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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 538 507 457
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -50
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 48 48 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.19% 1.12% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 45
Average daily rate
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£466 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £354 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £371 £482
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -22.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
4018 4293 4013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.93% 8.97% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2375 2330 2145
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.77 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.75 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -21 19 £600 +20.00% 4
South East -9 11 £415 +10.66% 1
East of England +4 7 £467 +16.75%
North West -16 4 £425 - 1
West Midlands 0 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SAP
2 66 (66.00%) Finance
3 57 (57.00%) SAP BW
4 26 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (22.00%) Business Objects
5 22 (22.00%) SAP FI
5 22 (22.00%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (18.00%) SAP CO
6 18 (18.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (16.00%) SAP BI
7 16 (16.00%) Project Management
8 15 (15.00%) ERP
9 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.00%) ABAP
10 13 (13.00%) NetWeaver
11 11 (11.00%) ITIL
12 10 (10.00%) Service Management
13 8 (8.00%) Asset Management
13 8 (8.00%) Legal
13 8 (8.00%) CRM
14 7 (7.00%) SAP FSCM
14 7 (7.00%) SAP HANA
14 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
14 7 (7.00%) Workflow
14 7 (7.00%) Migration
15 6 (6.00%) Advertising
15 6 (6.00%) Change Management
15 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
15 6 (6.00%) Line Management
15 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.00%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (22.00%) SAP FI
2 18 (18.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (18.00%) SAP CO
3 7 (7.00%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (6.00%) SAP ERP
5 5 (5.00%) SAP HR
6 3 (3.00%) Agresso
6 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.00%) SAP GRC
7 2 (2.00%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.00%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (57.00%) SAP BW
2 22 (22.00%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (16.00%) SAP BI
4 7 (7.00%) SAP HANA
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.00%) OLAP
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.00%) DB2
7 1 (1.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (66.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Legal
3 6 (6.00%) Advertising
4 3 (3.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Local Government
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.00%) Consultant
2 43 (43.00%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (27.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 15 (15.00%) SAP Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 9 (9.00%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (8.00%) SAP Programme Manager
8 8 (8.00%) SAP Support
8 8 (8.00%) Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Programme Manager
9 7 (7.00%) Service Manager
10 6 (6.00%) SAP Project Manager
11 5 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) Architect
11 5 (5.00%) SAP Architect
12 4 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) SAP Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.00%) SAP TM
3 2 (2.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.00%) Clustering
2 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (1.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.00%) Equities
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) UNIX
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Solaris
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.00%) Project Management
3 15 (15.00%) ERP
4 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (11.00%) ITIL
6 10 (10.00%) Service Management
7 8 (8.00%) CRM
7 8 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.00%) Workflow
8 7 (7.00%) Migration
9 6 (6.00%) Change Management
9 6 (6.00%) Line Management
10 5 (5.00%) Cash Management
11 4 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (4.00%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.00%) Coaching
11 4 (4.00%) ETL
11 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) ABAP
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) CIMA
3 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (22.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) Ariba
5 3 (3.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter
6 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.00%) EMC
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (1.00%) Cognos
7 1 (1.00%) CA
7 1 (1.00%) ReadSoft
7 1 (1.00%) OutlookSoft