The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP BW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP BW over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Business Information Warehouse (NetWeaver BW)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 138 145
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 2.90% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £393 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +37.50% -  

SAP BW is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 634 792 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.38% 20.36% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 496 472
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SAP BW
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAP BW as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BW in the North West

SAP BW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BW in the North West

SAP BW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BW in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BW in the North West

SAP BW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BW 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BW within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 10 £400 -5.88%
SAP BW
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP BW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP BW.

1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (51.61%) SAP Implementation
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) ERP
5 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (32.26%) SAP ERP
6 8 (25.81%) SAP Basis
6 8 (25.81%) NetWeaver
6 8 (25.81%) SAP HR
6 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (22.58%) SAP GRC
7 7 (22.58%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) Legal
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (19.35%) Ariba
8 6 (19.35%) SaaS
8 6 (19.35%) SAP BPC
8 6 (19.35%) Concur
9 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
9 5 (16.13%) ABAP
9 5 (16.13%) DB2
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) SAP FI
10 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (12.90%) Clustering
10 4 (12.90%) SAP CO
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis

SAP BW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) SAP ERP
2 8 (25.81%) SAP HR
3 7 (22.58%) SAP GRC
4 6 (19.35%) SAP BPC
5 4 (12.90%) SAP CO
5 4 (12.90%) SAP FI
5 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (12.90%) SAP SRM
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (3.23%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (19.35%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.13%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Lumira
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Legal
3 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) SAP Architect
2 9 (29.03%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 8 (25.81%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) ERP Architect
6 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) SAP BW Architect
7 3 (9.68%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) SAP BPC Architect
8 2 (6.45%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) SAP HR Architect
8 2 (6.45%) SAP Support
9 1 (3.23%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Basis
2 3 (9.68%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) SAP Implementation
2 13 (41.94%) ERP
3 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.23%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.23%) SAP Security
9 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.23%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) R
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SEPA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) Ariba
2 6 (19.35%) Concur
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft