Period
to 21 November 2018

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 6 months to 21 November 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 362 359
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 13 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.19% 1.36% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
South East median daily rate £625 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £590 £377 £356
90th Percentile £675 £652 £538
England median daily rate £523 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +12.97% +2.78% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £73.34 - -
England median hourly rate £73.34 - £32.16

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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1,088 1,247 1,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.53% 7.41% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 706 779
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £269
90th Percentile £613 £605 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £444
% change year-on-year - +7.10% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 25
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £34.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.10% +53.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.25 £10.23
90th Percentile £79.80 £61.65 £99.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +12.73%

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP BPC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Hampshire -22 8 £625 +56.25% 1
Surrey -14 2 - -
Kent +2 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 14 (107.69%) SAP
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
4 4 (30.77%) SAP GTS
4 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
4 4 (30.77%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (30.77%) IFRS
5 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (23.08%) SAP IBP
5 3 (23.08%) Lumira
5 3 (23.08%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) PLM
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
6 2 (15.38%) GAAP
6 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) Anaplan

SAP BPC
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP GTS
2 3 (23.08%) SAP IBP
2 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
3 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
2 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
3 3 (23.08%) Lumira
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Architect
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BPC Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ERP Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Finance
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Financial Leader
5 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) PLM
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) IFRS
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (107.69%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Anaplan
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft