The table below looks at the statistics for SAP FI/CO 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/CO over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP FICO
Rank 116 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.88% 2.73% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
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£475 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 -
SAP FI/CO
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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
320 256 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.40% 12.10% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 89
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 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 12
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 £23.40 £24.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

SAP FI/CO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP FI/CO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the West Midlands region.

SAP FI/CO Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO across the West Midlands region.

SAP FI/CO Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 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 -7 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SAP FI/CO
England

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (100.00%) SAP
1 17 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 17 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Logistics
3 4 (23.53%) Automotive
4 3 (17.65%) SAP SD
4 3 (17.65%) VMS
4 3 (17.65%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.76%) ABAP
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Billing
6 1 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
6 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
6 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
6 1 (5.88%) MS Project
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 17 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (17.65%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Architect
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 5 (29.41%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Training Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP