Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 579 596
Rank change year-on-year -176 +17 +75
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 148 324 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.27% 3.94% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 196 152
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £325
90th Percentile £613 £650 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 6,506 8,214 8,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.24% 8.01% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,796 4,951 5,203
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 82 84
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.55 £8.80
90th Percentile £69.08 £57.79 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -19.64% -1.75%

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 16 December 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 13 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 16 December 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 -169 131 £500 - 13
London -54 65 £500 -4.76% 1
UK excluding London -89 65 £450 -5.26% 12
South East -21 22 £453 -4.23% 6
North of England -30 20 £525 +23.53% 4
North West -22 15 £550 +29.41% 3
Scotland -5 12 £375 -18.92% 1
Midlands -46 8 £438 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -23 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -16 4 £425 - 1
East of England -18 3 £438 -16.67%
East Midlands -10 2 £438 -12.50%
North East - 1 £413 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) SAP
1 148 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 148 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 72 (48.65%) Finance
3 29 (19.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 25 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.84%) SAP BPC
6 18 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (10.81%) Migration
8 13 (8.78%) Data Migration
8 13 (8.78%) Record to Report
8 13 (8.78%) Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (8.11%) ABAP
9 12 (8.11%) IFRS
10 11 (7.43%) SAP BW
10 11 (7.43%) Project Management
11 10 (6.76%) SAP SD
11 10 (6.76%) SAP HANA
12 9 (6.08%) Order to Cash
12 9 (6.08%) SAP MM
12 9 (6.08%) ERP
12 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.41%) Change Management
13 8 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
14 7 (4.73%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.73%) Revenue Recognition
14 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.73%) Billing
15 6 (4.05%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.05%) Business Analysis

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 (0.68%) Confluence
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 148 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 148 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 29 (19.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (12.84%) SAP BPC
4 10 (6.76%) SAP SD
5 9 (6.08%) SAP MM
6 6 (4.05%) SAP FI-CA
6 6 (4.05%) SAP PM
7 4 (2.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 4 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (2.70%) SAP PS
7 4 (2.70%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (1.35%) HFM
8 2 (1.35%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.35%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.68%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.68%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SAP BW
2 10 (6.76%) SAP HANA
3 4 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) Power BI
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) LSMW
2 2 (1.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 72 (48.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Billing
3 6 (4.05%) Legal
4 4 (2.70%) Back Office
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) French Language
5 3 (2.03%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Croatian Language
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Serbian Language
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (52.03%) Consultant
2 76 (51.35%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (38.51%) SAP CO Consultant
3 57 (38.51%) SAP FI Consultant
3 57 (38.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 16 (10.81%) Analyst
4 16 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) SAP Business Analyst
6 10 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.08%) SAP Manager
7 9 (6.08%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Finance Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Finance Project Manager
8 6 (4.05%) SAP Architect
8 6 (4.05%) SAP Financial Project Manager
8 6 (4.05%) SAP Trainer
8 6 (4.05%) Trainer
8 6 (4.05%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.35%) EDI
2 2 (1.35%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (0.68%) IDoc
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BSP
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) FMCG
3 3 (2.03%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (10.81%) Migration
4 13 (8.78%) Data Migration
4 13 (8.78%) Procure-to-Pay
4 13 (8.78%) Record to Report
5 11 (7.43%) Project Management
6 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.08%) ERP
6 9 (6.08%) Order to Cash
7 8 (5.41%) Change Management
7 8 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
8 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.73%) Revenue Recognition
8 7 (4.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.05%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.05%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.38%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.38%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.70%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) ABAP
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.70%) ACCA
2 3 (2.03%) CCA
2 3 (2.03%) CIMA
2 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CIPD
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) IFRS
2 4 (2.70%) PMO
2 4 (2.70%) SEPA
3 3 (2.03%) GAAP
4 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.35%) GxP
5 1 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (2.70%) OpenText
3 2 (1.35%) Ariba
3 2 (1.35%) hybris
3 2 (1.35%) Hyperion
3 2 (1.35%) Informatica
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.35%) ReadSoft
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix
4 1 (0.68%) Concur
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) HP