The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP FI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 26 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 Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 502 442
Rank change year-on-year +80 -60  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 187 149 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.71% 3.39% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 88
Median daily rate £500 £435 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £297 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +12.22% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FI 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 3974 4394 4790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2693 2731
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 62 52 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP FI.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
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 FI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +69 178 £500 +14.94% 26
London +26 74 £500 +22.69% 11
East Midlands +11 22 £510 -2.85% 1
South East +15 17 £525 +16.66% 3
Derbyshire +1 17 £510 -2.85%
North West +29 16 £425 -22.72% 4
Derby -3 15 £510 -2.85%
South West -1 12 £375 -10.71% 1
Brentford +7 8 - - 1
Bristol 0 8 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +15 6 £550 +15.78% 2
Manchester +12 6 £425 -20.93% 2
Cheshire +29 5 £425 -22.72%
Surrey +8 5 £688 +76.28% 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £353 -6.00%
West Midlands +17 3 £393 -1.75% 2
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Cumbria - 3 £695 -
North East - 3 £513 - 1
Coventry +14 2 £393 - 1
Nottingham -1 2 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £400 -
East of England -6 2 £500 +76.99%
Somerset -9 2 £425 +4.93%
South Wales - 2 £525 -
Cardiff - 2 £525 -
Durham - 2 £513 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI 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 FI.

1 341 (100.00%) SAP
2 293 (85.92%) SAP CO
3 291 (85.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 169 (49.56%) Finance
5 43 (12.61%) Migration
6 37 (10.85%) ERP
7 36 (10.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 35 (10.26%) Retail
9 33 (9.68%) Data Migration
10 31 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 31 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
11 30 (8.80%) Banking
12 29 (8.50%) Logistics
12 29 (8.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 28 (8.21%) SAP Implementation
13 28 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (7.04%) IDoc
16 23 (6.74%) Project Management
16 23 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (6.16%) SAP BW
17 21 (6.16%) SAP FSCM
18 19 (5.57%) SAP HANA
19 18 (5.28%) Record to Report
20 17 (4.99%) SAP S/4HANA
21 16 (4.69%) Business Analysis
22 14 (4.11%) General Ledger
22 14 (4.11%) Integration Testing
22 14 (4.11%) SAP FI-AP
22 14 (4.11%) SAP SD

SAP FI
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 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.29%) InDesign
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 293 (85.92%) SAP CO
2 291 (85.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (8.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 21 (6.16%) SAP FSCM
5 17 (4.99%) SAP S/4HANA
6 14 (4.11%) SAP FI-AP
6 14 (4.11%) SAP SD
7 13 (3.81%) SAP MM
8 11 (3.23%) SAP SRM
9 9 (2.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (1.47%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.47%) SAP Retail
11 4 (1.17%) SAP PM
11 4 (1.17%) SAP PS
12 3 (0.88%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.88%) SAP Travel Management
12 3 (0.88%) Teamcenter
13 2 (0.59%) SAP AFS
13 2 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
13 2 (0.59%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.16%) SAP BW
2 19 (5.57%) SAP HANA
3 8 (2.35%) MS Access
4 7 (2.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.88%) Essbase
6 3 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) LSMW
1 2 (0.59%) SilkTest
General
1 169 (49.56%) Finance
2 36 (10.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 35 (10.26%) Retail
4 31 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 30 (8.80%) Banking
6 14 (4.11%) General Ledger
7 9 (2.64%) Legal
8 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.05%) Electronics
9 7 (2.05%) Marketing
10 4 (1.17%) Advertising
10 4 (1.17%) Billing
11 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.59%) Back Office
12 2 (0.59%) French Language
12 2 (0.59%) Front Office
12 2 (0.59%) German Language
12 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.59%) Publishing
12 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 179 (52.49%) Consultant
1 179 (52.49%) SAP Consultant
2 135 (39.59%) SAP FI Consultant
3 120 (35.19%) SAP CO Consultant
4 118 (34.60%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 54 (15.84%) Analyst
6 42 (12.32%) SAP Analyst
7 20 (5.87%) SAP FI Analyst
8 19 (5.57%) Trainer
9 18 (5.28%) SAP Trainer
10 17 (4.99%) SAP Support
11 15 (4.40%) SAP FI Trainer
12 14 (4.11%) SAP Manager
13 13 (3.81%) SAP CO Trainer
13 13 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
13 13 (3.81%) SAP Financial Consultant
14 12 (3.52%) Developer
14 12 (3.52%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.52%) SAP P2P Analyst
15 11 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.04%) IDoc
2 9 (2.64%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.17%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (0.88%) XML
5 2 (0.59%) .NET
5 2 (0.59%) BAPI
5 2 (0.59%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.93%) FMCG
2 10 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.59%) Life Science
4 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.29%) EPoS
5 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.29%) PMI
5 1 (0.29%) Robotics
5 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.61%) Migration
2 37 (10.85%) ERP
3 33 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 31 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
5 29 (8.50%) Logistics
6 28 (8.21%) SAP Implementation
6 28 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.74%) Project Management
9 18 (5.28%) Record to Report
10 16 (4.69%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.11%) Integration Testing
12 11 (3.23%) Test Scripting
13 10 (2.93%) Order to Cash
14 9 (2.64%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (2.64%) Programme Management
15 8 (2.35%) Data Analysis
15 8 (2.35%) ITIL
16 7 (2.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.11%) ABAP
2 6 (1.76%) SQL
3 5 (1.47%) VBA
4 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.93%) Degree
3 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) SAP Certification
5 5 (1.47%) CCA
6 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) GAAP
2 2 (0.59%) IFRS
2 2 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 341 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (2.93%) HP
2 10 (2.93%) OpenText
2 10 (2.93%) Oracle
3 6 (1.76%) Concur
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.88%) Ariba
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos
7 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Informatica
7 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
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