The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BI over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 115 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.58% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 2.60% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £353 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £373 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP BI
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
440 462 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.03% 22.20% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 279 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SAP BI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP BI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BI across the West Midlands region.

SAP BI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Coventry -8 4 £425 +21.42%
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) SAP BW
3 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (25.00%) Automotive
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) VMS
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) ABAP
5 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (8.33%) BODI
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing

SAP BI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (8.33%) BODI
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) VMS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects