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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 491 372 369
Rank change year-on-year
-119 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 115 220 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.24% 4.70% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 113 90
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£475 £483 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £591 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £67.50 -
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
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -97 100 £475 -2.56% 39
London -43 58 £494 -1.25% 10
South East -25 8 £303 -32.77% 9
West Midlands -12 5 £475 -2.56% 1
East of England -23 5 £638 +0.99% 2
City of London +2 4 £475 -13.63% 4
Yorkshire -1 4 £488 +62.50% 3
Surrey -6 4 - - 2
North West -19 4 - - 10
East Midlands +2 3 £578 +6.94%
Hertfordshire -14 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 2
Midlands +3 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +19 1 - -
Crawley +7 1 £155 -65.55%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £300 - 1
West Sussex -3 1 £155 -67.36% 2
North East -21 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £638 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 334 (100.00%) SAP
1 334 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 334 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 153 (45.81%) Finance
3 32 (9.58%) SAP Implementation
4 30 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (8.98%) SAP SD
5 27 (8.08%) SAP BW
6 23 (6.89%) Logistics
6 23 (6.89%) ERP
7 22 (6.59%) Migration
7 22 (6.59%) SAP MM
8 21 (6.29%) General Ledger
8 21 (6.29%) Procure-to-pay
9 20 (5.99%) Manufacturing
9 20 (5.99%) CCA
10 19 (5.69%) ABAP
10 19 (5.69%) Banking
11 18 (5.39%) Oracle
11 18 (5.39%) Data Migration
12 17 (5.09%) SAP FSCM
13 15 (4.49%) MS Office
13 15 (4.49%) Project Management
14 14 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.19%) German Language
14 14 (4.19%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (3.59%) Microsoft
16 12 (3.59%) CRM
16 12 (3.59%) Cash Management

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.60%) Liferay
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
Applications
1 15 (4.49%) MS Office
2 4 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 334 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 334 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 30 (8.98%) SAP SD
3 22 (6.59%) SAP MM
4 17 (5.09%) SAP FSCM
5 10 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (2.99%) SAP FI-GL
5 10 (2.99%) SAP WM
6 8 (2.40%) SAP R/3
7 7 (2.10%) SAP HR
7 7 (2.10%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (1.50%) SAP PP
8 5 (1.50%) SAP PS
9 4 (1.20%) SAP SRM
9 4 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.20%) SAP HCM
9 4 (1.20%) SAP ERP
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (1.20%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.08%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.20%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.60%) MySQL
4 2 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) LSMW
2 4 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.60%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 153 (45.81%) Finance
2 21 (6.29%) General Ledger
3 20 (5.99%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.69%) Banking
5 14 (4.19%) German Language
6 9 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.69%) Automotive
6 9 (2.69%) Retail
7 5 (1.50%) Billing
8 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 136 (40.72%) Consultant
2 131 (39.22%) SAP Consultant
3 109 (32.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 46 (13.77%) SAP CO Consultant
4 46 (13.77%) Analyst
5 45 (13.47%) SAP FI Consultant
6 35 (10.48%) SAP Analyst
7 32 (9.58%) SAP Trainer
7 32 (9.58%) Trainer
8 31 (9.28%) Architect
8 31 (9.28%) SAP Manager
9 25 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (7.49%) SAP Architect
10 21 (6.29%) Business Analyst
11 19 (5.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.09%) SAP Business Analyst
13 12 (3.59%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (3.59%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.59%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 10 (2.99%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.50%) EDI
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (0.90%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (0.90%) MDX
3 3 (0.90%) BAPI
3 3 (0.90%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (0.90%) SAP XI
3 3 (0.90%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.60%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.60%) .NET
4 2 (0.60%) Web Services
4 2 (0.60%) XML
4 2 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.30%) XSLT
5 1 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.59%) FMCG
2 3 (0.90%) Learning Management System
3 2 (0.60%) AS400
3 2 (0.60%) iSeries
4 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.30%) Social Network
4 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.50%) VMS
1 5 (1.50%) AIX
2 4 (1.20%) Linux
2 4 (1.20%) Windows
2 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (9.58%) SAP Implementation
2 30 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (6.89%) Logistics
3 23 (6.89%) ERP
4 22 (6.59%) Migration
5 21 (6.29%) Procure-to-pay
6 18 (5.39%) Data Migration
7 15 (4.49%) Project Management
8 14 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.19%) Business Analysis
9 13 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.59%) CRM
10 12 (3.59%) Cash Management
11 11 (3.29%) Supply Chain Management
12 10 (2.99%) ITIL
12 10 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (2.69%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.69%) Test Scripting
14 7 (2.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.69%) ABAP
2 5 (1.50%) VBA
3 4 (1.20%) SQL
4 3 (0.90%) SAPscript
4 3 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) R
5 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (5.99%) CCA
2 11 (3.29%) Degree
3 6 (1.80%) ISEB
4 5 (1.50%) CIMA
5 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.90%) ACCA
5 3 (0.90%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) GAAP
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 334 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (5.39%) Oracle
3 12 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.69%) HP
5 7 (2.10%) Ariba
6 6 (1.80%) IBM
7 4 (1.20%) Cisco
7 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.90%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.60%) Open Text
9 2 (0.60%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.30%) Primavera
10 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.30%) Lotus
10 1 (0.30%) Progress
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
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