Period
to 19 September 2017

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 September 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.

SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 588 559
Rank change year-on-year +99 -29 -61
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 412 314 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.21% 3.64% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 151 168
UK median daily rate £500 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -7.37% -
10th Percentile £363 £300 £313
90th Percentile £628 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7910 8615 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.01% 8.05% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 5131 5165
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 98 112
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £74.45 £53.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% -29.69%

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 September 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 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 September 2017. 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 +104 389 £500 +13.64% 27
UK excluding London +72 192 £500 +14.29% 18
London +46 162 £500 +11.11% 10
Midlands +49 51 £500 - 4
North of England +87 45 £416 -3.20% 1
North West +45 38 £416 -20.71% 1
South East -9 38 £525 +17.98% 4
East Midlands +22 34 £510 -2.86% 3
South West +2 26 £425 +0.59% 2
East of England -5 18 £513 +20.59% 3
West Midlands +30 13 £400 -
Scotland - 9 £475 - 1
Wales -1 5 £513 - 3
Yorkshire +26 4 £365 +4.29%
North East - 3 £513 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 412 (100.00%) SAP
2 353 (85.68%) SAP CO
3 352 (85.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 209 (50.73%) Finance
5 58 (14.08%) Migration
6 49 (11.89%) Data Migration
6 49 (11.89%) Banking
7 46 (11.17%) Manufacturing
8 39 (9.47%) ERP
9 34 (8.25%) Logistics
10 32 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (7.52%) SAP Implementation
12 29 (7.04%) General Ledger
12 29 (7.04%) SAP S/4HANA
13 28 (6.80%) Retail
13 28 (6.80%) SAP BW
14 27 (6.55%) SAP MM
14 27 (6.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (6.55%) Record to Report
15 24 (5.83%) SAP FSCM
16 22 (5.34%) Integration Testing
17 21 (5.10%) SAP SD
17 21 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (4.85%) Project Management
18 20 (4.85%) SAP HANA
19 19 (4.61%) Procure-to-Pay
20 18 (4.37%) Security Cleared
20 18 (4.37%) FMCG
21 17 (4.13%) SAP FI-AP

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 6 (1.46%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.49%) CMS
2 2 (0.49%) Confluence
2 2 (0.49%) Documentum
2 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 353 (85.68%) SAP CO
2 352 (85.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (7.04%) SAP S/4HANA
4 27 (6.55%) SAP MM
5 24 (5.83%) SAP FSCM
6 21 (5.10%) SAP SD
7 17 (4.13%) SAP FI-AP
8 15 (3.64%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 12 (2.91%) SAP SRM
10 9 (2.18%) SAP ERP
11 8 (1.94%) SAP BPC
12 7 (1.70%) SAP PM
13 6 (1.46%) SAP Retail
14 5 (1.21%) SAP PS
14 5 (1.21%) SAP Travel Management
15 4 (0.97%) SAP FI-GL
15 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 4 (0.97%) SAP PP
16 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
16 3 (0.73%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) SMS
2 1 (0.24%) Firewall
2 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.80%) SAP BW
2 20 (4.85%) SAP HANA
3 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.97%) MS Access
5 3 (0.73%) Essbase
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) ProC
General
1 209 (50.73%) Finance
2 49 (11.89%) Banking
3 46 (11.17%) Manufacturing
4 29 (7.04%) General Ledger
5 28 (6.80%) Retail
6 27 (6.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.91%) Billing
8 9 (2.18%) Aerospace
8 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.94%) Electronics
9 8 (1.94%) Legal
9 8 (1.94%) Marketing
10 7 (1.70%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.46%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.73%) Advertising
12 3 (0.73%) French Language
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) Front Office
13 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 218 (52.91%) Consultant
2 215 (52.18%) SAP Consultant
3 163 (39.56%) SAP FI Consultant
4 135 (32.77%) SAP CO Consultant
5 134 (32.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 68 (16.50%) Analyst
7 55 (13.35%) SAP Analyst
8 39 (9.47%) SAP FI Analyst
9 25 (6.07%) Business Analyst
10 23 (5.58%) SAP Business Analyst
10 23 (5.58%) Trainer
11 22 (5.34%) SAP Manager
12 21 (5.10%) SAP Trainer
13 19 (4.61%) Functional Consultant
13 19 (4.61%) Project Manager
13 19 (4.61%) SAP FI Trainer
14 17 (4.13%) SAP CO Trainer
14 17 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
14 17 (4.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 15 (3.64%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.16%) IDoc
2 10 (2.43%) SAP CO-PA
2 10 (2.43%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (0.97%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.49%) Middleware
4 2 (0.49%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.24%) EDI
5 1 (0.24%) JMS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.24%) SOAP
5 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.37%) FMCG
2 15 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.21%) EPoS
6 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
6 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.97%) Robotics
7 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.49%) Life Science
7 2 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.24%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.24%) PMI
8 1 (0.24%) User Experience
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.08%) Migration
2 49 (11.89%) Data Migration
3 39 (9.47%) ERP
4 34 (8.25%) Logistics
5 32 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (7.52%) SAP Implementation
7 27 (6.55%) Record to Report
8 22 (5.34%) Integration Testing
9 21 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.85%) Project Management
11 19 (4.61%) Procure-to-Pay
12 14 (3.40%) Analytics
13 13 (3.16%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.16%) Data Analytics
13 13 (3.16%) Programme Management
14 10 (2.43%) Test Scripting
15 9 (2.18%) Change Management
15 9 (2.18%) Data Analysis
16 8 (1.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.43%) ABAP
2 7 (1.70%) SQL
3 2 (0.49%) VBA
4 1 (0.24%) C
4 1 (0.24%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.40%) Degree
3 13 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.46%) CCA
4 6 (1.46%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.49%) ACCA
5 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.49%) CIMA
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) IFRS
2 5 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.73%) GAAP
4 2 (0.49%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 412 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (3.40%) HP
3 9 (2.18%) Oracle
4 7 (1.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.97%) OpenText
6 3 (0.73%) Ariba
6 3 (0.73%) Blue Prism
6 3 (0.73%) Concur
6 3 (0.73%) hybris
6 3 (0.73%) Kofax
7 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.24%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.24%) TIBCO