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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 494 410 386
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 111 181 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.21% 3.82% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 97 87
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£475 £483 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £390 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £583 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -
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
5026 4737 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.66% 8.97% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2827 2537 2742
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 90
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.25 £45.00 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 30 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 30 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 -74 98 £475 -4.04% 49
London -39 45 £488 -2.50% 13
South East -14 17 £462 -0.05% 16
City of London +13 8 £335 -37.38% 1
West Midlands -20 6 £388 -20.51% 1
Yorkshire -7 5 £513 +70.83% 5
East of England -16 5 £460 -5.64% 2
Hertfordshire -21 5 £460 -27.12% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 3
Surrey -5 4 £475 +5.55% 4
East Midlands - 4 £578 - 1
West Sussex +6 3 £278 -41.57% 1
Berkshire +5 3 £481 +20.31% 4
Midlands +2 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £437 - 4
Watford - 3 £460 - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £300 - 1
North West -11 2 - - 6
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £488 -
Crawley +9 1 £155 -65.55%
Manchester -14 1 - - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 319 (100.00%) SAP
1 319 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 319 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 143 (44.83%) Finance
3 32 (10.03%) SAP Implementation
4 29 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (7.84%) ABAP
5 25 (7.84%) SAP SD
6 21 (6.58%) Logistics
7 20 (6.27%) SAP MM
7 20 (6.27%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.27%) Migration
8 19 (5.96%) SAP BW
8 19 (5.96%) ERP
9 18 (5.64%) CCA
9 18 (5.64%) Banking
9 18 (5.64%) Procure-to-pay
10 17 (5.33%) General Ledger
10 17 (5.33%) Oracle
10 17 (5.33%) Project Management
11 16 (5.02%) Data Migration
12 15 (4.70%) SAP FSCM
13 14 (4.39%) MS Office
14 13 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (3.76%) ITIL
15 12 (3.76%) Business Analysis
16 11 (3.45%) Microsoft
16 11 (3.45%) Business Intelligence

SAP FI/CO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.63%) Liferay
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
Applications
1 14 (4.39%) MS Office
2 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 319 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 319 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 25 (7.84%) SAP SD
3 20 (6.27%) SAP MM
4 15 (4.70%) SAP FSCM
5 10 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (2.82%) SAP WM
7 7 (2.19%) SAP R/3
7 7 (2.19%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (1.88%) SAP BPC
9 5 (1.57%) SAP FI-GL
9 5 (1.57%) SAP PP
10 4 (1.25%) SAP PS
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.94%) SAP EHS
11 3 (0.94%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.94%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.94%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.31%) SSL
2 1 (0.31%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.96%) SAP BW
2 7 (2.19%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.63%) MySQL
4 2 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) LSMW
2 4 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 143 (44.83%) Finance
2 20 (6.27%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.64%) Banking
4 17 (5.33%) General Ledger
5 9 (2.82%) Retail
6 8 (2.51%) Automotive
6 8 (2.51%) German Language
7 7 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.57%) Billing
8 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.25%) Legal
10 3 (0.94%) Czech Language
11 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 139 (43.57%) Consultant
2 133 (41.69%) SAP Consultant
3 104 (32.60%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 43 (13.48%) SAP CO Consultant
5 40 (12.54%) SAP FI Consultant
6 39 (12.23%) Analyst
7 33 (10.34%) SAP Manager
8 28 (8.78%) SAP Analyst
9 25 (7.84%) Trainer
9 25 (7.84%) SAP Trainer
10 21 (6.58%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.33%) Architect
11 17 (5.33%) SAP Business Analyst
12 15 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 15 (4.70%) Developer
13 14 (4.39%) SAP Architect
14 13 (4.08%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 13 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
14 13 (4.08%) SAP Developer
15 11 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.51%) BAPI
2 4 (1.25%) EDI
2 4 (1.25%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (0.94%) MDX
3 3 (0.94%) SAP XI
3 3 (0.94%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.63%) Middleware
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
4 2 (0.63%) XML
4 2 (0.63%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (0.63%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.31%) JDBC
5 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.13%) FMCG
3 3 (0.94%) Learning Management System
3 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.63%) User Experience
4 2 (0.63%) iSeries
4 2 (0.63%) AS400
5 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.31%) Social Network
5 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.31%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.25%) AIX
2 3 (0.94%) Linux
2 3 (0.94%) Windows
2 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.63%) VMS
4 1 (0.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.03%) SAP Implementation
2 29 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (6.58%) Logistics
4 20 (6.27%) Migration
5 19 (5.96%) ERP
6 18 (5.64%) Procure-to-pay
7 17 (5.33%) Project Management
8 16 (5.02%) Data Migration
9 13 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.76%) ITIL
10 12 (3.76%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (3.13%) CRM
12 10 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
12 10 (3.13%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (2.82%) Test Scripting
14 8 (2.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.84%) ABAP
2 6 (1.88%) VBA
3 3 (0.94%) SAPscript
3 3 (0.94%) Java
3 3 (0.94%) SQL
4 1 (0.31%) VB
4 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (5.64%) CCA
2 8 (2.51%) Degree
3 7 (2.19%) CIMA
4 5 (1.57%) ISEB
5 4 (1.25%) ACCA
6 3 (0.94%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.94%) SLA
1 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.63%) GAAP
2 2 (0.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 319 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.33%) Oracle
3 11 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.51%) Ariba
5 7 (2.19%) HP
6 5 (1.57%) IBM
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco
7 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.63%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos
9 1 (0.31%) Progress
9 1 (0.31%) Lotus
9 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.31%) Primavera
9 1 (0.31%) Open Text
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Opal Tree Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago