The table below looks at the statistics for SAP BW skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP BW over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
Rank 100 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 17 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.86% 1.91% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £339 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £349 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
440 471 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.98% 22.28% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 287 260
Average daily rate £335 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

SAP BW
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP BW Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BW
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP BW across the West Midlands region.

SAP BW Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BW
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP BW across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SAP BW Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP BW
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP BW across the West Midlands region.

SAP BW Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP BW
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Coventry -5 10 £400 +16.36%
Birmingham -4 1 £410 - 2
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) ABAP
4 8 (34.78%) SAP BI
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) Product Management
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
6 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (21.74%) VMS
7 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (17.39%) Automotive
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) Logistics
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) SAP MM
9 2 (8.70%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (8.70%) Change Management
9 2 (8.70%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
10 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.35%) ERP
10 1 (4.35%) ETL
10 1 (4.35%) SQL
10 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
10 1 (4.35%) VBA
10 1 (4.35%) .NET
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.35%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP MM
1 2 (8.70%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.35%) SAP GTS
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SAP BI
2 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) SAP BW Architect
6 3 (13.04%) SAP BI Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Junior
8 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Objects Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
1 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
1 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) VMS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Product Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) JDA
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects