The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
Rank 118 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.31% 1.05% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP BPC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
272 285 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.00% 12.00% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 142 93
Average daily rate £425 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 29
Average hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BPC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SAP BPC Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 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
Birmingham -5 1 £425 -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) SAP BW
3 7 (53.85%) SAP BI
4 6 (46.15%) Business Objects
4 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) ABAP
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
7 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
8 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SAP BW
2 7 (53.85%) SAP BI
3 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Support
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Support Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Support
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft