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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP FICO
Rank 430 363 359
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 171 218 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.87% 4.88% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 88
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£463 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
4419 4467 4152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2429 2096
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 -51 146 £475 - 31
London -70 51 £505 +6.31% 12
North West -5 18 £450 -1.63% 4
South East -44 15 £525 +13.51% 5
East of England +15 13 £478 +19.37% 1
City of London +8 10 £600 +26.31% 5
North East - 10 £475 -
West Midlands -6 9 £450 -4.76% 1
Cheshire +5 7 £450 +2.27% 1
South West +1 7 £425 - 4
East Midlands -3 6 £425 -20.93%
Manchester -10 6 £513 -14.58% 2
Yorkshire -11 6 £450 - 3
Berkshire -12 6 £525 +14.44%
Hertfordshire +6 5 £500 +12.67%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £475 -
Surrey +1 4 - - 1
Hampshire -9 4 £400 -10.11% 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £450 -
Bedfordshire -5 2 £550 +37.50% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £575 -
Northampton - 2 £413 -
Birmingham - 2 £331 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire +8 1 £519 -
Swindon +5 1 £519 -
Reading - 1 £525 -
St Albans - 1 £525 -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 337 (100.00%) SAP
1 337 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 337 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 163 (48.37%) Finance
3 38 (11.28%) SAP BW
4 34 (10.09%) General Ledger
5 32 (9.50%) Banking
6 28 (8.31%) ERP
7 25 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (7.12%) Migration
9 22 (6.53%) Manufacturing
9 22 (6.53%) Project Management
9 22 (6.53%) ABAP
10 21 (6.23%) SAP SD
10 21 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (5.64%) Asset Management
11 19 (5.64%) Business Analysis
11 19 (5.64%) SAP Implementation
12 17 (5.04%) Data Migration
12 17 (5.04%) Cash Management
12 17 (5.04%) SAP BPC
13 16 (4.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (4.45%) Change Management
14 15 (4.45%) Retail
14 15 (4.45%) Procure-to-pay
15 14 (4.15%) SAP FSCM
15 14 (4.15%) FMCG
15 14 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 337 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 337 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 21 (6.23%) SAP SD
3 17 (5.04%) SAP BPC
4 14 (4.15%) SAP FSCM
5 11 (3.26%) SAP FI-AP
6 10 (2.97%) SAP MM
6 10 (2.97%) SAP R/3
6 10 (2.97%) SAP PS
7 7 (2.08%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.19%) SAP SRM
9 4 (1.19%) SAP HCM
9 4 (1.19%) SAP PP
9 4 (1.19%) SAP APO
9 4 (1.19%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.89%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.89%) Bankmaster
10 3 (0.89%) SAP FI-GL
10 3 (0.89%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.28%) SAP BW
2 7 (2.08%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.30%) EDMS
4 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (2.67%) LSMW
General
1 163 (48.37%) Finance
2 34 (10.09%) General Ledger
3 32 (9.50%) Banking
4 22 (6.53%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (4.45%) Retail
7 8 (2.37%) Legal
8 4 (1.19%) French Language
8 4 (1.19%) Billing
9 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 183 (54.30%) Consultant
2 181 (53.71%) SAP Consultant
3 137 (40.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 48 (14.24%) SAP FI Consultant
5 43 (12.76%) SAP CO Consultant
6 39 (11.57%) Analyst
7 31 (9.20%) SAP Analyst
8 25 (7.42%) SAP Manager
9 24 (7.12%) Business Analyst
10 21 (6.23%) SAP Business Analyst
11 19 (5.64%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.75%) SAP Project Manager
13 14 (4.15%) Trainer
14 13 (3.86%) Architect
14 13 (3.86%) SAP Trainer
14 13 (3.86%) SAP Architect
15 12 (3.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 12 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
16 10 (2.97%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.89%) SAP CO-PA
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.59%) Web Services
2 2 (0.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.30%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.30%) BAPI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.30%) J2EE
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.15%) FMCG
3 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (0.89%) EFT
4 2 (0.59%) Life Science
5 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) Equities
5 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (8.31%) ERP
2 25 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (7.12%) Migration
4 22 (6.53%) Project Management
5 19 (5.64%) Asset Management
5 19 (5.64%) Business Analysis
5 19 (5.64%) SAP Implementation
6 17 (5.04%) Data Migration
6 17 (5.04%) Cash Management
7 15 (4.45%) Change Management
7 15 (4.45%) Procure-to-pay
8 14 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (3.56%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (3.26%) Workflow
11 10 (2.97%) CRM
11 10 (2.97%) Time Management
12 9 (2.67%) Business Transformation
12 9 (2.67%) Logistics
13 8 (2.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.53%) ABAP
2 2 (0.59%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) C
3 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (3.26%) CCA
2 8 (2.37%) CIMA
3 6 (1.78%) SAP Certification
4 5 (1.48%) ACCA
4 5 (1.48%) Degree
5 4 (1.19%) ISEB
6 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) MBA
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) QiCA
8 1 (0.30%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.48%) GxP
3 4 (1.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) QA
4 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 337 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (2.08%) Ariba
3 6 (1.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.78%) Oracle
3 6 (1.78%) CA
4 4 (1.19%) Pegasus
4 4 (1.19%) Cognos
5 3 (0.89%) Remedy
5 3 (0.89%) HP
6 2 (0.59%) OpenText
6 2 (0.59%) IBM
6 2 (0.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) BMC
7 1 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.30%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.30%) webMethods
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