The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FS over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Insurance (FS)
Rank 627 659 634
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP FS 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.10% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £663 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4435 4789 5505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.32% 8.21% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2656 2679 2918
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 82
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.04 £53.36 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.16% -35.49%

SAP FS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP FS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP FS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP FS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP FS within the UK.

SAP FS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP FS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SAP FS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP FS
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 7 £663 +10.41% 1
London +12 4 £675 +12.50% 1
South East +11 3 £205 -
West Sussex - 2 £205 -
East Grinstead - 2 £205 -
Basingstoke +10 1 - -
Hampshire +5 1 - -

SAP FS
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP FS.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Billing
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Guidewire
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures

SAP FS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Billing
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Guidewire