Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 517 632
Rank change year-on-year -192 +115 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 183 379 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.86% 4.66% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 210 132
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £307
90th Percentile £613 £650 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £25.00 - £16.25
90th Percentile £27.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -

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 6,407 8,126 8,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.21% 8.18% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 4,789 5,233
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 97
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.39% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £61.13 £50.75 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £31.15 £25.06
% change year-on-year -30.18% +24.30% +8.96%

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 17 October 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 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 17 October 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 -191 163 £500 - 26
UK excluding London -102 87 £450 -10.00% 20
London -80 73 £500 -0.10% 8
South East -5 33 £453 +0.56% 12
North of England -33 26 £450 +5.88% 1
North West -26 20 £525 +28.83% 1
Scotland -13 12 £375 -18.92%
Midlands -62 9 £538 +7.50% 2
West Midlands -23 7 £575 +43.75% 2
Yorkshire -10 5 £425 -10.53%
East of England -17 5 £438 -18.60% 3
North East 0 1 £413 -19.51%
Wales -20 1 £488 -2.50% 2
East Midlands -29 1 £500 -1.96%
South West -45 1 £500 -0.05%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 183 (100.00%) SAP
2 178 (97.27%) SAP FI
3 175 (95.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 94 (51.37%) Finance
5 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (14.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 23 (12.57%) Procure-to-Pay
8 21 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (8.74%) SAP HANA
10 15 (8.20%) Migration
11 14 (7.65%) ABAP
11 14 (7.65%) Record to Report
12 13 (7.10%) SAP BPC
13 12 (6.56%) Data Migration
13 12 (6.56%) Test Scripting
13 12 (6.56%) Billing
13 12 (6.56%) IFRS
14 11 (6.01%) Order to Cash
14 11 (6.01%) SAP BW
15 10 (5.46%) SAP SD
15 10 (5.46%) Project Management
15 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (5.46%) Banking
15 10 (5.46%) Data Analysis
15 10 (5.46%) Change Management
15 10 (5.46%) SAP Implementation
16 9 (4.92%) SAP Security
16 9 (4.92%) Business Analysis
17 8 (4.37%) CCA

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 (0.55%) Confluence
1 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 178 (97.27%) SAP FI
2 175 (95.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (14.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (7.10%) SAP BPC
5 10 (5.46%) SAP SD
6 8 (4.37%) SAP MM
7 7 (3.83%) SAP FI-CA
8 5 (2.73%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (2.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 4 (2.19%) SAP HCM
9 4 (2.19%) SAP PS
9 4 (2.19%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (1.64%) SAP HR
10 3 (1.64%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.64%) SAP QM
11 2 (1.09%) HFM
11 2 (1.09%) SAP FI-AA
11 2 (1.09%) SAP PP
12 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.55%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.74%) SAP HANA
2 11 (6.01%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.09%) MS Access
4 2 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) Power BI
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) LSMW
2 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 94 (51.37%) Finance
2 12 (6.56%) Billing
3 10 (5.46%) Banking
4 6 (3.28%) Legal
4 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.73%) Retail
6 4 (2.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.64%) Czech Language
7 3 (1.64%) French Language
7 3 (1.64%) German Language
7 3 (1.64%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Croatian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Serbian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (54.64%) Consultant
1 100 (54.64%) SAP Consultant
2 73 (39.89%) SAP CO Consultant
3 72 (39.34%) SAP FI Consultant
4 70 (38.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 19 (10.38%) Analyst
6 15 (8.20%) SAP Analyst
7 11 (6.01%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.92%) SAP Manager
9 8 (4.37%) Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.83%) SAP Architect
10 7 (3.83%) SAP Business Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) SAP FI Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) SAP Project Manager
11 6 (3.28%) Training Consultant
12 5 (2.73%) Finance Manager
12 5 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (2.73%) SAP Financial Leader
12 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) EDI
2 6 (3.28%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (1.09%) IDoc
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.09%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.55%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.55%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.19%) FMCG
2 4 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.64%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.09%) Life Science
4 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (12.57%) Procure-to-Pay
3 21 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (8.20%) Migration
5 14 (7.65%) Record to Report
6 12 (6.56%) Data Migration
6 12 (6.56%) Test Scripting
7 11 (6.01%) Order to Cash
8 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.46%) Change Management
8 10 (5.46%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.46%) Project Management
8 10 (5.46%) SAP Implementation
9 9 (4.92%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.92%) SAP Security
10 8 (4.37%) ERP
11 7 (3.83%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.83%) Revenue Recognition
11 7 (3.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.65%) ABAP
2 1 (0.55%) Java
2 1 (0.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) CCA
2 7 (3.83%) SAP Certification
2 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) ACCA
5 1 (0.55%) CIMA
5 1 (0.55%) CIPD
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) IFRS
2 4 (2.19%) GxP
2 4 (2.19%) PMO
2 4 (2.19%) SEPA
3 3 (1.64%) GAAP
3 3 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.19%) Hyperion
2 4 (2.19%) OpenText
3 3 (1.64%) HP
4 2 (1.09%) Cognos
4 2 (1.09%) Concur
4 2 (1.09%) hybris
4 2 (1.09%) IBM
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.09%) ReadSoft
4 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.55%) Ariba
5 1 (0.55%) Citrix
5 1 (0.55%) Tableau
5 1 (0.55%) Workday