The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 104 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.82% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
SAP BPC
North West

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

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
165 157 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.94% 9.45% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 81
Median daily rate £400 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-14.27% -28.43%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP BPC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP BPC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) SAP BI
5 5 (33.33%) OLAP
6 4 (26.67%) NetWeaver
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis
7 2 (13.33%) SAP HR
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 6 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (33.33%) OLAP
3 5 (33.33%) SAP BI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (60.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 6 (40.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) HR Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP BPC Trainer
5 2 (13.33%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Trainer
5 2 (13.33%) Trainer
6 1 (6.67%) IP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix