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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 557 540 454
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -86
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 68 76 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 1.50% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 61
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£535 £420 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.38% -13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 28 August 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 16 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 28 August 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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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 -19 60 £530 +22.54% 8
London +7 39 £564 +28.12% 2
City of London +16 15 £613 +22.50%
South East -13 13 £401 -3.31%
Hampshire -3 8 £413 +3.12%
East of England +5 3 £467 +16.75%
Hertfordshire +4 3 £467 +16.75%
Berkshire -5 2 £500 +19.04%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £467 -
Birmingham +6 1 - - 1
West Midlands 0 1 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 £263 -
North West -35 1 £550 +4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 -
Winchester - 1 £300 -
South Coast - 1 - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) SAP
2 81 (69.23%) Finance
3 71 (60.68%) SAP BW
4 33 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (26.50%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (19.66%) Project Management
7 22 (18.80%) SAP FI
8 20 (17.09%) SAP CO
8 20 (17.09%) SAP FI/CO
9 17 (14.53%) ERP
10 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
10 15 (12.82%) SAP BI
11 13 (11.11%) ABAP
12 12 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 12 (10.26%) NetWeaver
12 12 (10.26%) Asset Management
13 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.55%) Migration
14 10 (8.55%) Service Management
14 10 (8.55%) Investment Management
14 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.69%) SAP HANA
15 9 (7.69%) Advertising
15 9 (7.69%) ITIL
15 9 (7.69%) PMI Certification
16 8 (6.84%) PMI
16 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
16 8 (6.84%) Degree
17 7 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (10.26%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (18.80%) SAP FI
2 20 (17.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 20 (17.09%) SAP CO
3 6 (5.13%) SAP HR
4 4 (3.42%) SAP GRC
5 3 (2.56%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.56%) Agresso
5 3 (2.56%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (1.71%) SAP SRM
6 2 (1.71%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.71%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.85%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.85%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (60.68%) SAP BW
2 31 (26.50%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (12.82%) SAP BI
4 9 (7.69%) SAP HANA
5 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.71%) Local Government
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Consultant
2 42 (35.90%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 25 (21.37%) SAP Manager
5 24 (20.51%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 20 (17.09%) SAP Project Manager
7 12 (10.26%) Developer
8 10 (8.55%) SAP BW Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Programme Manager
11 6 (5.13%) SAP Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Service Manager
13 4 (3.42%) SAP BW Developer
14 3 (2.56%) SAP Programme Manager
14 3 (2.56%) SAP Business Analyst
14 3 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
14 3 (2.56%) SAP Architect
14 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 3 (2.56%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.71%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.85%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.85%) MDX
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) PMI
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) FMCG
4 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) Equities
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) UNIX
1 2 (1.71%) Windows
1 2 (1.71%) Solaris
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (19.66%) Project Management
3 17 (14.53%) ERP
4 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 12 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.26%) Asset Management
6 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.55%) Service Management
7 10 (8.55%) Migration
7 10 (8.55%) Investment Management
8 9 (7.69%) ITIL
9 7 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Workflow
11 5 (4.27%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.27%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (4.27%) Data Mapping
12 4 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.42%) CRM
12 4 (3.42%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) ABAP
2 3 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.84%) Degree
3 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) CIPFA
4 2 (1.71%) CIMA
4 2 (1.71%) CCAB
4 2 (1.71%) AAT
5 1 (0.85%) MBA
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (4.27%) HP
3 4 (3.42%) Ariba
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.71%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.71%) Cognos
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) CA
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) ReadSoft
6 1 (0.85%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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