The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Data Services 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 Data Services over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
Rank 111 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 1.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £420 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £384 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £444 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 431 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.69% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 244 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
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 £27.50 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SAP Data Services
England

SAP Data Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP Data Services Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services across the West Midlands region.

SAP Data Services Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Data Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Data Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SAP Data Services Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP Data Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services across the West Midlands region.

SAP Data Services Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Birmingham - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
SAP Data Services
England

SAP Data Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 19 (76.00%) SAP
2 13 (52.00%) ETL
3 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (36.00%) IBM
5 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (24.00%) PLM
6 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Data Mapping
6 6 (24.00%) Automotive
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (12.00%) DataStage
9 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
10 2 (8.00%) Talend
10 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Data Management
10 2 (8.00%) Information Management

SAP Data Services
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (12.00%) DataStage
2 2 (8.00%) QualityStage
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (8.00%) BODI
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ETL
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Data Mapping
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) PLM
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) Trillium
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (8.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle