4 (0.81%) SQL
3 3 (0.61%) Java
4 2 (0.41%) VBA
4 2 (0.41%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.20%) R
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (4.28%) CCA
2 16 (3.26%) Degree
3 8 (1.63%) ISEB
3 8 (1.63%) SAP Certification
4 3 (0.61%) CIMA
4 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.20%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.81%) GAAP
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) COREP
5 1 (0.20%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 12 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 491 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (4.28%) Oracle
3 13 (2.65%) HP
4 12 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.63%) IBM
6 4 (0.81%) Cisco
6 4 (0.81%) Ariba
6 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.81%) Open Text
7 3 (0.61%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.61%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.41%) webMethods
8 2 (0.41%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.41%) Baan
9 1 (0.20%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.20%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.20%) Teradata
9 1 (0.20%) Informatica
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