The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 123 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.54% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.31% 7.78% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £523 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
121 180 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.64% 6.95% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 51
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BPC across the Berkshire region.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP BPC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP BPC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP BPC.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
4 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SunGard
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
5 1 (14.29%) SAP SEM
5 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Life Science
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP BPC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP BPC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SEM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 2 (28.57%) SunGard
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft