The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 127 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.043% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
546 529 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.56% 22.75% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 276 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SAP BI
UK

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) SAP PI
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Business Objects