The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BI over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 524 396 471
Rank change year-on-year
-128 +75
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 83 184 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 1.54% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 76 28
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£455 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £560 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11743 11925 10912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.58% 22.94% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7761 7368 6505
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 255 282
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SAP BI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP BI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP BI
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP BI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BI within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SAP BI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP BI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BI
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -114 74 £460 - 23
London -68 41 £475 -1.04% 6
South East -24 10 £388 -3.12% 4
East of England -11 7 £460 +47.20% 1
City of London -12 6 £475 +2.70% 4
Scotland - 6 - -
Hertfordshire -3 5 £460 - 1
North West -11 5 £323 -29.12% 3
Berkshire +3 4 £475 +24.18% 2
East Midlands -4 3 - - 1
Hampshire -18 3 £375 -31.81% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 2 - -
Manchester -14 2 £310 -35.58% 2
Leicestershire +15 1 - -
Cheshire +10 1 £325 -28.57%
Southampton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chester - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Goole - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - - 2

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 196 (100.00%) SAP
1 196 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (57.65%) SAP BW
3 35 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
3 35 (17.86%) Business Objects
4 34 (17.35%) ABAP
4 34 (17.35%) Finance
5 24 (12.24%) CRM
6 23 (11.73%) SAP HANA
7 20 (10.20%) ERP
8 17 (8.67%) Oracle
9 14 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 13 (6.63%) Retail
10 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
10 13 (6.63%) NetWeaver
11 12 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
11 12 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.12%) Data Management
11 12 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 11 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.61%) Master Data Management
13 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
13 10 (5.10%) IVR
13 10 (5.10%) ETL
13 10 (5.10%) Genesys
13 10 (5.10%) Project Management
13 10 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (5.10%) WFM
13 10 (5.10%) TOGAF

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (6.63%) NetWeaver
2 7 (3.57%) Confluence
3 5 (2.55%) SAS
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) SPSS
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) SAP FI
1 9 (4.59%) SAP ERP
2 8 (4.08%) SAP SD
3 6 (3.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.06%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.06%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.53%) SAP MDM
4 3 (1.53%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.53%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.02%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.02%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.51%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.51%) SAP SEM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
1 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (57.65%) SAP BW
2 35 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (11.73%) SAP HANA
4 12 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 12 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (2.55%) OLAP
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.04%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.53%) Big Data
9 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.02%) DB2
10 2 (1.02%) MS Access
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.51%) QlikView
11 1 (0.51%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.02%) LSMW
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Retail
3 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.57%) Marketing
4 7 (3.57%) Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Automotive
6 3 (1.53%) German Language
7 2 (1.02%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (36.73%) Consultant
2 66 (33.67%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (27.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 48 (24.49%) SAP BI Consultant
5 33 (16.84%) Analyst
6 26 (13.27%) SAP BW Consultant
7 24 (12.24%) Architect
8 22 (11.22%) Business Analyst
9 20 (10.20%) SAP Architect
9 20 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 19 (9.69%) SAP Business Analyst
11 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 14 (7.14%) Project Manager
12 12 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (6.12%) Business Objects Consultant
12 12 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (5.61%) SAP Manager
13 11 (5.61%) Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) SAP PI
2 3 (1.53%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.02%) MDX
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) IVR
2 8 (4.08%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.57%) FMCG
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) DTV
6 1 (0.51%) LIMS
6 1 (0.51%) PMI
6 1 (0.51%) Economics
6 1 (0.51%) Informatics
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.04%) UNIX
2 2 (1.02%) VMS
3 1 (0.51%) Windows
3 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (12.24%) CRM
3 20 (10.20%) ERP
4 14 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 12 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.12%) Data Management
6 11 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.61%) Master Data Management
7 10 (5.10%) Analytics
7 10 (5.10%) TOGAF
7 10 (5.10%) ETL
7 10 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (5.10%) WFM
7 10 (5.10%) Project Management
8 9 (4.59%) Migration
8 9 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.57%) Requirements Management
9 7 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 7 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.35%) ABAP
2 6 (3.06%) SQL
3 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.02%) C
4 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) HND
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 196 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (17.86%) Business Objects
3 17 (8.67%) Oracle
4 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.10%) Genesys
6 2 (1.02%) Informatica
6 2 (1.02%) Sybase
6 2 (1.02%) Cognos
6 2 (1.02%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.51%) Infor
7 1 (0.51%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
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