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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 533 515 509
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 56 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.24% 1.59% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 20 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 31 March 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 -21 52 £500 -9.09% 5
London -13 25 £600 +9.09% 3
West Midlands 0 11 £399 -3.33%
City of London +13 4 £600 -7.69%
South West -3 3 £425 -
South East -37 3 - -
East of England +10 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 £425 -
North West -20 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Staines - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 148 (100.00%) SAP
2 77 (52.03%) Finance
3 68 (45.95%) SAP BW
4 27 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (16.89%) ETL
5 25 (16.89%) Agresso
6 24 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (15.54%) ERP
7 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
8 22 (14.86%) Migration
9 20 (13.51%) SAP FI
10 18 (12.16%) SQL
10 18 (12.16%) Management Information System
11 17 (11.49%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (11.49%) SAP CO
11 17 (11.49%) Business Objects
11 17 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 16 (10.81%) ABAP
12 16 (10.81%) Legal
12 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (10.14%) SAP BI
14 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
14 14 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (8.78%) Data Transformation
15 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (8.11%) ITIL
16 12 (8.11%) Project Management
16 12 (8.11%) NetWeaver
17 11 (7.43%) CRM

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.11%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (16.89%) Agresso
2 20 (13.51%) SAP FI
3 17 (11.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (11.49%) SAP CO
4 10 (6.76%) SAP FSCM
5 9 (6.08%) SAP ERP
6 6 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (2.70%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.35%) Endur
8 2 (1.35%) SAP SRM
8 2 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.68%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (45.95%) SAP BW
2 24 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (10.14%) SAP BI
7 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.05%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.03%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.68%) Essbase
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 77 (52.03%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Legal
3 5 (3.38%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.03%) Publishing
5 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (45.27%) Consultant
1 67 (45.27%) SAP Consultant
2 42 (28.38%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 27 (18.24%) SAP Manager
4 15 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.14%) Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Programme Manager
5 12 (8.11%) SAP BW Consultant
6 11 (7.43%) SAP Project Manager
6 11 (7.43%) SAP Programme Manager
7 9 (6.08%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.41%) SAP Support
9 7 (4.73%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) SAP Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) SAP Basis
1 3 (2.03%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.35%) SAP TM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.35%) MDX
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
2 2 (1.35%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.73%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.38%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) Clustering
4 2 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Life Science
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) Windows
1 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.68%) UNIX
2 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (16.89%) ETL
3 23 (15.54%) ERP
4 22 (14.86%) Migration
5 16 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.78%) Data Transformation
8 12 (8.11%) ITIL
8 12 (8.11%) Project Management
9 11 (7.43%) CRM
10 9 (6.08%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.08%) PRINCE
10 9 (6.08%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.73%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.73%) Cash Management
13 6 (4.05%) Line Management
13 6 (4.05%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) SQL
2 16 (10.81%) ABAP
3 2 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) CIMA
3 2 (1.35%) MBA
3 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PMP
3 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.35%) ACCA
3 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) MCP
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (11.49%) Business Objects
3 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.05%) HP
5 3 (2.03%) IBM
5 3 (2.03%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.35%) Informatica
6 2 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.35%) Cognos
6 2 (1.35%) EMC
6 2 (1.35%) CA
6 2 (1.35%) SunGard
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) JDA
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