Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 546 502
Rank change year-on-year -1 -44 -42
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 360 345 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 1.50% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 182 242
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -1.66%
10th Percentile £352 £350 £313
90th Percentile £625 £650 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £43.91 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% -58.19% +320.00%
10th Percentile £33.53 £30.91 £102.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.30 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.91 -
% change year-on-year +13.88% - -

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 22648 23008 25989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.93% 22.59% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15616 15223 17247
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 345 409
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.18 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +2.47% -
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.52 £11.95
90th Percentile £56.84 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +6 340 £511 +4.02% 21
UK excluding London +36 218 £525 +16.67% 13
North of England +109 119 £600 +20.60% 2
London -36 118 £475 -5.00% 9
North West +86 110 £600 +4.35%
South East -29 58 £413 -3.96% 3
Midlands -5 20 £524 +0.92% 1
Scotland -7 11 £481 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +14 9 £475 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 9 £525 +16.67% 2
East Midlands -7 8 £522 -0.57%
South West +4 5 £313 -16.67% 5
East of England -20 5 £538 +19.44% 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 with a requirement for SAP BW.

1 360 (100.00%) SAP
2 103 (28.61%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (23.06%) BusinessObjects
4 81 (22.50%) Finance
5 77 (21.39%) Migration
6 75 (20.83%) Ariba
7 69 (19.17%) Data Migration
8 66 (18.33%) SAP HANA
9 64 (17.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 62 (17.22%) Data Modelling
11 53 (14.72%) SQL
12 43 (11.94%) ERP
12 43 (11.94%) Analytics
13 40 (11.11%) Tableau
14 35 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (8.61%) ABAP
16 31 (8.61%) SQL Server
17 28 (7.78%) Manufacturing
17 28 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (7.78%) Procure-to-Pay
18 27 (7.50%) Project Management
18 27 (7.50%) SAP FI
19 26 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (7.22%) SAP CO
19 26 (7.22%) SAP FI/CO
20 25 (6.94%) SAP MM
20 25 (6.94%) NetWeaver
21 23 (6.39%) Hadoop
21 23 (6.39%) Visualisation

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 25 (6.94%) NetWeaver
2 15 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.22%) 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%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (7.50%) SAP FI
2 26 (7.22%) SAP CO
2 26 (7.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (6.94%) SAP MM
4 21 (5.83%) SAP ERP
5 20 (5.56%) SAP BPC
6 15 (4.17%) SAP SD
6 15 (4.17%) SAP SRM
7 14 (3.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (2.50%) SAP FSCM
9 8 (2.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 8 (2.22%) SAP APO
9 8 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (1.67%) SAP MDM
11 5 (1.39%) SAP FI-AP
11 5 (1.39%) SAP MDG
12 4 (1.11%) SAP GRC
13 3 (0.83%) SAP PP
14 2 (0.56%) SAP R/3
14 2 (0.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.11%) SMS
2 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.06%) BusinessObjects
2 66 (18.33%) SAP HANA
3 64 (17.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 31 (8.61%) SQL Server
5 28 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.39%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.56%) Big Data
8 17 (4.72%) SAP Data Services
9 15 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
10 14 (3.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 11 (3.06%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (3.06%) Power BI
11 11 (3.06%) PowerCenter
12 10 (2.78%) QlikView
13 9 (2.50%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.22%) HBase
14 8 (2.22%) Lumira
14 8 (2.22%) Sqoop
15 7 (1.94%) DB2
16 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) LSMW
2 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 81 (22.50%) Finance
2 28 (7.78%) Manufacturing
3 22 (6.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.61%) German Language
5 12 (3.33%) Banking
5 12 (3.33%) Italian Language
6 11 (3.06%) Advertising
6 11 (3.06%) Marketing
7 10 (2.78%) Retail
8 9 (2.50%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.67%) Legal
10 3 (0.83%) Billing
10 3 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (31.39%) Consultant
2 110 (30.56%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (16.11%) Analyst
3 58 (16.11%) Workstream Lead
4 52 (14.44%) Developer
5 34 (9.44%) SAP BW Consultant
6 33 (9.17%) SAP Analyst
7 32 (8.89%) SAP Developer
8 29 (8.06%) Architect
9 26 (7.22%) SAP BW Developer
10 17 (4.72%) Data Analyst
10 17 (4.72%) Data Architect
11 16 (4.44%) SAP HANA Consultant
12 14 (3.89%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.89%) SAP Manager
13 12 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.06%) SAP Architect
15 10 (2.78%) SAP BI Consultant
15 10 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 10 (2.78%) XML
3 8 (2.22%) Kafka
4 7 (1.94%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (1.94%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (1.67%) J2EE
6 5 (1.39%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.83%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.56%) IDoc
8 2 (0.56%) SAP MI
9 1 (0.28%) .NET
9 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.28%) BAPI
9 1 (0.28%) EDI
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.28%) Middleware
9 1 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.28%) RESTful
9 1 (0.28%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.17%) FMCG
3 10 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.11%) Clustering
5 4 (1.11%) Life Science
5 4 (1.11%) User Experience
6 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
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%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.28%) HACMP
8 1 (0.28%) PDA
8 1 (0.28%) PMI
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.28%) RIA
8 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.17%) Unix
2 4 (1.11%) Windows
3 3 (0.83%) Linux
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.61%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (21.39%) Migration
3 69 (19.17%) Data Migration
4 62 (17.22%) Data Modelling
5 43 (11.94%) Analytics
5 43 (11.94%) ERP
6 35 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (7.78%) Procure-to-Pay
8 27 (7.50%) Project Management
9 26 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (6.39%) Visualisation
11 21 (5.83%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (3.61%) CRM
12 13 (3.61%) Innovative Thinking
13 12 (3.33%) ETL
13 12 (3.33%) Validation
14 11 (3.06%) Contract Management
14 11 (3.06%) Record to Report
15 10 (2.78%) Data Architecture
15 10 (2.78%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.72%) SQL
2 31 (8.61%) ABAP
3 13 (3.61%) Java
4 8 (2.22%) SAPscript
5 6 (1.67%) C
5 6 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.11%) VBA
7 3 (0.83%) Python
8 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.28%) R
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 16 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.61%) Degree
3 6 (1.67%) SAP Certification
4 5 (1.39%) ISEB
5 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.39%) SLA
3 4 (1.11%) GxP
3 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.56%) EMIR
4 2 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) HDFS
2 7 (1.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 360 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (20.83%) Ariba
3 40 (11.11%) Tableau
4 18 (5.00%) Oracle
5 10 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.22%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.94%) Hortonworks
7 7 (1.94%) OpenText
8 6 (1.67%) Informatica
9 4 (1.11%) Cognos
9 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.11%) Sybase
9 4 (1.11%) Teradata
10 3 (0.83%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.83%) FXall
10 3 (0.83%) HP
10 3 (0.83%) Reuters
11 2 (0.56%) Concur
11 2 (0.56%) TIBCO