Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 340 377
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 30 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.40% 1.54% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 8
South East median daily rate £480 £396 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -20.80% +20.85%
10th Percentile £313 £358 £418
90th Percentile £593 £526 £527
England median daily rate £519 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +22.06% -10.53% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £27.50
England median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 1,248 1,168 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.30% 7.35% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 625 726
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 33
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.03% +70.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £14.10 £15.80 £10.23
90th Percentile £51.50 £57.50 £99.00
England median hourly rate £26.75 £29.38 £26.00
% change year-on-year -8.95% +13.00% +15.56%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +5 13 £500 +20.48% 1
Surrey -20 10 £325 -19.25%
Thames Valley -5 5 - -
Berkshire -14 4 - -
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) SAP BW
4 11 (36.67%) SAP FI
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) SAP HANA
7 6 (20.00%) SAP CO
7 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) UML
9 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) HP
10 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (10.00%) Ariba
10 3 (10.00%) HP ALM
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
11 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.67%) Time Management
11 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 11 (36.67%) SAP FI
2 6 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 4 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (6.67%) SAP PS
4 2 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (3.33%) HFM
5 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (3.33%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (23.33%) SAP HANA
3 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Consultant
2 20 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (46.67%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 7 (23.33%) SAP Architect
5 5 (16.67%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) SAP BW Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) IP Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) SAP BPC Architect
7 3 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) HR Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) SAP Functional Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.33%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Ariba
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Anaplan
3 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) Concur
4 1 (3.33%) hybris