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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
England / North West
Rank 135 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.29% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.84% 3.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £545 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
238 327 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.18% 8.55% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 174 196
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £69.07 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% +201.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £62.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +1 2 - -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) Practice Management
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAP GRC
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ODBC
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SAP HR

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Lumira
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) SAP BPC Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Sun Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (25.00%) Practice Management
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) EAM
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Security
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Ariba
4 2 (16.67%) Concur
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat