The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 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.

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 594 561
Rank change year-on-year +45 -33  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 31 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.068% 0.094%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 0.81% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 31
Median daily rate £465 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £375 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £512 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3650 4079 4344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.37% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2177 2543 2596
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in England

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BPC in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BPC in England

SAP BPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BPC in England

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +10 8 £438 -4.10% 7
South East +32 4 £400 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +22 3 £574 +48.16%
South West +2 3 £390 - 1
North West +22 2 £500 +39.86%
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England -7 1 £350 -22.22% 2
SAP BPC
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 79 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (34.18%) Finance
3 24 (30.38%) SAP BW
4 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (17.72%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (12.66%) SAP HANA
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.39%) Project Management
6 9 (11.39%) Migration
6 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.59%) SAP Basis
8 6 (7.59%) SQL
8 6 (7.59%) Oracle
8 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.33%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (6.33%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.33%) Hyperion
9 5 (6.33%) SAP PM
9 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (5.06%) Data Management
10 4 (5.06%) Retail
10 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (5.06%) Change Management
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.06%) Master Data Management
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.06%) Data Conversion
10 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared

SAP BPC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (6.33%) SAP PM
1 5 (6.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (3.80%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (3.80%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.80%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.80%) SAP MII
2 3 (3.80%) SAP Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.27%) HFM
4 1 (1.27%) SAP AFS
4 1 (1.27%) SAP CAR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) SAP BW
2 14 (17.72%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (12.66%) SAP HANA
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) Essbase
7 2 (2.53%) MaxDB
7 2 (2.53%) OLAP
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.27%) Lumira
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) NWDI
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Consultant
2 35 (44.30%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (34.18%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 13 (16.46%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) SAP Developer
7 7 (8.86%) SAP Manager
7 7 (8.86%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) SAP Architect
8 6 (7.59%) SAP BPC Architect
8 6 (7.59%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) SAP BI Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) SAP BPC Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.27%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) AIX
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) Migration
3 9 (11.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.06%) Change Management
6 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.06%) Data Conversion
6 4 (5.06%) Data Management
6 4 (5.06%) Master Data Management
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (3.80%) ERP
7 3 (3.80%) Record to Report
7 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) ABAP
2 3 (3.80%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) VBA
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ACCA
3 1 (1.27%) CIMA
3 1 (1.27%) MBA
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) IFRS
2 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Hyperion
4 4 (5.06%) Anaplan
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) NVIDIA
6 2 (2.53%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) IFS
7 1 (1.27%) Tagetik
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