The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 177 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.13% 1.76% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£550 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP BPC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
422 454 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.28% 7.78% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 306 334
Average daily rate £500 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £411
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.56 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BPC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (86.96%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) SAP BW
4 8 (34.78%) ETL
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Agresso
7 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) ABAP
9 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Data Management
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
10 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (8.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Agresso
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.35%) Endur
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SAP BW
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
5 2 (8.70%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) OLAP
6 1 (4.35%) Essbase
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) SAP Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ETL
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) CIMA
1 2 (8.70%) ACCA
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GAAP
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos