The first table below looks at the demand for SAP FI/CO 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/CO over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 454 356 368
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 150 221 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.96% 4.79% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 106 96
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 £340 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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
5072 4615 5323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.03% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2352 2571
Average daily rate £430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%

SAP FI/CO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI/CO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP FI/CO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO within the UK.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI/CO within the UK.

SAP FI/CO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -59 130 £475 - 54
London -23 75 £500 - 14
South East -28 20 £425 -9.33% 18
Surrey -8 7 £425 -10.52% 3
West Midlands -16 6 £600 +26.31% 5
East of England -25 6 £638 +27.50% 3
Midlands +7 5 - -
Berkshire +3 4 £500 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire -2 4 £300 - 2
East Midlands 0 3 £578 +6.94%
City of London -3 3 £525 -4.54% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - -
North West -16 3 - - 8
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire -1 2 £300 -
Wales -25 2 £250 -47.36%
South West - 2 £306 - 2
Leeds +1 1 - -
Middlesex -2 1 £415 -
Coventry -16 1 - -
North East -16 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £638 -
Newbury - 1 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Staines - 1 £340 -
Watford - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI/CO 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/CO.

1 396 (100.00%) SAP
1 396 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 396 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 179 (45.20%) Finance
3 39 (9.85%) SAP BW
4 34 (8.59%) General Ledger
5 33 (8.33%) Migration
6 32 (8.08%) SAP SD
7 31 (7.83%) SAP Implementation
8 29 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (6.82%) Data Migration
10 25 (6.31%) ABAP
11 24 (6.06%) ERP
11 24 (6.06%) Manufacturing
11 24 (6.06%) Banking
11 24 (6.06%) SAP FSCM
12 22 (5.56%) SAP MM
13 21 (5.30%) Project Management
13 21 (5.30%) CCA
13 21 (5.30%) Logistics
13 21 (5.30%) FMCG
14 19 (4.80%) SAP FI-GL
15 18 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
16 17 (4.29%) Cash Management
16 17 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (4.29%) Oracle
17 16 (4.04%) Business Analysis
18 15 (3.79%) Supply Chain Management
19 14 (3.54%) LSMW
19 14 (3.54%) German Language

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP FI/CO 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/CO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.51%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.51%) Liferay
3 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 14 (3.54%) MS Office
2 4 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 396 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 396 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 32 (8.08%) SAP SD
3 24 (6.06%) SAP FSCM
4 22 (5.56%) SAP MM
5 19 (4.80%) SAP FI-GL
6 10 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (2.53%) SAP R/3
7 9 (2.27%) SAP WM
8 7 (1.77%) SAP ERP
8 7 (1.77%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (1.52%) SAP HR
10 5 (1.26%) SAP PS
10 5 (1.26%) SAP HCM
11 4 (1.01%) SAP BPC
11 4 (1.01%) SAP SRM
11 4 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (1.01%) SAP ECC
11 4 (1.01%) SAP PP
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.25%) SSL
2 1 (0.25%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.85%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.26%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.51%) MySQL
4 2 (0.51%) MS Access
4 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.54%) LSMW
2 4 (1.01%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 179 (45.20%) Finance
2 34 (8.59%) General Ledger
3 24 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 24 (6.06%) Banking
4 14 (3.54%) German Language
5 13 (3.28%) Retail
6 10 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.27%) Automotive
8 5 (1.26%) Legal
8 5 (1.26%) Billing
9 3 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.51%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 170 (42.93%) Consultant
2 163 (41.16%) SAP Consultant
3 135 (34.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 58 (14.65%) SAP CO Consultant
4 58 (14.65%) Analyst
5 57 (14.39%) SAP FI Consultant
6 42 (10.61%) SAP Analyst
7 40 (10.10%) Architect
8 37 (9.34%) SAP Manager
9 34 (8.59%) SAP Architect
10 31 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (7.32%) Trainer
11 29 (7.32%) SAP Trainer
12 25 (6.31%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 24 (6.06%) Business Analyst
14 19 (4.80%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.80%) Senior Consultant
14 19 (4.80%) SAP Business Analyst
15 18 (4.55%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 13 (3.28%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.02%) EDI
2 4 (1.01%) SAP XI
2 4 (1.01%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (0.76%) MDX
3 3 (0.76%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.51%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.51%) .NET
4 2 (0.51%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) XML
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.51%) Middleware
4 2 (0.51%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.51%) BAPI
4 2 (0.51%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.30%) FMCG
2 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
3 3 (0.76%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.51%) iSeries
4 2 (0.51%) AS400
4 2 (0.51%) Social Network
5 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.26%) AIX
1 5 (1.26%) VMS
2 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (1.01%) Linux
2 4 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (8.33%) Migration
2 31 (7.83%) SAP Implementation
3 29 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 24 (6.06%) ERP
6 21 (5.30%) Project Management
6 21 (5.30%) Logistics
7 18 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
8 17 (4.29%) Cash Management
8 17 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (4.04%) Business Analysis
10 15 (3.79%) Supply Chain Management
11 14 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (3.54%) Validation
12 13 (3.28%) Data Cleansing
13 12 (3.03%) Test Scripting
13 12 (3.03%) CRM
14 10 (2.53%) ITIL
14 10 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.31%) ABAP
2 4 (1.01%) SQL
3 3 (0.76%) Java
4 2 (0.51%) VBA
4 2 (0.51%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.25%) R
5 1 (0.25%) C
5 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (5.30%) CCA
2 13 (3.28%) Degree
3 6 (1.52%) ISEB
3 6 (1.52%) SAP Certification
4 3 (0.76%) CIMA
4 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.01%) GAAP
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) Basel II
4 1 (0.25%) COREP
4 1 (0.25%) FINREP
4 1 (0.25%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Basel III
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 9 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 396 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (4.29%) Oracle
3 12 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.53%) HP
5 6 (1.52%) IBM
6 4 (1.01%) Cisco
6 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.01%) Ariba
7 3 (0.76%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.51%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.51%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.51%) Open Text
9 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos
9 1 (0.25%) Lotus
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy
9 1 (0.25%) Primavera
9 1 (0.25%) ReadSoft
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago