The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP FI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 130 100
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.47% 2.70% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £438 £588 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +23.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £560 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £610 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP FI 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 173 185 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.59% 6.97% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 107 128
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £58.00 £22.25 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.67% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in the West Midlands

SAP FI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP FI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +6 4 £450 -23.40% 1
Coventry -7 2 £425 -24.44%
SAP FI
England

SAP FI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (84.21%) SAP CO
3 14 (73.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (68.42%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (31.58%) General Ledger
7 5 (26.32%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (26.32%) Cash Management
7 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) CIMA
9 3 (15.79%) ACCA
9 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (10.53%) Logistics
10 2 (10.53%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
10 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (10.53%) Banking
11 1 (5.26%) Discrete Manufacturing
11 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (5.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (5.26%) Straight-Through Processing
11 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
11 1 (5.26%) Coaching

SAP FI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (84.21%) SAP CO
2 14 (73.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (36.84%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (5.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
5 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
5 1 (5.26%) SAP QM
5 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) General Ledger
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) SAP CO Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) SAP FI Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) SAP Architect
4 5 (26.32%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Financial Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP PP Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Cash Management
1 5 (26.32%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (10.53%) Logistics
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (10.53%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Straight-Through Processing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ACCA
1 3 (15.79%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP