The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 148 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.069% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 2.12% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.86% -15.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 225 330 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.76% 8.66% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 216 181
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the North West

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +8 1 - -
Merseyside -1 1 £500 -
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Lumira
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW

SAP BPC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Lumira
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP