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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 504 389 377
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 108 203 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.14% 4.33% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 106 94
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£475 £485 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 -

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
5057 4689 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 8.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 2483 2721
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -83 93 £475 -5.00% 39
London -48 44 £481 -3.75% 11
South East -5 12 £413 -8.33% 8
City of London +14 8 £335 -37.38%
West Midlands -17 7 £388 -20.51%
Yorkshire -1 5 £513 +70.83% 7
North Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 4
North West -8 4 - - 6
West Sussex +2 3 £278 -41.57% 1
Midlands +1 3 - -
East of England -20 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire -22 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £437 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £578 -
Birmingham -2 2 £300 -
Surrey -14 2 £425 -5.55% 3
Coventry - 2 - -
Crawley +9 1 £155 -65.55%
Manchester -13 1 - - 2
North East -32 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 327 (100.00%) SAP
1 327 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 327 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 148 (45.26%) Finance
3 31 (9.48%) SAP Implementation
4 30 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (7.65%) ABAP
5 25 (7.65%) SAP SD
6 21 (6.42%) ERP
6 21 (6.42%) Migration
7 20 (6.12%) SAP MM
7 20 (6.12%) CCA
7 20 (6.12%) Logistics
8 19 (5.81%) Banking
8 19 (5.81%) Procure-to-pay
9 18 (5.50%) General Ledger
9 18 (5.50%) SAP BW
9 18 (5.50%) Manufacturing
10 17 (5.20%) Oracle
10 17 (5.20%) Data Migration
10 17 (5.20%) SAP FSCM
11 16 (4.89%) Project Management
12 15 (4.59%) MS Office
12 15 (4.59%) German Language
13 13 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.67%) CRM
14 12 (3.67%) Degree
14 12 (3.67%) Business Analysis

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.61%) Liferay
3 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 15 (4.59%) MS Office
2 4 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 327 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 327 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 25 (7.65%) SAP SD
3 20 (6.12%) SAP MM
4 17 (5.20%) SAP FSCM
5 10 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (2.75%) SAP WM
7 8 (2.45%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (2.14%) SAP R/3
9 6 (1.83%) SAP HR
9 6 (1.83%) SAP FI-GL
9 6 (1.83%) SAP BPC
10 5 (1.53%) SAP PP
11 4 (1.22%) SAP PS
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.92%) SAP GRC
12 3 (0.92%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.92%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.31%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.50%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.22%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.61%) MySQL
4 2 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (2.14%) LSMW
2 4 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 148 (45.26%) Finance
2 19 (5.81%) Banking
3 18 (5.50%) General Ledger
3 18 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.59%) German Language
5 9 (2.75%) Retail
6 8 (2.45%) Automotive
7 7 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.53%) Billing
8 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.22%) Legal
10 3 (0.92%) Czech Language
11 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (42.51%) Consultant
2 133 (40.67%) SAP Consultant
3 107 (32.72%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 43 (13.15%) SAP CO Consultant
5 40 (12.23%) SAP FI Consultant
5 40 (12.23%) Analyst
6 34 (10.40%) Trainer
6 34 (10.40%) SAP Trainer
7 30 (9.17%) SAP Manager
8 29 (8.87%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (6.42%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.20%) Architect
10 17 (5.20%) SAP Business Analyst
11 15 (4.59%) Developer
12 14 (4.28%) SAP Architect
13 13 (3.98%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 13 (3.98%) SAP Developer
13 13 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.98%) Senior Consultant
14 12 (3.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.45%) BAPI
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (1.22%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (1.22%) EDI
3 3 (0.92%) MDX
3 3 (0.92%) SAP Basis
3 3 (0.92%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.61%) Middleware
4 2 (0.61%) Web Services
4 2 (0.61%) XML
4 2 (0.61%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.61%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.61%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.31%) XSLT
5 1 (0.31%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.06%) FMCG
3 3 (0.92%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.61%) AS400
4 2 (0.61%) iSeries
4 2 (0.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.31%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.31%) Social Network
5 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.22%) AIX
2 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (0.92%) Windows
2 3 (0.92%) Linux
3 2 (0.61%) VMS
4 1 (0.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (9.48%) SAP Implementation
2 30 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (6.42%) ERP
3 21 (6.42%) Migration
4 20 (6.12%) Logistics
5 19 (5.81%) Procure-to-pay
6 17 (5.20%) Data Migration
7 16 (4.89%) Project Management
8 13 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.67%) CRM
9 12 (3.67%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.36%) Supply Chain Management
10 11 (3.36%) ITIL
11 10 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.06%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.75%) Cash Management
12 9 (2.75%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.65%) ABAP
2 6 (1.83%) VBA
3 3 (0.92%) Java
3 3 (0.92%) SQL
3 3 (0.92%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.31%) R
4 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (6.12%) CCA
2 12 (3.67%) Degree
3 6 (1.83%) CIMA
4 5 (1.53%) ISEB
5 4 (1.22%) ACCA
6 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.92%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) GAAP
3 2 (0.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 327 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.20%) Oracle
3 11 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.45%) Ariba
5 7 (2.14%) HP
6 5 (1.53%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco
8 2 (0.61%) Open Text
8 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.61%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos
9 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.31%) Lotus
9 1 (0.31%) Progress
9 1 (0.31%) Primavera
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Rate: £700 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Some expenses
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Square One Resources
Rate: £320 per day + travel and hotel expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
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