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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Intelligence
Rank 109 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP BI 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 2.53% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£395 £381 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £376 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £386 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £488
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -20.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 434 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.47% 22.04% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 245 252
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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 29 July 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 -16 1 £400 - 1
SAP BI
England

SAP BI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (63.16%) SAP BW
3 6 (31.58%) ABAP
3 6 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (31.58%) VMS
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Product Management
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Automotive
7 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
7 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SAP BW
2 6 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) BODI
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Support
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) VMS
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Business Objects