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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 529 472 530
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +58
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 84 105 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.75% 2.27% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 25
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£525 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £798 £535 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -44 81 £538 +19.44% 25
London +2 63 £550 +29.41% 19
City of London +4 8 £675 +66.66% 8
South East -38 8 £420 -6.66% 1
North West -7 6 £525 +6.59% 2
Manchester 0 4 £413 - 1
Hampshire -14 4 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire -1 3 £420 -4.00% 1
Cheshire +4 1 £525 +14.13% 1
East of England -15 1 - -
Hertfordshire -25 1 - -
South West -34 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 141 (100.00%) SAP
2 82 (58.16%) Finance
3 53 (37.59%) SAP BW
4 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (19.15%) ERP
5 26 (18.44%) NetWeaver
6 23 (16.31%) ABAP
7 20 (14.18%) Business Objects
7 20 (14.18%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (14.18%) Migration
8 17 (12.06%) Agresso
8 17 (12.06%) ETL
9 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (11.35%) SAP ERP
10 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
10 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
11 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.22%) SQL
12 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.51%) CCAB
14 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (7.09%) Data Transformation
15 9 (6.38%) Data Extraction
15 9 (6.38%) SAP FI
15 9 (6.38%) Banking
16 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
17 7 (4.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 7 (4.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (18.44%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.71%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Agresso
2 16 (11.35%) SAP ERP
3 9 (6.38%) SAP FI
4 7 (4.96%) SAP CO
4 7 (4.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (3.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.13%) SAP HR
6 3 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.42%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (1.42%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.71%) HFM
8 1 (0.71%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.71%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.71%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.71%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.59%) SAP BW
2 20 (14.18%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (4.26%) Xcelsius
7 6 (4.26%) SAP BI
8 5 (3.55%) SAP HANA
9 3 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.42%) DB2
11 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.71%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.42%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.42%) LoadUI
1 2 (1.42%) JConsole
1 2 (1.42%) VisualVM
General
1 82 (58.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Front Office
3 6 (4.26%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Consultant
2 57 (40.43%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (24.82%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 19 (13.48%) Analyst
5 18 (12.77%) Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.22%) SAP Developer
7 8 (5.67%) SAP BW Consultant
7 8 (5.67%) SAP BW Developer
8 6 (4.26%) SAP Manager
8 6 (4.26%) SAP Business Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Business Objects Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (3.55%) Business Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.13%) SAP Architect
11 3 (2.13%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) HTML
1 2 (1.42%) J2EE
1 2 (1.42%) Web Services
1 2 (1.42%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.42%) JMS
1 2 (1.42%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.71%) MDX
2 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.71%) REST
2 1 (0.71%) XML
2 1 (0.71%) EDI
2 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.38%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.13%) FMCG
5 2 (1.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) ERP
1 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (14.18%) Migration
3 17 (12.06%) ETL
4 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (7.09%) Data Transformation
6 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.96%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (4.26%) Data Security
8 6 (4.26%) Data Management
9 5 (3.55%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.84%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.84%) OO
10 4 (2.84%) Master Data Management
11 3 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.13%) CRM
11 3 (2.13%) ITIL
11 3 (2.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.31%) ABAP
2 13 (9.22%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) VB
3 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) CCAB
2 4 (2.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.42%) ACCA
3 2 (1.42%) CIMA
3 2 (1.42%) CCA
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) GAAP
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (14.18%) Business Objects
3 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.96%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle
6 3 (2.13%) Cognos
7 2 (1.42%) Siebel
7 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) Citrix
7 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.42%) webMethods
8 1 (0.71%) Software AG
8 1 (0.71%) CA
8 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.71%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.71%) SunGard
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