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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 546 517 471
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -46
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 50 76 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.34% 1.78% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 53
Average daily rate £535 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £406 £513
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
3729 4275 4245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.90% 9.08% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2527 2262
Average daily rate £438 £439 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 57
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £62.90 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

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 11 February 2016.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP BPC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP BPC Hourly Rate Trend 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +28 18 £350 -15.15% 3
North West -5 13 £545 - 1
London -31 13 £600 - 8
East Midlands - 5 £550 -
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 71 (57.72%) Finance
3 58 (47.15%) SAP BW
4 32 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (16.26%) Degree
6 19 (15.45%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (13.82%) SAP FI
8 15 (12.20%) ERP
9 14 (11.38%) SuccessFactors
10 13 (10.57%) SAP CO
11 12 (9.76%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 11 (8.94%) SAP BI
13 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
13 10 (8.13%) SAP Security
14 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.32%) QA
14 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (7.32%) OpenText
15 8 (6.50%) Project Management
15 8 (6.50%) ABAP
15 8 (6.50%) Cognos
15 8 (6.50%) Hyperion
15 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
15 8 (6.50%) SaaS
15 8 (6.50%) Infor
16 7 (5.69%) Hyperion Planning
16 7 (5.69%) Cognos Planning
16 7 (5.69%) Cognos Controller

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (5.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (13.82%) SAP FI
2 13 (10.57%) SAP CO
3 12 (9.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 12 (9.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (5.69%) Cognos Controller
4 7 (5.69%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (5.69%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (5.69%) HFM
4 7 (5.69%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 7 (5.69%) Hyperion Planning
5 6 (4.88%) SAP HR
6 5 (4.07%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.63%) SAP AFS
7 2 (1.63%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.81%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.81%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (6.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Extranet
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (47.15%) SAP BW
2 19 (15.45%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (8.94%) SAP BI
4 7 (5.69%) Essbase
5 5 (4.07%) OLAP
5 5 (4.07%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (57.72%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (38.21%) Consultant
1 47 (38.21%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (18.70%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 22 (17.89%) Analyst
4 21 (17.07%) SAP Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) SAP BW Consultant
5 16 (13.01%) SAP Manager
6 13 (10.57%) Project Manager
7 12 (9.76%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (6.50%) SAP CO Consultant
8 8 (6.50%) SAP FI Consultant
8 8 (6.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) SAP Business Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Systems Accountant
10 6 (4.88%) SAP Test Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) IP Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Finance Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
2 4 (3.25%) HTML5
3 2 (1.63%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.81%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) PMI
4 2 (1.63%) Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.63%) FMCG
4 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.63%) Unix
1 2 (1.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (12.20%) ERP
3 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.13%) SAP Security
5 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.88%) Coaching
7 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.07%) ITIL
8 5 (4.07%) Matrix Management
8 5 (4.07%) Migration
9 4 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.25%) People Management
9 4 (3.25%) Release Management
9 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.44%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) ABAP
2 6 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.07%) SAP Certification
3 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Control-M
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (7.32%) OpenText
3 8 (6.50%) Cognos
3 8 (6.50%) Hyperion
3 8 (6.50%) Infor
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (0.81%) BMC
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) CODA
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) VMware