The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 613 581 573
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 35 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.098% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.81% 1.18% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 25
Median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +20.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4321 4595 5195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.00% 8.33% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2660 2612 2817
Median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 48 74
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP BPC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC within the UK.

SAP BPC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 35 £450 -3.64% 10
South East +4 12 £500 +20.48%
Berkshire +1 7 £505 -
North West -6 7 £358 -15.88% 1
West Midlands -18 5 £387 -
Manchester -16 4 £358 -15.88% 1
London -17 4 £456 -23.95% 4
Warwickshire -7 3 £387 -
South West - 3 - -
Hampshire +5 2 £500 +20.84%
Warwick -5 2 £387 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
City of London +29 1 £388 -38.00%
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £450 -19.64% 1
Cambridge +16 1 £450 -19.64% 1
East of England +10 1 £450 -3.64% 2
Weymouth - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £500 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £510 -
Slough - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 85 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (49.41%) Finance
3 29 (34.12%) SAP BW
4 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (17.65%) SAP HANA
6 13 (15.29%) SAP BI
7 11 (12.94%) SAP FI
8 9 (10.59%) Degree
8 9 (10.59%) SAP CO
8 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.41%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (9.41%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (8.24%) NetWeaver
10 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.24%) Migration
10 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.24%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.24%) Concur
11 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Time Management
12 5 (5.88%) Oracle
12 5 (5.88%) ERP
12 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.71%) Retail
13 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.71%) Ariba
13 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (4.71%) Hyperion

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) SAP FI
2 9 (10.59%) SAP CO
3 8 (9.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.53%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (3.53%) HFM
4 3 (3.53%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (3.53%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.35%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (2.35%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (2.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (2.35%) SAP AFS
5 2 (2.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.35%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Maximo
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
1 3 (3.53%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SAP BW
2 15 (17.65%) SAP HANA
3 13 (15.29%) SAP BI
4 8 (9.41%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) DB2
6 3 (3.53%) Essbase
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (1.18%) OLAP
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) QlikView
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (49.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.35%) French Language
4 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Greek Language
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Consultant
2 27 (31.76%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (23.53%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) SAP Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.59%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) SAP Architect
7 5 (5.88%) SAP CO Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) SAP FI Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Economics
5 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
3 7 (8.24%) Migration
3 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.24%) SAP Implementation
3 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.06%) Time Management
4 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.88%) ERP
6 4 (4.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.71%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.71%) People Management
6 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.71%) SAP Security
6 4 (4.71%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.18%) ABAP
2 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) ACCA
2 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (8.24%) Concur
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) Ariba
4 4 (4.71%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.53%) Cognos
6 2 (2.35%) BMC
6 2 (2.35%) Infor
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.18%) CA
7 1 (1.18%) Capita
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) OpenText
7 1 (1.18%) OutlookSoft
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