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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 267 254
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.70% 1.59% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £511 £485
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 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 573 692 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.35% 7.85% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 424 404
Median daily rate £475 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

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 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 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +7 3 £388 -13.88%
Hampshire +8 1 £480 -4.00%
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (22.22%) SAP HANA
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.56%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) IFS
6 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.56%) ABAP
6 1 (5.56%) OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management

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 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SAP HANA
3 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) OLAP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Development Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (5.56%) Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) IFS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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