Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 593 691 568
Rank change year-on-year +98 -123 -57
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 151 183 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.00% 2.81% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 188
UK median daily rate £550 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £363
90th Percentile £699 £588 £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.41% +580.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +54.41% -

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 5,041 6,506 7,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 6.56% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,009 3,805 4,571
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 83
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +25.86% +2.65%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £53.75 £67.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -15.66% +62.75% -12.07%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +138 136 £550 +12.02% 16
UK excluding London +91 78 £550 +15.79% 15
London +110 48 £550 +10.00% 3
South East +84 30 £550 +20.88% 2
North of England +62 22 £550 +4.76% 6
North West +41 19 £550 - 6
Midlands +49 11 £525 +20.00% 2
West Midlands +40 9 £525 +16.67% 2
East of England +33 6 £575 +12.20% 2
South West +24 6 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +50 2 £438 +2.94%
East Midlands +31 2 - -
Scotland +16 2 £550 +10.00%
North East +24 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) SAP
2 119 (78.81%) SAP CO
3 118 (78.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 81 (53.64%) Finance
5 49 (32.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.95%) Migration
8 11 (7.28%) Billing
8 11 (7.28%) Record to Report
9 10 (6.62%) Workshop Facilitation
9 10 (6.62%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.62%) Azure
9 10 (6.62%) Analytics
9 10 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.62%) Ariba
10 9 (5.96%) ERP
10 9 (5.96%) Manufacturing
10 9 (5.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (5.30%) Accounts Receivable
11 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.30%) SAP PS
11 8 (5.30%) SAP BW
12 7 (4.64%) ABAP
12 7 (4.64%) Project Management
12 7 (4.64%) Accounts Payable
12 7 (4.64%) Power Platform
12 7 (4.64%) Power BI
12 7 (4.64%) Palantir
12 7 (4.64%) SAP HANA
12 7 (4.64%) Data Architecture

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 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 119 (78.81%) SAP CO
2 118 (78.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 49 (32.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (5.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (5.30%) SAP PS
6 7 (4.64%) SAP FI-CA
7 6 (3.97%) SAP BPC
7 6 (3.97%) SAP MM
8 5 (3.31%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (2.65%) SAP ERP
9 4 (2.65%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 3 (1.99%) SAP FSCM
11 2 (1.32%) SAP FI-AR
11 2 (1.32%) SAP FI-GL
11 2 (1.32%) SAP SD
11 2 (1.32%) SAP WM
12 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-AA
12 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.66%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Azure
2 7 (4.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.64%) Power BI
2 7 (4.64%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) Selenium
2 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.66%) JMeter
3 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.66%) LSMW
General
1 81 (53.64%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Billing
3 9 (5.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.97%) French Language
5 5 (3.31%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Bulgarian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.66%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.66%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (59.60%) Consultant
1 90 (59.60%) SAP Consultant
2 74 (49.01%) SAP FI Consultant
3 58 (38.41%) SAP CO Consultant
3 58 (38.41%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 12 (7.95%) Architect
5 11 (7.28%) SAP Architect
6 9 (5.96%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 9 (5.96%) SAP Support
7 8 (5.30%) SAP Trainer
7 8 (5.30%) Trainer
8 7 (4.64%) SAP FI Trainer
8 7 (4.64%) SAP PS Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) SAP Support Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Support Consultant
9 6 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) SAP CO Support
9 6 (3.97%) SAP CO Trainer
9 6 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO Support
9 6 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) BAPI
2 3 (1.99%) .NET
2 3 (1.99%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.66%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.31%) FMCG
2 3 (1.99%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Solaris
1 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (7.95%) Migration
3 11 (7.28%) Record to Report
4 10 (6.62%) Analytics
4 10 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.62%) Unit Testing
4 10 (6.62%) Workshop Facilitation
5 9 (5.96%) ERP
6 8 (5.30%) Accounts Receivable
6 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.64%) Accounts Payable
7 7 (4.64%) Data Architecture
7 7 (4.64%) Project Management
7 7 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (3.97%) Cash Management
8 6 (3.97%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (3.97%) Revenue Management
9 5 (3.31%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.31%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) ABAP
2 3 (1.99%) C
3 2 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) CCA
4 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Degree
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) IFRS
Vendors
1 151 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (6.62%) Ariba
3 7 (4.64%) Palantir
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle
5 3 (1.99%) webMethods
6 2 (1.32%) BT
6 2 (1.32%) Concur
7 1 (0.66%) CA
7 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.66%) Maconomy
7 1 (0.66%) RedPrairie