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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 503 493 409
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -84
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 106 110 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 0.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 79
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£435 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
12075 12195 10376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.59% 21.69% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7654 6328
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 193 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.36 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 -28 92 £428 -5.00% 10
London -20 35 £471 -5.75% 6
South East +12 23 £380 -
West Midlands -2 16 £413 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £290 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £293 -
Warwickshire +6 5 - -
Berkshire +1 5 £478 -
North West -24 5 £350 -22.22% 2
Warwick - 5 - -
East of England +30 4 £400 -
City of London +24 4 £413 -34.00%
Hampshire +4 4 £575 -
Scotland +3 4 £479 -
East Midlands 0 3 £475 -9.52%
Bedfordshire - 3 £406 -
Coventry +2 2 £385 -14.44%
Birmingham -7 2 £440 -2.22%
Edinburgh - 2 £479 -
Derbyshire +3 1 £475 -9.52%
South West -7 1 £325 -
Manchester -16 1 £450 -1.36% 1
Southampton - 1 £575 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £625 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

1 187 (100.00%) SAP
1 187 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (66.31%) SAP BW
3 54 (28.88%) BusinessObjects
3 54 (28.88%) Business Objects
4 46 (24.60%) Finance
5 34 (18.18%) SAP HANA
6 33 (17.65%) ABAP
7 26 (13.90%) Data Modelling
8 25 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (11.76%) ETL
10 20 (10.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.63%) SAP BPC
12 16 (8.56%) Project Management
12 16 (8.56%) NetWeaver
13 15 (8.02%) Oracle
13 15 (8.02%) SAP Data Services
14 14 (7.49%) SQL
15 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (6.42%) OLAP
17 11 (5.88%) Marketing
18 10 (5.35%) Retail
18 10 (5.35%) Change Management
18 10 (5.35%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (5.35%) DB2
19 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
19 9 (4.81%) Manufacturing
19 9 (4.81%) SAP FI
19 9 (4.81%) Data Management

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 16 (8.56%) NetWeaver
2 9 (4.81%) SAP Portal
3 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.14%) SAS
4 2 (1.07%) CMS
4 2 (1.07%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) SPSS
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.63%) SAP BPC
2 9 (4.81%) SAP FI
3 8 (4.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (4.28%) SAP CO
4 7 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (3.21%) SAP SD
5 6 (3.21%) SAP APO
6 5 (2.67%) SAP R/3
6 5 (2.67%) SAP ERP
7 4 (2.14%) SAP HR
7 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.60%) SAP MM
9 2 (1.07%) SAP PS
9 2 (1.07%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.53%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) FTP
1 2 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (66.31%) SAP BW
2 54 (28.88%) BusinessObjects
3 34 (18.18%) SAP HANA
4 25 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (10.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 15 (8.02%) SAP Data Services
7 12 (6.42%) OLAP
8 10 (5.35%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (5.35%) DB2
9 7 (3.74%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (3.21%) QlikView
11 5 (2.67%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.14%) Xcelsius
12 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 46 (24.60%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Marketing
3 10 (5.35%) Retail
4 9 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.28%) Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Legal
6 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.14%) Electronics
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.60%) German Language
8 2 (1.07%) French Language
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
8 2 (1.07%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (41.71%) Consultant
2 75 (40.11%) SAP Consultant
3 38 (20.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 38 (20.32%) SAP BI Consultant
4 31 (16.58%) Developer
5 26 (13.90%) Analyst
6 22 (11.76%) SAP Developer
7 21 (11.23%) SAP BW Consultant
8 19 (10.16%) Architect
9 18 (9.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (8.02%) Business Objects Developer
11 14 (7.49%) SAP Manager
11 14 (7.49%) SAP Architect
11 14 (7.49%) SAP BI Developer
12 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
13 11 (5.88%) Business Developer
13 11 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 10 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 9 (4.81%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.81%) SAP PI
2 6 (3.21%) XML
3 5 (2.67%) HTML
3 5 (2.67%) CSS
3 5 (2.67%) JSP
3 5 (2.67%) Servlets
3 5 (2.67%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.14%) SOAP
5 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.07%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.07%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.07%) J2EE
7 1 (0.53%) CGI
7 1 (0.53%) BAPI
7 1 (0.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.21%) Data Extraction
3 5 (2.67%) FMCG
4 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.14%) DTV
5 3 (1.60%) DataPower
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.07%) UNIX
1 2 (1.07%) AIX
1 2 (1.07%) zOS
1 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) VMS
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (13.90%) Data Modelling
3 22 (11.76%) ETL
4 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.56%) Project Management
6 10 (5.35%) Change Management
7 9 (4.81%) Data Management
8 8 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.28%) Validation
8 8 (4.28%) Analytics
9 7 (3.74%) Information Management
9 7 (3.74%) Data Analysis
9 7 (3.74%) CRM
9 7 (3.74%) ERP
9 7 (3.74%) Data Mapping
9 7 (3.74%) Data Architecture
10 6 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.21%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.67%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.65%) ABAP
2 14 (7.49%) SQL
3 7 (3.74%) Java
4 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.60%) VBA
6 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.67%) ISEB
2 5 (2.67%) Degree
3 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.60%) PMP
4 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.07%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 187 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (28.88%) Business Objects
3 15 (8.02%) Oracle
4 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.74%) Cognos
5 7 (3.74%) Informatica
6 5 (2.67%) Tableau
7 4 (2.14%) Teradata
7 4 (2.14%) Netezza
7 4 (2.14%) IBM
7 4 (2.14%) Sybase
8 2 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.53%) HP
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
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