The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 549 520 472
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -48
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 47 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.17% 1.28% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £458 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £703 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
-5.44% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP BPC
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4003 4390 3905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.90% 8.57% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2581 2109
Average daily rate £440 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 72
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £14.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.13 £55.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BPC across the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 21 £600 +9.09% 2
West Midlands +1 9 £425 +3.03%
South East -8 6 £426 -17.37%
South West +5 3 £425 -
East of England +25 2 £560 -
North West -23 1 - -
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 141 (100.00%) SAP
2 76 (53.90%) Finance
3 67 (47.52%) SAP BW
4 26 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (17.73%) ETL
6 24 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (17.02%) Agresso
7 22 (15.60%) ERP
7 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
8 21 (14.89%) Migration
9 18 (12.77%) SAP FI
10 17 (12.06%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (12.06%) SQL
10 17 (12.06%) Business Objects
10 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
11 16 (11.35%) Legal
11 16 (11.35%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (11.35%) SAP CO
11 16 (11.35%) SAP BI
11 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
14 13 (9.22%) NetWeaver
14 13 (9.22%) Data Transformation
15 12 (8.51%) ABAP
15 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
16 11 (7.80%) CRM
16 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
16 11 (7.80%) Project Management
16 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (9.22%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Agresso
2 18 (12.77%) SAP FI
3 16 (11.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (11.35%) SAP CO
4 10 (7.09%) SAP FSCM
5 9 (6.38%) SAP ERP
6 6 (4.26%) SAP HR
7 5 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.42%) SAP SRM
8 2 (1.42%) Endur
9 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (47.52%) SAP BW
2 24 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.06%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (11.35%) SAP BI
5 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.96%) SAP HANA
7 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (0.71%) OLAP
9 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.71%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 76 (53.90%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Legal
3 5 (3.55%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Consultant
1 63 (44.68%) SAP Consultant
2 42 (29.79%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 25 (17.73%) SAP Manager
4 14 (9.93%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.22%) Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) SAP Project Manager
7 10 (7.09%) SAP BW Consultant
7 10 (7.09%) Programme Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.38%) SAP Programme Manager
9 7 (4.96%) SAP Support
9 7 (4.96%) Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Architect
10 6 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) SAP Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.84%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) SAP Basis
1 3 (2.13%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.42%) SAP TM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.42%) MDX
2 2 (1.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.42%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.26%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.55%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.42%) FMCG
4 2 (1.42%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Life Science
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.42%) Windows
1 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) UNIX
2 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (17.73%) ETL
3 22 (15.60%) ERP
4 21 (14.89%) Migration
5 15 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.22%) Data Transformation
8 11 (7.80%) CRM
8 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.80%) Project Management
8 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.09%) ITIL
10 9 (6.38%) Change Management
11 8 (5.67%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.96%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.26%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.26%) Line Management
13 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
13 6 (4.26%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.06%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) ABAP
3 2 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) CIMA
3 2 (1.42%) MBA
3 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.42%) PMP
3 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.42%) ACCA
3 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) MCP
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) SLA
1 4 (2.84%) GAAP
2 1 (0.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (12.06%) Business Objects
3 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.26%) HP
5 3 (2.13%) IBM
5 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.42%) Informatica
6 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.42%) EMC
6 2 (1.42%) CA
6 2 (1.42%) SunGard
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) OutlookSoft
7 1 (0.71%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) JDA