The first table below looks at the demand for SAP BI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 73 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.93% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
160 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.91% 18.64% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SAP BI
North West

SAP BI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BI across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SAP BI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP BI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BI across the Cheshire region.

SAP BI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP BI
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP BI Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP BI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP BI.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
3 4 (57.14%) NetWeaver
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
6 1 (14.29%) Teradata
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
6 1 (14.29%) Primavera
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP BI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP BI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) NetWeaver
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LSMW
1 1 (14.29%) NWDS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Support
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Primavera
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau