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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
Rank 109 110 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.42% 0.85%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.29% 3.01% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £461 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £572 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.50
SAP FI
England

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
210 332 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.00% 13.96% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 147 83
Average daily rate £420 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £521 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 12
Average hourly rate £22.75 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -20.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP FI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SAP FI Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 2015. 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
Birmingham -2 3 £400 - 2
Coventry +6 1 £475 -4.04%
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (75.00%) SAP CO
3 18 (64.29%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) SAP BW
5 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (25.00%) Retail
6 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (21.43%) SAP Retail
7 6 (21.43%) SAP ALE
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) SAP SD
7 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
8 4 (14.29%) ABAP
9 3 (10.71%) SAP QM
9 3 (10.71%) Data Management
9 3 (10.71%) FMCG
9 3 (10.71%) SAP PI
9 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.71%) SAP MM
9 3 (10.71%) CCA
10 2 (7.14%) SAP PS
10 2 (7.14%) SAP BI
10 2 (7.14%) Cognos
10 2 (7.14%) SAP EP
10 2 (7.14%) Workflow
10 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
10 2 (7.14%) Cash Management
10 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
10 2 (7.14%) SAP EWM

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 21 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 21 (75.00%) SAP CO
2 6 (21.43%) SAP SD
2 6 (21.43%) SAP Retail
3 3 (10.71%) SAP MM
3 3 (10.71%) SAP QM
4 2 (7.14%) SAP PS
4 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
4 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
4 2 (7.14%) SAP EWM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP WM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
5 1 (3.57%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BI
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Consultant
1 20 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (46.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) SAP Support
4 4 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Support Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
1 6 (21.43%) SAP ALE
2 3 (10.71%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Cash Management
4 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Pegasus