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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 419 419 335
Rank change year-on-year
0 -84
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 209 195 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.56% 3.83% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 81 123
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £438 £469
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £63.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.50

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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -26 170 £505 +6.31% 15
London -5 91 £525 +5.00% 3
South East -9 26 £550 +29.41% 1
City of London +4 18 £613 +16.66%
West Midlands +13 17 £463 -13.95% 1
West Sussex - 11 £550 -
Surrey -2 8 £525 +23.52%
Midlands +2 6 - - 1
Brentford +5 5 £488 +21.87%
East of England -4 5 £380 -33.18% 2
South West -9 4 £400 +28.00% 1
Yorkshire -22 4 £488 +62.50% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £431 -
South Wales +3 3 - -
Wales -2 3 - -
North West -29 3 - - 3
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
Newport - 3 - -
Bedfordshire +12 2 £340 -46.66%
Coventry +4 2 £475 -
Middlesex +4 2 - -
East Midlands -3 2 £475 -24.15%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £413 -17.50% 1
Hampshire -6 2 £625 -
Cambridge -7 2 £413 -17.50% 1
Manchester -7 2 - - 2
Worthing - 2 - -
Bexley - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
Staines +4 1 - -

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 396 (100.00%) SAP
2 308 (77.78%) SAP CO
3 305 (77.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 229 (57.83%) Finance
5 52 (13.13%) ERP
6 41 (10.35%) Asset Management
7 40 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (9.34%) SAP BW
9 33 (8.33%) Retail
10 29 (7.32%) Project Management
10 29 (7.32%) General Ledger
11 27 (6.82%) Migration
12 26 (6.57%) SAP ERP
12 26 (6.57%) SAP SD
12 26 (6.57%) Business Analysis
13 24 (6.06%) Manufacturing
13 24 (6.06%) Change Management
13 24 (6.06%) SAP FI-CA
14 23 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (5.81%) SAP PSCD
14 23 (5.81%) Telecoms
15 22 (5.56%) Banking
15 22 (5.56%) SAP BPC
16 20 (5.05%) Test Management
16 20 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (4.80%) ABAP
18 18 (4.55%) Requirements Management
18 18 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (4.29%) Data Migration
19 17 (4.29%) BusinessObjects

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.02%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.02%) SAP EP
2 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.51%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.51%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) MS Office
1 6 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 308 (77.78%) SAP CO
2 305 (77.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (6.57%) SAP SD
3 26 (6.57%) SAP ERP
4 24 (6.06%) SAP FI-CA
5 23 (5.81%) SAP PSCD
6 22 (5.56%) SAP BPC
7 15 (3.79%) SAP FSCM
8 14 (3.54%) SAP MM
9 11 (2.78%) SAP Retail
9 11 (2.78%) SAP HCM
10 10 (2.53%) SAP QM
11 8 (2.02%) SAP APO
11 8 (2.02%) SAP PS
11 8 (2.02%) SAP EWM
12 7 (1.77%) SAP FI-AP
13 6 (1.52%) SAP R/3
13 6 (1.52%) SAP PP
14 5 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 5 (1.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.34%) SAP BW
2 17 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.27%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.51%) EDMS
4 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.52%) LSMW
2 2 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
General
1 229 (57.83%) Finance
2 33 (8.33%) Retail
3 29 (7.32%) General Ledger
4 24 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 22 (5.56%) Banking
7 12 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.78%) Legal
9 7 (1.77%) Advertising
9 7 (1.77%) Billing
10 5 (1.26%) Electronics
10 5 (1.26%) German Language
10 5 (1.26%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.76%) Automotive
12 3 (0.76%) Front Office
12 3 (0.76%) Turkish Language
12 3 (0.76%) French Language
13 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.51%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 171 (43.18%) Consultant
2 170 (42.93%) SAP Consultant
3 101 (25.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 47 (11.87%) Analyst
5 45 (11.36%) SAP FI Consultant
6 42 (10.61%) SAP Manager
7 32 (8.08%) Business Analyst
8 29 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 29 (7.32%) SAP CO Consultant
8 29 (7.32%) SAP Business Analyst
9 28 (7.07%) Trainer
10 27 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
11 26 (6.57%) Architect
11 26 (6.57%) SAP Trainer
12 23 (5.81%) SAP Architect
13 19 (4.80%) SAP Project Manager
14 14 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.54%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.78%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 11 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.27%) SAP PI
2 8 (2.02%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.26%) SAP ALE
4 3 (0.76%) XML
4 3 (0.76%) EDI
5 2 (0.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.51%) .NET
5 2 (0.51%) Web Services
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.25%) BSON
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.25%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.03%) FMCG
3 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (1.01%) Statistics
4 3 (0.76%) EFT
4 3 (0.76%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.51%) Equities
5 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.25%) Derivative
6 1 (0.25%) DTV
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.25%) Life Science
6 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.13%) ERP
2 41 (10.35%) Asset Management
3 40 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (7.32%) Project Management
5 27 (6.82%) Migration
6 26 (6.57%) Business Analysis
7 24 (6.06%) Change Management
8 23 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (5.05%) Test Management
9 20 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.55%) Requirements Management
11 17 (4.29%) Data Migration
12 16 (4.04%) SAP Implementation
13 15 (3.79%) ITIL
13 15 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (3.54%) Service Management
14 14 (3.54%) Procure-to-pay
15 13 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (3.28%) BPR
16 12 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.80%) ABAP
2 7 (1.77%) SQL
3 3 (0.76%) Java
3 3 (0.76%) VBA
4 1 (0.25%) Python
4 1 (0.25%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.25%) Ruby
4 1 (0.25%) Perl
4 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (3.79%) CCA
2 11 (2.78%) SAP Certification
3 7 (1.77%) Degree
3 7 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.26%) ACCA
5 5 (1.26%) ISEB
6 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.76%) CIMA
8 2 (0.51%) MBA
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.51%) AAT
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.25%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.51%) GAAP
2 2 (0.51%) GxP
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 396 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle
4 5 (1.26%) webMethods
4 5 (1.26%) HP
5 4 (1.01%) CA
6 3 (0.76%) OpenText
7 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.51%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe
7 2 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.25%) Cognos
8 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.25%) BMC
8 1 (0.25%) Sage
8 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.25%) Casewise
8 1 (0.25%) Syclo
8 1 (0.25%) Remedy
8 1 (0.25%) ReadSoft
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