Period
to 15 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 432 619 644
Rank change year-on-year +187 +25 -62
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 102 229 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 128 122
Median daily rate £650 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £486 £375 £313
90th Percentile £825 £660 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +5.53% +10.56% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.36 £18.19 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.90% -54.24% +6.35%
10th Percentile £20.18 £18.19 £35.00
90th Percentile £33.31 £18.19 £54.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.36 £18.19 £39.75
% change year-on-year +11.90% -54.24% +26.19%

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 7,365 19,885 23,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 21.95% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,771 13,603 16,285
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £432 £418
% change year-on-year +4.29% +3.35% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 264 236
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £14.56 £14.29 £13.38
90th Percentile £53.88 £60.00 £53.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -5.88%

SAP BW
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP BW.

Daily rate trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP BW over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP BW.

Hourly rate trend for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Top 15 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 August 2020. 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 +174 87 £675 +35.00% 5
UK excluding London +177 50 £525 +5.53% 4
London +159 39 £725 +45.00% 1
South East +136 30 £492 +0.51% 2
Work from Home -8 21 £725 +3.57%
North of England +105 5 £525 +3.24%
Midlands +90 5 £525 +27.27% 2
Wales +42 5 £600 -14.59%
North West +84 4 £525 +3.24%
West Midlands +68 4 £525 +27.27% 2
Scotland +73 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -
East of England +81 1 - -
East Midlands +58 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (28.43%) SAP HANA
4 25 (24.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 22 (21.57%) Analytics
6 20 (19.61%) Finance
7 18 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (17.65%) SAP Fiori
8 17 (16.67%) Azure
9 15 (14.71%) Power BI
9 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.71%) Data Modelling
9 15 (14.71%) ABAP
9 15 (14.71%) Power Platform
10 14 (13.73%) Migration
11 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
12 12 (11.76%) Data Lake
13 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (10.78%) Oracle
13 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (9.80%) SQL
14 10 (9.80%) ERP
14 10 (9.80%) SAP Basis
14 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
14 10 (9.80%) SAP HCM
15 9 (8.82%) SAP BPC
15 9 (8.82%) SAP Payroll

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 7 (6.86%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.92%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (24.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (9.80%) SAP HCM
3 9 (8.82%) SAP BPC
3 9 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
4 8 (7.84%) SAP HR
5 5 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (4.90%) SAP MDG
5 5 (4.90%) SAP MM
6 4 (3.92%) SAP APO
6 4 (3.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (2.94%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.96%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.98%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.98%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Azure
2 15 (14.71%) Power Platform
3 7 (6.86%) AWS
4 6 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (4.90%) Power Automate
5 5 (4.90%) PowerApps
5 5 (4.90%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.98%) Boomi
6 1 (0.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) SAP Leonardo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) SAP HANA
2 18 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (14.71%) Power BI
4 12 (11.76%) Data Lake
5 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.82%) OLAP
7 8 (7.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (7.84%) Lumira
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.90%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.94%) DB2
12 2 (1.96%) Big Data
12 2 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.98%) OLTP
13 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.98%) LSMW
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Public Sector
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.98%) Hungarian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.98%) Romanian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Consultant
2 33 (32.35%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (18.63%) Architect
4 9 (8.82%) SAP Architect
4 9 (8.82%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 8 (7.84%) Chief Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) SAP BW Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.90%) SAP BW Architect
8 5 (4.90%) SAP Configurer
8 5 (4.90%) SAP HANA Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) SAP Fiori
2 10 (9.80%) SAP Basis
3 7 (6.86%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.96%) SAPUI5
4 2 (1.96%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) EDI
5 1 (0.98%) IDoc
5 1 (0.98%) Java EE
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.98%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.94%) FMCG
6 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) BBC
7 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) AIX
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
1 7 (6.86%) SUSE
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (21.57%) Analytics
3 15 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 14 (13.73%) Migration
5 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
6 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.80%) ERP
7 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.82%) CRM
8 9 (8.82%) ETL
8 9 (8.82%) ITIL
8 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.84%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 7 (6.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.86%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.86%) System Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) ABAP
2 10 (9.80%) SQL
3 9 (8.82%) Java
4 7 (6.86%) VBA
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) SAP Certification
3 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.98%) ACCA
5 1 (0.98%) CIMA
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) PMO
2 1 (0.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle
4 8 (7.84%) Concur
5 4 (3.92%) Ariba
5 4 (3.92%) Sparx
6 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.98%) Birst
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) hybris
7 1 (0.98%) Infor
7 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.98%) OpenText
7 1 (0.98%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.98%) Teradata