Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 27 May 2020 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)
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 188 186
Rank change year-on-year +53 -2 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 10 13 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.10% 3.52% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £333 £525 £365
90th Percentile £683 £663 £563
England median daily rate £560 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +140.38% -57.72%

SAP FI is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 196 369 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.52% 7.18% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 227 264
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £675 £588 £653
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -27.78% +63.64%
10th Percentile £20.19 £18.02 £29.00
90th Percentile £56.88 £49.84 £69.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year - +56.11% -23.69%

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAP FI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in the North West

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP FI in the North West.

Daily rate trend for SAP FI in the North West

SAP FI
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP FI in the North West over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP FI in the North West

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP FI in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for SAP FI in the North West

SAP FI
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 FI within the North West region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +57 6 £388 -
Cumbria - 2 £686 -
Merseyside +5 1 £525 -25.00%
Lancashire - 1 - -
SAP FI
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (90.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (90.00%) SAP CO
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Azure
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing

SAP FI
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 9 (90.00%) SAP CO
1 9 (90.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP