The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 483 402 371
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -31
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 131 179 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.72% 3.87% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 87 84
Average daily rate
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£468 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.36%

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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -54 122 £465 -5.10% 46
London -55 50 £461 -7.75% 12
South East -9 31 £462 +1.87% 9
City of London +3 10 £335 -33.00% 2
Surrey -8 8 £498 +10.55%
Berkshire +10 7 £488 +10.16% 5
West Midlands -19 7 £471 -5.75% 1
Hampshire - 6 £405 -
East of England -13 5 £460 -5.64% 7
Hertfordshire -22 5 £460 -27.12% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 6
North Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 3
Maidenhead +2 4 £500 +12.92%
West Sussex -3 3 £278 -41.57% 1
North West -11 3 £300 - 5
South West -33 3 - - 3
Watford - 3 £460 -
Middlesex +5 2 £450 -13.04%
Woking 0 2 £498 +10.55%
Manchester -2 2 £300 - 3
Birmingham -4 2 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £608 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £608 -
North East - 2 £608 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Crawley +12 1 £155 -66.48%
Reading +9 1 £550 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 288 (100.00%) SAP
1 288 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 288 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 125 (43.40%) Finance
3 37 (12.85%) SAP Implementation
4 23 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (6.94%) Banking
5 20 (6.94%) Manufacturing
6 19 (6.60%) SAP SD
7 16 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (5.56%) ERP
7 16 (5.56%) Migration
7 16 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
8 15 (5.21%) SAP FSCM
8 15 (5.21%) ABAP
8 15 (5.21%) SAP BW
8 15 (5.21%) Data Migration
9 14 (4.86%) Logistics
9 14 (4.86%) SAP MM
9 14 (4.86%) CCA
9 14 (4.86%) Project Management
10 13 (4.51%) Oracle
10 13 (4.51%) MS Office
10 13 (4.51%) General Ledger
10 13 (4.51%) FMCG
10 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (3.82%) ITIL
11 11 (3.82%) Ariba
11 11 (3.82%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.35%) Liferay
2 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (4.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 288 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 288 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 19 (6.60%) SAP SD
3 15 (5.21%) SAP FSCM
4 14 (4.86%) SAP MM
5 10 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (3.13%) SAP R/3
7 5 (1.74%) SAP PS
7 5 (1.74%) SAP WM
7 5 (1.74%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.39%) SAP Business One
8 4 (1.39%) SAP SRM
8 4 (1.39%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (1.04%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.69%) HFM
10 2 (0.69%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.69%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.69%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.21%) SAP BW
2 8 (2.78%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (0.69%) MS Access
3 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.39%) LSMW
2 3 (1.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
General
1 125 (43.40%) Finance
2 20 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 20 (6.94%) Banking
3 13 (4.51%) General Ledger
4 8 (2.78%) Automotive
5 7 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.08%) German Language
7 5 (1.74%) Retail
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
8 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.04%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 130 (45.14%) Consultant
2 125 (43.40%) SAP Consultant
3 93 (32.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 31 (10.76%) Analyst
4 31 (10.76%) SAP CO Consultant
5 29 (10.07%) SAP Trainer
5 29 (10.07%) SAP FI Consultant
5 29 (10.07%) Trainer
6 26 (9.03%) SAP Manager
7 23 (7.99%) SAP Analyst
8 20 (6.94%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.21%) SAP Business Analyst
10 13 (4.51%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.17%) Developer
11 12 (4.17%) Architect
12 10 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (3.47%) SAP Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 10 (3.47%) SAP Architect
13 9 (3.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.43%) BAPI
2 3 (1.04%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (1.04%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.69%) MDX
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (0.69%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) EDI
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (0.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.51%) FMCG
1 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.04%) Learning Management System
3 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.35%) iSeries
4 1 (0.35%) PMI
4 1 (0.35%) GIS
4 1 (0.35%) AS400
4 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.69%) Windows
1 2 (0.69%) AIX
1 2 (0.69%) Linux
1 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.85%) SAP Implementation
2 23 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
3 16 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (5.56%) ERP
3 16 (5.56%) Migration
4 15 (5.21%) Data Migration
5 14 (4.86%) Logistics
5 14 (4.86%) Project Management
6 11 (3.82%) ITIL
6 11 (3.82%) Business Analysis
7 10 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (3.47%) CRM
7 10 (3.47%) Unit Testing
8 9 (3.13%) Cash Management
9 8 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (2.43%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.08%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.21%) ABAP
2 7 (2.43%) VBA
3 2 (0.69%) SAPscript
3 2 (0.69%) Java
3 2 (0.69%) SQL
4 1 (0.35%) VB
4 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) CCA
2 9 (3.13%) CIMA
2 9 (3.13%) Degree
3 6 (2.08%) ACCA
4 5 (1.74%) ISEB
5 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.04%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CISA
6 1 (0.35%) QiCA
6 1 (0.35%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.04%) SLA
4 2 (0.69%) GAAP
4 2 (0.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 288 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (4.51%) Oracle
3 11 (3.82%) Ariba
4 6 (2.08%) HP
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.39%) IBM
7 3 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.69%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Primavera
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos
9 1 (0.35%) Progress
9 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) Open Text
9 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.35%) Lotus
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent daily rates offered
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent daily rates offered
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £485 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago