The first table below looks at the demand for SAP BW skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BW over the 3 months to 30 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 North West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 120 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 0.90% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£398 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £413 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £413 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -45.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
659 554 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 20.47% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 301 464
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £17.30 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP BW Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP BW
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP BW Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP BW
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP BW Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP BW
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BW within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +6 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £415 -
Manchester - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP BW 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 BW.

1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (39.13%) DB2
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) ABAP
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) NetWeaver
5 6 (26.09%) SAP XI
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) SAP BPC
6 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) SAP BI
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) FMCG
8 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports

SAP BW
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP BW 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 BW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.35%) SAP APO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.35%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
3 3 (13.04%) SAP BI
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Consultant
1 10 (43.48%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) SAP BW Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) SAP XI
2 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) ABAP
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.35%) CA
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