Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 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 Controlling (CO)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 623 609
Rank change year-on-year +118 -14 -75
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 368 264 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.71% 3.04% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 128 146
UK median daily rate £500 £445 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% -8.72% +2.63%
10th Percentile £375 £306 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +13.96% +9.69% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 7815 8688 9354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.98% 8.09% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 5172 5207
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +4.41% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £272
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 99 117
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £72.66 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +41.11% -30.77%

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 23 September 2017.

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 15 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 23 September 2017. 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 +117 343 £500 +12.36% 7
UK excluding London +79 176 £500 +13.96% 3
London +62 140 £500 +11.11% 4
Midlands +50 51 £500 +11.11% 1
North of England +76 39 £425 -5.56%
East Midlands +22 35 £510 -2.86% 1
North West +47 34 £408 -25.91%
South East +19 31 £513 +13.89% 1
South West +11 23 £400 -5.88% 1
East of England 0 18 £525 +23.53%
West Midlands +39 12 £400 -
Scotland - 8 £463 -
Wales 0 6 £500 -
North East - 3 £513 -
Yorkshire +24 2 £475 +35.71%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 368 (100.00%) SAP
2 344 (93.48%) SAP FI
3 343 (93.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 180 (48.91%) Finance
5 49 (13.32%) Migration
6 46 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 44 (11.96%) Banking
8 43 (11.68%) Data Migration
9 37 (10.05%) ERP
10 32 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (8.15%) Logistics
12 29 (7.88%) SAP S/4HANA
13 28 (7.61%) General Ledger
14 27 (7.34%) SAP Implementation
14 27 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.79%) SAP BW
15 25 (6.79%) Retail
16 24 (6.52%) SAP MM
17 22 (5.98%) Integration Testing
18 21 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (5.71%) Record to Report
19 20 (5.43%) SAP FSCM
20 18 (4.89%) Security Cleared
20 18 (4.89%) SAP HANA
21 16 (4.35%) Project Management
21 16 (4.35%) SAP SD
21 16 (4.35%) FMCG
22 15 (4.08%) Degree
23 14 (3.80%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (1.63%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.54%) CMS
2 2 (0.54%) Confluence
2 2 (0.54%) Documentum
3 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 344 (93.48%) SAP FI
2 343 (93.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (7.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (6.52%) SAP MM
5 20 (5.43%) SAP FSCM
6 16 (4.35%) SAP SD
7 14 (3.80%) SAP FI-AP
8 12 (3.26%) SAP SRM
9 9 (2.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 9 (2.45%) SAP ERP
10 7 (1.90%) SAP BPC
11 6 (1.63%) SAP PS
11 6 (1.63%) SAP Retail
12 4 (1.09%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.82%) SAP FI-GL
13 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.82%) SAP PP
13 3 (0.82%) SAP SCM
13 3 (0.82%) SAP Travel Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) SMS
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.79%) SAP BW
2 18 (4.89%) SAP HANA
3 6 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.82%) Essbase
6 2 (0.54%) MS Access
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) ProC
General
1 180 (48.91%) Finance
2 46 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 44 (11.96%) Banking
4 32 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 28 (7.61%) General Ledger
6 25 (6.79%) Retail
7 9 (2.45%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.17%) Electronics
8 8 (2.17%) Marketing
9 6 (1.63%) Legal
10 5 (1.36%) Billing
11 4 (1.09%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.82%) Advertising
12 3 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.54%) Back Office
13 2 (0.54%) French Language
13 2 (0.54%) Front Office
13 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 189 (51.36%) Consultant
2 187 (50.82%) SAP Consultant
3 143 (38.86%) SAP CO Consultant
4 132 (35.87%) SAP FI Consultant
5 128 (34.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 62 (16.85%) Analyst
7 49 (13.32%) SAP Analyst
8 36 (9.78%) SAP FI Analyst
9 25 (6.79%) Business Analyst
10 24 (6.52%) Trainer
11 23 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
12 22 (5.98%) SAP Trainer
13 20 (5.43%) SAP FI Trainer
14 18 (4.89%) SAP CO Trainer
14 18 (4.89%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
15 17 (4.62%) Functional Consultant
16 16 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 15 (4.08%) SAP FI Business Analyst
18 14 (3.80%) SAP CO Business Analyst
18 14 (3.80%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.80%) SAP CO-PA
2 12 (3.26%) IDoc
3 7 (1.90%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (1.09%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.54%) Middleware
5 2 (0.54%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.27%) EDI
6 1 (0.27%) JMS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.35%) FMCG
2 14 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.36%) EPoS
6 4 (1.09%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.09%) Robotics
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.54%) Life Science
8 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.27%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.32%) Migration
2 43 (11.68%) Data Migration
3 37 (10.05%) ERP
4 30 (8.15%) Logistics
4 30 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (7.34%) SAP Implementation
5 27 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (5.98%) Integration Testing
7 21 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.71%) Record to Report
8 16 (4.35%) Project Management
9 13 (3.53%) Analytics
9 13 (3.53%) Business Analysis
9 13 (3.53%) Programme Management
10 12 (3.26%) Data Analytics
11 10 (2.72%) Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (2.45%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.17%) Change Management
13 8 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (2.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.17%) ABAP
2 7 (1.90%) SQL
3 2 (0.54%) VBA
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.08%) Degree
3 12 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.45%) CCA
5 6 (1.63%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.54%) ACCA
6 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.54%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.09%) IFRS
3 3 (0.82%) GAAP
4 2 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 368 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (3.80%) HP
3 8 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.17%) Oracle
4 4 (1.09%) OpenText
5 3 (0.82%) Blue Prism
5 3 (0.82%) Kofax
6 2 (0.54%) Ariba
6 2 (0.54%) Concur
6 2 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.27%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.27%) TIBCO