Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 535 551
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 406 375 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.02% 4.34% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 175 177
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% -1.09%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £688 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +9.51% +2.06% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FI 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 8088 8641 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4766 5151 5251
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 140
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +12.73% -12.70%

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP FI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 15 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +35 377 £500 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London +17 174 £475 +9.51% 11
London +11 167 £500 +5.26% 6
North of England +57 41 £425 +6.25% 6
Midlands +21 39 £500 +3.63% 1
North West +20 33 £425 +6.25% 5
South East -19 33 £460 +5.14% 2
South West 0 25 £501 +17.76%
East Midlands +13 23 £510 -15.00%
East of England -12 19 £525 +21.74% 2
Scotland - 12 £475 -
West Midlands +17 11 £400 -16.23% 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £353 +10.59% 1
Wales +14 5 £500 -
North East +62 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 406 (100.00%) SAP
2 342 (84.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 342 (84.24%) SAP CO
3 210 (51.72%) Finance
4 60 (14.78%) Migration
5 51 (12.56%) Manufacturing
6 50 (12.32%) Banking
7 46 (11.33%) Data Migration
8 41 (10.10%) ERP
9 39 (9.61%) SAP S/4HANA
10 35 (8.62%) SAP MM
10 35 (8.62%) General Ledger
11 33 (8.13%) Record to Report
12 32 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (7.14%) Project Management
14 28 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (6.90%) Retail
15 27 (6.65%) SAP BW
16 26 (6.40%) SAP SD
17 25 (6.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (6.16%) SAP Implementation
17 25 (6.16%) Procure-to-Pay
18 24 (5.91%) SAP FSCM
19 22 (5.42%) Logistics
20 21 (5.17%) SAP HANA
21 18 (4.43%) Integration Testing
21 18 (4.43%) Asset Management
21 18 (4.43%) FMCG
22 16 (3.94%) Business Analysis
22 16 (3.94%) ABAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.48%) CMS
1 6 (1.48%) Documentum
1 6 (1.48%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.99%) Confluence
3 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 342 (84.24%) SAP CO
1 342 (84.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 39 (9.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 35 (8.62%) SAP MM
4 26 (6.40%) SAP SD
5 24 (5.91%) SAP FSCM
6 15 (3.69%) SAP FI-AP
7 13 (3.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 13 (3.20%) SAP ERP
8 11 (2.71%) Maximo
8 11 (2.71%) SAP SRM
9 8 (1.97%) SAP BPC
10 7 (1.72%) SAP PM
11 6 (1.48%) SAP Retail
12 5 (1.23%) HFM
12 5 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (1.23%) SAP PP
12 5 (1.23%) SAP PS
12 5 (1.23%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) SMS
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.65%) SAP BW
2 21 (5.17%) SAP HANA
3 8 (1.97%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.23%) MS Access
6 4 (0.99%) Big Data
7 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) ProC
General
1 210 (51.72%) Finance
2 51 (12.56%) Manufacturing
3 50 (12.32%) Banking
4 35 (8.62%) General Ledger
5 28 (6.90%) Retail
6 25 (6.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.96%) Billing
8 10 (2.46%) Legal
8 10 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.97%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.97%) Portuguese Language
10 7 (1.72%) Electronics
10 7 (1.72%) Marketing
11 5 (1.23%) Automotive
12 4 (0.99%) Advertising
13 3 (0.74%) French Language
13 3 (0.74%) Retail Finance
14 2 (0.49%) Front Office
14 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 205 (50.49%) Consultant
2 200 (49.26%) SAP Consultant
3 157 (38.67%) SAP FI Consultant
4 128 (31.53%) SAP CO Consultant
5 127 (31.28%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 73 (17.98%) Analyst
7 60 (14.78%) SAP Analyst
8 41 (10.10%) SAP FI Analyst
9 27 (6.65%) Business Analyst
10 25 (6.16%) SAP Business Analyst
11 21 (5.17%) Functional Consultant
12 20 (4.93%) SAP Manager
13 19 (4.68%) Architect
13 19 (4.68%) Project Manager
13 19 (4.68%) SAP Architect
14 18 (4.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 17 (4.19%) SAP FI Business Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) SAP CO Business Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.71%) SAP CO-PA
2 7 (1.72%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (1.48%) IDoc
4 4 (0.99%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.49%) EDI
5 2 (0.49%) Middleware
5 2 (0.49%) SAP TM
5 2 (0.49%) Web Services
6 1 (0.25%) JMS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
6 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.43%) FMCG
2 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.48%) EPoS
3 6 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.48%) Robotics
4 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 4 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.49%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.49%) Life Science
7 2 (0.49%) User Experience
8 1 (0.25%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.78%) Migration
2 46 (11.33%) Data Migration
3 41 (10.10%) ERP
4 33 (8.13%) Record to Report
5 32 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (7.14%) Project Management
7 28 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (6.16%) Procure-to-Pay
8 25 (6.16%) SAP Implementation
9 22 (5.42%) Logistics
10 18 (4.43%) Asset Management
10 18 (4.43%) Integration Testing
11 16 (3.94%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.69%) Analytics
12 15 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.45%) Data Analytics
13 14 (3.45%) Programme Management
14 9 (2.22%) Change Management
14 9 (2.22%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.94%) ABAP
2 6 (1.48%) SQL
3 1 (0.25%) C
3 1 (0.25%) Java
3 1 (0.25%) VB
3 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (2.71%) Degree
1 11 (2.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.97%) SAP Certification
3 7 (1.72%) CCA
3 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) ACCA
4 4 (0.99%) CIMA
4 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.74%) ISEB
5 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) AAT
6 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) CFA
6 1 (0.25%) CISA
6 1 (0.25%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.46%) IFRS
2 6 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) GAAP
4 2 (0.49%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 406 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (3.20%) HP
3 8 (1.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.23%) Blue Prism
4 5 (1.23%) hybris
4 5 (1.23%) Hyperion
4 5 (1.23%) Kofax
5 4 (0.99%) OpenText
6 3 (0.74%) Concur
7 2 (0.49%) Ariba
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO