The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 105 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 2.25% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £447 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -10.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
472 445 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 24.29% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 221 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SAP BI
England

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 18 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
Coventry -6 4 £450 +28.57%
Birmingham -9 2 £450 -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
1 20 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (70.00%) SAP BW
3 10 (50.00%) ABAP
4 9 (45.00%) CRM
5 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (40.00%) VMS
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) ERP
7 5 (25.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (15.00%) Product Management
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (10.00%) QA
10 2 (10.00%) WFM
10 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SAP BW
2 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) SAP BI Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) SAP BW Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) SAP BI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (45.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (15.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) WFM
7 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Business Objects