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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 117 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 27 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.99% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 4.55% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £515 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.15 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+74.92% -27.78%
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
719 615 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.25% 21.72% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 343 372
Average daily rate £325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.12 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.45 £45.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Manchester 0 19 £468 +14.72% 2
Cheshire +3 3 £325 -21.21%
Merseyside -9 2 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (57.14%) NetWeaver
3 16 (38.10%) CRM
4 14 (33.33%) DB2
5 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 11 (26.19%) SAP ERP
7 11 (26.19%) Linux
7 11 (26.19%) Client/Server
7 11 (26.19%) ERP
7 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) SAP Basis
9 9 (21.43%) Business Objects
9 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
10 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
11 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
11 7 (16.67%) SAP SRM
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) Project Management
12 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
13 5 (11.90%) Avaya
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
13 5 (11.90%) SAP BI
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) Cisco
13 5 (11.90%) Nortel

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (57.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) SAP ERP
2 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 7 (16.67%) SAP SRM
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.38%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) DB2
2 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) SAP BI
7 4 (9.52%) SAP HANA
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) SAP Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) SAP Architect
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP BW Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Business Objects Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.76%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) CRM
2 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (26.19%) ERP
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.38%) System Testing
8 1 (2.38%) People Management
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.38%) Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) ABAP
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.90%) CCNP
1 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.43%) Business Objects
5 5 (11.90%) Avaya
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Nortel
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Ariba
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) IBM