The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP CO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP CO over the 3 months to 29 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 Controlling (CO)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 540 457
Rank change year-on-year +87 -83  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 124 86 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.51% 2.16% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 76
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £634 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP 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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3530 3973 4174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.46% 8.00% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2440 2449
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 37
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £63.16 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO in England

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in England

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP CO in England

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in England

SAP CO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +33 53 £425 -15.00% 3
North West +43 17 £425 +32.81% 3
South East +15 14 £500 +17.64% 6
South West +2 9 £413 -34.00% 1
East Midlands - 7 £475 - 1
West Midlands +17 6 £438 -25.53% 3
Midlands +11 4 £450 -
East of England -3 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
SAP CO
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 England region with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 272 (100.00%) SAP
2 259 (95.22%) SAP FI
3 256 (94.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 153 (56.25%) Finance
5 31 (11.40%) Procure-to-Pay
6 30 (11.03%) Banking
6 30 (11.03%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 28 (10.29%) Retail
7 28 (10.29%) ABAP
8 25 (9.19%) SAP Implementation
9 24 (8.82%) SAP FSCM
10 21 (7.72%) Project Management
10 21 (7.72%) SAP BW
11 20 (7.35%) Migration
12 19 (6.99%) General Ledger
13 18 (6.62%) SAP HANA
13 18 (6.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (6.62%) SAP S/4HANA
14 16 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.51%) ERP
15 15 (5.51%) SAP MM
15 15 (5.51%) SAP SD
15 15 (5.51%) OpenText
16 14 (5.15%) Logistics
16 14 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (5.15%) Manufacturing
17 13 (4.78%) Record to Report
18 12 (4.41%) Data Migration
19 11 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
20 10 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management

SAP CO
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.37%) MS Office
1 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 259 (95.22%) SAP FI
2 256 (94.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (11.03%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 24 (8.82%) SAP FSCM
5 18 (6.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (5.51%) SAP MM
6 15 (5.51%) SAP SD
7 9 (3.31%) SAP PS
7 9 (3.31%) SAP SRM
8 6 (2.21%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (2.21%) SAP HR
9 5 (1.84%) SAP BPC
9 5 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (1.47%) SAP MRS
10 4 (1.47%) SAP PM
11 3 (1.10%) SAP GTS
12 2 (0.74%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.74%) SAP FI-AA
12 2 (0.74%) SAP FI-CA
12 2 (0.74%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) SAP BW
2 18 (6.62%) SAP HANA
3 11 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) LSMW
1 1 (0.37%) SilkTest
General
1 153 (56.25%) Finance
2 30 (11.03%) Banking
3 28 (10.29%) Retail
4 19 (6.99%) General Ledger
5 18 (6.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (5.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.84%) Advertising
8 4 (1.47%) Billing
8 4 (1.47%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.10%) French Language
9 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (51.47%) Consultant
2 138 (50.74%) SAP Consultant
3 106 (38.97%) SAP CO Consultant
4 105 (38.60%) SAP FI Consultant
5 98 (36.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 40 (14.71%) Analyst
7 37 (13.60%) SAP Analyst
8 19 (6.99%) SAP Support
9 18 (6.62%) SAP Manager
10 16 (5.88%) SAP Financial Consultant
11 15 (5.51%) Architect
11 15 (5.51%) SAP Architect
11 15 (5.51%) SAP P2P Analyst
12 14 (5.15%) Developer
12 14 (5.15%) SAP FI Analyst
12 14 (5.15%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.78%) SAP Support Consultant
13 13 (4.78%) Support Consultant
14 12 (4.41%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.37%) .NET
2 1 (0.37%) BAPI
2 1 (0.37%) EDI
2 1 (0.37%) Middleware
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (3.31%) e-Learning
2 6 (2.21%) FMCG
3 5 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.37%) PMI
4 1 (0.37%) User Experience
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.40%) Procure-to-Pay
2 25 (9.19%) SAP Implementation
3 21 (7.72%) Project Management
4 20 (7.35%) Migration
5 16 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (5.51%) ERP
7 14 (5.15%) Logistics
7 14 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (4.78%) Record to Report
9 12 (4.41%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.31%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.31%) ITIL
11 9 (3.31%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.57%) Investment Management
13 6 (2.21%) Order to Cash
14 5 (1.84%) Cash Management
14 5 (1.84%) Defect Management
14 5 (1.84%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.29%) ABAP
2 4 (1.47%) VBA
3 2 (0.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.21%) ACCA
3 6 (2.21%) CCA
3 6 (2.21%) CIMA
4 5 (1.84%) Degree
5 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.10%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) GAAP
3 1 (0.37%) IFRS
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
Vendors
1 272 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.51%) OpenText
3 7 (2.57%) Concur
4 6 (2.21%) Adobe
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.74%) Baan
7 1 (0.37%) Cognos
7 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Infor
7 1 (0.37%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy
7 1 (0.37%) Sun
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