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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 94 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% - 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.37% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £545 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £406 £513
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
205 155 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.26% 10.93% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 92 82
Average daily rate £400 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £586 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -52.38%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) SAP BW
4 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (35.71%) OLAP
6 4 (28.57%) NetWeaver
7 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
8 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
8 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (7.14%) Software Testing

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (35.71%) OLAP
4 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (64.29%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 8 (57.14%) SAP BW Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) IP Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) HR Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix