The first table below looks at the demand for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.50% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.15% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £503 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.33% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
87 116 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.29% 19.37% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 23
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £302 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%
SAP BPC
West Midlands

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP BPC
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Strategy Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP