The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 122 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.28% 0.83%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.94% 2.24% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£490 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £478 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £498 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
SAP FI
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
309 268 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.94% 12.64% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 90
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £12.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £66.78 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -26.54%

SAP FI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP FI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP FI across the West Midlands region.

SAP FI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI across the West Midlands region.

SAP FI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 2 - -
Birmingham 0 1 £505 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP FI 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.

1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (90.91%) SAP CO
2 20 (90.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Automotive
4 5 (22.73%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (18.18%) SAP SD
5 4 (18.18%) VMS
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) ISEB
7 2 (9.09%) CCA
7 2 (9.09%) ABAP
8 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
8 1 (4.55%) Banking
8 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.55%) Billing
8 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (4.55%) Legal
8 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.55%) Migration

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP FI 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (90.91%) SAP FI/CO
1 20 (90.91%) SAP CO
2 4 (18.18%) SAP SD
3 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
4 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (4.55%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (31.82%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) SAP Architect
4 6 (27.27%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Support
7 1 (4.55%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ALE
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO-PA
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Logistics
2 4 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
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