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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 85 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.99% 3.39% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £505 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.31% -16.87%
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
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
134 118 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.84% 9.71% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (75.00%) NetWeaver

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP