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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 555 581 541
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 66 71 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.56% 1.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 62
Median daily rate £450 £426 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £816
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £5.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
4241 4536 5199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.56% 8.26% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 2564 3042
Median daily rate £450 £440 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 83 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.71 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +49.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.75 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £52.47 £69.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +106.65%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +18 60 £450 +5.88% 12
South East +7 13 £429 +1.05% 2
East of England +11 12 £450 - 1
Essex - 11 £450 - 1
North West +11 10 £375 - 1
Hampshire +24 9 £400 -5.88%
Basildon - 9 £450 - 1
London -9 8 £600 +47.69% 3
Manchester +7 7 £588 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £425 - 3
Scotland - 4 £425 - 3
Merseyside +1 3 £375 -
East Midlands -2 3 £500 -9.09%
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Surrey +22 2 £525 +32.57% 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 4
South West - 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 - 4
Brentwood - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Reading -2 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £525 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SAP
2 66 (62.26%) SAP BW
3 39 (36.79%) Finance
4 38 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (21.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 23 (21.70%) BusinessObjects
5 23 (21.70%) NetWeaver
6 19 (17.92%) SAP HANA
7 16 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.15%) Oracle
9 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
10 11 (10.38%) Data Migration
10 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
10 11 (10.38%) Migration
11 10 (9.43%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.43%) ERP
11 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.49%) Data Extraction
12 9 (8.49%) System Testing
12 9 (8.49%) SQL
13 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
13 8 (7.55%) Degree
13 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.55%) SAP Security
13 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
13 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (7.55%) Post-Production
14 7 (6.60%) Process Improvement
14 7 (6.60%) BC Cleared
14 7 (6.60%) SAP GRC

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 23 (21.70%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) SAP CO
1 7 (6.60%) SAP FI
1 7 (6.60%) SAP GRC
2 6 (5.66%) SAP PS
3 5 (4.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.77%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (3.77%) SAP HR
4 4 (3.77%) SAP MII
5 3 (2.83%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.83%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (2.83%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (62.26%) SAP BW
2 23 (21.70%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (21.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 19 (17.92%) SAP HANA
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.66%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.77%) MaxDB
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.89%) DB2
11 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.94%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) NWDI
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) LSMW
General
1 39 (36.79%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.77%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.89%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Consultant
2 32 (30.19%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (22.64%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 15 (14.15%) Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 15 (14.15%) SAP Architect
5 12 (11.32%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Functional Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) SAP Developer
8 6 (5.66%) SAP BPC Architect
9 5 (4.72%) SAP BI Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) SAP FI Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) SAP Basis Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) SAP Basis
2 5 (4.72%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (2.83%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Data Extraction
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Windows
1 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
1 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.94%) AIX
2 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.38%) Data Migration
3 11 (10.38%) Migration
4 10 (9.43%) Business Analysis
4 10 (9.43%) ERP
4 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (8.49%) System Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Post-Production
6 8 (7.55%) SAP Security
7 7 (6.60%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.66%) CRM
8 6 (5.66%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.72%) ITIL
9 5 (4.72%) Project Management
10 4 (3.77%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.77%) ETL
10 4 (3.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) ABAP
3 2 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) BC Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) ACCA
5 3 (2.83%) CCA
5 3 (2.83%) CIMA
6 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Control-M
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) Ariba
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.77%) OpenText
5 4 (3.77%) Sybase
6 3 (2.83%) Sun
7 2 (1.89%) Baan
7 2 (1.89%) Concur
8 1 (0.94%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.94%) BMC
8 1 (0.94%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
Basildon, Essex
AAP3
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Networkers
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
AAP3
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago