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 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 430 416
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 8 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.018% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.49% 0.25% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Median daily rate £438 £456 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% -23.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £394 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £523 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.82%  
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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1643 1597 2042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.91% 7.36% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1482 1782
Median daily rate £475 £467 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £638 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 26
Median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.13 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £42.33 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 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
West Drayton - 1 £575 -
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) SAP BW
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) SAP HANA
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Anaplan
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) SAP AFS
7 1 (4.55%) HFM
7 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management

SAP BPC
Co-occurring 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 (4.55%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.55%) HFM
2 1 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.55%) SAP AFS
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CAR
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 3 (13.64%) SAP HANA
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Essbase
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Consultant
2 13 (59.09%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (50.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) SAP Manager
4 4 (18.18%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) SAP BPC Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.55%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) ERP
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) DRM
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Anaplan
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Tagetik