Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 716 832 839
Rank change year-on-year +116 +7 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 93 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.060%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.54% 1.10% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 39
UK median daily rate £500 £523 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +8.85% +6.67%
10th Percentile £455 £400 £375
90th Percentile £577 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -11.63% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £73.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £73.34 -

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 6,054 6,443 8,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.27% 6.29% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,618 3,764 4,953
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 90 89
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% - -3.92%
10th Percentile £13.93 £11.74 £12.60
90th Percentile £64.25 £65.25 £64.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year +28.44% -12.52% -4.15%

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 18 November 2019.

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 13 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 18 November 2019. 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 +99 86 £523 - 3
London +80 47 £528 +5.50% 2
UK excluding London +95 43 £475 -11.63% 1
South East +49 14 £438 -28.57%
Midlands +63 12 £475 -11.63%
West Midlands +45 12 £475 -11.63%
North of England +33 9 £475 +29.25%
North West +19 5 £513 +57.69%
Wales - 5 £490 -
Yorkshire +25 3 £475 +15.85%
East of England - 2 £588 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 93 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (36.56%) Finance
3 23 (24.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (19.35%) SAP BW
5 14 (15.05%) ERP
5 14 (15.05%) SuccessFactors
6 13 (13.98%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (13.98%) SAP CO
6 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.98%) SAP FI
7 12 (12.90%) SAP GRC
7 12 (12.90%) SAP Security
7 12 (12.90%) SAP HANA
7 12 (12.90%) Process Improvement
8 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.68%) ABAP
11 8 (8.60%) Cognos
11 8 (8.60%) Project Management
11 8 (8.60%) SAP Implementation
12 7 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.45%) .NET
13 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
13 6 (6.45%) Planview
13 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.38%) Record to Report
14 5 (5.38%) Planning and Forecasting
14 5 (5.38%) DevOps

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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.15%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (24.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (13.98%) SAP CO
2 13 (13.98%) SAP FI
2 13 (13.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (12.90%) SAP GRC
4 3 (3.23%) SAP Bank Analyzer
4 3 (3.23%) SAP IBP
5 2 (2.15%) HFM
5 2 (2.15%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (2.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.08%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP MDG
6 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SAP BW
2 12 (12.90%) SAP HANA
3 7 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) Lumira
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Consultant
2 40 (43.01%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (29.03%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 14 (15.05%) SAP Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) SAP CO Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) SAP Security Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Developer
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Architect
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Developer
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.30%) SAP Support
8 4 (4.30%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (3.23%) SAP TM
3 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) BBC
1 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
1 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
1 2 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (15.05%) ERP
3 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) Process Improvement
4 12 (12.90%) SAP Security
5 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.60%) Project Management
6 8 (8.60%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.38%) DevOps
8 5 (5.38%) ITIL
8 5 (5.38%) Planning and Forecasting
8 5 (5.38%) Record to Report
8 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.30%) BCP
9 4 (4.30%) Migration
9 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) ABAP
2 4 (4.30%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) VBA
4 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) ACCA
1 4 (4.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) GAAP
1 1 (1.08%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Cognos
4 6 (6.45%) Planview
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle
6 3 (3.23%) Ariba
6 3 (3.23%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.15%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (2.15%) Sun
7 2 (2.15%) Workday
8 1 (1.08%) Concur
8 1 (1.08%) Reuters