The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BI over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 124 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -
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UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
578 599 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.65% 24.20% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 294 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

SAP BI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAP BI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAP BI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAP BI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAP BI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Lothian - - - -
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UK

SAP BI
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) NetWeaver
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ABAP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) BODI
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) NetWeaver
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (28.57%) BODI
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BI Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle