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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
UK / England
Rank 530 567 539
Rank change year-on-year +37 -28  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 47 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.33% 1.16% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 24
Median daily rate £403 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.43% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -14.37% +12.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3536 3863 4136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.57% 7.94% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2364 2405
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 38
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £69.07 £60.84
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
South East +18 14 £392 +4.46% 2
London +12 14 £550 -
East of England -3 5 £375 -18.91% 1
South West - 4 £425 - 1
North West +21 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £575 - 1
SAP BPC
UK

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 51 (52.58%) SAP BW
3 28 (28.87%) Finance
3 28 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (24.74%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (20.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 16 (16.49%) Oracle
7 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
8 14 (14.43%) Migration
9 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
9 13 (13.40%) NetWeaver
9 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.34%) Project Management
10 11 (11.34%) BC Cleared
10 11 (11.34%) System Testing
10 11 (11.34%) Data Migration
10 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
10 11 (11.34%) Post-Production
11 10 (10.31%) SAP HANA
11 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (8.25%) ERP
12 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.22%) SAP Implementation
13 7 (7.22%) SQL
13 7 (7.22%) SAP PS
13 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (6.19%) SAP CO
14 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.19%) Process Improvement

SAP BPC
Top Related 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 13 (13.40%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) SAP PS
2 6 (6.19%) SAP CO
2 6 (6.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (5.15%) SAP FI
3 5 (5.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (5.15%) SAP GRC
4 4 (4.12%) SAP MII
4 4 (4.12%) SAP PM
5 3 (3.09%) SAP HR
5 3 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (2.06%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.06%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (1.03%) HFM
7 1 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (1.03%) SAP AFS
7 1 (1.03%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.58%) SAP BW
2 24 (24.74%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (20.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.31%) SAP HANA
7 8 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.09%) MaxDB
10 2 (2.06%) Lumira
11 1 (1.03%) DB2
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) NWDI
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Consultant
2 30 (30.93%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (20.62%) Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 17 (17.53%) SAP Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) Developer
6 12 (12.37%) SAP Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Functional Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Architect
8 8 (8.25%) SAP BI Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) SAP Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) SAP Manager
11 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.15%) SAP BPC Architect
11 5 (5.15%) SAP Business Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) SAP Project Manager
12 4 (4.12%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.09%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.03%) PMI
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) AIX
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (14.43%) Migration
3 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.34%) Data Migration
4 11 (11.34%) Post-Production
4 11 (11.34%) Project Management
4 11 (11.34%) System Testing
5 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.25%) ERP
7 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.22%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) Data Extraction
9 5 (5.15%) SAP Security
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.12%) Data Conversion
10 4 (4.12%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.12%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) ABAP
3 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ACCA
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) CIMA
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) IFRS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Ariba
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Sybase
5 2 (2.06%) Concur
6 1 (1.03%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.03%) Baan
6 1 (1.03%) Cognos
6 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.03%) IFS
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Sun