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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 193 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 2 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.37% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 4.18% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 5
Average daily rate
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£625 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
495 622 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.75% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 442 460
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £32.58 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -32.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.50 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
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 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BI
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (75.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion