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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 128 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 16 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.91% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 4.24% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £317 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -55.00%
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
771 589 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 21.54% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 330 320
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £46.09 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £16.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £121.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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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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
Manchester -4 12 £475 -1.29%
Cheshire -1 3 - -
Lancashire - - - -
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (55.00%) NetWeaver
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle
4 17 (42.50%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
6 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (30.00%) SAP SRM
7 11 (27.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (22.50%) CRM
9 8 (20.00%) DB2
9 8 (20.00%) Data Governance
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) SAP BI
11 5 (12.50%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
11 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
11 5 (12.50%) ERP
11 5 (12.50%) SAP ERP
12 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.00%) SAP BPC
12 4 (10.00%) SAP Basis
12 4 (10.00%) ABAP
13 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
13 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
13 3 (7.50%) ETL
13 3 (7.50%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (55.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) SAP SRM
2 5 (12.50%) SAP ERP
3 4 (10.00%) SAP BPC
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.50%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (20.00%) DB2
4 5 (12.50%) SAP BI
5 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
6 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) LSMW
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
1 12 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) SAP BW Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.50%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) SAP BW Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Business Objects Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (22.50%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.50%) People Management
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL
9 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.50%) Analytics
9 1 (2.50%) Master Data Management
9 1 (2.50%) Data Management
9 1 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) ABAP
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com