Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 594 731 554
Rank change year-on-year +137 -177 +87
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 223 163 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.73% 2.55% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 87 198
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £405 £363 £363
90th Percentile £625 £613 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% - -
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 5,984 6,400 8,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.09% 6.25% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,569 3,750 4,858
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98% +4.83%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.51% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 79 88
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.42% -11.93% +9.00%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.67 £13.00
90th Percentile £68.00 £60.25 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -3.23%

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +148 208 £525 +5.00% 13
UK excluding London +106 127 £525 +16.67% 10
London +92 73 £544 +8.75% 3
South East +62 57 £500 +9.89% 7
North of England +56 30 £550 +22.22% 1
North West +28 25 £550 +4.76%
East of England +37 16 £520 +8.05% 1
Midlands +51 13 £525 -2.33%
West Midlands +36 10 £525 -8.70%
North East +21 5 £650 +57.58%
South West -5 4 £400 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +30 3 £650 +30.00%
Scotland +25 3 £550 +46.67%
Wales +27 2 £600 +23.08%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) SAP
1 223 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 223 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 121 (54.26%) Finance
3 51 (22.87%) SAP S/4HANA
4 32 (14.35%) Manufacturing
5 29 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (11.21%) Record to Report
7 23 (10.31%) SAP BW
8 22 (9.87%) Migration
9 20 (8.97%) SAP BPC
10 18 (8.07%) Security Cleared
10 18 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (8.07%) ERP
10 18 (8.07%) Project Management
11 17 (7.62%) Workshop Facilitation
12 16 (7.17%) Ariba
12 16 (7.17%) ABAP
12 16 (7.17%) Billing
13 15 (6.73%) Retail
13 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.73%) Analytics
13 15 (6.73%) Accounts Receivable
14 14 (6.28%) Business Analysis
15 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
16 12 (5.38%) SAP FI-CA
16 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
16 12 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 12 (5.38%) Procure-to-Pay
16 12 (5.38%) Accounts Payable

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 (0.45%) SAP Portal
1 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 223 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 223 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 51 (22.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (8.97%) SAP BPC
4 12 (5.38%) SAP FI-CA
4 12 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (4.93%) SAP PS
6 9 (4.04%) SAP MM
6 9 (4.04%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (2.69%) SAP ERP
7 6 (2.69%) SAP SD
8 5 (2.24%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (1.35%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (1.35%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.90%) SAP POS DM
10 2 (0.90%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.90%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) Power Platform
2 10 (4.48%) Azure
3 3 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) Skype
2 1 (0.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.31%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.93%) Power BI
3 7 (3.14%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) LSMW
2 3 (1.35%) PVCS
3 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 121 (54.26%) Finance
2 32 (14.35%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.17%) Billing
4 15 (6.73%) Retail
5 10 (4.48%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.59%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.14%) Banking
7 7 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.24%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.90%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (64.13%) Consultant
2 132 (59.19%) SAP Consultant
3 103 (46.19%) SAP FI Consultant
4 101 (45.29%) SAP CO Consultant
5 100 (44.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 18 (8.07%) Senior Consultant
7 15 (6.73%) Architect
8 14 (6.28%) SAP Architect
9 13 (5.83%) Analyst
10 12 (5.38%) SAP Analyst
11 10 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.48%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 10 (4.48%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
11 10 (4.48%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.48%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
11 10 (4.48%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 9 (4.04%) SAP FI Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) SAP Financial Consultant
13 8 (3.59%) SAP PS Consultant
14 7 (3.14%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.48%) BAPI
2 5 (2.24%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.79%) XML
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 2 (0.90%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.45%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.45%) SAP MI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.59%) Hedge funds
2 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.24%) FMCG
3 5 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.79%) e-Learning
4 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) CMDB
6 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (11.21%) Record to Report
3 22 (9.87%) Migration
4 18 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.07%) ERP
4 18 (8.07%) Project Management
5 17 (7.62%) Workshop Facilitation
6 15 (6.73%) Accounts Receivable
6 15 (6.73%) Analytics
6 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.28%) Business Analysis
8 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.38%) Accounts Payable
9 12 (5.38%) Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (4.93%) Order to Cash
10 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (4.93%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (4.04%) Data Architecture
11 9 (4.04%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.17%) ABAP
2 3 (1.35%) SQL
3 1 (0.45%) C
3 1 (0.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.04%) CCA
4 6 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.24%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) Degree
7 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.35%) PMP
8 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.90%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.90%) GxP
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) GAAP
3 1 (0.45%) IFRS
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 223 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (7.17%) Ariba
3 10 (4.48%) Palantir
4 6 (2.69%) Concur
5 3 (1.35%) HP
5 3 (1.35%) OpenText
5 3 (1.35%) Reuters
6 2 (0.90%) hybris
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.45%) Sybase