Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 607 722 634
Rank change year-on-year +115 -88 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 120 154 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.43% 2.37% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 64 153
UK median daily rate £550 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £407 £363 £335
90th Percentile £700 £575 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.41% +202.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +54.41% -41.38%

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 4,945 6,500 7,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.30% 6.56% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,957 3,827 4,562
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 103 80
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -4.92%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.60 £9.77
90th Percentile £53.23 £64.95 £50.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -3.45% +52.63% -23.39%

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 27 February 2020.

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 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 27 February 2020. 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 +144 103 £550 +12.13% 7
UK excluding London +101 59 £525 +10.53% 6
London +112 38 £550 +10.00% 1
South East +74 20 £500 +9.89% 2
North of England +65 20 £550 +2.33% 2
North West +36 18 £550 - 2
Midlands +56 8 £525 +13.51%
West Midlands +50 8 £525 +10.53%
East of England +34 4 £575 +53.33% 1
South West +26 3 £425 -
Wales +28 2 £700 -
Scotland +24 2 £550 +15.79%
Yorkshire +59 1 £438 +2.94%
North East +26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SAP
1 120 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 120 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 63 (52.50%) Finance
3 37 (30.83%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.17%) Ariba
6 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.33%) Billing
6 10 (8.33%) Azure
6 10 (8.33%) Analytics
6 10 (8.33%) Workshop Facilitation
7 9 (7.50%) Record to Report
7 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.50%) Migration
7 9 (7.50%) Manufacturing
8 8 (6.67%) SAP BW
8 8 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.83%) Data Architecture
9 7 (5.83%) SAP PS
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) Power BI
9 7 (5.83%) Palantir
9 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.83%) Power Platform
10 6 (5.00%) SAP BPC
10 6 (5.00%) SAP HANA
10 6 (5.00%) BAPI
10 6 (5.00%) ABAP

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 (0.83%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 120 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 120 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 37 (30.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (5.83%) SAP PS
5 6 (5.00%) SAP BPC
6 3 (2.50%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (2.50%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.50%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (1.67%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (1.67%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.83%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 7 (5.83%) Power BI
3 6 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.67%) Selenium
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 63 (52.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Billing
3 9 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.00%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (64.17%) Consultant
2 76 (63.33%) SAP Consultant
3 64 (53.33%) SAP FI Consultant
4 60 (50.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 60 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) Architect
5 9 (7.50%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 8 (6.67%) SAP Architect
7 7 (5.83%) SAP PS Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) SAP Trainer
7 7 (5.83%) Trainer
8 6 (5.00%) SAP CO Support
8 6 (5.00%) SAP CO Trainer
8 6 (5.00%) SAP FI Trainer
8 6 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Support
8 6 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
8 6 (5.00%) SAP Support
8 6 (5.00%) SAP Support Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Support Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) BAPI
2 3 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) FMCG
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Solaris
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (8.33%) Analytics
2 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (8.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 9 (7.50%) Migration
3 9 (7.50%) Record to Report
3 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
4 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.83%) Data Architecture
4 7 (5.83%) Project Management
5 5 (4.17%) ERP
6 4 (3.33%) Accounts Payable
6 4 (3.33%) Accounts Receivable
6 4 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.33%) Cash Management
6 4 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.33%) Decision-Making
6 4 (3.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) ABAP
2 3 (2.50%) C
3 2 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) CCA
4 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.83%) IFRS
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (9.17%) Ariba
3 7 (5.83%) Palantir
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.67%) BT
5 2 (1.67%) Concur
6 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.83%) Maconomy