Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 551 594
Rank change year-on-year -194 +43 +50
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 152 348 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.35% 4.24% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 203 157
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £315
90th Percentile £613 £663 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £5.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP CO is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,470 8,203 8,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.20% 8.01% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,763 4,922 5,225
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 85 95
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.70 £9.50
90th Percentile £69.53 £60.90 £94.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -19.35% +10.71%

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP CO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
England -192 133 £500 - 14
UK excluding London -121 68 £450 -7.69% 11
London -64 64 £500 -4.76% 4
South East -21 24 £453 -4.23% 4
North of England -31 21 £475 +11.76% 4
North West -33 16 £538 +22.86% 3
Scotland -9 12 £375 -18.92% 1
Midlands -34 8 £438 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -25 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 4 £425 - 1
East of England -31 3 £438 -16.67%
East Midlands -5 2 £438 -12.50%
North East - 1 £413 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO 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 with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 152 (100.00%) SAP
2 147 (96.71%) SAP FI
3 144 (94.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 73 (48.03%) Finance
5 28 (18.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 24 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (11.84%) SAP BPC
8 17 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (10.53%) Migration
10 14 (9.21%) Record to Report
10 14 (9.21%) Procure-to-Pay
11 13 (8.55%) Data Migration
12 12 (7.89%) Project Management
12 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
12 12 (7.89%) SAP SD
12 12 (7.89%) ABAP
12 12 (7.89%) ERP
12 12 (7.89%) IFRS
13 10 (6.58%) SAP BW
13 10 (6.58%) Change Management
13 10 (6.58%) SAP HANA
13 10 (6.58%) Order to Cash
14 9 (5.92%) SAP Implementation
14 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (5.92%) Billing
15 7 (4.61%) SAP PM
15 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (4.61%) Test Scripting
15 7 (4.61%) Revenue Recognition
16 6 (3.95%) SAP Fiori

SAP CO
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) Confluence
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 147 (96.71%) SAP FI
2 144 (94.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (18.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (11.84%) SAP BPC
5 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
5 12 (7.89%) SAP SD
6 7 (4.61%) SAP PM
7 6 (3.95%) SAP FI-CA
7 6 (3.95%) SAP PS
8 4 (2.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.63%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (1.97%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.97%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.97%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.97%) SAP QM
10 2 (1.32%) SAP FI-AA
10 2 (1.32%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-AP
11 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-FM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SAP BW
1 10 (6.58%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.66%) MS Access
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) LSMW
2 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 73 (48.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Billing
3 6 (3.95%) Legal
4 4 (2.63%) Back Office
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) French Language
5 3 (1.97%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Croatian Language
6 2 (1.32%) Serbian Language
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (50.00%) Consultant
1 76 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 55 (36.18%) SAP CO Consultant
3 54 (35.53%) SAP FI Consultant
3 54 (35.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 17 (11.18%) Analyst
4 17 (11.18%) SAP Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) SAP Business Analyst
6 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.92%) SAP Manager
7 9 (5.92%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Finance Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Finance Project Manager
8 6 (3.95%) SAP Architect
8 6 (3.95%) SAP Financial Project Manager
8 6 (3.95%) SAP Trainer
8 6 (3.95%) Trainer
8 6 (3.95%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.32%) EDI
2 2 (1.32%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (0.66%) IDoc
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BSP
3 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.97%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.97%) FMCG
4 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (10.53%) Migration
4 14 (9.21%) Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (9.21%) Record to Report
5 13 (8.55%) Data Migration
6 12 (7.89%) ERP
6 12 (7.89%) Project Management
7 10 (6.58%) Change Management
7 10 (6.58%) Order to Cash
8 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.92%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.61%) Revenue Recognition
9 7 (4.61%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.95%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.95%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.29%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.29%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.63%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.89%) ABAP
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) ACCA
1 4 (2.63%) CCA
1 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.32%) CIMA
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CIPD
4 1 (0.66%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) IFRS
2 4 (2.63%) PMO
2 4 (2.63%) SEPA
3 3 (1.97%) GAAP
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.63%) OpenText
3 2 (1.32%) hybris
3 2 (1.32%) Informatica
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.32%) ReadSoft
4 1 (0.66%) Ariba
4 1 (0.66%) Citrix
4 1 (0.66%) Concur
4 1 (0.66%) Google
4 1 (0.66%) HP
4 1 (0.66%) Hyperion