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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 518 465 533
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +68
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 88 109 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.74% 2.33% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 30
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£433 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £585 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -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
5053 4685 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.74% 8.87% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2478 2779
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 80 85
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -59 81 £440 -6.87% 18
London +2 57 £440 -2.22% 8
North West -1 9 £525 +1.94% 2
South East -26 8 £420 -10.63% 5
Manchester -11 4 £413 -18.31% 2
City of London +10 3 £500 +17.99% 4
Cheshire +9 3 £525 -
Berkshire +1 3 £420 -4.00% 1
Hampshire -17 3 £400 -15.78% 2
Hertfordshire -25 2 £400 -
East of England -31 2 £400 -
Surrey -5 1 - - 2
Birmingham -10 1 £550 +12.82% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £550 +12.82% 1
South West -34 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Staines - - - -
Winchester - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 76 (55.47%) Finance
3 50 (36.50%) SAP BW
4 29 (21.17%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (19.71%) NetWeaver
6 22 (16.06%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (16.06%) ERP
6 22 (16.06%) Business Objects
7 20 (14.60%) ABAP
8 19 (13.87%) SAP ERP
9 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
10 12 (8.76%) CCAB
10 12 (8.76%) Banking
11 11 (8.03%) Hyperion
11 11 (8.03%) SAP FI
12 9 (6.57%) SAP CO
12 9 (6.57%) Data Extraction
13 8 (5.84%) Marketing
13 8 (5.84%) SAP BI
14 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (5.11%) Business Process Mapping
15 6 (4.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 6 (4.38%) Xcelsius
15 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (4.38%) GAAP
15 6 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (4.38%) SAP FI/CO
15 6 (4.38%) Migration

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (19.71%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.46%) Documentum
3 1 (0.73%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (13.87%) SAP ERP
2 11 (8.03%) SAP FI
3 9 (6.57%) SAP CO
4 7 (5.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (4.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.19%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.46%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.46%) HFM
7 2 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.46%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.73%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.73%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.73%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.73%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.73%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.73%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.73%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (36.50%) SAP BW
2 22 (16.06%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (5.84%) SAP BI
4 6 (4.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (4.38%) Xcelsius
5 3 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.19%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.73%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.46%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.46%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.46%) LoadUI
1 2 (1.46%) JConsole
1 2 (1.46%) VisualVM
General
1 76 (55.47%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) General Ledger
4 6 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.38%) Front Office
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (46.72%) Consultant
2 57 (41.61%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (24.82%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 18 (13.14%) Analyst
5 17 (12.41%) Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) SAP Developer
8 8 (5.84%) SAP BW Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) SAP BW Developer
9 6 (4.38%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Business Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Business Objects Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Administrator
10 5 (3.65%) Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.65%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.65%) SAP Administrator
11 4 (2.92%) SAP Business Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) SAP Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) HTML
1 2 (1.46%) J2EE
1 2 (1.46%) Web Services
1 2 (1.46%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.46%) JMS
1 2 (1.46%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.73%) MDX
2 1 (0.73%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.73%) REST
2 1 (0.73%) XML
2 1 (0.73%) EDI
2 1 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Data Extraction
2 4 (2.92%) FMCG
3 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) Open Source
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.73%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.06%) ERP
3 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
3 7 (5.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (4.38%) Migration
4 6 (4.38%) Data Management
5 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (3.65%) Performance Management
5 5 (3.65%) Data Security
5 5 (3.65%) Workflow
6 4 (2.92%) Integration Testing
6 4 (2.92%) Business Analysis
6 4 (2.92%) Master Data Management
7 3 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.19%) Data Mapping
7 3 (2.19%) Project Management
7 3 (2.19%) SOA
7 3 (2.19%) ETL
8 2 (1.46%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.60%) ABAP
2 1 (0.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) CCAB
2 4 (2.92%) CCA
2 4 (2.92%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ACCA
3 2 (1.46%) CIMA
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) MBA
4 1 (0.73%) PMP
4 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) GAAP
2 5 (3.65%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (16.06%) Business Objects
3 11 (8.03%) Hyperion
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle
6 2 (1.46%) Cognos
6 2 (1.46%) Siebel
6 2 (1.46%) IBM
6 2 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (1.46%) Citrix
6 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.46%) webMethods
7 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.73%) Software AG
7 1 (0.73%) CA
7 1 (0.73%) Informatica
7 1 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.73%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.73%) SunGard
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Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago