Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 533 603
Rank change year-on-year -10 +70 -113
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 342 337 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.63% 4.17% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 183 151
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £363 £344 £313
90th Percentile £709 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.22% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.38% - -

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 7,389 8,081 8,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 8.49% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,379 4,883 4,961
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 123
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -19.44% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.02 £14.08
90th Percentile £50.38 £63.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -15.83% -16.08% +48.96%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -17 320 £500 +11.11% 25
UK excluding London +13 163 £500 +17.65% 20
London -34 131 £525 +13.21% 6
South East +12 56 £500 +17.65% 7
North of England +27 39 £469 -3.35% 3
North West +9 28 £475 -2.06% 3
East of England -5 23 £525 +27.27% 4
Midlands -13 20 £485 +2.11% 4
South West +5 13 £550 +29.41% 1
East Midlands -8 13 £500 +19.05% 1
Yorkshire +6 11 £363 -30.95%
Scotland - 7 £475 - 1
Wales +8 5 £500 -
West Midlands -4 5 £425 -12.37% 3

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 342 (100.00%) SAP
2 279 (81.58%) SAP CO
3 278 (81.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 203 (59.36%) Finance
5 46 (13.45%) Migration
6 40 (11.70%) SAP S/4HANA
7 34 (9.94%) Data Migration
8 31 (9.06%) Manufacturing
9 30 (8.77%) SAP BW
9 30 (8.77%) IFRS
9 30 (8.77%) Procure-to-Pay
10 29 (8.48%) Project Management
10 29 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (8.19%) Retail
12 27 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (7.89%) SAP HANA
13 26 (7.60%) SAP MM
13 26 (7.60%) Banking
14 24 (7.02%) Record to Report
14 24 (7.02%) General Ledger
15 23 (6.73%) ERP
16 22 (6.43%) SAP BPC
17 20 (5.85%) Asset Management
17 20 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (4.97%) Test Scripting
18 17 (4.97%) SAP Implementation
18 17 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
19 15 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (4.39%) Logistics

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 7 (2.05%) Documentum
2 6 (1.75%) CMS
3 5 (1.46%) Confluence
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 279 (81.58%) SAP CO
2 278 (81.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (11.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (7.60%) SAP MM
5 22 (6.43%) SAP BPC
6 15 (4.39%) SAP SD
7 12 (3.51%) Maximo
7 12 (3.51%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 12 (3.51%) SAP FSCM
8 10 (2.92%) SAP ERP
8 10 (2.92%) SAP PS
9 7 (2.05%) HFM
10 5 (1.46%) SAP FI-AP
10 5 (1.46%) SAP FI-GL
11 4 (1.17%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (1.17%) SAP Retail
11 4 (1.17%) SAP Travel Management
12 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) SMS
1 2 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.77%) SAP BW
2 27 (7.89%) SAP HANA
3 15 (4.39%) SAP Data Services
4 14 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.75%) MS Access
6 5 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) JIRA
2 4 (1.17%) LSMW
General
1 203 (59.36%) Finance
2 31 (9.06%) Manufacturing
3 28 (8.19%) Retail
4 26 (7.60%) Banking
5 24 (7.02%) General Ledger
6 17 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.92%) Billing
7 10 (2.92%) Legal
8 5 (1.46%) Advertising
8 5 (1.46%) Automotive
9 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.17%) Back Office
9 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.88%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 184 (53.80%) Consultant
2 179 (52.34%) SAP Consultant
3 141 (41.23%) SAP FI Consultant
4 113 (33.04%) SAP CO Consultant
5 111 (32.46%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 51 (14.91%) Analyst
7 39 (11.40%) SAP Analyst
8 25 (7.31%) SAP FI Analyst
9 20 (5.85%) SAP Manager
10 19 (5.56%) Architect
10 19 (5.56%) SAP Architect
10 19 (5.56%) SAP Financial Consultant
11 17 (4.97%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.97%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.97%) SAP Project Manager
12 16 (4.68%) SAP Business Analyst
13 13 (3.80%) Functional Consultant
14 12 (3.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 11 (3.22%) Data Analyst
16 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) SAP Fiori
2 7 (2.05%) EDI
2 7 (2.05%) SAP CO-PA
3 3 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) IDoc
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.29%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.29%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.22%) FMCG
3 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.75%) EPoS
5 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.46%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.17%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.88%) Robotics
8 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.45%) Migration
2 34 (9.94%) Data Migration
3 30 (8.77%) Procure-to-Pay
4 29 (8.48%) Project Management
4 29 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (7.02%) Record to Report
7 23 (6.73%) ERP
8 20 (5.85%) Asset Management
8 20 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (4.97%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (4.97%) Test Scripting
10 15 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.39%) Business Analysis
10 15 (4.39%) Logistics
10 15 (4.39%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (4.39%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 14 (4.09%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.51%) CRM
13 11 (3.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.09%) ABAP
2 5 (1.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.22%) Degree
2 9 (2.63%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.75%) CCA
4 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.46%) ACCA
5 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.17%) CIMA
6 4 (1.17%) ISEB
6 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AAT
7 1 (0.29%) CFA
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.77%) IFRS
2 6 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.17%) GxP
4 4 (1.17%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 342 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (2.63%) HP
2 9 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.05%) Hyperion
4 6 (1.75%) Ariba
4 6 (1.75%) Concur
5 4 (1.17%) hybris
5 4 (1.17%) OpenText
6 3 (0.88%) Blue Prism
6 3 (0.88%) Kofax
7 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.29%) Cognos
8 1 (0.29%) Dell
8 1 (0.29%) IBM
8 1 (0.29%) IFS
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle