The first table below looks at the demand for SAP BI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 North West 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 127 111 127
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 1.55% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £450 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
603 579 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 24.04% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 281 358
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.00 £82.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP BI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP BI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP BI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP BI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP BI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP BI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BI within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 6 £456 +1.38%
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (71.43%) SAP BW
3 7 (33.33%) SAP HANA
4 6 (28.57%) NetWeaver
4 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) ABAP
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (14.29%) FMCG
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.52%) Billing
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) LSMW
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow
9 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.76%) Teradata
9 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
9 1 (4.76%) Informatica
9 1 (4.76%) Logistics

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (28.57%) NetWeaver
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (4.76%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 7 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LSMW
1 1 (4.76%) NWDS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
2 11 (52.38%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (47.62%) SAP BI Consultant
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) SAP BW Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Support
5 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BSP
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Primavera
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau