The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 April 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 97 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.21% 3.51% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £538 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +3.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £508 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £568 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 131 171 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.34% 9.44% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 88
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in Manchester

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI in Manchester

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (88.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (88.24%) SAP CO
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) ABAP
6 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
6 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Ariba
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-AA
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.88%) FMCG
8 1 (5.88%) V-Model
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) SEPA
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Legal
8 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

SAP FI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (88.24%) SAP CO
1 15 (88.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP AFS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-AA
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) SAP FI Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) SAP CO Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) SAP Support
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) SAP CO Support
5 3 (17.65%) SAP FI/CO Support
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Financial Support
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Trainer
6 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Trainer
7 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SEPA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Ariba
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