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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 119 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.63% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 2.97% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
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£450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.15 -
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
447 438 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.88% 21.28% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 252 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 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 -7 3 £450 +28.57%
Birmingham - - - -
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) SAP BW
3 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) VMS
5 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SAP BW
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BODI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects