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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 612 561 559
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 31 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.090% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 1.11% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 24
Median daily rate £463 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £426 £368
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +15.78%
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
4159 4425 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.16% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2575 2529 2809
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 56
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £46.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

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 31 May 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 23 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 31 May 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 -21 31 £463 -0.53% 8
London +4 11 £525 -8.69% 1
South East -21 6 £505 +20.16% 3
Berkshire 0 5 £505 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £450 -19.64% 1
East of England +5 4 £450 -3.64% 3
West Midlands -18 4 £387 -27.95%
Cambridge +4 3 £450 -19.64% 1
Warwickshire -6 3 £387 -
North West -16 3 £425 -
Manchester -17 3 £425 -
City of London +41 2 £419 -31.63%
South West -6 2 - -
Warwick -9 2 £387 -
Reading - 2 £505 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £525 -
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 £475 -
Weymouth - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (51.72%) Finance
3 30 (34.48%) SAP BW
4 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.94%) SAP HANA
6 11 (12.64%) SAP FI
6 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (12.64%) SAP BI
7 9 (10.34%) NetWeaver
7 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.34%) SAP CO
8 8 (9.20%) Degree
8 8 (9.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (8.05%) Migration
9 7 (8.05%) ERP
9 7 (8.05%) Concur
9 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.05%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.90%) Time Management
10 6 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.90%) SAP Security
11 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.75%) SAP ERP
11 5 (5.75%) OLAP
11 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.75%) Back Office
12 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse

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 9 (10.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) SAP FI
2 9 (10.34%) SAP CO
3 8 (9.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (5.75%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.45%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (3.45%) HFM
5 3 (3.45%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (2.30%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (2.30%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (2.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (2.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (2.30%) SAP AFS
6 2 (2.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (2.30%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Maximo
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.15%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
1 3 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SAP BW
2 13 (14.94%) SAP HANA
3 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (12.64%) SAP BI
4 5 (5.75%) OLAP
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (3.45%) Essbase
7 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) QlikView
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (51.72%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Back Office
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Local Government
5 2 (2.30%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Greek Language
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Consultant
2 36 (41.38%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (25.29%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) SAP Manager
5 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
6 11 (12.64%) SAP Project Manager
7 10 (11.49%) Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) SAP BW Consultant
9 7 (8.05%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) SAP CO Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) SAP FI Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Project Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) Administrator
12 3 (3.45%) Architect
12 3 (3.45%) Programme Manager
12 3 (3.45%) SAP Administrator
12 3 (3.45%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) HTML5
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.30%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Economics
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.05%) Data Migration
3 7 (8.05%) ERP
3 7 (8.05%) Migration
3 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (6.90%) SAP Security
4 6 (6.90%) Time Management
4 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.60%) People Management
6 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Data Mapping
7 3 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.30%) ABAP
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.60%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Concur
3 4 (4.60%) Ariba
3 4 (4.60%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.45%) Cognos
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Infor
6 1 (1.15%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.15%) CA
6 1 (1.15%) Capita
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) OpenText
6 1 (1.15%) OutlookSoft