The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 530 445 546
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +101
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 76 134 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 2.86% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 20
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£420 £484 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £355 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BPC within the UK.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -76 67 £433 -7.97% 22
London -3 50 £440 -2.22% 9
South East -39 7 £415 -17.00% 3
North West -13 5 £525 +3.96% 3
Cheshire +1 4 £525 - 1
Berkshire 0 3 £420 -4.00% 2
City of London -5 3 £500 +16.95% 3
Hampshire -17 3 £400 -15.78%
Reading +8 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £550 - 1
Surrey -9 1 - - 1
West Midlands -14 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire -15 1 £400 - 1
East of England -25 1 £400 - 2
South West -41 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Staines - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 128 (100.00%) SAP
2 64 (50.00%) Finance
3 44 (34.38%) SAP BW
4 27 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (20.31%) ABAP
6 24 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 24 (18.75%) ERP
6 24 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (16.41%) NetWeaver
8 19 (14.84%) SAP ERP
9 15 (11.72%) MS Excel
10 12 (9.38%) CCAB
11 11 (8.59%) Banking
11 11 (8.59%) Hyperion
12 9 (7.03%) SAP FI
12 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
12 9 (7.03%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.25%) Migration
13 8 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (6.25%) Marketing
13 8 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (5.47%) Business Process Mapping
14 7 (5.47%) SAP CO
14 7 (5.47%) SAP BI
15 6 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (4.69%) Front Office
15 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (4.69%) Xcelsius
16 5 (3.91%) Performance Management
16 5 (3.91%) Workflow

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (16.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.56%) Documentum
3 1 (0.78%) SAP EP
Applications
1 15 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Project
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.84%) SAP ERP
2 9 (7.03%) SAP FI
3 8 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (5.47%) SAP CO
5 4 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.34%) SAP HR
6 3 (2.34%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.56%) HFM
7 2 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.56%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.78%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.78%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.78%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.78%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.38%) SAP BW
2 24 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (5.47%) SAP BI
5 6 (4.69%) Xcelsius
6 4 (3.13%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.56%) DB2
8 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.78%) Essbase
9 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.56%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.56%) LoadUI
1 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.56%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.56%) JConsole
1 2 (1.56%) VisualVM
General
1 64 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.69%) Front Office
5 3 (2.34%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (42.19%) Consultant
2 47 (36.72%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (20.31%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 19 (14.84%) Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Business Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) SAP Developer
8 8 (6.25%) SAP BW Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Business Objects Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Business Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) SAP BW Developer
9 6 (4.69%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.91%) SAP Administrator
10 5 (3.91%) Administrator
10 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.13%) Architect
11 4 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.13%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.56%) JMS
2 2 (1.56%) J2EE
2 2 (1.56%) HTML
2 2 (1.56%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.56%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.78%) MDX
3 1 (0.78%) REST
3 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.78%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.13%) FMCG
2 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (18.75%) ERP
3 9 (7.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (6.25%) Migration
5 7 (5.47%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.91%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.91%) Workflow
7 5 (3.91%) Data Security
7 5 (3.91%) Data Management
8 4 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.13%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.34%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (2.34%) Master Data Management
9 3 (2.34%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.31%) ABAP
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) CCAB
2 4 (3.13%) ISEB
2 4 (3.13%) CCA
2 4 (3.13%) SAP Certification
3 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) MBA
4 1 (0.78%) CIMA
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) GAAP
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 11 (8.59%) Hyperion
4 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.91%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos
6 2 (1.56%) Siebel
6 2 (1.56%) IBM
6 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.56%) webMethods
6 2 (1.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Software AG
7 1 (0.78%) CA
7 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.78%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.78%) SunGard
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita - ITPS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago