Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 594 701 642
Rank change year-on-year +107 -59 -74
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 99 177 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.14% 2.71% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 121
Median daily rate £560 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £406 £348 £350
90th Percentile £750 £615 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +130.77% -27.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +54.41% -44.72%

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 4,628 6,524 7,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.49% 6.73% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,755 3,918 4,300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 93 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -26.87%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.25 £9.98
90th Percentile £48.38 £64.55 £52.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -37.45%

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP CO.

Daily rate trend for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP CO over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP CO.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +107 81 £560 +14.87% 6
UK excluding London +85 44 £525 +9.09% 6
London +131 30 £600 +23.08% 1
North of England +74 19 £525 +9.09% 4
South East +77 16 £500 +2.56% 1
North West +41 15 £525 -4.55% 4
Work from Home +4 12 £800 +120.69% 1
East of England +30 6 £575 +27.78%
Yorkshire +51 3 £438 -2.51%
Wales +27 2 £700 +21.74%
Midlands +49 1 - -
West Midlands +47 1 - -
North East +34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 99 (100.00%) SAP
2 83 (83.84%) SAP FI
3 82 (82.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 44 (44.44%) Finance
5 40 (40.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.09%) Migration
8 8 (8.08%) Record to Report
9 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.07%) Project Management
10 6 (6.06%) Ariba
10 6 (6.06%) ERP
10 6 (6.06%) French Language
10 6 (6.06%) SAP CO-PA
10 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.06%) SAP HANA
11 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.05%) Russian Language
11 5 (5.05%) Oracle
11 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
12 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (4.04%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Azure
12 4 (4.04%) Accounts Payable
12 4 (4.04%) Accounts Receivable
13 3 (3.03%) Project Delivery
13 3 (3.03%) Analytics
13 3 (3.03%) SDLC

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 (1.01%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 83 (83.84%) SAP FI
2 82 (82.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (40.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.03%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (3.03%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
5 2 (2.02%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.01%) SAP CO-OM
6 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.01%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.01%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.01%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.01%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.02%) Selenium
2 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.01%) JMeter
3 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) French Language
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.05%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (62.63%) Consultant
2 61 (61.62%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (48.48%) SAP CO Consultant
4 39 (39.39%) SAP FI Consultant
5 35 (35.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) SAP Trainer
6 8 (8.08%) Trainer
7 6 (6.06%) SAP CO Trainer
7 6 (6.06%) SAP FI Trainer
7 6 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Architect
10 3 (3.03%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) SAP SD Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) SAP CO-PA
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.01%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.02%) FMCG
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Solaris
1 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (9.09%) Migration
3 8 (8.08%) Record to Report
4 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.07%) Project Management
5 6 (6.06%) ERP
6 4 (4.04%) Accounts Payable
6 4 (4.04%) Accounts Receivable
6 4 (4.04%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.03%) Analytics
7 3 (3.03%) Cash Management
7 3 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.03%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (3.03%) Project Delivery
7 3 (3.03%) SDLC
7 3 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) ABAP
1 3 (3.03%) C
2 2 (2.02%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.01%) IFRS
1 1 (1.01%) PMO
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (6.06%) Ariba
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) BT
4 2 (2.02%) Concur
5 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.01%) Maconomy
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft