The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SAP BPC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP BPC over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
England / East of England
Rank 123 122 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 1.59% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -14.37% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

SAP BPC is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 218 251 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.23% 10.22% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 141 126
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +90.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £7.80 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £49.50 £33.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SAP BPC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BPC in the East of England

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP BPC in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the East of England

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Essex - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire +3 2 £400 -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (95.00%) SAP BW
3 18 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (75.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (55.00%) System Testing
7 11 (55.00%) Data Migration
7 11 (55.00%) Migration
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
7 11 (55.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 11 (55.00%) Post-Production
8 10 (50.00%) BC Cleared
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (20.00%) SQL
12 4 (20.00%) ETL
12 4 (20.00%) SAP PS
13 3 (15.00%) Sybase
13 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
13 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (15.00%) Finance
13 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
13 3 (15.00%) NWDI
13 3 (15.00%) SAP MII
13 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
13 3 (15.00%) MaxDB

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP PS
2 3 (15.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SAP BW
2 13 (65.00%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (55.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.00%) MaxDB
7 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) NWDI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 7 (35.00%) Consultant
5 7 (35.00%) SAP BI Analyst
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (15.00%) Administrator
7 3 (15.00%) SAP Administrator
7 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) Data Model Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (10.00%) SAP BI Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (10.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
9 1 (5.00%) ICT Analyst
9 1 (5.00%) SAP Financial Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) Data Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Post-Production
2 11 (55.00%) System Testing
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Data Conversion
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Record to Report
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Ariba