The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
England / London
Rank 391 421 394
Rank change year-on-year +30 -27  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 15 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.98% 1.10% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Median daily rate £525 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £275 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £463 £419
% change year-on-year -14.37% +10.44%  
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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1525 1734 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.83% 7.84% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1119 1221
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in London

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BPC in London

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +4 3 - -
West Drayton - 1 £575 -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
5 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Retail
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) HFM
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) SAP AFS
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (5.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.00%) HFM
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (5.00%) SAP AFS
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CAR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Consultant
1 13 (65.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Financial Leader
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Financial Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.00%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) IT Cost Transparency
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Anaplan
3 1 (5.00%) Baan
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Hyperion