The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 478 404 493
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +89
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 110 154 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 1.49% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 32
Average daily rate £450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12184 10352 11978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 21.66% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7655 6314 6799
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 204 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 17 April 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 17 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
England -68 100 £450 -10.00% 18
London -55 57 £500 - 11
West Midlands -16 13 £450 +0.76%
South West -14 11 - -
Bristol - 11 - -
City of London -24 10 £625 +19.04% 4
North West -18 9 £450 -10.00%
Manchester -5 6 £456 +1.38%
Coventry -4 4 £450 +28.57%
South East -34 4 - - 1
East Midlands -10 3 £525 +61.53%
Berkshire -14 3 - - 1
Birmingham -8 2 £450 -
Midlands +2 1 £400 -38.46%
Warwickshire -10 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - - 4
Northern Ireland - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 246 (100.00%) SAP
1 246 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (62.20%) SAP BW
3 68 (27.64%) BusinessObjects
3 68 (27.64%) Business Objects
4 43 (17.48%) SAP HANA
5 37 (15.04%) ABAP
6 29 (11.79%) Finance
6 29 (11.79%) FMCG
7 24 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (9.35%) ERP
8 23 (9.35%) SharePoint
9 22 (8.94%) Data Modelling
10 21 (8.54%) CRM
11 18 (7.32%) SQL
12 17 (6.91%) Project Management
13 16 (6.50%) NetWeaver
13 16 (6.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 15 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
15 14 (5.69%) Oracle
16 13 (5.28%) SAP Implementation
16 13 (5.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 13 (5.28%) SAP Data Services
17 12 (4.88%) Manufacturing
17 12 (4.88%) Cognos
17 12 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (4.88%) ETL
18 11 (4.47%) Analytics
19 10 (4.07%) Test Scripting

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.50%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.63%) SAS
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP EP
Applications
1 10 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (6.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (4.07%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.25%) SAP BPC
4 5 (2.03%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.63%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.22%) SAP HR
6 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.22%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.81%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.81%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.41%) Maximo
8 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.41%) HFM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (62.20%) SAP BW
2 68 (27.64%) BusinessObjects
3 43 (17.48%) SAP HANA
4 24 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 13 (5.28%) SAP Data Services
6 12 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.25%) QlikView
8 8 (3.25%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.44%) Xcelsius
9 6 (2.44%) OLAP
10 4 (1.63%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.22%) Big Data
11 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.81%) DataStage
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) NWDS
2 1 (0.41%) LSMW
General
1 29 (11.79%) Finance
2 12 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.66%) Retail
4 8 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.25%) Marketing
5 5 (2.03%) Billing
6 3 (1.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.22%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.81%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (41.87%) Consultant
2 97 (39.43%) SAP Consultant
3 69 (28.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 65 (26.42%) SAP BI Consultant
5 44 (17.89%) SAP BW Consultant
6 40 (16.26%) Developer
7 32 (13.01%) SAP Developer
8 30 (12.20%) Analyst
9 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 26 (10.57%) SAP BI Developer
10 21 (8.54%) SAP Analyst
11 20 (8.13%) SAP Architect
11 20 (8.13%) Architect
12 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 13 (5.28%) Project Manager
14 12 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 11 (4.47%) SAP Manager
16 10 (4.07%) SAP BI Analyst
16 10 (4.07%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) SAP MI
1 5 (2.03%) SAP PI
2 4 (1.63%) SAP XI
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
3 3 (1.22%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.22%) HTML
4 2 (0.81%) MapReduce
4 2 (0.81%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.41%) MDX
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) XML
5 1 (0.41%) XSLT
5 1 (0.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.79%) FMCG
2 6 (2.44%) E-Learning
3 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.81%) PMI
5 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.41%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.25%) VMS
2 3 (1.22%) UNIX
2 3 (1.22%) Windows
2 3 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (9.35%) ERP
3 22 (8.94%) Data Modelling
4 21 (8.54%) CRM
5 17 (6.91%) Project Management
6 15 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.28%) SAP Implementation
8 12 (4.88%) ETL
9 11 (4.47%) Analytics
10 10 (4.07%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.66%) Data Management
12 8 (3.25%) ITIL
13 7 (2.85%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.85%) Validation
13 7 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.85%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (2.44%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.44%) Business Continuity
14 6 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.04%) ABAP
2 18 (7.32%) SQL
3 6 (2.44%) Java
4 4 (1.63%) SAS Macro
5 3 (1.22%) VBA
5 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.81%) R
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (2.44%) SAP Certification
2 5 (2.03%) ISEB
3 4 (1.63%) Degree
4 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) CCA
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Basel III
4 1 (0.41%) COREP
4 1 (0.41%) FINREP
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 246 (100.00%) SAP
2 68 (27.64%) Business Objects
3 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.69%) Oracle
4 12 (4.88%) Cognos
5 5 (2.03%) IBM
6 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.81%) Teradata
6 2 (0.81%) Tableau
6 2 (0.81%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) Informatica
7 1 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.41%) Primavera
7 1 (0.41%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Annapurna
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