The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 243 203 209
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 6 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.88% 5.07% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£413 £475 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £440 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £598 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £525
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
681 651 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.43% 7.73% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 298 328
Average daily rate £400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -27.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BPC across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 4 £600 +14.83%
Surrey - 1 £225 -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (71.43%) SAP BW
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) ABAP
5 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (21.43%) SAP HR
6 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) SunGard
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
7 1 (7.14%) FMCG
7 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
7 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
7 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) SAP SEM
7 1 (7.14%) Publishing
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP HR
2 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SEM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ERP
1 2 (14.29%) Workflow
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
2 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) ABAP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SunGard
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) JDA