The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 231 251 266
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 14 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.07% 2.04% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £392 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £463 £419
% change year-on-year -14.37% +10.44%  
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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 675 637 652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.60% 6.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 368 388
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.28% +45.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.75 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £49.25 £15.45
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the South East

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BPC in the South East

SAP BPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP BPC in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BPC in the South East

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +31 7 £388 -22.50% 1
Surrey +13 4 £471 - 1
Hampshire +8 2 £350 -
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
3 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
6 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) SAP PS
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) ABAP
7 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Record to Report
8 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.17%) IFS
8 1 (4.17%) IT Audit

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (12.50%) SAP PS
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SAP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SAP CO Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SAP PS Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SAP PS Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (4.17%) Business Development
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) IT Audit
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Record to Report
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) ABAP
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) IFS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft