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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
UK
Rank 537 554 504
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 63 64 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.63% 1.53% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 62
Median daily rate £421 £478 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £590 £816
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
3863 4185 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.61% 8.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2409 2776
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 72 33
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.02 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 18 January 2017.

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 25 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 50 £450 -10.00% 17
East of England - 16 £450 -
Essex - 16 £450 -
Basildon - 14 £450 -
South East +7 11 £388 -3.12% 7
Scotland - 10 £350 -
Edinburgh - 10 £350 -
London -1 5 £600 +31.86% 5
Hampshire +9 4 £363 -
North West +8 4 £600 +10.09%
Manchester +7 4 £600 +10.09%
Berkshire -3 4 £379 -21.29% 1
South West - 4 £425 - 1
Swindon - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £500 -9.09%
Surrey - 2 £525 - 5
Brentwood - 2 - -
Reading +11 1 £396 +2.19%
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £575 - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £525 - 3
Fareham - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 69 (61.06%) SAP BW
3 45 (39.82%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (31.86%) BusinessObjects
5 32 (28.32%) Finance
6 24 (21.24%) Oracle
7 22 (19.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
8 21 (18.58%) NetWeaver
9 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
10 17 (15.04%) SQL
10 17 (15.04%) Migration
11 16 (14.16%) Data Migration
11 16 (14.16%) SAP HANA
12 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (12.39%) SAP Basis
13 14 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (12.39%) BC Cleared
14 13 (11.50%) SAP MII
14 13 (11.50%) NWDI
15 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (10.62%) Sybase
15 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.62%) System Testing
15 12 (10.62%) MaxDB
16 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database
16 11 (9.73%) Post-Production
16 11 (9.73%) Manufacturing
17 10 (8.85%) ERP
18 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis

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 21 (18.58%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
2 3 (2.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) SAP MII
2 7 (6.19%) SAP GRC
2 7 (6.19%) SAP PS
3 6 (5.31%) SAP CO
3 6 (5.31%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (2.65%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.65%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.65%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.65%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (61.06%) SAP BW
2 36 (31.86%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (19.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
5 16 (14.16%) SAP HANA
6 12 (10.62%) MaxDB
7 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database
8 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.08%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (5.31%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.77%) Lumira
12 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) NWDI
2 1 (0.88%) LSMW
General
1 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.77%) Automotive
4 2 (1.77%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.77%) French Language
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Consultant
2 31 (27.43%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (18.58%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 17 (15.04%) Analyst
5 15 (13.27%) Developer
6 14 (12.39%) SAP Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Architect
7 13 (11.50%) SAP Architect
7 13 (11.50%) SAP Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Administrator
8 11 (9.73%) SAP Administrator
8 11 (9.73%) SAP Basis Administrator
9 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) SAP BI Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) SAP Functional Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) SAP BPC Architect
12 5 (4.42%) SAP FI Consultant
12 5 (4.42%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) SAP Basis
2 5 (4.42%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (2.65%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
1 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
1 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (15.04%) Migration
3 16 (14.16%) Data Migration
4 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.62%) System Testing
7 11 (9.73%) Post-Production
8 10 (8.85%) ERP
9 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.96%) Process Improvement
10 8 (7.08%) SAP Security
11 7 (6.19%) Project Management
12 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (4.42%) CRM
13 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
13 5 (4.42%) ITIL
13 5 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
14 4 (3.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) ABAP
3 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.39%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) ACCA
4 4 (3.54%) CIMA
4 4 (3.54%) Degree
5 3 (2.65%) CCA
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (21.24%) Oracle
3 12 (10.62%) Sybase
4 7 (6.19%) Ariba
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.54%) OpenText
7 3 (2.65%) Sun
8 2 (1.77%) Baan
8 2 (1.77%) Concur
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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