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 3 months to 29 June 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 FICO
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 530 492
Rank change year-on-year +89 -38  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 175 119 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.34% 2.69% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 73
UK median daily rate £500 £429 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.61% -22.04%  
10th Percentile £363 £301 £350
90th Percentile £575 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £433 £475
% change year-on-year +17.91% -8.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FI/CO 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 4030 4417 4796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.22% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3131 3854 3739
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.56%  
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 65 74
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.34 £15.20
90th Percentile £64.50 £99.00 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 10 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +79 167 £500 +16.61% 23
UK excluding London +71 79 £510 +17.91% 10
London +47 71 £500 +19.04% 9
Midlands +27 26 £510 +13.33% 3
North of England +62 19 £494 +3.94% 4
South East +8 14 £538 +16.21% 3
South West -5 12 £375 -10.71%
East of England -6 3 £513 +81.41%
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Wales - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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.

1 295 (100.00%) SAP
1 295 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 295 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 149 (50.51%) Finance
3 35 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 34 (11.53%) Migration
5 33 (11.19%) Retail
6 32 (10.85%) ERP
7 31 (10.51%) Manufacturing
7 31 (10.51%) Banking
7 31 (10.51%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 30 (10.17%) SAP Implementation
9 28 (9.49%) Logistics
10 27 (9.15%) Data Migration
10 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (8.81%) IDoc
12 25 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (8.14%) SAP FSCM
14 23 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (7.12%) Procure-to-Pay
16 20 (6.78%) SAP BW
17 18 (6.10%) SAP HANA
18 16 (5.42%) SAP S/4HANA
18 16 (5.42%) Business Analysis
18 16 (5.42%) Project Management
19 14 (4.75%) General Ledger
19 14 (4.75%) Integration Testing
19 14 (4.75%) ABAP
20 13 (4.41%) Record to Report
21 12 (4.07%) SAP FI-AP

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:

Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) InDesign
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 295 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 295 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 31 (10.51%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 24 (8.14%) SAP FSCM
4 16 (5.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (4.07%) SAP FI-AP
6 11 (3.73%) SAP SRM
7 10 (3.39%) SAP SD
8 8 (2.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (2.37%) SAP MM
10 4 (1.36%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.36%) SAP PS
11 3 (1.02%) SAP BPC
11 3 (1.02%) SAP Retail
11 3 (1.02%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.68%) SAP AFS
12 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (0.68%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.78%) SAP BW
2 18 (6.10%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.36%) MS Access
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.02%) Essbase
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) LSMW
1 1 (0.34%) SilkTest
General
1 149 (50.51%) Finance
2 35 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 33 (11.19%) Retail
4 31 (10.51%) Banking
4 31 (10.51%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.75%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.37%) Electronics
7 7 (2.37%) Marketing
8 6 (2.03%) Legal
9 4 (1.36%) Advertising
10 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Front Office
11 2 (0.68%) German Language
11 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 158 (53.56%) Consultant
1 158 (53.56%) SAP Consultant
2 124 (42.03%) SAP CO Consultant
2 124 (42.03%) SAP FI Consultant
3 123 (41.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 47 (15.93%) Analyst
5 38 (12.88%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (6.78%) Trainer
7 19 (6.44%) SAP Trainer
8 17 (5.76%) SAP FI Analyst
9 16 (5.42%) SAP FI Trainer
10 15 (5.08%) SAP Support
11 14 (4.75%) SAP CO Trainer
11 14 (4.75%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
12 12 (4.07%) Functional Consultant
12 12 (4.07%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 12 (4.07%) SAP Manager
13 11 (3.73%) SAP CO Support
13 11 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO Support
13 11 (3.73%) SAP P2P Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.81%) IDoc
2 8 (2.71%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.69%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (0.68%) BAPI
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) EDI
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.39%) FMCG
1 10 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.34%) Life Science
5 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.34%) Robotics
5 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.53%) Migration
2 32 (10.85%) ERP
3 30 (10.17%) SAP Implementation
4 28 (9.49%) Logistics
5 27 (9.15%) Data Migration
5 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.12%) Procure-to-Pay
9 16 (5.42%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.42%) Project Management
10 14 (4.75%) Integration Testing
11 13 (4.41%) Record to Report
12 9 (3.05%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.37%) Change Management
13 7 (2.37%) Data Management
13 7 (2.37%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (2.37%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.03%) Test Scripting
15 5 (1.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.75%) ABAP
2 5 (1.69%) SQL
2 5 (1.69%) VBA
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.39%) Degree
3 7 (2.37%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) CCA
5 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.68%) GAAP
1 2 (0.68%) IFRS
1 2 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 295 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (3.73%) OpenText
3 10 (3.39%) HP
4 8 (2.71%) Oracle
5 6 (2.03%) Concur
5 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) Ariba
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
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