Period
to 20 February 2020

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 6 months to 20 February 2020 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 744 816
Rank change year-on-year +112 +72 -90
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 62 102 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.33% 1.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 30
England median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £435 £413 £373
90th Percentile £596 £750 £610
UK median daily rate £525 £544 £488
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £73.34 -
UK median hourly rate - £73.34 -

SAP BPC is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4,662 5,961 7,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.49% 6.56% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,831 3,591 4,356
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 81 75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +32.20% -7.27%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.50 £9.98
90th Percentile £53.95 £69.75 £57.95
UK median hourly rate £31.94 £36.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -11.89% +25.00% +2.65%

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP BPC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +82 35 £550 +7.32% 4
South East +77 9 £425 -34.62%
North of England +62 8 £475 +15.85%
Midlands +56 5 £525 -2.33% 1
West Midlands +46 5 £525 -2.33% 1
North West +29 4 £475 -
Yorkshire +60 3 £475 +15.85%
East of England +40 3 £588 -2.08% 1
North East - 1 - -
SAP BPC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (46.77%) Finance
3 18 (29.03%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (27.42%) SAP BW
5 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.97%) SuccessFactors
7 10 (16.13%) ERP
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.90%) Project Management
8 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (11.29%) Cognos
9 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
10 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (9.68%) .NET
10 6 (9.68%) SAP FI
10 6 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (9.68%) SAP CO
10 6 (9.68%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.68%) SAP HANA
10 6 (9.68%) Data Reconciliation
10 6 (9.68%) Planview
10 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.06%) Planning and Forecasting
11 5 (8.06%) DevOps
11 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.06%) VBA
11 5 (8.06%) ITIL
11 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2

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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (29.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (9.68%) SAP CO
2 6 (9.68%) SAP FI
2 6 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.84%) HFM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 3 (4.84%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.84%) SAP GRC
3 3 (4.84%) SAP IBP
3 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.23%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.23%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.61%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.61%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SAP BW
2 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.68%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) Lumira
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Consultant
2 23 (37.10%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (24.19%) SAP Manager
4 13 (20.97%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.68%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) SAP BPC Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) SAP CO Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) SAP FI Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.45%) SAP CO Support
8 4 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO Support
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Support
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Support Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) SAP BI Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) SAP Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.84%) SAP Security Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.61%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.13%) ERP
3 8 (12.90%) Project Management
3 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.68%) Data Reconciliation
4 6 (9.68%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) SAP Security
7 3 (4.84%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) VBA
2 4 (6.45%) ABAP
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ACCA
1 3 (4.84%) CIMA
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) CCA
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Cognos
4 6 (9.68%) Planview
5 4 (6.45%) Ariba
5 4 (6.45%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.23%) Concur
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Workday
7 1 (1.61%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (1.61%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Reuters