The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 Financial Accounting (FI)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 237 234
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 17 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.97% 4.70% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
Median daily rate £525 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £300 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £533 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 573 702 671
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.39% 7.81% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 430 399
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in the South East

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI in the South East

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in the South East

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +19 6 £550 +15.78% 2
Surrey +11 5 £688 +76.28% 1
Middlesex +10 1 £401 -5.20%
Hampshire +7 1 - -
West Sussex +7 1 £325 +62.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
SAP FI
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (90.63%) SAP CO
3 28 (87.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (46.88%) Finance
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) SAP HANA
6 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (9.38%) Record to Report
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Logistics
8 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
8 2 (6.25%) SAP PS
8 2 (6.25%) Order to Cash
9 1 (3.13%) Data Enrichment
9 1 (3.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (3.13%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
9 1 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Defect Management

SAP FI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (90.63%) SAP CO
2 28 (87.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP PS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LSMW
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Consultant
1 19 (59.38%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (46.88%) SAP FI Consultant
3 13 (40.63%) SAP CO Consultant
3 13 (40.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP CO Support
5 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Support
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.13%) Package Solution Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Process Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.13%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP PS Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) BAPI
1 1 (3.13%) IDoc
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
1 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) Logistics
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Record to Report
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Order to Cash
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
5 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) ABAP
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ACCA
1 1 (3.13%) CCA
1 1 (3.13%) CIMA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Informatica
2 1 (3.13%) Pegasus