The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SAP FI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 22 June 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 Financial Accounting (FI)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 168 193
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 1 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% 0.029% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.44% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Median daily rate £341 £459 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.62% -23.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FI 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 the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 263 229 561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.98% 6.73% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 156 385
Median daily rate £500 £454 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in the City of London

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP FI in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (60.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (60.00%) IDoc
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (20.00%) Billing

SAP FI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 5 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (60.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Billing Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) IDoc
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle