Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 783 734
Rank change year-on-year -35 -49 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 61 105 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 1.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 88
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.96% -7.25%
10th Percentile £375 £349 £313
90th Percentile £650 £591 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £32.16 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +115.67% -

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 8088 8641 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4766 5151 5251
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 140
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +12.73% -12.70%

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP BPC.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BPC over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BPC in the UK

SAP BPC
Top 12 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 20 November 2017. 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 -18 51 £463 +2.78% 14
UK excluding London +2 32 £475 +5.56% 5
South East 0 17 £450 - 3
London -19 16 £425 -17.07% 9
North of England +49 8 £450 +20.00% 1
North West +11 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Wales - 3 £500 -
East of England -24 2 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Midlands +14 1 £450 -10.00% 1
South West +7 1 £550 +46.67%
East Midlands -1 1 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
3 15 (24.59%) SAP BW
4 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (19.67%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (14.75%) SAP HANA
7 9 (14.75%) Project Management
8 8 (13.11%) SAP FI
8 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (13.11%) QA
8 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
9 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.20%) SQL
10 5 (8.20%) Degree
10 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
11 4 (6.56%) Analytics
11 4 (6.56%) Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
11 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) ABAP
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle
11 4 (6.56%) PMP
11 4 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Planning and Forecasting
12 3 (4.92%) Global Marketing

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 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
1 8 (13.11%) SAP FI
1 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 3 (4.92%) SAP GRC
4 2 (3.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.64%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.64%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SAP BW
2 12 (19.67%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (14.75%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Consultant
1 26 (42.62%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (32.79%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) SAP Manager
4 12 (19.67%) Project Manager
5 10 (16.39%) SAP Project Manager
6 6 (9.84%) SAP Trainer
6 6 (9.84%) Trainer
7 5 (8.20%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Designer
8 3 (4.92%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) SAP BPC Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) SAP CO Trainer
8 3 (4.92%) SAP FI Trainer
8 3 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
8 3 (4.92%) SAP SRM Trainer
9 2 (3.28%) Public Sector Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) SAP GRC Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) SAP MM Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) PMI
2 3 (4.92%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.56%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (4.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (4.92%) Channel Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.92%) Global Marketing
7 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) ABAP
3 3 (4.92%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) C
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) PMP
4 3 (4.92%) PgMP
4 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.28%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) Ariba
4 2 (3.28%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) Concur
5 1 (1.64%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.64%) OutlookSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau