Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 719 543 635
Rank change year-on-year -176 +92 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 167 353 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.62% 4.35% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 199 132
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% -6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £307
90th Percentile £613 £650 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £26.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £25.00 - £16.25
90th Percentile £27.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -

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 6,379 8,120 8,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.17% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,737 4,801 5,211
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.59% +1.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 97
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.70 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%

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 19 October 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 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/CO within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -186 148 £500 - 19
UK excluding London -105 76 £450 -10.00% 13
London -75 69 £500 - 7
South East -10 27 £455 -4.21% 7
North of England -31 23 £450 +8.11% 1
North West -27 17 £525 +30.03% 1
Scotland -20 12 £375 -18.92%
Midlands -44 8 £538 +7.50% 1
West Midlands -27 6 £575 +43.75% 1
Yorkshire -9 5 £425 -10.53%
East of England -10 4 £431 -17.86% 3
North East +1 1 £413 -19.51%
Wales -21 1 £488 -2.50% 1
East Midlands -22 1 £500 -1.96%
South West -45 1 £500 -0.05%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 167 (100.00%) SAP
1 167 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 167 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 85 (50.90%) Finance
3 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 21 (12.57%) Procure-to-Pay
6 18 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.98%) Migration
8 14 (8.38%) ABAP
8 14 (8.38%) Record to Report
9 13 (7.78%) SAP HANA
9 13 (7.78%) SAP BPC
10 12 (7.19%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.19%) IFRS
11 11 (6.59%) Order to Cash
11 11 (6.59%) Billing
12 10 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.99%) Banking
12 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.99%) SAP BW
12 10 (5.99%) Project Management
13 9 (5.39%) Change Management
13 9 (5.39%) SAP Security
13 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
13 9 (5.39%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.79%) SAP SD
14 8 (4.79%) CCA
14 8 (4.79%) ERP
15 7 (4.19%) SAP Certification

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 (0.60%) Confluence
1 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 167 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 167 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 26 (15.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 13 (7.78%) SAP BPC
4 8 (4.79%) SAP SD
5 7 (4.19%) SAP FI-CA
6 6 (3.59%) SAP MM
7 5 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.40%) SAP PS
8 4 (2.40%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (1.80%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (1.80%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.80%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.20%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.60%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-AA
11 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-AP
11 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-FM
11 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.78%) SAP HANA
2 10 (5.99%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Power BI
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) LSMW
2 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 85 (50.90%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Billing
3 10 (5.99%) Banking
4 6 (3.59%) Legal
5 5 (2.99%) Retail
6 4 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.80%) Czech Language
7 3 (1.80%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.20%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) German Language
8 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Croatian Language
9 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Serbian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (54.49%) Consultant
1 91 (54.49%) SAP Consultant
2 67 (40.12%) SAP FI Consultant
3 66 (39.52%) SAP CO Consultant
3 66 (39.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 15 (8.98%) Analyst
5 11 (6.59%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (5.39%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.39%) SAP Manager
7 7 (4.19%) Architect
7 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.59%) SAP Architect
8 6 (3.59%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Training Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) Finance Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) SAP Business Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) SAP FI Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) SAP Financial Leader
10 4 (2.40%) SAP Financial Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) EDI
2 6 (3.59%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (1.20%) IDoc
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.20%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.60%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.60%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.40%) FMCG
3 3 (1.80%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.20%) Life Science
4 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (12.57%) Procure-to-Pay
3 18 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (8.98%) Migration
5 14 (8.38%) Record to Report
6 12 (7.19%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.59%) Order to Cash
8 10 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.99%) Project Management
9 9 (5.39%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.39%) Change Management
9 9 (5.39%) SAP Security
9 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
10 8 (4.79%) ERP
11 7 (4.19%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.19%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.19%) Revenue Recognition
11 7 (4.19%) SAP Implementation
11 7 (4.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.38%) ABAP
2 1 (0.60%) Java
2 1 (0.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) CCA
2 7 (4.19%) SAP Certification
3 6 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) ACCA
6 1 (0.60%) CIMA
6 1 (0.60%) CIPD
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) IFRS
2 4 (2.40%) GxP
2 4 (2.40%) PMO
2 4 (2.40%) SEPA
3 3 (1.80%) GAAP
4 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (1.80%) HP
2 3 (1.80%) OpenText
3 2 (1.20%) Cognos
3 2 (1.20%) hybris
3 2 (1.20%) IBM
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.20%) ReadSoft
3 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) Ariba
4 1 (0.60%) Citrix
4 1 (0.60%) Concur
4 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.60%) Tableau
4 1 (0.60%) Workday