The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP FICO
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 127 114
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.26% 1.60% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £588 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.65% +77.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £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/CO 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 177 187 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.69% 6.94% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 129
Median daily rate £440 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
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/CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI/CO in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI/CO in the West Midlands

SAP FI/CO
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/CO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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 -1 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £425 -
SAP FI/CO
England

SAP FI/CO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP FI/CO.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
1 14 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 14 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (21.43%) CIMA
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) ACCA
4 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAP QM
6 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automotive
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

SAP FI/CO
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 14 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 14 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (28.57%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
2 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Architect
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CO Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
1 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
2 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ACCA
1 3 (21.43%) CIMA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP