The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP FSCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FSCM over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Financial Supply Chain Management (SAP FSCM)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 630 620
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10  
Contract jobs citing SAP FSCM 18 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.47% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Median daily rate £475 £570 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +3.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £574 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP FSCM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3837 4298 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.02% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2589 2634
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 40
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

SAP FSCM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP FSCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FSCM in the UK

SAP FSCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP FSCM.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FSCM in the UK

SAP FSCM
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FSCM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 18 £475 -16.66% 5
London +33 14 £475 -17.03% 2
Midlands +12 3 £450 -
City of London - 3 - - 2
Surrey +14 1 £525 +34.61%
South East +12 1 £525 +34.61% 1

SAP FSCM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FSCM 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 FSCM.

1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (78.38%) SAP FI
3 27 (72.97%) Finance
4 24 (64.86%) SAP CO
5 23 (62.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (40.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (37.84%) Retail
8 13 (35.14%) Banking
8 13 (35.14%) SAP Implementation
9 11 (29.73%) Cash Management
9 11 (29.73%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 9 (24.32%) General Ledger
11 7 (18.92%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (18.92%) Planning and Forecasting
12 4 (10.81%) SAP BW
12 4 (10.81%) ERP
12 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Management
13 3 (8.11%) FXall
13 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
13 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
13 3 (8.11%) Reuters
13 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
13 3 (8.11%) ABAP
14 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
14 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
15 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-AP
15 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
15 1 (2.70%) QA
15 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP

SAP FSCM
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:

Business Applications
1 29 (78.38%) SAP FI
2 24 (64.86%) SAP CO
3 23 (62.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (29.73%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.70%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.81%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
General
1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (37.84%) Retail
4 13 (35.14%) Banking
5 9 (24.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Consultant
1 19 (51.35%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP CO Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP FI Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 9 (24.32%) SAP Architect
3 9 (24.32%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) SAP Financial Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Business Process Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Package Solution Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Process Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.70%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) SAP Implementation
2 11 (29.73%) Cash Management
3 7 (18.92%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
4 4 (10.81%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Data Conversion
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 1 (2.70%) Logistics
7 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (2.70%) Record to Report
7 1 (2.70%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
2 3 (8.11%) FXall
2 3 (8.11%) Reuters