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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 181 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 19 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.97% 3.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £416 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.13% -16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £395 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £809 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.52%
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 City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
479 519 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 7.63% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 348 371
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £29.20 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -32.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (81.82%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) SAP BW
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (22.73%) Agresso
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) ABAP
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
9 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) ERP
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
9 3 (13.64%) Data Management
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Data Security
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.09%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Agresso
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (4.55%) Endur
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SAP BW
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SAP BI
5 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) SAP Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Security
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CIMA
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) ACCA
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GAAP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Informatica
2 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft