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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 488 429 461
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +32
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 83 130 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 1.21% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 30
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£538 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -58 74 £550 +22.22% 28
London -10 40 £575 +27.77% 13
South East -12 13 £420 -23.63% 3
City of London +12 11 £575 +43.75% 4
East Midlands +21 7 £510 +40.68% 3
West Midlands +1 6 £475 +11.76% 3
Berkshire +4 5 £525 -6.66%
East of England +3 5 £525 +90.90%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £525 -
Scotland -8 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £510 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Northampton - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire +7 1 - -
Coventry -2 1 - -
Slough -5 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -8 1 £500 -
North West -13 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £500 +28.20%
Hampshire -20 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £525 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 186 (100.00%) SAP
1 186 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (61.29%) SAP BW
3 42 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
3 42 (22.58%) Business Objects
4 37 (19.89%) ABAP
5 32 (17.20%) Finance
6 27 (14.52%) SAP HANA
7 22 (11.83%) Data Modelling
8 20 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (10.75%) ERP
9 18 (9.68%) NetWeaver
10 16 (8.60%) ETL
11 14 (7.53%) Oracle
11 14 (7.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 14 (7.53%) Retail
11 14 (7.53%) Data Management
11 14 (7.53%) SAP BPC
12 12 (6.45%) Banking
12 12 (6.45%) Project Management
12 12 (6.45%) Master Data Management
13 11 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (5.38%) OLAP
14 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
14 10 (5.38%) CRM
14 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
14 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (4.84%) SAP Data Services
15 9 (4.84%) DB2

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 9 (4.84%) SAP Portal
3 4 (2.15%) CMS
3 4 (2.15%) Confluence
4 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) SAS
5 2 (1.08%) SAP EP
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.15%) SPSS
4 3 (1.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.53%) SAP BPC
2 9 (4.84%) SAP ERP
3 8 (4.30%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.23%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.69%) SAP APO
6 3 (1.61%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.08%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.08%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.54%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.54%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.54%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.54%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) FTP
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (61.29%) SAP BW
2 42 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
3 27 (14.52%) SAP HANA
4 20 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (5.38%) OLAP
7 9 (4.84%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (4.84%) DB2
8 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.61%) Big Data
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.08%) BODI
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.08%) Xcelsius
11 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) LSMW
2 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (17.20%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Retail
3 12 (6.45%) Banking
4 9 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.69%) Legal
6 4 (2.15%) Marketing
7 3 (1.61%) Publishing
7 3 (1.61%) German Language
8 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (38.71%) Consultant
2 70 (37.63%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (23.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 42 (22.58%) SAP BI Consultant
5 27 (14.52%) Analyst
6 19 (10.22%) Architect
6 19 (10.22%) Developer
7 18 (9.68%) SAP Architect
7 18 (9.68%) SAP BW Consultant
8 17 (9.14%) Project Manager
9 16 (8.60%) SAP Manager
10 15 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 15 (8.06%) Business Analyst
11 14 (7.53%) SAP Developer
12 13 (6.99%) SAP Business Analyst
13 12 (6.45%) Business Objects Consultant
13 12 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 10 (5.38%) SAP BI Developer
15 9 (4.84%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) SAP PI
2 5 (2.69%) Web Services
2 5 (2.69%) XML
3 4 (2.15%) CSS
3 4 (2.15%) JSP
3 4 (2.15%) Servlets
3 4 (2.15%) SOAP
3 4 (2.15%) HTML
3 4 (2.15%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (1.61%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.61%) MDX
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.08%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.08%) J2EE
5 2 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (0.54%) BAPI
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.30%) IVR
3 7 (3.76%) FMCG
3 7 (3.76%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) DataPower
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) LIMS
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.69%) UNIX
2 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.08%) AIX
2 2 (1.08%) zOS
3 1 (0.54%) VMS
3 1 (0.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (11.83%) Data Modelling
3 20 (10.75%) ERP
4 16 (8.60%) ETL
5 14 (7.53%) Data Management
6 12 (6.45%) Project Management
6 12 (6.45%) Master Data Management
7 11 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.38%) CRM
9 9 (4.84%) Validation
10 8 (4.30%) WFM
10 8 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.30%) Change Management
10 8 (4.30%) Migration
10 8 (4.30%) Analytics
11 7 (3.76%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (3.76%) Information Management
11 7 (3.76%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.76%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.89%) ABAP
2 9 (4.84%) SQL
3 5 (2.69%) Java
4 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.08%) C
7 1 (0.54%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.15%) PMP
2 4 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (22.58%) Business Objects
3 14 (7.53%) Oracle
4 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.30%) Genesys
6 7 (3.76%) Informatica
7 4 (2.15%) Teradata
7 4 (2.15%) Netezza
7 4 (2.15%) Cognos
7 4 (2.15%) Sybase
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
9 2 (1.08%) StreamServe
9 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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