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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 572 528 476
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -52
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 54 84 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.32% 1.75% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 54
Average daily rate £535 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £723 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £406 £513
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4097 4813 4744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.29% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2729 2442
Average daily rate £438 £446 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 38 59
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.57 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

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 12 February 2016.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP BPC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 17 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -29 50 £535 -2.72% 15
South East +28 18 £350 -15.15% 3
North West -5 13 £545 - 1
London -31 13 £600 - 8
Manchester - 11 £545 -
West Sussex - 9 £350 -
Chichester - 8 £325 -
East Midlands - 5 £550 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £550 -
City of London +25 2 - - 1
Berkshire +6 2 £388 -35.41% 1
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Reading -4 2 £388 -35.41% 1
Surrey -8 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 - 1
Worthing - 1 £475 -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 74 (56.06%) Finance
3 61 (46.21%) SAP BW
4 37 (28.03%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (15.15%) Degree
7 19 (14.39%) SAP FI
8 15 (11.36%) SAP CO
8 15 (11.36%) ERP
9 14 (10.61%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (10.61%) SuccessFactors
10 12 (9.09%) SAP BI
10 12 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.09%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 11 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 10 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (7.58%) QA
12 10 (7.58%) SAP Security
12 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
13 9 (6.82%) OpenText
13 9 (6.82%) ABAP
13 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (6.06%) Infor
14 8 (6.06%) SaaS
14 8 (6.06%) Cognos
14 8 (6.06%) Project Management
14 8 (6.06%) NetWeaver
14 8 (6.06%) Hyperion
15 7 (5.30%) SQL

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (6.06%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (14.39%) SAP FI
2 15 (11.36%) SAP CO
3 14 (10.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (9.09%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 7 (5.30%) Cognos Controller
5 7 (5.30%) Cognos Planning
5 7 (5.30%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (5.30%) HFM
5 7 (5.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 7 (5.30%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (4.55%) SAP HR
7 5 (3.79%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.52%) SAP AFS
8 2 (1.52%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Extranet
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (46.21%) SAP BW
2 21 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (9.09%) SAP BI
4 7 (5.30%) Essbase
5 6 (4.55%) SAP HANA
6 5 (3.79%) OLAP
7 4 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.52%) DB2
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.76%) Crystal Dashboard Design
9 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.76%) QlikView
9 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (56.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Back Office
3 3 (2.27%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Local Government
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (38.64%) Consultant
1 51 (38.64%) SAP Consultant
2 26 (19.70%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 22 (16.67%) Analyst
4 21 (15.91%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (12.88%) SAP Manager
6 16 (12.12%) SAP BW Consultant
7 14 (10.61%) Project Manager
8 13 (9.85%) SAP Project Manager
9 10 (7.58%) SAP FI Consultant
10 9 (6.82%) SAP CO Consultant
10 9 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) SAP Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Systems Accountant
12 6 (4.55%) SAP Test Analyst
13 5 (3.79%) IP Consultant
14 4 (3.03%) Finance Manager
14 4 (3.03%) Project Consultant
14 4 (3.03%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.03%) HTML
2 4 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (1.52%) SAP TM
3 2 (1.52%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) PMI
4 2 (1.52%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.52%) FMCG
4 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Unix
1 2 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.03%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (11.36%) ERP
3 12 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
5 10 (7.58%) SAP Security
6 9 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.06%) Project Management
8 6 (4.55%) Coaching
8 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.79%) ITIL
9 5 (3.79%) Matrix Management
9 5 (3.79%) Migration
10 4 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.03%) People Management
10 4 (3.03%) Release Management
10 4 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.82%) ABAP
2 7 (5.30%) SQL
3 2 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.79%) SAP Certification
3 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Control-M
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (6.82%) OpenText
3 8 (6.06%) Cognos
3 8 (6.06%) Hyperion
3 8 (6.06%) Infor
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) CA
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) CODA
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
6 1 (0.76%) VMware