The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 127 139
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.86% 1.11% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £283 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.99% -16.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £169 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £397 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 East of England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 233 270 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.03% 10.59% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 143 184
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.50 £43.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.16% +33.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £21.85 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.90 £44.17 £116.50
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in the East of England

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hertfordshire -3 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -
SAP FI
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (66.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (50.00%) Record to Report
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) CCA
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Order to Cash
5 1 (16.67%) SAP MDG
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Data Governance

SAP FI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 6 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MDG
2 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Support
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Support
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO Support
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Support
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Financial Leader
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Financial Support
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Record to Report
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Order to Cash
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP