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 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 107 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.75% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 3.37% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
422 475 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.13% 22.27% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 269 244
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 17
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.48 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
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 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 19 December 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 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
Solihull - 3 £383 -
Birmingham -7 1 £475 +36.49% 1
Coventry -12 1 - -
SAP BW
England

SAP BW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (50.00%) ABAP
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) SAP BI
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Automotive
6 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (16.67%) VMS
6 3 (16.67%) SAP Portal
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Product Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.56%) Finance
8 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
8 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
8 1 (5.56%) SLA
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (16.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BI
2 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Architect
5 2 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Development Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects