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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 123 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 35 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.49% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 2.08% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
Average daily rate £439 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £458 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £506 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.08
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.90%
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
769 768 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 23.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 475 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.90 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £67.00 £168.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 25 £465 -2.10% 2
Merseyside +7 9 £405 -
Cheshire -7 1 £400 - 1
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) SAP Basis
4 17 (32.69%) Migration
4 17 (32.69%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) ABAP
4 17 (32.69%) NetWeaver
4 17 (32.69%) SAP Implementation
5 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (28.85%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (23.08%) SAP BI
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.08%) SAP BPC
7 10 (19.23%) Oracle
8 9 (17.31%) DB2
9 8 (15.38%) ERP
10 7 (13.46%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) CRM
10 7 (13.46%) FMCG
10 7 (13.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (13.46%) SAP SRM
11 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (11.54%) Legal
12 5 (9.62%) Change Management
12 5 (9.62%) OOP
12 5 (9.62%) OO
12 5 (9.62%) C#
12 5 (9.62%) Windows
12 5 (9.62%) OLAP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (32.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (23.08%) SAP BPC
2 7 (13.46%) SAP SRM
3 4 (7.69%) SAP APO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
4 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (23.08%) SAP BI
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.31%) DB2
4 7 (13.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (9.62%) OLAP
6 5 (9.62%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.92%) Ingres
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Consultant
1 24 (46.15%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) SAP BW Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) SAP BW Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) SAP APO Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) IP Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SAP BI Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SAP CO Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SAP FI Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Process Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) SAP Basis
2 3 (5.77%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.92%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) FMCG
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Migration
1 17 (32.69%) SAP Implementation
2 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.38%) ERP
4 7 (13.46%) CRM
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
5 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.62%) OO
5 5 (9.62%) OOP
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.77%) E-Procurement
7 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.92%) SAP Security
9 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) ABAP
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy