Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 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 FICO
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 638 660 580
Rank change year-on-year +22 -80 +110
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 214 240 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.52% 3.47% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 111 154
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £413 £350 £363
90th Percentile £640 £663 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £462 £450
% change year-on-year +6.22% +2.72% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £26.00 £61.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% -57.72% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £14.00 £58.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £32.60 £64.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £61.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -51.22% -

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 6,083 6,918 7,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.64% 6.81% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,677 4,088 4,316
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +4.05%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 92 99
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -24.19% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £63.95 £47.50 £58.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -39.39% +20.00%

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 25 May 2019.

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 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/CO within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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 -9 181 £500 +5.26% 12
UK excluding London +17 111 £491 +6.22% 10
London +27 75 £500 - 2
South East +16 52 £494 +9.12% 4
Midlands +12 15 £475 -5.00% 3
North of England -3 12 £550 +22.22% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £775 -
West Midlands +3 10 £475 +5.56% 1
East of England -4 9 £483 -5.39% 1
North West -4 6 £550 +15.79% 1
East Midlands +24 5 £375 -25.00% 2
Scotland - 5 £450 -
South West - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £488 +30.00% 1
North East - 3 £650 -
Wales +5 2 £575 +17.95%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI/CO 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/CO.

1 214 (100.00%) SAP
1 214 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 214 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 138 (64.49%) Finance
3 68 (31.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 32 (14.95%) SAP BPC
5 25 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.21%) ERP
7 20 (9.35%) Project Management
7 20 (9.35%) Business Analysis
8 18 (8.41%) SAP BW
9 17 (7.94%) ABAP
9 17 (7.94%) Retail
10 16 (7.48%) Manufacturing
10 16 (7.48%) Migration
10 16 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (7.01%) SAP PS
12 14 (6.54%) Ariba
13 13 (6.07%) Test Scripting
13 13 (6.07%) SAP MM
13 13 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (5.61%) CCA
14 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.14%) Revenue Recognition
15 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (5.14%) Data Migration
15 11 (5.14%) SAP HANA
15 11 (5.14%) SAP SD
16 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
16 10 (4.67%) Greenfield Project

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 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 214 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 214 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 68 (31.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 32 (14.95%) SAP BPC
4 15 (7.01%) SAP PS
5 13 (6.07%) SAP MM
6 11 (5.14%) SAP SD
7 7 (3.27%) SAP FI-CA
8 6 (2.80%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 6 (2.80%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (1.87%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.87%) SAP SCM
10 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
10 3 (1.40%) SAP FSCM
11 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.93%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.93%) SAP PSCD
12 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
12 1 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
12 1 (0.47%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) RTP
1 1 (0.47%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.41%) SAP BW
2 11 (5.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.47%) MS Access
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.27%) PVCS
2 1 (0.47%) LSMW
2 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 138 (64.49%) Finance
2 17 (7.94%) Retail
3 16 (7.48%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.21%) Billing
5 8 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.74%) General Ledger
5 8 (3.74%) Legal
6 6 (2.80%) Back Office
6 6 (2.80%) Banking
7 4 (1.87%) Advertising
7 4 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.40%) French Language
9 2 (0.93%) Croatian Language
9 2 (0.93%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.93%) Serbian Language
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (67.76%) Consultant
2 135 (63.08%) SAP Consultant
3 116 (54.21%) SAP CO Consultant
4 109 (50.93%) SAP FI Consultant
5 108 (50.47%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 25 (11.68%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 25 (11.68%) Senior Consultant
7 21 (9.81%) Analyst
8 18 (8.41%) SAP Analyst
9 17 (7.94%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
9 17 (7.94%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 15 (7.01%) SAP FI Analyst
11 14 (6.54%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
11 14 (6.54%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 13 (6.07%) Business Analyst
13 12 (5.61%) SAP Financial Consultant
14 11 (5.14%) SAP PS Consultant
15 10 (4.67%) Architect
15 10 (4.67%) SAP Business Analyst
16 8 (3.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.21%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (1.87%) SAP CO-PA
2 4 (1.87%) XML
3 3 (1.40%) BAPI
3 3 (1.40%) SOAP
4 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) EDI
5 1 (0.47%) IDoc
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.74%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.40%) FMCG
6 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (11.21%) ERP
3 20 (9.35%) Business Analysis
3 20 (9.35%) Project Management
4 16 (7.48%) Migration
4 16 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.07%) Test Scripting
6 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
7 11 (5.14%) Data Migration
7 11 (5.14%) Revenue Recognition
8 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.21%) Change Management
9 9 (4.21%) Integration Testing
10 8 (3.74%) Accounts Payable
10 8 (3.74%) Accounts Receivable
10 8 (3.74%) Analytics
11 7 (3.27%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (3.27%) Record to Report
11 7 (3.27%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.94%) ABAP
2 4 (1.87%) SQL
3 3 (1.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) CCA
2 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) BC Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.87%) PMP
4 2 (0.93%) ACCA
5 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) CIMA
5 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) IFRS
2 2 (0.93%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SEPA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (6.54%) Ariba
3 6 (2.80%) OpenText
4 4 (1.87%) HP
5 3 (1.40%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle
6 2 (0.93%) Informatica
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Concur
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.47%) Reuters