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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 498 456 484
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +28
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 93 108 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.94% 2.33% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £407 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4782 4635 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.87% 9.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2465 2276
Average daily rate £440 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 29 December 2014.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 24 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 29 December 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 -27 87 £600 +26.31% 11
London +35 79 £600 +41.17% 7
City of London +9 18 £550 +30.95% 2
South East -50 6 £413 -13.15% 3
Berkshire -17 4 £600 +14.83% 3
East of England -9 1 - - 1
Hampshire -24 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - -

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 178 (100.00%) SAP
2 95 (53.37%) Finance
3 72 (40.45%) SAP BW
4 33 (18.54%) ERP
5 28 (15.73%) NetWeaver
6 25 (14.04%) Agresso
6 25 (14.04%) ETL
6 25 (14.04%) ABAP
7 24 (13.48%) Migration
8 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
9 21 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (11.24%) SAP ERP
11 19 (10.67%) Management Information System
12 18 (10.11%) SQL
13 17 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (9.55%) Business Objects
13 17 (9.55%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (8.43%) SAP FI
15 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
15 14 (7.87%) PRINCE2
15 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
15 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (7.30%) Data Extraction
16 13 (7.30%) Data Transformation
16 13 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (6.74%) SAP CO
17 12 (6.74%) SAP FI/CO
17 12 (6.74%) CCAB
18 11 (6.18%) Banking

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 28 (15.73%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) SAP EP
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (14.04%) Agresso
2 20 (11.24%) SAP ERP
3 15 (8.43%) SAP FI
4 12 (6.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (6.74%) SAP CO
5 8 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (2.81%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (1.12%) Endur
9 1 (0.56%) SAP SEM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.56%) SAP SM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.56%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (40.45%) SAP BW
2 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.55%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (3.37%) SAP BI
7 6 (3.37%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (2.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 95 (53.37%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Legal
3 10 (5.62%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.37%) Marketing
4 6 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.37%) Front Office
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (45.51%) Consultant
2 79 (44.38%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (28.65%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 28 (15.73%) Analyst
5 18 (10.11%) SAP Manager
6 15 (8.43%) Developer
6 15 (8.43%) SAP BW Consultant
7 14 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.87%) SAP Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) SAP Project Manager
10 9 (5.06%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (4.49%) SAP BW Developer
12 7 (3.93%) SAP Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) SAP Business Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) Business Objects Consultant
13 5 (2.81%) Architect
14 4 (2.25%) Test Manager
14 4 (2.25%) Programme Manager
14 4 (2.25%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (1.12%) MDX
2 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.56%) REST
2 1 (0.56%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.56%) J2EE
2 1 (0.56%) SOAP
2 1 (0.56%) XML
2 1 (0.56%) EDI
2 1 (0.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.30%) Data Extraction
3 9 (5.06%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) ERP
2 25 (14.04%) ETL
3 24 (13.48%) Migration
4 21 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.30%) Data Transformation
8 11 (6.18%) ITIL
9 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.49%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (3.93%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.93%) Data Management
12 6 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.37%) Data Security
12 6 (3.37%) Project Management
12 6 (3.37%) Master Data Management
13 5 (2.81%) Time Management
13 5 (2.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.04%) ABAP
2 18 (10.11%) SQL
3 2 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) CCAB
2 4 (2.25%) Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) ACCA
3 3 (1.69%) CIMA
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.12%) MBA
4 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCP
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) GAAP
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 4 (2.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (9.55%) Business Objects
3 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.25%) HP
4 4 (2.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.12%) Informatica
5 2 (1.12%) CA
5 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.12%) SunGard
6 1 (0.56%) Software AG
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) webMethods
6 1 (0.56%) JDA
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago