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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 560 532 493
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 47 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.11% 1.09% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 26
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£465 £519 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £366 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.10% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 -27 42 £465 -10.36% 17
London -24 14 £575 +4.54% 8
South East -14 6 £420 +9.86%
East of England +9 5 £467 - 2
Hampshire -2 5 £415 +8.49%
West Midlands -6 4 £538 +30.30%
Manchester -8 4 £425 - 2
North West -18 4 £425 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £463 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £465 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £415 -
Brentford - 2 £575 -
Cambridge - 2 £560 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £449 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £560 -
City of London +7 1 £613 -2.00% 1
Worcestershire +3 1 £650 +57.57%
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £575 -
Worcester - 1 £650 -
York - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £575 -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 79 (60.31%) SAP BW
3 75 (57.25%) Finance
4 32 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (14.50%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (14.50%) Business Objects
5 19 (14.50%) SAP FI
5 19 (14.50%) SAP BI
6 17 (12.98%) Project Management
7 16 (12.21%) SAP CO
7 16 (12.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (11.45%) ERP
9 14 (10.69%) NetWeaver
10 13 (9.92%) ABAP
10 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
12 11 (8.40%) CRM
12 11 (8.40%) ITIL
13 10 (7.63%) ETL
13 10 (7.63%) SAP FSCM
14 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (6.87%) PRINCE
14 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (6.11%) Change Management
15 8 (6.11%) Legal
15 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
16 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
16 7 (5.34%) Workflow
16 7 (5.34%) SAP ERP
16 7 (5.34%) Cash Management

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (10.69%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (14.50%) SAP FI
2 16 (12.21%) SAP CO
2 16 (12.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (7.63%) SAP FSCM
4 7 (5.34%) SAP ERP
5 6 (4.58%) SAP HR
6 5 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (3.05%) Agresso
8 3 (2.29%) SAP GRC
9 2 (1.53%) SAP SRM
9 2 (1.53%) Endur
10 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AP
10 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (60.31%) SAP BW
2 19 (14.50%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (14.50%) SAP BI
3 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.58%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.29%) DB2
5 3 (2.29%) OLAP
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.76%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 75 (57.25%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Legal
3 5 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Consultant
1 60 (45.80%) SAP Consultant
2 36 (27.48%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 25 (19.08%) SAP Manager
4 16 (12.21%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.45%) Analyst
6 14 (10.69%) SAP BW Consultant
7 12 (9.16%) Developer
8 11 (8.40%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (6.87%) SAP Programme Manager
9 9 (6.87%) SAP Support
9 9 (6.87%) Programme Manager
9 9 (6.87%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.34%) Architect
10 7 (5.34%) SAP Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) SAP Architect
12 5 (3.82%) SAP Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Financial Analyst
13 4 (3.05%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.29%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.53%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.53%) SAP TM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.58%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.05%) FMCG
3 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.53%) Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.76%) Equities
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.76%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Life Science
4 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) UNIX
2 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (12.98%) Project Management
3 15 (11.45%) ERP
4 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.40%) CRM
6 11 (8.40%) ITIL
7 10 (7.63%) ETL
8 9 (6.87%) PRINCE
8 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.11%) Change Management
10 7 (5.34%) Workflow
10 7 (5.34%) Cash Management
11 6 (4.58%) Line Management
11 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.58%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.58%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.82%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) ABAP
2 3 (2.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
1 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.53%) PMP
3 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CIMA
4 1 (0.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (14.50%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 3 (2.29%) Ariba
6 2 (1.53%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.53%) SunGard
6 2 (1.53%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) JDA
7 1 (0.76%) CA
7 1 (0.76%) OutlookSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £467 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago