Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 543 491
Rank change year-on-year -7 -52 -75
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 355 334 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.61% 1.52% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 189 223
UK median daily rate £491 £485 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +10.86% -3.95%
10th Percentile £315 £350 £313
90th Percentile £625 £650 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
UK median hourly rate £41.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £20.00

SAP BW is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,049 21,957 24,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.98% 22.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,343 14,634 16,349
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 322 422
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.18 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.83% -7.61% +6.31%
10th Percentile £14.68 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.42 £49.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year +27.85% -7.20% +7.27%

SAP BW
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP BW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BW over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BW over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 327 £500 - 49
UK excluding London +56 224 £525 +16.67% 30
North of England +102 104 £600 +20.00% 11
North West +77 97 £600 +4.35% 2
London -34 97 £475 -5.00% 20
South East -24 66 £410 -7.34% 8
South West +15 17 £308 -17.87% 1
Scotland -7 17 £431 +23.21% 1
Midlands -8 15 £525 -4.55% 7
West Midlands -1 9 £475 -17.39% 4
Yorkshire +17 7 £400 -11.11% 9
East of England -40 5 £538 +19.44% 2
East Midlands -9 3 £513 -4.65% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for SAP BW.

1 355 (100.00%) SAP
2 111 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (23.10%) BusinessObjects
4 79 (22.25%) Finance
5 78 (21.97%) Migration
6 74 (20.85%) Ariba
7 71 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 70 (19.72%) SAP HANA
9 61 (17.18%) Data Modelling
9 61 (17.18%) SQL
9 61 (17.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 59 (16.62%) Analytics
11 46 (12.96%) Tableau
12 42 (11.83%) ERP
13 40 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (9.30%) Hadoop
15 33 (9.30%) Visualisation
16 32 (9.01%) SQL Server
16 32 (9.01%) Project Management
17 31 (8.73%) Big Data
18 30 (8.45%) ABAP
19 29 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (7.32%) Manufacturing
21 26 (7.32%) SAP MM
22 25 (7.04%) SAP ERP
23 24 (6.76%) Oracle
23 24 (6.76%) SAP Data Services
23 24 (6.76%) Procure-to-Pay

SAP BW
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (6.48%) NetWeaver
2 19 (5.35%) Apache Spark
3 15 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.66%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.28%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (7.32%) SAP MM
2 25 (7.04%) SAP ERP
3 21 (5.92%) SAP BPC
3 21 (5.92%) SAP CO
3 21 (5.92%) SAP FI
3 21 (5.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (5.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (3.94%) SAP SD
5 14 (3.94%) SAP SRM
6 13 (3.66%) SAP APO
7 11 (3.10%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (2.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (1.97%) SAP FSCM
9 7 (1.97%) SAP GRC
10 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (1.69%) SAP MDM
11 5 (1.41%) SAP FI-AP
11 5 (1.41%) SAP MDG
12 3 (0.85%) SAP MII
13 2 (0.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) SMS
2 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (23.10%) BusinessObjects
2 70 (19.72%) SAP HANA
3 61 (17.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.30%) Hadoop
5 32 (9.01%) SQL Server
6 31 (8.73%) Big Data
7 29 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (6.76%) SAP Data Services
9 15 (4.23%) HBase
9 15 (4.23%) Power BI
10 14 (3.94%) Apache Hive
10 14 (3.94%) Qlik Sense
11 13 (3.66%) Sqoop
12 11 (3.10%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (3.10%) PowerCenter
13 10 (2.82%) Data Lake
14 9 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 9 (2.54%) Lumira
14 9 (2.54%) QlikView
15 6 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) LSMW
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) NWDI
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (22.25%) Finance
2 26 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.51%) Marketing
3 16 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.23%) German Language
5 12 (3.38%) Italian Language
6 10 (2.82%) Advertising
6 10 (2.82%) Banking
6 10 (2.82%) Retail
7 8 (2.25%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (27.04%) Consultant
2 92 (25.92%) SAP Consultant
3 63 (17.75%) Analyst
4 59 (16.62%) Workstream Lead
5 47 (13.24%) Developer
6 33 (9.30%) SAP Analyst
7 31 (8.73%) Architect
8 29 (8.17%) SAP BW Consultant
9 23 (6.48%) Data Analyst
9 23 (6.48%) SAP Developer
10 19 (5.35%) Data Architect
10 19 (5.35%) SAP BW Developer
11 18 (5.07%) Project Manager
12 17 (4.79%) SAP Manager
13 15 (4.23%) Business Analyst
14 13 (3.66%) SAP Project Manager
15 12 (3.38%) SAP Business Analyst
16 11 (3.10%) SAP Architect
16 11 (3.10%) SAP HANA Consultant
16 11 (3.10%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.63%) SAP Basis
2 12 (3.38%) XML
3 11 (3.10%) Kafka
4 9 (2.54%) J2EE
5 7 (1.97%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (1.41%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.41%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.85%) RESTful
7 3 (0.85%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.28%) .NET
9 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.28%) BAPI
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.28%) IDoc
9 1 (0.28%) Middleware
9 1 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.28%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.51%) FMCG
3 8 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.13%) Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.85%) Life Science
6 3 (0.85%) RIA
6 3 (0.85%) User Experience
7 2 (0.56%) AS400
7 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.28%) DataPower
8 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) HACMP
8 1 (0.28%) PDA
8 1 (0.28%) PMI
8 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.23%) Unix
2 6 (1.69%) Windows
3 4 (1.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (21.97%) Migration
3 71 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 61 (17.18%) Data Modelling
5 59 (16.62%) Analytics
6 42 (11.83%) ERP
7 40 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (9.30%) Visualisation
9 32 (9.01%) Project Management
10 27 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.76%) Procure-to-Pay
12 20 (5.63%) SAP Implementation
13 17 (4.79%) CRM
14 16 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (4.23%) Project Planning
16 13 (3.66%) Information Management
16 13 (3.66%) Innovative Thinking
16 13 (3.66%) MapReduce
16 13 (3.66%) Validation
17 12 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.18%) SQL
2 30 (8.45%) ABAP
3 16 (4.51%) Java
4 8 (2.25%) SAPscript
5 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.41%) Python
7 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.13%) VBA
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.66%) Degree
2 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.41%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.85%) GxP
4 3 (0.85%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) EMIR
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (3.66%) HDFS
2 12 (3.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) Oozie
4 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 355 (100.00%) SAP
2 74 (20.85%) Ariba
3 46 (12.96%) Tableau
4 24 (6.76%) Oracle
5 13 (3.66%) Cloudera
6 12 (3.38%) Hortonworks
7 8 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.97%) OpenText
9 6 (1.69%) Informatica
9 6 (1.69%) Sybase
10 4 (1.13%) Cognos
10 4 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.13%) Teradata
11 3 (0.85%) Adobe
11 3 (0.85%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.85%) FXall
11 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.85%) Reuters