The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 248 247
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 15 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.62% 3.13% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 4
Median daily rate £525 £463 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -19.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £362 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £574 £618
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 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/CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

SAP FI/CO
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/CO in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the South East

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI/CO in the South East

SAP FI/CO
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/CO in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the South East

SAP FI/CO
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/CO 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 +20 6 £550 +15.78% 2
Surrey +9 3 £688 +76.28% 1
West Sussex +11 1 £325 +62.50%
Middlesex +10 1 £401 -5.20%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
SAP FI/CO
England

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 South East region with a requirement for SAP FI/CO.

1 28 (100.00%) SAP
1 28 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 28 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 3 (10.71%) SAP HANA
5 3 (10.71%) Record to Report
5 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (7.14%) Order to Cash
6 2 (7.14%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (7.14%) SAP PS
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) ABAP
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (3.57%) Informatica
7 1 (3.57%) Pegasus

SAP FI/CO
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 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 28 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.14%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP PS
3 1 (3.57%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Consultant
1 16 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (46.43%) SAP CO Consultant
2 13 (46.43%) SAP FI Consultant
2 13 (46.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP CO Support
4 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Support
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Process Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.57%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP PS Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) BAPI
1 1 (3.57%) IDoc
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
1 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Logistics
3 3 (10.71%) Record to Report
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Order to Cash
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
5 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) ABAP
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ACCA
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
1 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Pegasus