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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 481 445 461
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 90 114 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.99% 2.55% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 28
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£505 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £723 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £525
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -2.38%
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
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 January 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 21 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 January 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 -45 80 £505 -8.18% 7
London +16 58 £528 -5.80% 2
City of London +14 13 £525 -8.69% 1
West Midlands - 8 £375 - 2
South East -40 6 £413 -13.15%
Berkshire -7 4 £600 +14.83%
East of England -1 3 - -
North West -5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Greenford - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 179 (100.00%) SAP
2 94 (52.51%) Finance
3 82 (45.81%) SAP BW
4 30 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (16.20%) ERP
6 26 (14.53%) NetWeaver
6 26 (14.53%) ETL
7 25 (13.97%) Agresso
7 25 (13.97%) ABAP
8 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (12.85%) Migration
10 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
11 19 (10.61%) Management Information System
12 18 (10.06%) SAP FI
12 18 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (9.50%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (9.50%) SQL
13 17 (9.50%) Business Objects
14 15 (8.38%) PRINCE2
14 15 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (7.82%) SAP ERP
15 14 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.82%) SAP BI
16 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.26%) SAP FI/CO
16 13 (7.26%) SAP CO
16 13 (7.26%) Legal
16 13 (7.26%) Data Transformation
17 12 (6.70%) Data Extraction
17 12 (6.70%) ITIL

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (14.53%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.12%) SAP EP
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Agresso
2 18 (10.06%) SAP FI
3 14 (7.82%) SAP ERP
4 13 (7.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (7.26%) SAP CO
5 8 (4.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (4.47%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (2.79%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.12%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (1.12%) Endur
8 1 (0.56%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.81%) SAP BW
2 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.50%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (7.82%) SAP BI
7 8 (4.47%) SAP HANA
8 6 (3.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.68%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) OLAP
11 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.56%) Essbase
11 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (52.51%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Legal
3 9 (5.03%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.35%) Banking
5 5 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.23%) Front Office
7 3 (1.68%) Publishing
7 3 (1.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (46.93%) Consultant
2 82 (45.81%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (29.61%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 22 (12.29%) Analyst
4 22 (12.29%) SAP Manager
5 17 (9.50%) SAP BW Consultant
6 13 (7.26%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.26%) Developer
7 11 (6.15%) SAP Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Programme Manager
9 9 (5.03%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (5.03%) SAP Programme Manager
10 7 (3.91%) Architect
10 7 (3.91%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (3.91%) SAP Support
11 6 (3.35%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) SAP Architect
11 6 (3.35%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.12%) SAP TM
2 2 (1.12%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.12%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.56%) EDI
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.70%) Data Extraction
3 8 (4.47%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) UNIX
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) AIX
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (16.20%) ERP
3 26 (14.53%) ETL
4 23 (12.85%) Migration
5 18 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (8.38%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.26%) Data Transformation
9 12 (6.70%) ITIL
10 10 (5.59%) CRM
11 8 (4.47%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.47%) Project Management
11 8 (4.47%) PRINCE
12 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.91%) Cash Management
13 6 (3.35%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.35%) Data Security
13 6 (3.35%) Change Management
13 6 (3.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.97%) ABAP
2 17 (9.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) VB
3 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.79%) CCAB
1 5 (2.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) CIMA
2 3 (1.68%) ACCA
2 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) GAAP
2 5 (2.79%) SLA
3 4 (2.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (9.50%) Business Objects
3 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.79%) HP
5 3 (1.68%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.12%) Informatica
6 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.12%) SunGard
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) EMC
7 1 (0.56%) CA
7 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.56%) JDA
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