Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 641 614
Rank change year-on-year +105 -27 -69
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 347 254 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.39% 2.94% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 124 139
UK median daily rate £500 £440 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +1.05%
10th Percentile £375 £305 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +15.94% +7.81% -12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7902 8641 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.98% 8.09% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 5142 5117
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 97 119
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -26.98%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £76.24 £52.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.23% +41.11% -30.77%

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 26 September 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 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 26 September 2017. 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 +93 325 £500 +13.64% 4
UK excluding London +85 170 £500 +15.94% 1
London +46 129 £500 +11.11% 3
Midlands +51 51 £500 +11.11%
North of England +77 36 £425 -1.16%
East Midlands +19 35 £510 -2.86%
North West +42 31 £408 -22.38%
South East +7 31 £513 +13.89%
South West +4 24 £450 +5.88% 1
East of England -1 14 £519 +22.06%
West Midlands +38 12 £400 -
Scotland - 8 £463 -
Wales 0 6 £500 -
North East - 3 £513 -
Yorkshire +28 2 £475 +35.71%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 347 (100.00%) SAP
1 347 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 347 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 172 (49.57%) Finance
3 49 (14.12%) Migration
4 48 (13.83%) Banking
5 47 (13.54%) Manufacturing
6 43 (12.39%) Data Migration
7 42 (12.10%) ERP
8 30 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (8.65%) Logistics
9 29 (8.36%) General Ledger
9 29 (8.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 27 (7.78%) SAP Implementation
10 27 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (7.49%) SAP BW
12 25 (7.20%) SAP MM
12 25 (7.20%) Record to Report
13 24 (6.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (6.92%) Retail
14 22 (6.34%) Integration Testing
15 21 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (5.76%) SAP FSCM
17 18 (5.19%) SAP HANA
18 17 (4.90%) Security Cleared
18 17 (4.90%) Project Management
19 15 (4.32%) FMCG
19 15 (4.32%) SAP SD
20 14 (4.03%) HP
20 14 (4.03%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.73%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.58%) CMS
2 2 (0.58%) Confluence
2 2 (0.58%) Documentum
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 347 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 347 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 29 (8.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 25 (7.20%) SAP MM
4 20 (5.76%) SAP FSCM
5 15 (4.32%) SAP SD
6 14 (4.03%) SAP FI-AP
7 12 (3.46%) SAP ERP
7 12 (3.46%) SAP SRM
8 10 (2.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (2.02%) SAP BPC
10 6 (1.73%) SAP Retail
11 5 (1.44%) SAP PS
12 4 (1.15%) Maximo
12 4 (1.15%) SAP PM
13 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.86%) SAP FI-GL
13 3 (0.86%) SAP MDM
13 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) SMS
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.49%) SAP BW
2 18 (5.19%) SAP HANA
3 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.73%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.86%) Essbase
6 2 (0.58%) MS Access
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) ProC
General
1 172 (49.57%) Finance
2 48 (13.83%) Banking
3 47 (13.54%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.36%) General Ledger
5 24 (6.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (6.92%) Retail
6 10 (2.88%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.31%) Electronics
8 8 (2.31%) Marketing
9 7 (2.02%) Legal
10 5 (1.44%) Billing
11 4 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.86%) Advertising
12 3 (0.86%) Automotive
12 3 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) French Language
13 2 (0.58%) Front Office
13 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (51.30%) Consultant
2 176 (50.72%) SAP Consultant
3 136 (39.19%) SAP FI Consultant
4 133 (38.33%) SAP CO Consultant
5 132 (38.04%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 62 (17.87%) Analyst
7 49 (14.12%) SAP Analyst
8 37 (10.66%) SAP FI Analyst
9 25 (7.20%) Business Analyst
10 23 (6.63%) SAP Business Analyst
10 23 (6.63%) Trainer
11 21 (6.05%) SAP Trainer
12 20 (5.76%) SAP FI Trainer
13 18 (5.19%) SAP CO Trainer
13 18 (5.19%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
14 17 (4.90%) Functional Consultant
15 16 (4.61%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 15 (4.32%) SAP FI Business Analyst
17 14 (4.03%) SAP CO Business Analyst
17 14 (4.03%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.46%) IDoc
2 11 (3.17%) SAP CO-PA
3 7 (2.02%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (1.15%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) JMS
6 1 (0.29%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.32%) FMCG
2 13 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.44%) EPoS
6 4 (1.15%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) Robotics
7 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.58%) Life Science
7 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.12%) Migration
2 43 (12.39%) Data Migration
3 42 (12.10%) ERP
4 30 (8.65%) Logistics
4 30 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (7.78%) SAP Implementation
5 27 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (7.20%) Record to Report
7 22 (6.34%) Integration Testing
8 21 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (4.90%) Project Management
10 13 (3.75%) Analytics
10 13 (3.75%) Business Analysis
10 13 (3.75%) Programme Management
11 12 (3.46%) Data Analytics
12 11 (3.17%) Procure-to-Pay
13 9 (2.59%) Test Scripting
14 8 (2.31%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.31%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (2.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.88%) ABAP
2 7 (2.02%) SQL
3 2 (0.58%) VBA
4 1 (0.29%) C
4 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.03%) Degree
3 12 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.02%) SAP Certification
5 6 (1.73%) CCA
6 2 (0.58%) ACCA
6 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.58%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.44%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.15%) IFRS
3 3 (0.86%) GAAP
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 347 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (4.03%) HP
3 8 (2.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.31%) Oracle
4 4 (1.15%) OpenText
5 3 (0.86%) Blue Prism
5 3 (0.86%) Kofax
6 2 (0.58%) Ariba
6 2 (0.58%) Concur
6 2 (0.58%) hybris
7 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.29%) TIBCO