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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 529 486
Rank change year-on-year +108 -43  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 191 125 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.76% 2.79% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 66 74
Median daily rate £500 £439 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -20.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £306 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP CO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4009 4473 4731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.29% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2749 2692
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 51
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP CO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 182 £500 +13.96% 23
London +55 82 £500 +17.64% 9
East Midlands +15 23 £510 -2.85% 1
South East +10 17 £525 +13.51% 3
Derbyshire +4 17 £510 -2.85%
North West +22 16 £425 -22.72% 3
Derby -3 15 £510 -2.85%
South West -2 12 £375 -10.71% 1
Bristol +2 8 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +20 6 £550 +15.78% 2
Brentford +6 6 - -
Cheshire +26 5 £425 -22.72%
Manchester +13 5 £425 -20.93% 2
Surrey +11 5 £688 +76.28% 1
West Midlands +14 3 £393 -1.75% 2
North East - 3 £513 - 1
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Cumbria - 3 £695 -
Yorkshire +27 2 £475 +26.66%
Coventry +13 2 £393 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £400 -
East of England -2 2 £500 +76.99%
Nottingham -3 2 £400 -
Somerset -8 2 £425 +4.93%
South Wales - 2 £525 -
Cardiff - 2 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Durham - 2 £513 - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 322 (100.00%) SAP
2 296 (91.93%) SAP FI
3 294 (91.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 161 (50.00%) Finance
5 41 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 34 (10.56%) Manufacturing
6 34 (10.56%) Migration
7 33 (10.25%) ERP
8 31 (9.63%) Retail
9 30 (9.32%) Banking
10 29 (9.01%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 28 (8.70%) Logistics
11 28 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
12 27 (8.39%) Data Migration
12 27 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.45%) IDoc
15 23 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
16 22 (6.83%) SAP FSCM
17 20 (6.21%) SAP BW
18 18 (5.59%) SAP HANA
19 17 (5.28%) Business Analysis
20 16 (4.97%) SAP S/4HANA
20 16 (4.97%) Project Management
20 16 (4.97%) SAP SD
21 14 (4.35%) General Ledger
21 14 (4.35%) Integration Testing
21 14 (4.35%) ABAP
22 13 (4.04%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.31%) InDesign
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 296 (91.93%) SAP FI
2 294 (91.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (9.01%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 22 (6.83%) SAP FSCM
5 16 (4.97%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (4.97%) SAP SD
6 12 (3.73%) SAP FI-AP
7 11 (3.42%) SAP SRM
8 9 (2.80%) SAP MM
8 9 (2.80%) SAP PS
9 8 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (1.55%) SAP HR
11 4 (1.24%) SAP MRS
11 4 (1.24%) SAP PM
12 3 (0.93%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.93%) SAP Retail
12 3 (0.93%) Teamcenter
13 2 (0.62%) SAP AFS
13 2 (0.62%) SAP QM
13 2 (0.62%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.21%) SAP BW
2 18 (5.59%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.24%) MS Access
5 3 (0.93%) Essbase
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) LSMW
1 1 (0.31%) SilkTest
General
1 161 (50.00%) Finance
2 41 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 34 (10.56%) Manufacturing
4 31 (9.63%) Retail
5 30 (9.32%) Banking
6 14 (4.35%) General Ledger
7 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.17%) Electronics
8 7 (2.17%) Marketing
9 6 (1.86%) Legal
10 4 (1.24%) Advertising
11 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.62%) Back Office
12 2 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.62%) Front Office
12 2 (0.62%) German Language
12 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 179 (55.59%) Consultant
1 179 (55.59%) SAP Consultant
2 138 (42.86%) SAP CO Consultant
3 122 (37.89%) SAP FI Consultant
4 121 (37.58%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 47 (14.60%) Analyst
6 38 (11.80%) SAP Analyst
7 19 (5.90%) Trainer
8 18 (5.59%) SAP Trainer
9 17 (5.28%) SAP FI Analyst
9 17 (5.28%) SAP Support
10 15 (4.66%) Functional Consultant
10 15 (4.66%) SAP FI Trainer
10 15 (4.66%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 13 (4.04%) SAP CO Trainer
11 13 (4.04%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
12 12 (3.73%) SAP Manager
13 11 (3.42%) SAP CO Support
13 11 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO Support
13 11 (3.42%) SAP P2P Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.45%) IDoc
2 8 (2.48%) SAP Fiori
3 7 (2.17%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.62%) BAPI
5 1 (0.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.31%) EDI
5 1 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (4.04%) FMCG
2 9 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.55%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.55%) e-Learning
4 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.62%) User Experience
5 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.31%) Life Science
5 1 (0.31%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.31%) Robotics
5 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.56%) Migration
2 33 (10.25%) ERP
3 28 (8.70%) Logistics
3 28 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
4 27 (8.39%) Data Migration
4 27 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
8 17 (5.28%) Business Analysis
9 16 (4.97%) Project Management
10 14 (4.35%) Integration Testing
11 12 (3.73%) Record to Report
12 9 (2.80%) Programme Management
13 8 (2.48%) Change Management
14 7 (2.17%) Data Management
14 7 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (2.17%) ITIL
14 7 (2.17%) Risk Management
15 6 (1.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.35%) ABAP
2 5 (1.55%) SQL
2 5 (1.55%) VBA
3 1 (0.31%) C
3 1 (0.31%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.42%) Degree
3 7 (2.17%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.86%) CCA
5 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) ACCA
6 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) CIMA
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.62%) GAAP
2 2 (0.62%) IFRS
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 322 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (3.42%) OpenText
3 10 (3.11%) HP
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle
5 6 (1.86%) Concur
5 6 (1.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe
6 2 (0.62%) Ariba
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos
7 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Informatica
7 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
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