The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 233 216 232
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.69% 2.20% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£354 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.47% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £530 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £617 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
729 636 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.95% 7.51% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 304 422
Average daily rate £405 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
SAP BPC
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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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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
Surrey -2 3 £340 -
Berkshire 0 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £368 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) SAP FI
3 4 (30.77%) SAP BW
4 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) webMethods
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
5 2 (15.38%) EAI
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) SunGard

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (46.15%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Tester
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) EAI
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) webMethods
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) SunGard
3 1 (7.69%) Software AG