Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP FI/CO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI/CO over the 6 months to 17 January 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 FICO
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 608 599 652
Rank change year-on-year -9 +53 -77
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 292 269 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.77% 3.29% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 146 128
UK median daily rate £500 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £345 £324
90th Percentile £666 £688 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +8.57% +3.55% -11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FI/CO 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 7,738 8,170 8,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.71% 8.39% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,669 4,955 4,810
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £308 £308 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 79 139
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +14.62%
10th Percentile £10.55 £7.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.79 £69.07 £68.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year -12.50% -28.80% +10.07%

SAP FI/CO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP FI/CO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI/CO in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP FI/CO in the UK

SAP FI/CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the UK

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +14 278 £500 +9.89% 20
UK excluding London +41 149 £475 +8.57% 12
London -13 109 £525 +5.00% 7
North of England +60 41 £425 -3.41% 6
Midlands +8 34 £500 +3.63% 2
North West +28 32 £438 +9.38% 4
South East -21 29 £485 +7.78% 1
East of England -15 19 £510 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +7 18 £500 +10.50% 1
South West -5 17 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £400 -17.10% 1
Yorkshire +26 9 £363 -14.71% 2
Wales +10 5 £500 -
Scotland - 4 £475 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI/CO 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/CO.

1 292 (100.00%) SAP
1 292 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 292 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 160 (54.79%) Finance
3 45 (15.41%) Banking
4 44 (15.07%) Migration
5 37 (12.67%) Manufacturing
6 36 (12.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 34 (11.64%) Data Migration
8 33 (11.30%) SAP MM
9 31 (10.62%) General Ledger
10 28 (9.59%) Project Management
11 26 (8.90%) ERP
11 26 (8.90%) Retail
11 26 (8.90%) Record to Report
12 24 (8.22%) Procure-to-Pay
13 22 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.19%) SAP BW
15 18 (6.16%) Asset Management
15 18 (6.16%) Analytics
16 17 (5.82%) SAP HANA
17 16 (5.48%) SAP Implementation
17 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (5.14%) ABAP
18 15 (5.14%) SAP SD
18 15 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (5.14%) SAP FSCM
18 15 (5.14%) Data Analytics
19 14 (4.79%) FMCG
19 14 (4.79%) Logistics

SAP FI/CO
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 (2.05%) CMS
1 6 (2.05%) Documentum
1 6 (2.05%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.37%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 292 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 292 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 36 (12.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 33 (11.30%) SAP MM
4 15 (5.14%) SAP FSCM
4 15 (5.14%) SAP SD
5 13 (4.45%) SAP ERP
6 12 (4.11%) SAP BPC
7 11 (3.77%) Maximo
8 10 (3.42%) SAP FI-AP
9 8 (2.74%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 7 (2.40%) HFM
10 7 (2.40%) SAP SRM
11 5 (1.71%) SAP PS
12 4 (1.37%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (1.37%) SAP MDM
12 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (1.37%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.37%) SAP Retail
12 4 (1.37%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) SSH
2 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.19%) SAP BW
2 17 (5.82%) SAP HANA
3 12 (4.11%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.40%) MS Access
6 4 (1.37%) Big Data
7 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) JIRA
2 4 (1.37%) LSMW
General
1 160 (54.79%) Finance
2 45 (15.41%) Banking
3 37 (12.67%) Manufacturing
4 31 (10.62%) General Ledger
5 26 (8.90%) Retail
6 13 (4.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.74%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.05%) Automotive
8 6 (2.05%) Legal
9 5 (1.71%) Advertising
9 5 (1.71%) Billing
9 5 (1.71%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.34%) French Language
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (46.58%) Consultant
2 131 (44.86%) SAP Consultant
3 109 (37.33%) SAP FI Consultant
4 104 (35.62%) SAP CO Consultant
4 104 (35.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 64 (21.92%) Analyst
6 52 (17.81%) SAP Analyst
7 36 (12.33%) SAP FI Analyst
8 24 (8.22%) Business Analyst
9 23 (7.88%) SAP Business Analyst
10 20 (6.85%) SAP Manager
11 16 (5.48%) SAP CO Business Analyst
11 16 (5.48%) SAP FI Business Analyst
11 16 (5.48%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
12 15 (5.14%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.79%) Architect
13 14 (4.79%) SAP Architect
13 14 (4.79%) SAP Project Manager
14 13 (4.45%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (3.77%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.40%) SAP CO-PA
2 5 (1.71%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.37%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.03%) Web Services
5 2 (0.68%) EDI
5 2 (0.68%) IDoc
5 2 (0.68%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.34%) JMS
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.34%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.34%) SOAP
6 1 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.79%) FMCG
2 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.05%) EPoS
4 5 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.71%) Robotics
5 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.34%) User Experience
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.07%) Migration
2 34 (11.64%) Data Migration
3 28 (9.59%) Project Management
4 26 (8.90%) ERP
4 26 (8.90%) Record to Report
5 24 (8.22%) Procure-to-Pay
6 22 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (6.16%) Analytics
7 18 (6.16%) Asset Management
8 16 (5.48%) SAP Implementation
9 15 (5.14%) Data Analytics
9 15 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.79%) Logistics
11 11 (3.77%) Integration Testing
11 11 (3.77%) Scenario Testing
12 10 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.42%) People Management
13 9 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.74%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.14%) ABAP
2 5 (1.71%) SQL
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (3.77%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) CCA
2 7 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.37%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.03%) ACCA
5 3 (1.03%) CIMA
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) AAT
6 1 (0.34%) CFA
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.45%) IFRS
2 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) SEPA
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 292 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.40%) HP
3 7 (2.40%) Hyperion
4 5 (1.71%) Blue Prism
4 5 (1.71%) Concur
4 5 (1.71%) Kofax
5 4 (1.37%) hybris
5 4 (1.37%) OpenText
6 2 (0.68%) Ariba
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO