The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Controlling (CO)
England / South West
Rank 127 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.034% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.67% 0.53% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £413 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +47.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £625 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 245 189 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.43% 6.51% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 129 151
Median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in the South West

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in the South West

SAP CO
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol +6 5 £425 -32.00%
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 1
SAP CO
England

SAP CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South West region with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 29 (100.00%) SAP
1 29 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 29 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (72.41%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) ABAP
4 5 (17.24%) Adobe
4 5 (17.24%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) SAP HANA
5 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) QA
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (10.34%) Record to Report
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Electronics
8 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (3.45%) Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Degree

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 29 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 29 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Consultant
1 9 (31.03%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) SAP CO Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) SAP FI Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) ABAP Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) SAP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SAP FI Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Manager
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SAP Fiori
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
1 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Record to Report
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Adobe