The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 129 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 16 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 1.45% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
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£435 £380 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £324 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
SAP BW
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
805 621 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.18% 20.27% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 335 297
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 8
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.45 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £44.50 £65.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BW across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SAP BW Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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
Manchester - 9 £440 -
Cheshire -5 4 £300 -3.22%
Merseyside -13 1 £310 -25.30%
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (46.43%) Business Objects
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (39.29%) SAP BI
4 10 (35.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (32.14%) NetWeaver
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) ABAP
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) SAP SRM
8 4 (14.29%) Xcelsius
8 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (14.29%) Information Management
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
10 2 (7.14%) FMCG
10 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
10 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
10 2 (7.14%) SAP APO
10 2 (7.14%) DB2
10 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
10 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
10 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
11 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP SRM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BPC
2 2 (7.14%) SAP APO
2 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) SAP SCM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
3 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (39.29%) SAP BI
3 10 (35.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (14.29%) Xcelsius
6 2 (7.14%) DB2
7 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) SAP BW Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) SAP BW Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SAP BI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Information Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
1 6 (21.43%) ABAP
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (46.43%) Business Objects
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) IBM