Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 571 679
Rank change year-on-year -100 +108 -91
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 222 310 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.28% 4.03% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 169 112
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +6.74% -11.00%
10th Percentile £313 £362 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -4.74% +11.76% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £61.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.72% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £61.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 6,762 7,684 8,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.52% 8.10% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,928 4,413 5,122
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 114 97
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +17.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.08 £10.95
90th Percentile £50.88 £59.40 £79.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -33.82% +23.64% +19.57%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI/CO over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 July 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 -97 213 £462 -2.68% 22
UK excluding London -60 109 £453 -4.74% 15
London -94 82 £493 +6.49% 9
South East 0 57 £450 -14.29% 5
North of England -35 27 £450 +2.86% 6
North West -36 23 £463 +8.82% 6
East of England +14 11 £510 -0.49%
Midlands -50 9 £500 -1.96% 2
West Midlands -19 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -16 4 £450 -5.26%
Wales -14 2 £488 -7.14%
East Midlands -27 2 £500 -1.96% 1
Scotland -40 2 £315 -25.88% 2
South West -11 1 £500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 222 (100.00%) SAP
1 222 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 222 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 125 (56.31%) Finance
3 27 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (12.16%) Procure-to-Pay
4 26 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.91%) SAP BW
7 20 (9.01%) Migration
8 18 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 18 (8.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (7.21%) Business Analysis
10 15 (6.76%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.31%) Test Scripting
11 14 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.86%) Billing
12 13 (5.86%) SAP BPC
13 12 (5.41%) SAP HANA
13 12 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
13 12 (5.41%) Project Management
13 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (4.95%) Record to Report
14 11 (4.95%) EDI
14 11 (4.95%) CCA
14 11 (4.95%) SAP Certification
14 11 (4.95%) Data Migration
15 10 (4.50%) SAP Security
15 10 (4.50%) Process Improvement

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 3 (1.35%) Confluence
2 2 (0.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 222 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 222 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 18 (8.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 13 (5.86%) SAP BPC
4 6 (2.70%) SAP FI-CA
4 6 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (2.25%) HFM
5 5 (2.25%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.25%) SAP PS
5 5 (2.25%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.80%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (1.35%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.35%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (1.35%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.90%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (0.90%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-AR
9 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) SaaS
1 3 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) WebEx
2 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.41%) SAP HANA
3 9 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.90%) MS Access
6 2 (0.90%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Power BI
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) LSMW
2 3 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 125 (56.31%) Finance
2 13 (5.86%) Billing
3 10 (4.50%) Banking
4 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.60%) General Ledger
6 7 (3.15%) German Language
6 7 (3.15%) Retail
7 5 (2.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.80%) Advertising
9 3 (1.35%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.90%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Croatian Language
11 1 (0.45%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Serbian Language
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (49.55%) Consultant
2 109 (49.10%) SAP Consultant
3 91 (40.99%) SAP CO Consultant
3 91 (40.99%) SAP FI Consultant
4 89 (40.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 29 (13.06%) Analyst
6 24 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
7 17 (7.66%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) Architect
9 13 (5.86%) SAP Business Analyst
10 12 (5.41%) SAP Architect
10 12 (5.41%) SAP FI Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.50%) SAP Manager
13 9 (4.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.60%) SAP CO Trainer
14 8 (3.60%) SAP FI Trainer
14 8 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
14 8 (3.60%) SAP Trainer
14 8 (3.60%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.95%) EDI
2 3 (1.35%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (0.90%) IDoc
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.25%) e-Learning
3 4 (1.80%) FMCG
3 4 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.16%) Procure-to-Pay
1 27 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.01%) Migration
5 18 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 16 (7.21%) Business Analysis
7 15 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 14 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (6.31%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.41%) Project Management
9 12 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
10 11 (4.95%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.95%) Record to Report
11 10 (4.50%) Accounts Payable
11 10 (4.50%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.50%) SAP Security
12 9 (4.05%) Accounts Receivable
12 9 (4.05%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.15%) ABAP
2 2 (0.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.95%) CCA
1 11 (4.95%) SAP Certification
2 9 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.60%) Degree
4 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.80%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.35%) ACCA
7 2 (0.90%) CIMA
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.70%) GxP
3 5 (2.25%) IFRS
4 4 (1.80%) QA
4 4 (1.80%) SEPA
5 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) PMO
5 2 (0.90%) SLA
6 1 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 222 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (3.60%) Ariba
2 8 (3.60%) Hyperion
3 7 (3.15%) HP
4 6 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.35%) Cognos
5 3 (1.35%) IBM
5 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) Concur
6 2 (0.90%) hybris
6 2 (0.90%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.45%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.45%) IFS
7 1 (0.45%) OpenText
7 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.45%) Tableau
7 1 (0.45%) Workday