Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 568 655
Rank change year-on-year -57 +87 -138
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 263 274 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.72% 3.56% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 161 122
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £356
90th Percentile £675 £575 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £61.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 7,067 7,689 8,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,152 4,524 4,903
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £31.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -1.19% +31.82%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

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 22 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 April 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 -36 259 £500 +11.11% 24
UK excluding London -42 128 £475 +5.56% 17
London -47 102 £525 +16.67% 8
South East -8 48 £460 -12.38% 4
North of England -8 42 £475 +2.15% 6
North West -15 31 £475 +8.57% 6
East of England +4 20 £525 +31.25% 1
Midlands -35 15 £425 -11.46% 5
Yorkshire -1 11 £363 -30.95%
West Midlands -11 8 £375 -19.35%
East Midlands -15 7 £450 -13.46% 5
South West -8 2 £500 +17.65%
Wales -12 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 263 (100.00%) SAP
2 252 (95.82%) SAP FI
3 251 (95.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 159 (60.46%) Finance
5 33 (12.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 31 (11.79%) Procure-to-Pay
7 29 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (9.51%) Project Management
10 24 (9.13%) Accounts Payable
11 23 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (7.98%) Migration
13 21 (7.98%) SAP BW
14 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (6.84%) Accounts Receivable
14 18 (6.84%) Record to Report
15 17 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (6.46%) SAP Implementation
15 17 (6.46%) Business Analysis
16 16 (6.08%) Data Analysis
16 16 (6.08%) SAP BPC
16 16 (6.08%) SAP HANA
16 16 (6.08%) SAP SD
16 16 (6.08%) Data Modelling
16 16 (6.08%) Manufacturing
16 16 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (5.70%) IFRS
17 15 (5.70%) Hyperion
18 14 (5.32%) General Ledger

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 2 (0.76%) Confluence
1 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 252 (95.82%) SAP FI
2 251 (95.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 33 (12.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (6.08%) SAP BPC
4 16 (6.08%) SAP SD
5 12 (4.56%) HFM
6 10 (3.80%) SAP PS
7 8 (3.04%) SAP MM
8 6 (2.28%) SAP ERP
8 6 (2.28%) SAP FSCM
9 5 (1.90%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 5 (1.90%) SAP FI-GL
10 4 (1.52%) SAP FI-AP
10 4 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
11 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (1.14%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.76%) SAP FI-AA
12 2 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
12 2 (0.76%) SAP FS
12 2 (0.76%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) WebEx
2 2 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) SAP BW
2 16 (6.08%) SAP HANA
3 12 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.04%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (2.66%) MS Access
6 6 (2.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) LSMW
2 2 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 159 (60.46%) Finance
2 17 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (6.08%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.32%) General Ledger
5 12 (4.56%) Retail
6 7 (2.66%) Banking
6 7 (2.66%) Billing
7 6 (2.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.90%) Advertising
8 5 (1.90%) German Language
9 4 (1.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Finnish Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (45.63%) Consultant
2 117 (44.49%) SAP Consultant
3 99 (37.64%) SAP CO Consultant
4 92 (34.98%) SAP FI Consultant
5 89 (33.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 42 (15.97%) Analyst
7 36 (13.69%) SAP Analyst
8 18 (6.84%) Business Analyst
9 17 (6.46%) Architect
10 16 (6.08%) Data Analyst
10 16 (6.08%) SAP Architect
10 16 (6.08%) SAP FI Analyst
10 16 (6.08%) SAP Manager
11 15 (5.70%) SAP Business Analyst
12 13 (4.94%) SAP Data Analyst
13 11 (4.18%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.18%) SAP Project Manager
13 11 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.80%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.42%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.90%) EDI
1 5 (1.90%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (1.14%) SAP CO-PA
2 3 (1.14%) Web Services
3 2 (0.76%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.38%) IDoc
4 1 (0.38%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (1.90%) e-Learning
2 5 (1.90%) FMCG
3 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.38%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.38%) Robotics
5 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.79%) Procure-to-Pay
2 29 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (9.51%) Project Management
5 24 (9.13%) Accounts Payable
6 23 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.98%) Migration
9 18 (6.84%) Accounts Receivable
9 18 (6.84%) Record to Report
10 17 (6.46%) Business Analysis
10 17 (6.46%) SAP Implementation
11 16 (6.08%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.08%) Data Modelling
11 16 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (4.94%) ERP
12 13 (4.94%) Test Scripting
13 12 (4.56%) Scenario Testing
14 11 (4.18%) Order to Cash
14 11 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.80%) ABAP
2 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.04%) CCA
1 8 (3.04%) Degree
2 6 (2.28%) SAP Certification
3 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.52%) ACCA
4 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.14%) CIMA
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.38%) AAT
7 1 (0.38%) CFA
7 1 (0.38%) CISA
7 1 (0.38%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.70%) IFRS
2 7 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.52%) GxP
3 4 (1.52%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) SEPA
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 263 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.70%) Hyperion
3 9 (3.42%) Ariba
4 8 (3.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.90%) Concur
5 5 (1.90%) HP
6 3 (1.14%) OpenText
7 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) Dell
8 1 (0.38%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) IFS
8 1 (0.38%) Kofax
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow