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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 491 470 529
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +59
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 82 101 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.81% 2.45% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 30
Average daily rate
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£440 £470 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £378 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £679 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -4.76%
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
4537 4128 4883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.71% 8.55% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 2277 2551
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 72
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +17 57 £440 -2.22% 7
North West +1 10 £525 +3.96% 2
South East -26 8 £420 -13.40% 4
East of England -32 2 £400 -
West Midlands -19 1 £550 - 1
South West -22 1 - -
North East - - - -
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 69 (57.02%) Finance
3 38 (31.40%) SAP BW
4 26 (21.49%) NetWeaver
5 21 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (16.53%) ERP
7 18 (14.88%) ABAP
7 18 (14.88%) SAP ERP
8 17 (14.05%) Business Objects
8 17 (14.05%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (9.09%) SAP FI
10 11 (9.09%) CCAB
10 11 (9.09%) Banking
11 9 (7.44%) SAP CO
11 9 (7.44%) Hyperion
12 8 (6.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (6.61%) Data Extraction
13 7 (5.79%) Business Process Mapping
13 7 (5.79%) Marketing
13 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
14 6 (4.96%) SAP BI
14 6 (4.96%) GAAP
14 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (4.96%) Migration
14 6 (4.96%) SAP FI/CO
14 6 (4.96%) Front Office
14 6 (4.96%) General Ledger
14 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 26 (21.49%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.65%) Documentum
3 1 (0.83%) SAP EP
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (14.88%) SAP ERP
2 11 (9.09%) SAP FI
3 9 (7.44%) SAP CO
4 8 (6.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (4.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.48%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.65%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.83%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.83%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.83%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.83%) HFM
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.83%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SAP BW
2 17 (14.05%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.96%) SAP BI
3 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.48%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.83%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.65%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.65%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.65%) LoadUI
1 2 (1.65%) JConsole
1 2 (1.65%) VisualVM
General
1 69 (57.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Marketing
4 6 (4.96%) General Ledger
4 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.96%) Front Office
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Consultant
2 54 (44.63%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (27.27%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 17 (14.05%) Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.26%) SAP Developer
8 7 (5.79%) SAP BW Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) SAP Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) SAP BW Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Business Objects Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) SAP Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) SAP Business Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Designer
10 4 (3.31%) Business Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Architect
11 3 (2.48%) Business Objects Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.48%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) HTML
1 2 (1.65%) J2EE
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
1 2 (1.65%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.65%) JMS
1 2 (1.65%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.83%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.83%) MDX
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.83%) REST
2 1 (0.83%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) EDI
2 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Data Extraction
2 4 (3.31%) FMCG
3 2 (1.65%) Open Source
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (16.53%) ERP
3 7 (5.79%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
4 6 (4.96%) Migration
5 5 (4.13%) Data Security
5 5 (4.13%) Workflow
5 5 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.31%) Master Data Management
6 4 (3.31%) Data Management
6 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.31%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.48%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.48%) Data Mapping
7 3 (2.48%) ETL
7 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.65%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (1.65%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (1.65%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) ABAP
2 1 (0.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) CCAB
2 4 (3.31%) CCA
2 4 (3.31%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) MBA
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ACCA
4 1 (0.83%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) GAAP
2 5 (4.13%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (14.05%) Business Objects
3 9 (7.44%) Hyperion
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle
6 2 (1.65%) Siebel
6 2 (1.65%) IBM
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.65%) webMethods
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Software AG
7 1 (0.83%) CA
7 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.83%) SunGard
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
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