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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 117 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 1 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 3.57% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £600 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +14.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £406 £513
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
SAP BPC
South East

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
217 112 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.71% 4.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 64 92
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 1 £425 -29.16% 1
SAP BPC
South East

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (81.25%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (75.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 11 (68.75%) Degree
5 10 (62.50%) ERP
6 8 (50.00%) SaaS
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
9 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management
10 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
10 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
10 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 1 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
11 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (6.25%) Change Control
11 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (6.25%) SQL
11 1 (6.25%) MS Project
11 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Test Management
11 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 1 (6.25%) Change Management
11 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (6.25%) ITIL
11 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 1 (6.25%) Windows

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (6.25%) Consultant
1 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Finance Systems Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Financial Leader
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Financial Support
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
1 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ERP
2 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText
2 1 (6.25%) VMware