The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
UK / England
Rank 431 492 408
Rank change year-on-year +61 -84  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 139 126 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.96% 3.26% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 94
Median daily rate £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £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 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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3506 3869 4156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.55% 7.95% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2148 2368 2416
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 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 38
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in England

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI in England

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in England

SAP FI
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 FI within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 +6 66 £438 -8.85% 5
North West +45 17 £425 +32.81% 4
South East +5 15 £475 +18.75% 6
South West +9 8 £400 -36.00% 4
East Midlands - 8 £425 -
West Midlands +21 6 £438 -25.53% 2
Midlands +11 4 £450 -
East of England -6 4 £400 +45.45% 2
North East - 1 - -
SAP FI
UK

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 England region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 314 (100.00%) SAP
2 257 (81.85%) SAP CO
3 254 (80.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 175 (55.73%) Finance
5 40 (12.74%) Procure-to-Pay
6 34 (10.83%) Banking
7 32 (10.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 30 (9.55%) SAP BW
8 30 (9.55%) Project Management
9 29 (9.24%) ABAP
9 29 (9.24%) Retail
10 28 (8.92%) SAP FSCM
11 27 (8.60%) General Ledger
12 25 (7.96%) SAP HANA
13 24 (7.64%) SAP Implementation
14 21 (6.69%) Migration
15 20 (6.37%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (6.05%) ERP
17 18 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (5.73%) Record to Report
17 18 (5.73%) SAP S/4HANA
18 17 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (5.41%) OpenText
19 16 (5.10%) SAP MM
20 15 (4.78%) Test Scripting
20 15 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
21 14 (4.46%) SAP SD
21 14 (4.46%) Manufacturing
22 13 (4.14%) Data Migration

SAP FI
Top Related 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 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 257 (81.85%) SAP CO
2 254 (80.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 32 (10.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 28 (8.92%) SAP FSCM
5 18 (5.73%) SAP S/4HANA
6 16 (5.10%) SAP MM
7 14 (4.46%) SAP SD
8 11 (3.50%) SAP SRM
9 8 (2.55%) SAP FI-AP
10 6 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (1.59%) SAP BPC
11 5 (1.59%) SAP ERP
12 4 (1.27%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.96%) SAP FI-CA
13 3 (0.96%) SAP GTS
13 3 (0.96%) SAP MDM
13 3 (0.96%) SAP PS
14 2 (0.64%) Endur
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
14 2 (0.64%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) Firewall
1 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.55%) SAP BW
2 25 (7.96%) SAP HANA
3 20 (6.37%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (3.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (2.23%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (1.91%) MS Access
7 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) Big Data
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) LSMW
1 2 (0.64%) SilkTest
General
1 175 (55.73%) Finance
2 34 (10.83%) Banking
3 29 (9.24%) Retail
4 27 (8.60%) General Ledger
5 19 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (4.46%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 5 (1.59%) French Language
7 5 (1.59%) Legal
8 4 (1.27%) Billing
8 4 (1.27%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (47.13%) Consultant
2 146 (46.50%) SAP Consultant
3 113 (35.99%) SAP FI Consultant
4 98 (31.21%) SAP CO Consultant
5 97 (30.89%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 52 (16.56%) Analyst
7 44 (14.01%) SAP Analyst
8 20 (6.37%) SAP FI Analyst
8 20 (6.37%) SAP Support
9 19 (6.05%) Architect
9 19 (6.05%) Developer
9 19 (6.05%) SAP Architect
9 19 (6.05%) SAP Financial Consultant
10 18 (5.73%) SAP Manager
10 18 (5.73%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.41%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.41%) SAP Developer
12 16 (5.10%) SAP Business Analyst
12 16 (5.10%) SAP P2P Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.23%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (1.59%) XML
3 2 (0.64%) .NET
3 2 (0.64%) EDI
4 1 (0.32%) BAPI
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.87%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.23%) FMCG
4 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.32%) Life Science
5 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.32%) PMI
5 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.64%) Windows
2 1 (0.32%) Solaris
2 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.74%) Procure-to-Pay
2 30 (9.55%) Project Management
3 24 (7.64%) SAP Implementation
4 21 (6.69%) Migration
5 19 (6.05%) ERP
6 18 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (5.73%) Record to Report
7 17 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.78%) Test Scripting
8 15 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (4.14%) Data Migration
9 13 (4.14%) Logistics
10 11 (3.50%) Order to Cash
11 10 (3.18%) Defect Management
11 10 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.18%) Test Strategy
11 10 (3.18%) V-Model
12 9 (2.87%) Business Analysis
12 9 (2.87%) Data Management
12 9 (2.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.24%) ABAP
2 3 (0.96%) SQL
2 3 (0.96%) VBA
3 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.32%) C
4 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.23%) ACCA
3 7 (2.23%) CCA
4 6 (1.91%) CIMA
5 5 (1.59%) Degree
6 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.96%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) GAAP
3 1 (0.32%) IFRS
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 314 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.41%) OpenText
3 10 (3.18%) Concur
4 6 (1.91%) Adobe
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle
6 3 (0.96%) Sun
7 2 (0.64%) Ariba
7 2 (0.64%) Baan
7 2 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Infor
8 1 (0.32%) Informatica
8 1 (0.32%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.32%) Remedy
8 1 (0.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) webMethods
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