The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP FICO
London / City of London
Rank 150 151 185
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.91% 3.06% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -16.66%  
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 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 209 229 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 6.98% 6.88% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 165 317
Median daily rate £425 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP FI/CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SAP FI/CO
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/CO in the City of London.

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

SAP FI/CO
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAP FI/CO.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 7 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (42.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (42.86%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
5 1 (14.29%) Cash Management

SAP FI/CO
Top Related 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 7 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 7 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (42.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
3 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP CO Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Billing Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP