The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 512 452 537
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +85
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 45 98 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.21% 0.070%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.00% 2.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 21
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£425 £467 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £355 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £676 £646
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4499 4082 4613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.76% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2400 2189 2375
Average daily rate £428 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.23% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
SAP BPC
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -16 31 £438 +9.37% 9
North West -6 5 - - 1
South East -36 5 £354 -38.47% 2
West Midlands -12 1 £550 +39.68% 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 99 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (49.49%) Finance
3 25 (25.25%) SAP BW
4 17 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (15.15%) ABAP
6 14 (14.14%) ERP
6 14 (14.14%) NetWeaver
7 12 (12.12%) Hyperion
7 12 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (12.12%) Business Objects
8 11 (11.11%) SAP ERP
9 10 (10.10%) Banking
10 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
11 7 (7.07%) Oracle
11 7 (7.07%) SAP FI
11 7 (7.07%) Marketing
12 6 (6.06%) SAP CO
12 6 (6.06%) Migration
12 6 (6.06%) CCAB
12 6 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.05%) SAP BI
13 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.05%) Workflow
13 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 4 (4.04%) SAP XI
14 4 (4.04%) HP
14 4 (4.04%) CCA

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (14.14%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.02%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.07%) SAP FI
3 6 (6.06%) SAP CO
4 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (3.03%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.01%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.01%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.01%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.01%) HFM
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) SAP BW
2 12 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.05%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (3.03%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.02%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.01%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.02%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.02%) NeoLoad
1 2 (2.02%) LoadUI
1 2 (2.02%) JConsole
1 2 (2.02%) VisualVM
General
1 49 (49.49%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 6 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Front Office
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.48%) Consultant
2 46 (46.46%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (30.30%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 11 (11.11%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Designer
7 4 (4.04%) Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) SAP BW Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) Business Objects Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) SAP Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Senior SAP BPC Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) SAP XI
2 3 (3.03%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) J2EE
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) JMS
4 1 (1.01%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) MDX
4 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) FMCG
2 2 (2.02%) Open Source
3 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (14.14%) ERP
3 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
5 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 6 (6.06%) Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Workflow
7 4 (4.04%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.04%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (3.03%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.03%) Master Data Management
8 3 (3.03%) ETL
8 3 (3.03%) Data Management
8 3 (3.03%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.02%) SOA
9 2 (2.02%) EAI
9 2 (2.02%) BPR
9 2 (2.02%) Project Management
9 2 (2.02%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.02%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) ABAP
2 1 (1.01%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) CCAB
2 4 (4.04%) CCA
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) SAP Certification
3 3 (3.03%) ACCA
3 3 (3.03%) CIMA
4 1 (1.01%) MBA
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) GAAP
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (12.12%) Business Objects
2 12 (12.12%) Hyperion
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) Citrix
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) webMethods
6 2 (2.02%) Siebel
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) SunGard
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos
7 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (1.01%) Software AG
7 1 (1.01%) CA
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