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 27 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 FICO
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 435 509 500
Rank change year-on-year +74 -9  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 167 114 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.47% 2.74% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 63 72
Median daily rate £500 £433 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.60% -21.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £439 £475
% change year-on-year +16.23% -7.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3740 4154 4277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.65% 8.38% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 2593 2543
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

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 27 June 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 27 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
London +44 71 £500 +17.64% 8
East Midlands +14 22 £510 -2.85% 1
North West +25 15 £425 -22.72% 3
South East +8 15 £525 +13.51% 3
South West -2 12 £375 -10.71% 1
West Midlands +14 3 £393 -1.75% 2
North East - 3 £513 - 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £475 +26.66%
East of England -2 2 £500 +76.99%
SAP FI/CO
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 280 (100.00%) SAP
1 280 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 280 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 144 (51.43%) Finance
3 34 (12.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 31 (11.07%) Retail
4 31 (11.07%) Manufacturing
4 31 (11.07%) Migration
5 30 (10.71%) ERP
6 29 (10.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 28 (10.00%) Logistics
8 27 (9.64%) Banking
9 26 (9.29%) SAP Implementation
10 25 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (8.57%) Data Migration
11 24 (8.57%) IDoc
12 23 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.86%) SAP FSCM
13 22 (7.86%) Procure-to-Pay
14 20 (7.14%) SAP BW
15 18 (6.43%) SAP HANA
16 16 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
16 16 (5.71%) Project Management
16 16 (5.71%) Business Analysis
17 14 (5.00%) General Ledger
17 14 (5.00%) Integration Testing
18 12 (4.29%) Record to Report
18 12 (4.29%) SAP FI-AP
18 12 (4.29%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 280 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 280 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 29 (10.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 22 (7.86%) SAP FSCM
4 16 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (4.29%) SAP FI-AP
6 11 (3.93%) SAP SRM
7 8 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (2.86%) SAP SD
8 5 (1.79%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.43%) SAP PS
10 3 (1.07%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.07%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.07%) SAP Retail
10 3 (1.07%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.71%) SAP AFS
11 2 (0.71%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.71%) SAP WM
12 1 (0.36%) Endur
12 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 18 (6.43%) SAP HANA
3 6 (2.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.43%) MS Access
5 3 (1.07%) Essbase
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) LSMW
1 1 (0.36%) SilkTest
General
1 144 (51.43%) Finance
2 34 (12.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 31 (11.07%) Manufacturing
3 31 (11.07%) Retail
4 27 (9.64%) Banking
5 14 (5.00%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.50%) Electronics
7 7 (2.50%) Marketing
8 5 (1.79%) Legal
9 4 (1.43%) Advertising
10 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 2 (0.71%) Billing
11 2 (0.71%) Front Office
11 2 (0.71%) Publishing
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (53.93%) Consultant
1 151 (53.93%) SAP Consultant
2 117 (41.79%) SAP CO Consultant
2 117 (41.79%) SAP FI Consultant
3 116 (41.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 47 (16.79%) Analyst
5 38 (13.57%) SAP Analyst
6 17 (6.07%) SAP FI Analyst
6 17 (6.07%) SAP Support
6 17 (6.07%) Trainer
7 16 (5.71%) SAP Trainer
8 13 (4.64%) SAP FI Trainer
9 12 (4.29%) SAP Manager
10 11 (3.93%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (3.93%) SAP CO Support
10 11 (3.93%) SAP CO Trainer
10 11 (3.93%) SAP FI/CO Support
10 11 (3.93%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
10 11 (3.93%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 11 (3.93%) SAP P2P Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.57%) IDoc
2 8 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.79%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.36%) .NET
4 1 (0.36%) BAPI
4 1 (0.36%) EDI
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.57%) FMCG
2 9 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.71%) e-Learning
4 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.36%) Life Science
5 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.36%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.07%) Migration
2 30 (10.71%) ERP
3 28 (10.00%) Logistics
4 26 (9.29%) SAP Implementation
5 25 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 23 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.86%) Procure-to-Pay
9 16 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.71%) Project Management
10 14 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 12 (4.29%) Record to Report
12 9 (3.21%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.50%) Change Management
13 7 (2.50%) Data Management
13 7 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (2.50%) ITIL
14 6 (2.14%) Test Scripting
15 5 (1.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.29%) ABAP
2 5 (1.79%) SQL
2 5 (1.79%) VBA
3 1 (0.36%) C
3 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.86%) Degree
3 7 (2.50%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.43%) CCA
5 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) ACCA
6 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) CIMA
6 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) IFRS
3 1 (0.36%) GAAP
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 280 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (3.93%) OpenText
3 10 (3.57%) HP
4 8 (2.86%) Oracle
5 6 (2.14%) Concur
6 5 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) Ariba
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos
7 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Informatica
7 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.36%) Pegasus
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