Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 711 788 758
Rank change year-on-year +77 -30 +53
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 102 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.088% 0.079%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.78% 1.34% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 33
England median daily rate £500 £519 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +15.28% -5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £311 £361
90th Percentile £600 £676 £586
UK median daily rate £500 £519 £450
% change year-on-year -3.61% +15.28% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 5,738 6,195 7,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.84% 6.58% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,523 3,664 4,247
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £663 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 104 103
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.45% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.08 £13.05
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.00 £63.60
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -24.24% -5.71%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +75 64 £500 -7.41% 1
South East +5 17 £600 +33.33% 3
Midlands +30 11 £475 -26.92% 2
West Midlands +28 11 £475 - 2
North of England +23 6 £425 -
Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
North West +22 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £575 -
SAP BPC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 63 (61.76%) Finance
3 35 (34.31%) SAP BW
4 29 (28.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 28 (27.45%) SAP CO
5 28 (27.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 28 (27.45%) SAP FI
6 22 (21.57%) ERP
7 21 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.67%) Project Management
9 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
11 12 (11.76%) SAP Security
11 12 (11.76%) ITIL
11 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.78%) Retail
12 11 (10.78%) SAP GRC
13 10 (9.80%) SAP HANA
13 10 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (9.80%) Ariba
14 9 (8.82%) Financial Institution
14 9 (8.82%) Hedge funds
15 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
15 7 (6.86%) SAP ERP
15 7 (6.86%) Oracle
16 6 (5.88%) Migration
16 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
16 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
16 6 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
16 6 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

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 3 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.96%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (28.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (27.45%) SAP CO
2 28 (27.45%) SAP FI
2 28 (27.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (10.78%) SAP GRC
4 7 (6.86%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.94%) HFM
6 2 (1.96%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (1.96%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (1.96%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.98%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (34.31%) SAP BW
2 10 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (9.80%) SAP HANA
3 6 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (61.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Retail
3 9 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Consultant
2 29 (28.43%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (14.71%) Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 14 (13.73%) Project Manager
5 13 (12.75%) SAP Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Architect
6 12 (11.76%) SAP Manager
7 11 (10.78%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (9.80%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (8.82%) SAP Architect
9 9 (8.82%) SAP Financial Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) SAP Project Manager
10 7 (6.86%) Senior Manager
11 6 (5.88%) Developer
11 6 (5.88%) SAP CO Consultant
11 6 (5.88%) SAP FI Consultant
11 6 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) SAP TM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.96%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Life Science
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
1 2 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ERP
2 21 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (16.67%) Project Management
4 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.76%) ITIL
6 12 (11.76%) SAP Security
6 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.88%) Migration
7 6 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 5 (4.90%) BCP
8 5 (4.90%) PRINCE
8 5 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (4.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.92%) Analytics
9 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.92%) Record to Report
9 4 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) ABAP
2 2 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) ACCA
1 5 (4.90%) CIMA
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MBA
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.98%) GAAP
1 1 (0.98%) IFRS
1 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (9.80%) Ariba
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.94%) OpenText
7 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.98%) Adaptive Insights
8 1 (0.98%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos
8 1 (0.98%) Concur
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) hybris
8 1 (0.98%) Reuters