The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 154 154 134
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.64% 1.05% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £340 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 - -
SAP BPC
England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
341 382 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.20% 10.11% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 181 156
Median daily rate £400 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Median hourly rate £69.07 £21.64 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.17% -38.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -25.00%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 5 £340 -20.00%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) Control-M
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Validation

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (30.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) BMC
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy