Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 666 624 564
Rank change year-on-year -42 -60 +110
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 194 265 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.06% 3.77% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 160
UK median daily rate £489 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.78% -0.55%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £360
90th Percentile £633 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £22.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.77% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £50.25 £13.53 £5.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £31.78 £62.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £34.00 £61.50
% 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 6,348 7,027 7,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.69% 6.95% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,808 4,128 4,457
UK median daily rate £478 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £440 £440
% change year-on-year +5.34% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 97 99
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £31.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -18.92% +4.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.26 £11.12
90th Percentile £64.90 £56.55 £58.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.41 £31.48
% change year-on-year +75.15% -31.98% -10.07%

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 25 April 2019.

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 16 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 25 April 2019. 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 -85 158 £490 +1.03% 18
UK excluding London -25 99 £488 +2.63% 11
London -21 61 £500 -3.15% 7
South East -6 43 £488 +5.98% 2
Midlands 0 15 £475 +11.76% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £775 -
North of England -26 11 £550 +15.79% 3
West Midlands -4 10 £475 +26.67% 2
East of England +5 9 £475 -9.52% 3
North West -23 7 £550 +15.79% 3
East Midlands +14 5 £375 -16.67%
Scotland - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £488 +30.00%
South West -33 3 - - 1
Wales +8 2 £575 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) SAP
2 184 (94.85%) SAP FI
3 183 (94.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 123 (63.40%) Finance
5 62 (31.96%) SAP S/4HANA
6 28 (14.43%) ERP
7 26 (13.40%) SAP BPC
8 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.82%) Business Analysis
10 17 (8.76%) ABAP
11 16 (8.25%) SAP PS
12 15 (7.73%) Project Management
12 15 (7.73%) SAP BW
12 15 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.70%) Ariba
13 13 (6.70%) Manufacturing
14 12 (6.19%) Migration
14 12 (6.19%) SAP MM
15 11 (5.67%) SAP SD
15 11 (5.67%) CCA
15 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (5.67%) Revenue Recognition
15 11 (5.67%) Test Scripting
15 11 (5.67%) SAP HANA
16 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
16 10 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (5.15%) Change Management
17 9 (4.64%) Retail
17 9 (4.64%) Legal
18 8 (4.12%) SAP Fiori

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 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 184 (94.85%) SAP FI
2 183 (94.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 62 (31.96%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (13.40%) SAP BPC
5 16 (8.25%) SAP PS
6 12 (6.19%) SAP MM
7 11 (5.67%) SAP SD
8 6 (3.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 5 (2.58%) SAP PM
10 4 (2.06%) SAP ERP
10 4 (2.06%) SAP FI-CA
10 4 (2.06%) SAP IS-U
11 3 (1.55%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (1.55%) SAP SCM
12 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (0.52%) HFM
13 1 (0.52%) SAP CS
13 1 (0.52%) SAP GTS
13 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
13 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) RTP
1 1 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.73%) SAP BW
2 11 (5.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) PVCS
2 1 (0.52%) LSMW
2 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 123 (63.40%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.64%) Legal
3 9 (4.64%) Retail
4 7 (3.61%) Billing
5 6 (3.09%) Back Office
5 6 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.06%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) French Language
7 3 (1.55%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.03%) Croatian Language
8 2 (1.03%) Serbian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 118 (60.82%) Consultant
2 114 (58.76%) SAP Consultant
3 98 (50.52%) SAP CO Consultant
4 86 (44.33%) SAP FI Consultant
5 85 (43.81%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 23 (11.86%) Analyst
7 21 (10.82%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 20 (10.31%) SAP Analyst
9 16 (8.25%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (7.22%) SAP FI Analyst
11 13 (6.70%) Business Analyst
11 13 (6.70%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
11 13 (6.70%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 11 (5.67%) SAP PS Consultant
13 10 (5.15%) SAP Business Analyst
13 10 (5.15%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
13 10 (5.15%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 9 (4.64%) Architect
14 9 (4.64%) SAP Financial Consultant
15 8 (4.12%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.12%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (2.58%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (1.55%) BAPI
3 3 (1.55%) SOAP
4 2 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) EDI
5 1 (0.52%) IDoc
5 1 (0.52%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.52%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.55%) FMCG
3 3 (1.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.52%) Life Science
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.43%) ERP
2 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (10.82%) Business Analysis
4 15 (7.73%) Project Management
4 15 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (6.19%) Migration
6 11 (5.67%) Revenue Recognition
6 11 (5.67%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.15%) Change Management
7 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.12%) Analytics
8 8 (4.12%) Data Migration
9 7 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.61%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.61%) Record to Report
10 6 (3.09%) ETL
10 6 (3.09%) ITIL
10 6 (3.09%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (2.58%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.76%) ABAP
2 4 (2.06%) SQL
3 3 (1.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (5.67%) CCA
2 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PMP
4 2 (1.03%) ACCA
4 2 (1.03%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) CIMA
5 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.52%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) IFRS
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) SEPA
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (6.70%) Ariba
3 6 (3.09%) OpenText
4 4 (2.06%) HP
5 3 (1.55%) IBM
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 2 (1.03%) Informatica
6 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) Concur
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.52%) Reuters