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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 526 484 500
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 81 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.69% 2.01% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 25
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£550 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £822 £532 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -7.31%
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
4796 4685 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.41% 9.01% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2540 2518
Average daily rate £450 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 101
Average hourly rate £23.25 £33.55 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £16.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.60 £60.76 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -0.41%

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 21 November 2014.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 24 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 21 November 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 -33 75 £550 +29.41% 12
London +4 61 £550 +30.95% 5
City of London -2 11 £625 +55.27% 1
North West -5 5 £506 +8.28%
Manchester -8 4 £413 -
South East -30 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -22 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 158 (100.00%) SAP
2 89 (56.33%) Finance
3 60 (37.97%) SAP BW
4 33 (20.89%) ERP
5 30 (18.99%) NetWeaver
6 28 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (15.19%) Agresso
8 23 (14.56%) Migration
9 22 (13.92%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (13.92%) ABAP
9 22 (13.92%) Business Objects
10 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
11 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
12 19 (12.03%) ETL
12 19 (12.03%) SAP ERP
13 18 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (10.76%) SQL
15 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
16 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.23%) Data Extraction
16 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (8.23%) Data Transformation
17 12 (7.59%) CCAB
18 11 (6.96%) SAP FI
19 10 (6.33%) Legal
19 10 (6.33%) General Ledger
20 9 (5.70%) Banking
20 9 (5.70%) GAAP
21 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (18.99%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.27%) MS Project
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Agresso
2 19 (12.03%) SAP ERP
3 11 (6.96%) SAP FI
4 8 (5.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (5.06%) SAP CO
5 7 (4.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.90%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.63%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.63%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.63%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.63%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.63%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.63%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.97%) SAP BW
2 22 (13.92%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (3.80%) Xcelsius
7 6 (3.80%) SAP BI
7 6 (3.80%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.90%) DB2
9 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.63%) Essbase
General
1 89 (56.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Legal
2 10 (6.33%) General Ledger
3 9 (5.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Front Office
4 6 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (45.57%) Consultant
2 67 (42.41%) SAP Consultant
3 45 (28.48%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 21 (13.29%) Analyst
5 17 (10.76%) Developer
6 13 (8.23%) SAP Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) SAP Manager
9 8 (5.06%) SAP BW Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.43%) SAP BW Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Business Objects Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) SAP Project Manager
11 6 (3.80%) SAP Business Analyst
12 5 (3.16%) Financial Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) SAP Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) Business Consultant
13 4 (2.53%) SAP Trainer
13 4 (2.53%) Trainer
13 4 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.27%) MDX
1 2 (1.27%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.63%) REST
2 1 (0.63%) J2EE
2 1 (0.63%) SOAP
2 1 (0.63%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) EDI
2 1 (0.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.23%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) ERP
2 28 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (14.56%) Migration
4 19 (12.03%) ETL
5 18 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (8.23%) Data Transformation
7 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.43%) Data Management
8 7 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.43%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (3.80%) Data Security
10 5 (3.16%) ITIL
10 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.16%) Master Data Management
11 4 (2.53%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.53%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.53%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.92%) ABAP
2 17 (10.76%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) CCAB
2 5 (3.16%) Degree
3 4 (2.53%) ACCA
3 4 (2.53%) CIMA
4 3 (1.90%) SAP Certification
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) MBA
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) GAAP
2 5 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (13.92%) Business Objects
3 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.80%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos
5 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.27%) CA
6 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) webMethods
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) Informatica
6 1 (0.63%) SunGard
6 1 (0.63%) Software AG
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £715 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago