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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
Rank 440 502 413
Rank change year-on-year +62 -89  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 156 140 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.02% 3.31% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 68 98
Median daily rate £425 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £629 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP FI is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3884 4229 4617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2541 2555
Median daily rate £450 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 39
Median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £67.04 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP FI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 146 £425 -5.55% 24
London +24 65 £425 -11.45% 4
North West +45 20 £425 +32.81% 4
South East +17 18 £500 +25.00% 7
South West +7 10 £400 -36.00% 1
Manchester - 10 £338 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £425 - 1
Surrey +17 7 £550 +27.53% 2
Cheshire +34 6 £500 +56.25% 1
West Midlands +8 6 £438 -25.53% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £475 -
Bristol +8 5 £425 -32.00%
Midlands +11 4 £450 -
Birmingham 0 4 £450 -23.40% 1
City of London 0 4 £375 -23.46% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £450 - 2
East of England -3 4 £400 +45.45% 2
Derby - 4 £475 -
Berkshire +22 3 - - 2
Colchester - 3 £400 -
Essex - 3 £400 -
Macclesfield - 3 £550 -
Coventry 0 2 £425 -24.44%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Slough +8 1 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 £400 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 338 (100.00%) SAP
2 273 (80.77%) SAP CO
3 270 (79.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 184 (54.44%) Finance
5 41 (12.13%) Procure-to-Pay
6 35 (10.36%) Banking
7 32 (9.47%) ABAP
7 32 (9.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 31 (9.17%) Project Management
9 30 (8.88%) SAP BW
9 30 (8.88%) Retail
10 28 (8.28%) General Ledger
10 28 (8.28%) Migration
10 28 (8.28%) SAP FSCM
11 25 (7.40%) SAP HANA
11 25 (7.40%) SAP Implementation
12 21 (6.21%) SAP MM
13 20 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (5.62%) Data Migration
14 19 (5.62%) ERP
15 18 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.33%) Record to Report
15 18 (5.33%) SAP S/4HANA
16 17 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (5.03%) OpenText
17 16 (4.73%) Manufacturing
18 15 (4.44%) Test Scripting
19 14 (4.14%) SAP SD

SAP FI
Top Related 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 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) InDesign
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 273 (80.77%) SAP CO
2 270 (79.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 32 (9.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 28 (8.28%) SAP FSCM
5 21 (6.21%) SAP MM
6 18 (5.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (4.14%) SAP SD
8 11 (3.25%) SAP SRM
9 8 (2.37%) SAP FI-AP
10 6 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (1.48%) SAP BPC
11 5 (1.48%) SAP ERP
12 4 (1.18%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.89%) SAP FI-CA
13 3 (0.89%) SAP GTS
13 3 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
13 3 (0.89%) SAP PS
14 2 (0.59%) Endur
14 2 (0.59%) SAP GRC
14 2 (0.59%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.30%) Firewall
1 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.88%) SAP BW
2 25 (7.40%) SAP HANA
3 20 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (2.37%) MS Access
6 7 (2.07%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Big Data
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) LSMW
2 2 (0.59%) SilkTest
General
1 184 (54.44%) Finance
2 35 (10.36%) Banking
3 30 (8.88%) Retail
4 28 (8.28%) General Ledger
5 20 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (4.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.07%) Legal
8 6 (1.78%) French Language
9 5 (1.48%) Advertising
10 4 (1.18%) Billing
10 4 (1.18%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.59%) Automotive
11 2 (0.59%) German Language
11 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 160 (47.34%) Consultant
2 158 (46.75%) SAP Consultant
3 125 (36.98%) SAP FI Consultant
4 104 (30.77%) SAP CO Consultant
5 103 (30.47%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 55 (16.27%) Analyst
7 47 (13.91%) SAP Analyst
8 22 (6.51%) Developer
9 21 (6.21%) SAP FI Analyst
9 21 (6.21%) SAP Financial Consultant
10 20 (5.92%) SAP Developer
10 20 (5.92%) SAP Manager
10 20 (5.92%) SAP Support
11 19 (5.62%) Architect
11 19 (5.62%) SAP Architect
12 18 (5.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.73%) Business Analyst
13 16 (4.73%) SAP P2P Analyst
14 15 (4.44%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.07%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (1.78%) XML
3 3 (0.89%) BAPI
4 2 (0.59%) .NET
4 2 (0.59%) EDI
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.66%) e-Learning
3 8 (2.37%) FMCG
4 5 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.30%) Life Science
6 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.30%) PMI
6 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.30%) User Experience
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.30%) Solaris
2 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.13%) Procure-to-Pay
2 31 (9.17%) Project Management
3 28 (8.28%) Migration
4 25 (7.40%) SAP Implementation
5 19 (5.62%) Data Migration
5 19 (5.62%) ERP
6 18 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (5.33%) Record to Report
7 17 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (4.44%) Test Scripting
9 13 (3.85%) Logistics
9 13 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.25%) Order to Cash
11 10 (2.96%) Defect Management
11 10 (2.96%) Test Strategy
11 10 (2.96%) V-Model
12 9 (2.66%) Business Analysis
12 9 (2.66%) Cash Management
12 9 (2.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.47%) ABAP
2 3 (0.89%) SQL
2 3 (0.89%) VBA
3 2 (0.59%) SAPscript
3 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.30%) C
4 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.37%) CCA
2 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.07%) ACCA
4 6 (1.78%) CIMA
5 5 (1.48%) Degree
6 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.89%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) GAAP
3 1 (0.30%) IFRS
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 338 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (5.03%) OpenText
3 10 (2.96%) Concur
4 7 (2.07%) Adobe
5 6 (1.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle
6 3 (0.89%) Sun
7 2 (0.59%) Ariba
7 2 (0.59%) Baan
7 2 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos
8 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Infor
8 1 (0.30%) Informatica
8 1 (0.30%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.30%) Remedy
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) webMethods
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