Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 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 Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 671 502
Rank change year-on-year +123 -169 +92
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 278 230 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.51% 3.52% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 110 227
UK median daily rate £525 £468 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% +13.90%
10th Percentile £410 £349 £363
90th Percentile £625 £601 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.67% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 -

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 6,168 6,543 8,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.01% 6.37% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,700 3,810 4,752
UK median daily rate £497 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £653 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.81% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 98 109
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.76% -9.26% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £62.38 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -23.64% -18.52%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
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 FI within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 +131 258 £523 +11.76% 19
UK excluding London +94 157 £503 +11.67% 9
London +62 88 £525 +5.00% 10
South East +47 85 £500 +9.89% 5
North of England +43 31 £538 +19.44% 1
North West +28 25 £525 +16.67% 1
East of England +32 16 £483 -3.50% 1
Midlands +37 12 £525 +16.67% 1
West Midlands +33 7 £525 +31.25% 1
South West -3 5 £425 -15.00% 1
North East - 5 £650 -
East Midlands +19 4 £650 +30.00%
Wales +25 3 £575 +17.95%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
Scotland +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 278 (100.00%) SAP
2 230 (82.73%) SAP CO
3 227 (81.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 162 (58.27%) Finance
5 76 (27.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 37 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (12.59%) Manufacturing
8 34 (12.23%) ERP
9 31 (11.15%) SAP BW
10 27 (9.71%) Retail
11 24 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (8.63%) Migration
11 24 (8.63%) SAP FI-CA
11 24 (8.63%) SAP BPC
11 24 (8.63%) Accounts Receivable
12 23 (8.27%) Record to Report
13 21 (7.55%) Project Management
13 21 (7.55%) ABAP
13 21 (7.55%) Accounts Payable
14 20 (7.19%) General Ledger
15 19 (6.83%) Security Cleared
15 19 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (6.47%) CCA
16 18 (6.47%) SAP MM
16 18 (6.47%) SAP PSCD
16 18 (6.47%) Revenue Management
17 17 (6.12%) Business Analysis
18 16 (5.76%) SAP Implementation
18 16 (5.76%) Procure-to-Pay
18 16 (5.76%) Billing

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 (0.72%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 230 (82.73%) SAP CO
2 227 (81.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 76 (27.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (8.63%) SAP BPC
4 24 (8.63%) SAP FI-CA
5 18 (6.47%) SAP MM
5 18 (6.47%) SAP PSCD
6 15 (5.40%) SAP ERP
7 13 (4.68%) SAP SD
8 10 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (2.52%) SAP PS
10 6 (2.16%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (2.16%) SAP PP
11 5 (1.80%) SAP FSCM
12 4 (1.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 4 (1.44%) SAP HCM
12 4 (1.44%) SAP HR
12 4 (1.44%) SAP QM
13 3 (1.08%) SAP PM
13 3 (1.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.96%) Power Platform
2 10 (3.60%) Azure
3 4 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) RTP
2 1 (0.36%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.15%) SAP BW
2 11 (3.96%) Power BI
3 10 (3.60%) SAP HANA
4 9 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) LSMW
1 4 (1.44%) PVCS
2 3 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (58.27%) Finance
2 35 (12.59%) Manufacturing
3 27 (9.71%) Retail
4 20 (7.19%) General Ledger
5 16 (5.76%) Billing
6 13 (4.68%) Public Sector
7 10 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.88%) Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.72%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 169 (60.79%) Consultant
2 157 (56.47%) SAP Consultant
3 122 (43.88%) SAP FI Consultant
4 103 (37.05%) SAP CO Consultant
5 101 (36.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 22 (7.91%) Architect
7 21 (7.55%) Analyst
7 21 (7.55%) SAP Architect
8 18 (6.47%) Senior Consultant
9 17 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
10 15 (5.40%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (4.32%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.60%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.24%) SAP FI Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
13 9 (3.24%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 9 (3.24%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
13 9 (3.24%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.32%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (2.88%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.16%) BAPI
4 5 (1.80%) SAP CO-PA
5 4 (1.44%) Middleware
5 4 (1.44%) Web Services
5 4 (1.44%) XML
6 2 (0.72%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.36%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.24%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.44%) FMCG
6 4 (1.44%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.36%) Derivative
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (12.23%) ERP
3 24 (8.63%) Accounts Receivable
3 24 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.63%) Migration
4 23 (8.27%) Record to Report
5 21 (7.55%) Accounts Payable
5 21 (7.55%) Project Management
6 19 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.47%) Revenue Management
8 17 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.76%) Procure-to-Pay
9 16 (5.76%) SAP Implementation
10 15 (5.40%) Analytics
11 13 (4.68%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.68%) Workshop Facilitation
12 12 (4.32%) CRM
12 12 (4.32%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.32%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.96%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.55%) ABAP
2 6 (2.16%) SQL
3 1 (0.36%) C
3 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.47%) CCA
3 15 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.80%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.80%) PMP
6 3 (1.08%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.08%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.08%) Degree
7 2 (0.72%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) GxP
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) GAAP
4 1 (0.36%) IFRS
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 278 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.40%) Ariba
3 10 (3.60%) Concur
3 10 (3.60%) Palantir
4 8 (2.88%) webMethods
5 5 (1.80%) HP
6 4 (1.44%) OpenText
6 4 (1.44%) Reuters
7 3 (1.08%) Siebel
7 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.72%) hybris
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle
9 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase