Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 366 361
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 23 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.97% 0.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
South East median daily rate £550 £503 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.45% +0.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £311 £374 £400
90th Percentile £675 £669 £527
England median daily rate £538 £478 £450
% change year-on-year +12.57% +6.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £73.34 - -
England median hourly rate £73.34 - £59.31

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 1,168 1,218 1,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.05% 7.42% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 679 789
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £311 £299 £269
90th Percentile £600 £595 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 28
South East median hourly rate £29.25 £36.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +63.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.25 £10.23
90th Percentile £80.21 £57.85 £99.00
England median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -1.00% +1.01% +14.37%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BPC in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 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 20 September 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
Surrey -20 10 £325 -16.13%
Hampshire -14 6 £575 +19.79% 4
Thames Valley +7 5 - - 1
Berkshire -13 4 - - 1
Kent +10 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) SAP BW
4 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (17.39%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) SAP FI
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) IFRS
6 3 (13.04%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (13.04%) HP ALM
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
7 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
7 2 (8.70%) 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
1 4 (17.39%) SAP FI
2 3 (13.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.35%) HFM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP GTS
4 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SAP BW
2 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.35%) Lumira
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
2 12 (52.17%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (43.48%) Architect
4 9 (39.13%) SAP Architect
5 8 (34.78%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 5 (21.74%) SAP BPC Architect
6 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (17.39%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 4 (17.39%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (13.04%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (13.04%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Architect
9 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
9 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Consultant
9 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Architect
9 2 (8.70%) SAP Functional Architect
9 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Consultant
10 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) UML
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.35%) GAAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Anaplan
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion