The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 136 119
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Contract jobs citing SAP BPC 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.39% 1.42% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £574 £387 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.16% -27.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £377 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £397 £628
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 West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 216 352 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.65% 11.70% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 164 128
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £38.00 £23.00
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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SAP BPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BPC in the West Midlands

SAP BPC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +14 2 £574 -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
SAP BPC
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (33.33%) NVIDIA

SAP BPC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Architect
1 3 (100.00%) SAP BPC Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) NVIDIA