Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 5 August 2020 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)
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 739 822
Rank change year-on-year +223 +83 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 33 105 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.20% 1.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 66 31
Median daily rate £550 £500 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.31% +22.94%
10th Percentile £488 £388 £313
90th Percentile £681 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +18.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,747 6,341 6,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.71% 6.96% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,609 3,838 3,936
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £314 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £660 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 85 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -26.87%
10th Percentile £19.68 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £63.75 £54.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.21
% change year-on-year - +65.06% -43.45%

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP BPC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP BPC.

Daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP BPC over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP BPC.

Hourly rate trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
England +218 30 £550 +10.00% 1
London +171 19 £550 +10.00%
Work from Home -6 16 £550 -
UK excluding London +211 11 £550 +15.79% 1
North of England +112 5 £550 +29.41%
North West +87 5 £550 -
South East +162 4 £595 -0.83%
Midlands +84 2 £525 +10.53% 1
West Midlands +62 2 £525 +10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
3 17 (51.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (21.21%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) NetWeaver
7 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) ABAP
8 5 (15.15%) VBA
9 4 (12.12%) SAP Certification
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
10 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (9.09%) Power Platform
10 3 (9.09%) Power BI
11 2 (6.06%) Data Science
11 2 (6.06%) Planning and Forecasting
11 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement Process

SAP BPC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (18.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (51.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.06%) SAP PS
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Business One
4 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.06%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) Power BI
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Consultant
1 19 (57.58%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (45.45%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 14 (42.42%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Power BI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) D3.js
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (6.06%) Data Science
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) ABAP
2 5 (15.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.12%) SAP Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ACCA
3 2 (6.06%) CIMA
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Ariba
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Concur
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau