The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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 Controlling (CO)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 154 135
Rank change year-on-year +45 -19  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 24 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.23% 3.17% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Median daily rate £425 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £545 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 260 284 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.36% 7.09% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 166 173
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £549 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £65.00 £30.42 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.71% -49.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -29.68%  

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO in the North West over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in the North West

SAP CO
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Manchester +19 14 £375 -30.23%
Cheshire +41 7 £450 +40.62%
Cumbria - 3 £695 -
SAP CO
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
1 33 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 33 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 19 (57.58%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 4 (12.12%) Logistics
5 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (12.12%) MS Access
5 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) ABAP
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
6 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Teamcenter
6 3 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) CIMA
7 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
7 2 (6.06%) ACCA
7 2 (6.06%) ERP

SAP CO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 33 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 33 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (9.09%) Teamcenter
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MS Access
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Consultant
1 17 (51.52%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (42.42%) SAP FI Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) SAP CO Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Access Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (12.12%) SAP FI Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Support
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Trainer
5 4 (12.12%) Trainer
6 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SAP CO Support
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Support
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Financial Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
1 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
2 4 (12.12%) Logistics
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) VBA
2 3 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ACCA
3 2 (6.06%) CIMA
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SEPA
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Ariba
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion