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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 119 97 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 19 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.82% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.02% 3.39% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
Average daily rate £469 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.42% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
629 590 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.49% 24.08% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 288 359
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 37
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £157.50 £82.50 £35.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 6 £481 -1.28%
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (34.88%) SAP BI
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle
5 11 (25.58%) NetWeaver
6 9 (20.93%) SAP XI
6 9 (20.93%) SAP HANA
7 8 (18.60%) DB2
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.95%) ITIL
9 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 6 (13.95%) SLA
9 6 (13.95%) IBM
9 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
10 5 (11.63%) CRM
10 5 (11.63%) ABAP
11 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
11 4 (9.30%) ERP
11 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (9.30%) SAP SEM
11 4 (9.30%) Finance
11 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 3 (6.98%) SAP Basis
12 3 (6.98%) HP
12 3 (6.98%) SAP APO

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (25.58%) NetWeaver
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (9.30%) SAP SEM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP APO
4 2 (4.65%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.33%) CA Clarity
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SAP BI
2 9 (20.93%) SAP HANA
3 8 (18.60%) DB2
4 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Ingres
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Consultant
1 24 (55.81%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (27.91%) SAP BW Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) SAP BI Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Support
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Manager
9 2 (4.65%) SAP BW Architect
9 2 (4.65%) SAP BW Project Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.65%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) SAP XI
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.33%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) FMCG
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.65%) HPUX
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
3 5 (11.63%) CRM
4 4 (9.30%) ERP
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau