The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 548 461 540
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +79
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 56 104 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.10% 2.25% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 21
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£388 £484 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £655 £646
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5072 4615 5323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.03% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2352 2571
Average daily rate £430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%

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 28 July 2014.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 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 28 July 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 -60 45 £425 -8.99% 20
London -16 31 £438 +9.37% 10
North West -6 5 - - 1
Cardiff -7 5 £300 -14.89%
South Wales -21 5 £300 -14.89%
Wales -22 5 £300 -14.89%
South East -36 5 £354 -38.47% 3
Surrey -5 3 £340 -
City of London -14 2 £625 +56.25% 3
Berkshire 0 1 - - 3
Staines -7 1 £340 -
Birmingham -7 1 £550 +41.93% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £550 +39.68% 1
Hampshire - 1 £368 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £368 -
Reading - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (45.38%) Finance
3 35 (29.41%) SAP BW
4 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (15.13%) ERP
6 17 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (14.29%) ABAP
6 17 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 14 (11.76%) NetWeaver
7 14 (11.76%) Hyperion
8 12 (10.08%) SAP ERP
9 11 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
10 10 (8.40%) Banking
11 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.72%) Marketing
12 8 (6.72%) Oracle
12 8 (6.72%) SAP FI
13 7 (5.88%) SAP CO
13 7 (5.88%) CCAB
13 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
14 6 (5.04%) Xcelsius
14 6 (5.04%) Migration
14 6 (5.04%) SAP BI
14 6 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
15 5 (4.20%) Data Management
15 5 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 5 (4.20%) Workflow

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (11.76%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.68%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.08%) SAP ERP
2 8 (6.72%) SAP FI
3 7 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 5 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.52%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.68%) HFM
7 2 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.84%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.84%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.84%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.84%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.84%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.84%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.41%) SAP BW
2 17 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.04%) SAP BI
3 6 (5.04%) Xcelsius
4 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.52%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.84%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.68%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.68%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.68%) LoadUI
1 2 (1.68%) JConsole
1 2 (1.68%) VisualVM
General
1 54 (45.38%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Marketing
4 6 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Consultant
2 51 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (27.73%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 14 (11.76%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Developer
7 6 (5.04%) SAP Business Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) SAP Manager
7 6 (5.04%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) SAP Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
9 4 (3.36%) SAP BW Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Architect
9 4 (3.36%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Business Objects Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Designer
9 4 (3.36%) SAP Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) SAP XI
2 3 (2.52%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) J2EE
3 2 (1.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) JMS
4 1 (0.84%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.84%) XML
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) MDX
4 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.36%) FMCG
2 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.68%) Open Source
4 1 (0.84%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.13%) ERP
3 11 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
5 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 6 (5.04%) Migration
7 5 (4.20%) Workflow
7 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.20%) Data Management
8 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.36%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.36%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (2.52%) Master Data Management
9 3 (2.52%) ETL
9 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.52%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.52%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (1.68%) Business Analysis
10 2 (1.68%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (0.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) CCAB
2 4 (3.36%) ACCA
2 4 (3.36%) CIMA
2 4 (3.36%) CCA
2 4 (3.36%) Degree
3 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.52%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.52%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.84%) PMP
4 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) GAAP
1 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 14 (11.76%) Hyperion
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.36%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Cognos
7 2 (1.68%) Siebel
7 2 (1.68%) IBM
7 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.68%) webMethods
8 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.84%) SunGard
8 1 (0.84%) Software AG
8 1 (0.84%) CA
8 1 (0.84%) Informatica
8 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago