The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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 FICO
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 463 542 463
Rank change year-on-year +79 -79  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 114 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.23% 2.11% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 73
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 £635 £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 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 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 FI/CO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI/CO in England

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI/CO in England

SAP FI/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 FI/CO in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI/CO in England

SAP FI/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 FI/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 +28 48 £425 -15.00% 3
North West +43 17 £425 +32.81% 3
South East +16 14 £500 +19.40% 6
South West +2 9 £413 -34.00% 1
East Midlands - 7 £475 - 1
West Midlands +15 4 £425 -27.65% 3
Midlands +11 4 £450 -
East of England -3 3 £400 +45.45% 2
SAP FI/CO
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for SAP FI/CO.

1 256 (100.00%) SAP
1 256 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 256 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 146 (57.03%) Finance
3 31 (12.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 30 (11.72%) Banking
4 30 (11.72%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 28 (10.94%) ABAP
6 27 (10.55%) Retail
7 23 (8.98%) SAP FSCM
8 22 (8.59%) SAP Implementation
9 21 (8.20%) SAP BW
10 20 (7.81%) Project Management
10 20 (7.81%) Migration
11 18 (7.03%) SAP HANA
11 18 (7.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (7.03%) SAP S/4HANA
12 17 (6.64%) General Ledger
13 15 (5.86%) ERP
13 15 (5.86%) OpenText
14 14 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (5.08%) Logistics
15 13 (5.08%) SAP MM
15 13 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (4.69%) Data Migration
16 12 (4.69%) Record to Report
17 11 (4.30%) Manufacturing
18 10 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (3.91%) SAP SD
18 10 (3.91%) BusinessObjects

SAP FI/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 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.39%) MS Office
1 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 256 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 256 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 30 (11.72%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 23 (8.98%) SAP FSCM
4 18 (7.03%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (5.08%) SAP MM
6 10 (3.91%) SAP SD
7 9 (3.52%) SAP SRM
8 6 (2.34%) SAP FI-AP
9 4 (1.56%) SAP BPC
9 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (1.17%) SAP GTS
10 3 (1.17%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.17%) SAP PS
11 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.78%) SAP FI-AA
11 2 (0.78%) SAP FI-CA
11 2 (0.78%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.78%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.78%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.20%) SAP BW
2 18 (7.03%) SAP HANA
3 10 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) LSMW
1 1 (0.39%) SilkTest
General
1 146 (57.03%) Finance
2 30 (11.72%) Banking
3 27 (10.55%) Retail
4 18 (7.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (6.64%) General Ledger
6 11 (4.30%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.95%) Advertising
8 4 (1.56%) Billing
8 4 (1.56%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.17%) French Language
9 3 (1.17%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Automotive
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (49.61%) Consultant
2 125 (48.83%) SAP Consultant
3 105 (41.02%) SAP FI Consultant
4 98 (38.28%) SAP CO Consultant
4 98 (38.28%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 40 (15.63%) Analyst
6 37 (14.45%) SAP Analyst
7 19 (7.42%) SAP Support
8 18 (7.03%) SAP Manager
9 15 (5.86%) SAP Financial Consultant
9 15 (5.86%) SAP P2P Analyst
10 14 (5.47%) Architect
10 14 (5.47%) Developer
10 14 (5.47%) SAP Architect
10 14 (5.47%) SAP FI Analyst
11 13 (5.08%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.08%) SAP Support Consultant
11 13 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.08%) Support Consultant
12 12 (4.69%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) BAPI
2 1 (0.39%) EDI
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.39%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.52%) e-Learning
2 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.95%) FMCG
4 3 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.39%) PMI
5 1 (0.39%) User Experience
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.11%) Procure-to-Pay
2 22 (8.59%) SAP Implementation
3 20 (7.81%) Migration
3 20 (7.81%) Project Management
4 15 (5.86%) ERP
5 14 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (5.08%) Logistics
7 12 (4.69%) Data Migration
7 12 (4.69%) Record to Report
8 10 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.52%) ITIL
9 9 (3.52%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.13%) Business Analysis
11 7 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.73%) Investment Management
12 6 (2.34%) Order to Cash
13 5 (1.95%) Defect Management
13 5 (1.95%) Master Data Management
13 5 (1.95%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.94%) ABAP
2 4 (1.56%) VBA
3 2 (0.78%) SQL
4 1 (0.39%) C
4 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.34%) ACCA
3 6 (2.34%) CIMA
4 5 (1.95%) CCA
4 5 (1.95%) Degree
5 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) GAAP
3 1 (0.39%) IFRS
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) SEPA
Vendors
1 256 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.86%) OpenText
3 7 (2.73%) Concur
4 6 (2.34%) Adobe
5 5 (1.95%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.78%) Baan
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos
7 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Infor
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Remedy
7 1 (0.39%) Sun
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