The first table below looks at the demand for SAP BPC skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 114 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.25% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
334 252 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.73% 12.77% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 90 73
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £22.32 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP BPC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BPC across the West Midlands region.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham -7 1 £550 +41.93% 1
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Strategy Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP