Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 614 652 556
Rank change year-on-year +38 -96 +91
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 231 257 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.16% 1.09% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 124 146
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £375 £313 £356
90th Percentile £660 £664 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
UK median hourly rate £18.19 £39.75 £37.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.24% +6.35% +82.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.19 £39.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year -54.24% +26.19% +53.66%

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 19,981 23,495 21,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.93% 22.80% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,674 16,406 14,418
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 251
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -7.26% +8.77%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.98 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year +21.74% -9.45% +6.68%

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 August 2019.

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
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 17 August 2019. 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 +16 217 £500 +5.26% 28
UK excluding London +21 115 £495 +10.00% 22
London +36 92 £500 +4.17% 7
South East +12 63 £480 +6.56% 6
Midlands +31 18 £413 -8.33% 3
North of England +17 13 £509 -15.25% 10
West Midlands +19 12 £413 - 1
North West 0 11 £509 -7.55% 10
South West -14 8 £470 +1.62% 1
East Midlands +29 6 £585 - 2
Scotland +37 5 £506 +102.50% 1
Wales - 5 £703 -
East of England +19 3 £640 +96.92% 1
North East +24 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) SAP
2 99 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (33.33%) SAP HANA
4 74 (32.03%) BusinessObjects
5 71 (30.74%) Finance
6 69 (29.87%) ABAP
7 53 (22.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 44 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 39 (16.88%) SAP S/4HANA
10 37 (16.02%) Analytics
11 36 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (14.29%) SAP BPC
13 31 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (13.42%) ERP
14 30 (12.99%) Security Cleared
15 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (11.69%) SC Cleared
17 26 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (11.26%) Migration
18 24 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (10.39%) SAP FI
19 23 (9.96%) SAP Fiori
20 22 (9.52%) Microsoft
21 21 (9.09%) OO
21 21 (9.09%) Project Management
21 21 (9.09%) Degree
21 21 (9.09%) SAP CO
21 21 (9.09%) Retail
22 20 (8.66%) SAP FI/CO
23 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel

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 14 (6.06%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.60%) SAP Portal
3 4 (1.73%) Apache
3 4 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.73%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.87%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.87%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (16.88%) SAP S/4HANA
2 33 (14.29%) SAP BPC
3 24 (10.39%) SAP FI
4 21 (9.09%) SAP CO
5 20 (8.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 18 (7.79%) SAP ERP
7 15 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (3.03%) SAP HR
9 5 (2.16%) SAP SRM
10 4 (1.73%) SAP MDG
10 4 (1.73%) SAP MDM
11 3 (1.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 3 (1.30%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 3 (1.30%) SAP MM
11 3 (1.30%) SAP R/3
11 3 (1.30%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.87%) Cognos Planning
12 2 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.87%) Primavera
12 2 (0.87%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (6.93%) Power Platform
2 6 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.73%) SaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 74 (32.03%) BusinessObjects
3 53 (22.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (8.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
6 17 (7.36%) Big Data
7 16 (6.93%) Power BI
8 11 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
9 9 (3.90%) Data Lake
9 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.60%) Lumira
11 6 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.03%) JIRA
2 6 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.73%) Subversion
3 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.87%) ERwin
5 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 71 (30.74%) Finance
2 21 (9.09%) Retail
3 12 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.46%) Back Office
6 6 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.73%) Publishing
8 3 (1.30%) Banking
9 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Finnish Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (34.63%) Consultant
2 68 (29.44%) SAP Consultant
3 61 (26.41%) Developer
4 54 (23.38%) SAP Developer
5 35 (15.15%) SAP BW Consultant
6 28 (12.12%) SAP BW Developer
7 26 (11.26%) SAP Manager
8 23 (9.96%) Architect
9 21 (9.09%) Analyst
10 19 (8.23%) ABAP Developer
11 17 (7.36%) Project Manager
11 17 (7.36%) SAP Architect
12 14 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
13 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 12 (5.19%) SAP Project Manager
13 12 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
14 11 (4.76%) SAP BI Consultant
15 8 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 8 (3.46%) Senior Manager
16 7 (3.03%) SAP Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.96%) SAP Fiori
2 15 (6.49%) Web Services
3 14 (6.06%) Web Dynpro
4 13 (5.63%) BAPI
4 13 (5.63%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (5.63%) SAPUI5
5 8 (3.46%) SAP PI
6 7 (3.03%) SAP BSP
7 6 (2.60%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.73%) RESTful
8 4 (1.73%) Velocity
9 3 (1.30%) Middleware
9 3 (1.30%) SAP CO-PA
9 3 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.90%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.16%) FMCG
5 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.73%) Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.30%) Life Science
8 2 (0.87%) PMI
8 2 (0.87%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.46%) Windows
2 7 (3.03%) Linux
3 5 (2.16%) AIX
4 4 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.73%) SUSE
4 4 (1.73%) Unix
5 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 37 (16.02%) Analytics
4 36 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (13.42%) ERP
5 31 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (11.26%) Migration
7 24 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (9.09%) OO
8 21 (9.09%) Project Management
9 19 (8.23%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.93%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (6.93%) Service Delivery
10 16 (6.93%) Visualisation
11 14 (6.06%) ITIL
12 13 (5.63%) OOP
13 12 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (5.19%) SAP Implementation
13 12 (5.19%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 11 (4.76%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.87%) ABAP
2 17 (7.36%) SQL
3 13 (5.63%) SAPscript
4 8 (3.46%) Java
5 6 (2.60%) Python
6 4 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.30%) R
7 3 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.09%) Degree
4 6 (2.60%) MCSA
4 6 (2.60%) MCSE
4 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.73%) ACCA
5 4 (1.73%) CIMA
5 4 (1.73%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) CCA
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) GAAP
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.46%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.73%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.43%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 231 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.19%) Oracle
4 9 (3.90%) Tableau
5 8 (3.46%) Ariba
5 8 (3.46%) HP
6 7 (3.03%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.60%) Adobe
7 6 (2.60%) Google
8 5 (2.16%) Cognos
9 4 (1.73%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.73%) Concur
9 4 (1.73%) Informatica
9 4 (1.73%) StreamSets
9 4 (1.73%) Workday
10 3 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.30%) OpenText
10 3 (1.30%) Palantir
10 3 (1.30%) Sybase
11 2 (0.87%) Veritas