Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 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 Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 508 595
Rank change year-on-year -103 +87 -106
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 275 342 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.12% 4.62% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 178 146
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -5.76%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £300
90th Percentile £597 £575 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% -10.53%
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 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 6,678 7,405 8,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.65% 8.08% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,895 4,268 4,944
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £654 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 97
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £33.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.15% +21.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £10.96 £14.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.80 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -37.27% +27.27% +22.22%

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 25 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
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 FI within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 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 -93 262 £463 +2.78% 15
UK excluding London -38 149 £462 +2.67% 14
London -100 87 £500 +11.11% 5
South East +26 78 £462 -12.00% 2
North of England -40 36 £450 +5.88% 3
North West -27 29 £450 +5.88% 2
East of England +19 19 £500 +21.21%
Midlands -49 10 £450 -11.76% 5
West Midlands -22 8 £450 +4.53% 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £375 +6.38% 1
South West -10 2 £500 +26.58%
Wales -12 2 £488 -7.14%
East Midlands -29 2 - - 3
Scotland -41 2 £485 +10.86% 4

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI 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 FI.

1 275 (100.00%) SAP
2 216 (78.55%) SAP CO
3 214 (77.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 160 (58.18%) Finance
5 38 (13.82%) SAP BW
6 33 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 28 (10.18%) Procure-to-Pay
8 27 (9.82%) Test Scripting
8 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (9.09%) SAP HANA
11 24 (8.73%) SAP S/4HANA
12 22 (8.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 21 (7.64%) Accounts Payable
13 21 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (6.91%) SAP BPC
15 18 (6.55%) General Ledger
16 17 (6.18%) Business Analysis
16 17 (6.18%) Migration
17 16 (5.82%) Manufacturing
17 16 (5.82%) Retail
17 16 (5.82%) Accounts Receivable
18 15 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
18 15 (5.45%) CCA
19 14 (5.09%) Project Management
19 14 (5.09%) Data Analysis
20 13 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
20 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
21 12 (4.36%) GAP Analysis

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 2 (0.73%) Confluence
1 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.36%) Documentum
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 216 (78.55%) SAP CO
2 214 (77.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (8.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (6.91%) SAP BPC
5 9 (3.27%) SAP FI-CA
6 7 (2.55%) SAP ERP
6 7 (2.55%) SAP SD
7 5 (1.82%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (1.82%) SAP MM
7 5 (1.82%) SAP PS
7 5 (1.82%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (1.45%) HFM
8 4 (1.45%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (1.45%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (1.45%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.73%) SAP FI-AA
10 2 (0.73%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) WebEx
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.82%) SAP BW
2 25 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 13 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (2.91%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.09%) Power BI
7 2 (0.73%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) JIRA
1 5 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 160 (58.18%) Finance
2 18 (6.55%) General Ledger
3 16 (5.82%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.82%) Retail
4 12 (4.36%) Billing
5 9 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.91%) Banking
6 8 (2.91%) German Language
7 6 (2.18%) Legal
8 5 (1.82%) Advertising
8 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.09%) Czech Language
9 3 (1.09%) French Language
10 2 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Croatian Language
11 1 (0.36%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Serbian Language
Job Titles
1 152 (55.27%) Consultant
2 150 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
3 109 (39.64%) SAP FI Consultant
4 88 (32.00%) SAP CO Consultant
5 85 (30.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 38 (13.82%) Analyst
7 30 (10.91%) SAP Analyst
8 19 (6.91%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.45%) SAP Business Analyst
10 14 (5.09%) SAP FI Analyst
11 13 (4.73%) SAP Financial Consultant
12 12 (4.36%) Architect
12 12 (4.36%) SAP Manager
13 11 (4.00%) SAP BW Consultant
14 10 (3.64%) SAP Architect
14 10 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.27%) SAP FI Trainer
15 9 (3.27%) SAP Trainer
15 9 (3.27%) Trainer
16 8 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.64%) EDI
2 4 (1.45%) SAP XI
2 4 (1.45%) Web Services
3 3 (1.09%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.73%) IDoc
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BC
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MI
5 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.55%) e-Learning
3 6 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.45%) FMCG
5 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.00%) Data Modelling
2 28 (10.18%) Procure-to-Pay
3 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (9.82%) Test Scripting
4 26 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (8.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 21 (7.64%) Accounts Payable
7 21 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.18%) Business Analysis
8 17 (6.18%) Migration
9 16 (5.82%) Accounts Receivable
10 15 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (5.09%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.09%) Project Management
12 12 (4.36%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.36%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (4.00%) ERP
13 11 (4.00%) Record to Report
13 11 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.55%) ABAP
2 6 (2.18%) SQL
3 1 (0.36%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (5.45%) CCA
2 10 (3.64%) SAP Certification
2 10 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.27%) Degree
4 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.09%) ACCA
7 2 (0.73%) CIMA
8 1 (0.36%) CIPD
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) IFRS
2 9 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.91%) QA
4 6 (2.18%) GxP
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 275 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (3.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.91%) Ariba
4 7 (2.55%) Hyperion
5 6 (2.18%) Concur
5 6 (2.18%) HP
6 4 (1.45%) webMethods
7 3 (1.09%) Cognos
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) OpenText
7 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.09%) Siebel
7 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.36%) Dell
9 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.36%) IFS
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) Workday