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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 145 132
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 29 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.98% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.64% 2.45% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Median daily rate £420 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -3.55% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +53.65% -  

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 625 817 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.20% 21.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 517 553
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +17 11 £405 -10.00% 1
Merseyside -1 5 £434 -
Cumbria - 5 £425 -
SAP BW
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (58.54%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (17.07%) FMCG
8 6 (14.63%) SAP HANA
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) DB2
9 5 (12.20%) C
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) ERP
11 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) ABAP
11 3 (7.32%) SAP FI
11 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
11 3 (7.32%) SAP ERP
11 3 (7.32%) QlikView
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) General Ledger
12 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
12 2 (4.88%) Analytics

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 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.32%) SAP ERP
1 3 (7.32%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.88%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (29.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) SAP HANA
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (12.20%) DB2
7 3 (7.32%) QlikView
7 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.88%) Lumira
9 1 (2.44%) MySQL
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Consultant
1 27 (65.85%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) SAP BW Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) SAP Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Management Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.44%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.76%) ERP
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) ETL
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Process Management
5 1 (2.44%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 3 (7.32%) ABAP
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) R
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SEPA
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Ariba
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Concur
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat