Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 662 514 668
Rank change year-on-year -148 +154 -68
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 228 355 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.49% 4.56% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 191 121
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £300
90th Percentile £613 £600 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £431
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.14% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £61.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.72% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £61.50 -
% change year-on-year -51.22% - -

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 6,535 7,783 8,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.38% 8.14% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,809 4,498 5,152
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £651 £646 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £414
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 105 94
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +5.60% +38.89%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +7.14% +55.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP CO in the UK

SAP CO
Top 14 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 14 August 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 -143 210 £475 - 8
UK excluding London -66 112 £450 -5.26% 9
London -84 88 £508 +6.84% 2
South East +5 59 £450 -14.29% 2
North of England -35 24 £450 +5.88% 2
North West -30 22 £463 +15.63% 1
Scotland -33 10 £375 -11.76% 3
Midlands -45 9 £500 -0.99% 2
East of England -1 7 £438 -15.66%
West Midlands -30 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Wales -14 2 £488 -7.14%
Yorkshire -17 2 £450 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -18 2 £500 -1.96%
South West -23 1 £500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 228 (100.00%) SAP
2 222 (97.37%) SAP FI
3 221 (96.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 118 (51.75%) Finance
5 30 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (12.28%) Procure-to-Pay
7 26 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (10.53%) SAP BW
9 21 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.77%) SAP S/4HANA
11 19 (8.33%) SAP BPC
11 19 (8.33%) Billing
12 18 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (7.89%) Data Modelling
13 17 (7.46%) Migration
14 16 (7.02%) Test Scripting
14 16 (7.02%) Data Analysis
15 14 (6.14%) SAP HANA
15 14 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (5.70%) SAP Implementation
16 13 (5.70%) SAP Security
17 12 (5.26%) ABAP
17 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (4.82%) Record to Report
18 11 (4.82%) EDI
18 11 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (4.82%) CCA
18 11 (4.82%) SAP Certification
18 11 (4.82%) Data Migration
19 10 (4.39%) Business Analysis

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 (0.88%) Confluence
1 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 222 (97.37%) SAP FI
2 221 (96.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (8.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (8.33%) SAP BPC
5 7 (3.07%) SAP FI-CA
5 7 (3.07%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (3.07%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.63%) HFM
7 5 (2.19%) SAP HR
7 5 (2.19%) SAP MM
8 4 (1.75%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (1.75%) SAP PS
9 3 (1.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.88%) SAP FI-AP
10 2 (0.88%) SAP FI-FM
10 2 (0.88%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.88%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.88%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) SaaS
1 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) WebEx
2 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.53%) SAP BW
2 14 (6.14%) SAP HANA
3 11 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (3.07%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.88%) MS Access
6 2 (0.88%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Power BI
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) LSMW
2 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 118 (51.75%) Finance
2 19 (8.33%) Billing
3 9 (3.95%) Banking
4 8 (3.51%) German Language
4 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.19%) Legal
7 5 (2.19%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (1.32%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) French Language
9 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Croatian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Serbian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (50.88%) Consultant
2 115 (50.44%) SAP Consultant
3 92 (40.35%) SAP CO Consultant
4 88 (38.60%) SAP FI Consultant
5 86 (37.72%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 24 (10.53%) Analyst
7 20 (8.77%) SAP Analyst
8 13 (5.70%) Architect
9 11 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.82%) SAP Architect
9 11 (4.82%) SAP Manager
10 9 (3.95%) SAP FI Analyst
10 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.07%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.07%) SAP Business Analyst
11 7 (3.07%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.63%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.63%) SAP Data Analyst
12 6 (2.63%) SAP FI Trainer
12 6 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.82%) EDI
2 5 (2.19%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (1.32%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.88%) IDoc
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.44%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.19%) FMCG
3 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.32%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.88%) Life Science
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (12.28%) Procure-to-Pay
3 26 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 17 (7.46%) Migration
7 16 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 16 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 14 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (5.70%) SAP Implementation
9 13 (5.70%) SAP Security
10 11 (4.82%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.82%) Record to Report
11 10 (4.39%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.39%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.39%) Project Management
11 10 (4.39%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (0.44%) Java
2 1 (0.44%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.82%) CCA
1 11 (4.82%) SAP Certification
2 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.07%) Degree
4 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.88%) ACCA
6 2 (0.88%) CIMA
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.51%) GxP
3 4 (1.75%) SEPA
4 3 (1.32%) IFRS
5 2 (0.88%) PMO
5 2 (0.88%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (3.95%) Hyperion
3 8 (3.51%) Ariba
4 7 (3.07%) HP
5 6 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.32%) Cognos
6 3 (1.32%) IBM
6 3 (1.32%) OpenText
6 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Concur
7 2 (0.88%) hybris
7 2 (0.88%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Workday