The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SAP FI/CO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI/CO over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP FICO
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 77 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.31% 0.31% 0.82%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.91% 5.77% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -28.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £320 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP FI/CO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 44 52 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.24% 5.30% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 33
Median daily rate £450 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

SAP FI/CO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SAP FI/CO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI/CO in Cheshire

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI/CO in Cheshire

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI/CO in Cheshire

SAP FI/CO
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield - 3 £550 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 -
SAP FI/CO
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI/CO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAP FI/CO.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
1 8 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) MS Access
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

SAP FI/CO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 8 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Access Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion