The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Data Services 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 Data Services over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
Rank 117 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 15 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% - 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£438 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
SAP Data Services
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
733 596 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.04% 20.77% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 316 482
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +62.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

SAP Data Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP Data Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services across the North West region.

SAP Data Services Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services across the North West region.

SAP Data Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 2
SAP Data Services
England

SAP Data Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 12 (63.16%) Business Objects
3 11 (57.89%) ETL
4 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (42.11%) BODI
6 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) ABAP
7 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (21.05%) QlikView
8 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Tableau
8 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (21.05%) Analytics
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) MS Project
9 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 3 (15.79%) SAP Certification
9 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (15.79%) Capita

SAP Data Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (42.11%) BODI
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) QlikView
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
4 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Business Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Data Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Business Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Business Objects Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Business Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Data Steward
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ETL
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 12 (63.16%) Business Objects
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Tableau
5 3 (15.79%) Capita
6 1 (5.26%) Datanomic
6 1 (5.26%) Trillium
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards