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 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 131 107
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI/CO 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.38% 2.58% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £393 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £480 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £439 £475
% change year-on-year +16.23% -7.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 218 349 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.86% 11.70% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 162 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £38.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Coventry +14 2 £393 - 1
Warwickshire +9 1 - -
SAP FI/CO
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 7 (100.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Essbase
4 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP MDM
5 1 (14.29%) SAP QM
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP

SAP FI/CO
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 7 (100.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MDM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Essbase
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CO Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle