Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 561 649
Rank change year-on-year -62 +88 -162
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 269 311 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 143 142
UK median daily rate £460 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £320 £352 £350
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £439 £440
% change year-on-year +6.43% -0.17% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
UK median hourly rate £49.75 £29.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.64% +43.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +61.82% +34.15% -

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 23,497 21,491 24,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.65% 22.46% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,384 14,262 16,293
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 273 377
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.17 £11.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.43 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year +6.15% +11.11% +17.00%

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 15 July 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 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Top 14 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 15 July 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 -28 261 £475 - 29
UK excluding London -69 129 £468 +6.43% 22
London -20 112 £493 -1.50% 8
South East +3 79 £450 +3.45% 14
Midlands -28 20 £475 -3.06% 1
North of England -57 20 £550 +28.06% 6
North West -52 15 £488 +16.07% 5
West Midlands -31 14 £419 -11.84% 1
Scotland -35 5 £345 -3.63% 1
Yorkshire -29 4 £600 +17.07% 1
East Midlands -9 3 - -
South West +6 2 £550 -
East of England +3 1 - -
North East -3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP BW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP BW.

1 269 (100.00%) SAP
2 134 (49.81%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (41.64%) SAP HANA
4 101 (37.55%) Finance
5 69 (25.65%) Analytics
6 59 (21.93%) BusinessObjects
7 54 (20.07%) SQL
7 54 (20.07%) Data Modelling
8 48 (17.84%) SAP BPC
9 42 (15.61%) ERP
9 42 (15.61%) Visualisation
9 42 (15.61%) Lumira
10 40 (14.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 40 (14.87%) SAP FI
10 40 (14.87%) Migration
11 39 (14.50%) Big Data
12 36 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (13.01%) Data Lake
14 34 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (12.64%) SQL Server
14 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (12.27%) Microsoft
15 33 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (12.27%) Power BI
16 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (10.41%) Hadoop
18 26 (9.67%) Apache Spark
18 26 (9.67%) Scrum
18 26 (9.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 25 (9.29%) ABAP

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 26 (9.67%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.95%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.86%) SAS
4 4 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.12%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.37%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (17.84%) SAP BPC
2 40 (14.87%) SAP FI
3 26 (9.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (7.81%) SAP CO
4 21 (7.81%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (7.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (4.09%) SAP ERP
6 11 (4.09%) SAP MM
7 9 (3.35%) SAP APO
8 7 (2.60%) SAP HR
8 7 (2.60%) SAP MDM
8 7 (2.60%) SAP SD
9 5 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (1.49%) SAP GRC
11 3 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (0.74%) Global One
12 2 (0.74%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
12 2 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.74%) SAP PS
12 2 (0.74%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) SMS
2 2 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (41.64%) SAP HANA
2 59 (21.93%) BusinessObjects
3 42 (15.61%) Lumira
4 40 (14.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 39 (14.50%) Big Data
6 35 (13.01%) Data Lake
7 34 (12.64%) SQL Server
8 33 (12.27%) Power BI
9 28 (10.41%) Hadoop
10 25 (9.29%) HBase
11 23 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (8.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 21 (7.81%) Cosmos DB
13 21 (7.81%) HDInsight
13 21 (7.81%) MongoDB
13 21 (7.81%) Redis
13 21 (7.81%) Spotfire
14 20 (7.43%) SAP Data Services
15 17 (6.32%) MySQL
15 17 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.97%) JIRA
2 6 (2.23%) LSMW
3 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.49%) JMeter
5 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (37.55%) Finance
2 17 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.83%) Games
4 12 (4.46%) Retail
5 6 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.12%) Back Office
6 3 (1.12%) German Language
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (31.97%) Consultant
2 81 (30.11%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (15.99%) Analyst
4 37 (13.75%) SAP BW Consultant
5 36 (13.38%) Architect
6 34 (12.64%) SAP Analyst
7 29 (10.78%) Developer
8 26 (9.67%) SAP Architect
9 24 (8.92%) SAP Developer
10 17 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.95%) Project Manager
12 15 (5.58%) Data Analyst
12 15 (5.58%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.83%) SAP Manager
14 11 (4.09%) Business Analyst
15 10 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 10 (3.72%) SAP Business Analyst
15 10 (3.72%) SAP BW Architect
15 10 (3.72%) SAP CO Consultant
15 10 (3.72%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.95%) RESTful
2 9 (3.35%) SAP Basis
3 5 (1.86%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.86%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (1.49%) Kafka
4 4 (1.49%) SAPUI5
5 3 (1.12%) .NET
5 3 (1.12%) EDI
5 3 (1.12%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.74%) SAML
6 2 (0.74%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.74%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.74%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.37%) BAPI
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
7 1 (0.37%) IDoc
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.37%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.86%) AS400
5 5 (1.86%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.86%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.49%) Clustering
6 4 (1.49%) FMCG
6 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.74%) Life Science
7 2 (0.74%) LIMS
7 2 (0.74%) RIA
7 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.12%) Linux
2 2 (0.74%) AIX
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (0.74%) SUSE
3 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (49.81%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (25.65%) Analytics
3 54 (20.07%) Data Modelling
4 42 (15.61%) ERP
4 42 (15.61%) Visualisation
5 40 (14.87%) Migration
6 36 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (9.67%) Scrum
10 22 (8.18%) Data Migration
11 21 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (7.06%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 16 (5.95%) API Development
13 16 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.95%) CRM
13 16 (5.95%) ETL
13 16 (5.95%) User Stories
14 14 (5.20%) Change Management
14 14 (5.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.07%) SQL
2 25 (9.29%) ABAP
3 22 (8.18%) Python
4 18 (6.69%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.72%) Java
6 7 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.23%) R
8 4 (1.49%) BeanShell
8 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (8.55%) Degree
2 7 (2.60%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.12%) CCA
7 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 2 (0.74%) CIMA
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.97%) QA
3 6 (2.23%) GDPR
3 6 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.12%) SEPA
5 1 (0.37%) GCP
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.49%) HDFS
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) MOM
4 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 269 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.81%) Tableau
4 16 (5.95%) Alteryx
5 13 (4.83%) Oracle
6 11 (4.09%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.60%) HP
7 7 (2.60%) Informatica
8 5 (1.86%) Ariba
8 5 (1.86%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.86%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.49%) Talend
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos
10 3 (1.12%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) Workday
11 2 (0.74%) Concur
11 2 (0.74%) hybris
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.37%) Kenexa
12 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy