The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 67 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.88% 1.82% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£525 - £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -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 Cheshire region.

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
68 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.87% 6.58% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 24
Average daily rate £475 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £495 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.55% -0.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP BPC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ABAP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (60.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (60.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects