The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 208 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% - 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £638 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £628 - £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £613
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
487 573 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 9.19% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 402 365
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £30.75 £56.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP BPC
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
6 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) CCA
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) LSMW
2 1 (6.25%) eCATT
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft