The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BW over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 376 326 366
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 256 274 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.28% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 135 98
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£450 £434 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.33 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11965 11995 11409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 22.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7372 6646
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 241 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

SAP BW
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP BW within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SAP BW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP BW
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BW within the UK.

SAP BW Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BW
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BW within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SAP BW Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP BW
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP BW within the UK.

SAP BW Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP BW
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
England -53 229 £450 +3.74% 38
London -40 104 £494 +9.72% 16
South East -19 48 £385 -10.98% 5
North West +2 29 £431 +15.00% 1
Manchester +9 20 £450 +15.38%
City of London -7 17 £475 +8.57% 7
Milton Keynes +5 12 £283 -37.22%
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £283 -35.97%
South West -24 12 £425 +36.00% 5
Hampshire -6 11 £400 -
East of England -13 9 £449 +4.36%
Oxfordshire -2 8 £500 +17.64%
West Midlands -23 8 £418 +19.28% 1
Oxford -8 7 £500 +17.64%
Scotland 0 6 - -
Cheshire +4 5 £425 +37.09%
Yorkshire +1 5 £463 +19.35% 3
Surrey -9 5 £427 -
Hertfordshire -24 5 £460 +4.54%
Berkshire +2 4 £455 -11.21% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £418 +33.60%
Coventry -4 4 £450 +30.90%
Wiltshire - 4 £369 - 4
Cambridge +4 3 £448 -
Southampton -7 3 £400 -
East Midlands -7 3 £325 -18.75% 3
West Sussex -11 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £288 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Bradford -1 2 - -

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 464 (100.00%) SAP
2 251 (54.09%) Business Intelligence
3 124 (26.72%) Finance
4 121 (26.08%) SAP BI
5 114 (24.57%) ABAP
6 101 (21.77%) Business Objects
6 101 (21.77%) BusinessObjects
7 71 (15.30%) CRM
8 59 (12.72%) Data Modelling
9 56 (12.07%) ERP
9 56 (12.07%) NetWeaver
10 53 (11.42%) SAP BPC
11 42 (9.05%) Migration
12 40 (8.62%) SAP HANA
13 39 (8.41%) Oracle
14 37 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (7.11%) SAP ERP
15 33 (7.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 31 (6.68%) SQL
17 30 (6.47%) Project Management
17 30 (6.47%) Retail
18 27 (5.82%) SAP FI
19 26 (5.60%) ETL
19 26 (5.60%) Manufacturing
20 25 (5.39%) SAP Basis
20 25 (5.39%) MS Excel
20 25 (5.39%) Data Extraction
20 25 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
21 24 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (5.17%) Microsoft

SAP BW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 56 (12.07%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.16%) CMS
3 7 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.51%) Confluence
4 6 (1.29%) SAP Portal
5 5 (1.08%) SAS
6 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Liferay
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 25 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.59%) MS Office
3 12 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) Windchill
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (11.42%) SAP BPC
2 33 (7.11%) SAP ERP
3 27 (5.82%) SAP FI
4 23 (4.96%) SAP CO
5 22 (4.74%) SAP SRM
6 20 (4.31%) SAP CRM
7 15 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (2.37%) SAP R/3
10 10 (2.16%) SAP HR
11 8 (1.72%) SAP APO
12 7 (1.51%) SAP Retail
12 7 (1.51%) SAP IS-U
13 6 (1.29%) SAP FI-AP
13 6 (1.29%) SAP SD
13 6 (1.29%) SAP MM
14 4 (0.86%) SAP PM
14 4 (0.86%) SAP GRC
14 4 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
15 3 (0.65%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.22%) SAN
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (26.08%) SAP BI
2 101 (21.77%) BusinessObjects
3 40 (8.62%) SAP HANA
4 33 (7.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 24 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.31%) DB2
7 13 (2.80%) OLAP
7 13 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.37%) SAP Data Services
9 9 (1.94%) Xcelsius
10 8 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server
10 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.51%) QlikView
12 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.08%) MS Access
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.65%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) JIRA
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.08%) Toad
3 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.22%) ERwin
4 1 (0.22%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) eCATT
4 1 (0.22%) Sahi
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CE
General
1 124 (26.72%) Finance
2 30 (6.47%) Retail
3 26 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.02%) Banking
6 8 (1.72%) Billing
6 8 (1.72%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) German Language
7 7 (1.51%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.29%) Automotive
9 4 (0.86%) Front Office
9 4 (0.86%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.65%) French Language
10 3 (0.65%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (41.59%) Consultant
2 179 (38.58%) SAP Consultant
3 72 (15.52%) Analyst
4 61 (13.15%) SAP BW Consultant
5 54 (11.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 52 (11.21%) Developer
7 50 (10.78%) SAP BI Consultant
8 34 (7.33%) Architect
9 33 (7.11%) SAP Developer
10 31 (6.68%) Business Analyst
11 29 (6.25%) Project Manager
12 28 (6.03%) SAP BW Developer
12 28 (6.03%) SAP Manager
13 25 (5.39%) SAP Analyst
14 24 (5.17%) SAP Architect
15 21 (4.53%) SAP Business Analyst
15 21 (4.53%) SAP Project Manager
16 18 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
17 17 (3.66%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 17 (3.66%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.39%) SAP Basis
2 14 (3.02%) SAP XI
3 8 (1.72%) XML
3 8 (1.72%) SAP PI
4 6 (1.29%) Middleware
5 5 (1.08%) SAP CO-PA
6 4 (0.86%) MDX
6 4 (0.86%) EDI
6 4 (0.86%) .NET
6 4 (0.86%) Web Services
7 3 (0.65%) SAP ALE
7 3 (0.65%) SAP MI
8 2 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) BAPI
8 2 (0.43%) HTML
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.43%) SAML
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.39%) Data Extraction
3 22 (4.74%) FMCG
4 11 (2.37%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.16%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.16%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.43%) Replication
7 2 (0.43%) Life Science
7 2 (0.43%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.22%) iSeries
8 1 (0.22%) Open Source
8 1 (0.22%) Social Media
8 1 (0.22%) User Experience
8 1 (0.22%) Economics
8 1 (0.22%) Informatics
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.23%) Linux
2 12 (2.59%) AIX
3 7 (1.51%) UNIX
4 5 (1.08%) Windows
4 5 (1.08%) VMS
5 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (54.09%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (15.30%) CRM
3 59 (12.72%) Data Modelling
4 56 (12.07%) ERP
5 42 (9.05%) Migration
6 30 (6.47%) Project Management
7 26 (5.60%) ETL
8 25 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (5.17%) ITIL
10 22 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (4.53%) Procure-to-pay
12 19 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.66%) SAP Implementation
14 17 (3.66%) Data Migration
15 16 (3.45%) Change Management
16 14 (3.02%) Data Management
16 14 (3.02%) OO
17 13 (2.80%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.57%) ABAP
2 31 (6.68%) SQL
3 10 (2.16%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.72%) Java
5 7 (1.51%) VBA
6 5 (1.08%) C
6 5 (1.08%) VB
7 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.43%) C#
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 19 (4.09%) SAP Certification
2 10 (2.16%) Degree
3 8 (1.72%) ISEB
4 5 (1.08%) CCNP
4 5 (1.08%) CCNA
4 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.86%) CCA
6 3 (0.65%) CIMA
7 2 (0.43%) ACCA
7 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CCAB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.31%) QA
2 9 (1.94%) SLA
2 9 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.08%) GAAP
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 464 (100.00%) SAP
2 101 (21.77%) Business Objects
3 39 (8.41%) Oracle
4 24 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.37%) Open Text
7 10 (2.16%) IBM
8 8 (1.72%) Cognos
9 7 (1.51%) Cisco
10 6 (1.29%) HP
11 5 (1.08%) Nortel
11 5 (1.08%) Avaya
11 5 (1.08%) Sybase
12 3 (0.65%) Siebel
12 3 (0.65%) Ariba
12 3 (0.65%) Informatica
12 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.43%) StreamServe
13 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.43%) Tableau
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