Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 656 547 562
Rank change year-on-year -109 +15 -64
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 225 358 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.62% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 236 188
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.09% +10.54%
10th Percentile £331 £315 £350
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.72% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +46.68% - -

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 22,347 22,078 21,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.02% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,411 15,363 14,500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 319
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +9.12% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.47 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.41 £55.36 £50.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £26.94
% change year-on-year -7.14% +29.93% -8.69%

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 16 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BW over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 January 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 -111 216 £500 - 26
London +25 109 £525 +10.53% 7
UK excluding London -133 103 £425 -19.05% 20
South East -14 54 £425 +4.94% 8
North of England -80 28 £465 -22.50% 3
North West -79 23 £500 -16.67% 3
South West -40 6 £460 +49.35% 1
East of England -2 5 £388 -27.91% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £415 +3.75%
Midlands -15 5 £400 -23.81% 6
Scotland -14 3 - - 1
West Midlands -24 3 £393 -17.37% 5
East Midlands +14 2 £450 -12.15% 1
Wales - 1 £405 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 225 (100.00%) SAP
2 91 (40.44%) SAP HANA
3 71 (31.56%) Finance
4 62 (27.56%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (26.67%) SAP BPC
6 54 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (21.78%) SAP S/4HANA
8 47 (20.89%) ABAP
9 32 (14.22%) Data Modelling
10 31 (13.78%) Analytics
11 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (11.11%) Degree
13 25 (11.11%) NetWeaver
13 25 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
14 24 (10.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 22 (9.78%) ERP
15 22 (9.78%) CRM
15 22 (9.78%) SQL
16 21 (9.33%) Security Cleared
16 21 (9.33%) Oracle
16 21 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (8.44%) SAPUI5
18 18 (8.00%) Data Lake
18 18 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (7.56%) Lumira
19 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (7.56%) SAP Data Services
19 17 (7.56%) Web Dynpro
19 17 (7.56%) SAP Basis

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 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 11 (4.89%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.00%) SAS
4 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 60 (26.67%) SAP BPC
2 49 (21.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (6.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (4.89%) SAP FI
5 10 (4.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 10 (4.44%) SAP GRC
6 9 (4.00%) SAP CO
6 9 (4.00%) SAP ERP
6 9 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (3.11%) SAP MDG
8 5 (2.22%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.78%) SAP CRM
9 4 (1.78%) SAP GTS
9 4 (1.78%) SAP MM
10 3 (1.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 3 (1.33%) SAP HR
10 3 (1.33%) SAP IBP
10 3 (1.33%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.89%) SAP PLM
11 2 (0.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (4.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.89%) Office 365
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) LAN
2 1 (0.44%) SAN
2 1 (0.44%) SMTP
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (40.44%) SAP HANA
2 54 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (10.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (8.00%) Data Lake
6 17 (7.56%) Lumira
6 17 (7.56%) SAP Data Services
7 15 (6.67%) Big Data
8 14 (6.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 14 (6.22%) Hadoop
9 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (4.89%) Data Mining
10 11 (4.89%) DB2
11 10 (4.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.44%) HBase
11 10 (4.44%) Power BI
12 9 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (4.00%) HDInsight
12 9 (4.00%) MongoDB
12 9 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (1.33%) LSMW
4 2 (0.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) eCATT
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (31.56%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Retail
3 10 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.11%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.89%) French Language
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (36.00%) Consultant
2 77 (34.22%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (16.00%) Analyst
4 35 (15.56%) Developer
5 27 (12.00%) SAP Analyst
5 27 (12.00%) SAP Developer
6 22 (9.78%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 22 (9.78%) SAP BW Consultant
7 20 (8.89%) ABAP Developer
8 19 (8.44%) Architect
8 19 (8.44%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.78%) SAP Manager
10 12 (5.33%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (4.89%) SAP Architect
11 11 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.44%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) SAP HANA Consultant
13 9 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
14 8 (3.56%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
2 19 (8.44%) SAPUI5
3 17 (7.56%) SAP Basis
3 17 (7.56%) Web Dynpro
4 10 (4.44%) Kafka
5 6 (2.67%) BAPI
5 6 (2.67%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (2.67%) Web Services
6 3 (1.33%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.44%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (0.44%) IDoc
7 1 (0.44%) JMS
7 1 (0.44%) Middleware
7 1 (0.44%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.44%) REST
7 1 (0.44%) RESTful
7 1 (0.44%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.44%) SOAP
7 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.56%) Clustering
3 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.78%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.89%) FMCG
6 2 (0.89%) Life Science
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.22%) AIX
1 5 (2.22%) Linux
2 4 (1.78%) SUSE
3 3 (1.33%) Windows
4 2 (0.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (14.22%) Data Modelling
3 31 (13.78%) Analytics
4 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.78%) CRM
5 22 (9.78%) ERP
6 18 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (7.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 15 (6.67%) ETL
9 14 (6.22%) Data Integration
10 13 (5.78%) OO
11 12 (5.33%) SAP Security
12 11 (4.89%) Migration
12 11 (4.89%) OOP
12 11 (4.89%) Record to Report
13 10 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (4.44%) Data Science
13 10 (4.44%) Data Security
13 10 (4.44%) ITIL
13 10 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.89%) ABAP
2 22 (9.78%) SQL
3 14 (6.22%) Java
4 12 (5.33%) Python
5 11 (4.89%) R
6 6 (2.67%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.33%) VB
8 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (11.11%) Degree
2 21 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.89%) ACCA
5 2 (0.89%) CIMA
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.89%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) Oozie
4 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 225 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (9.33%) Oracle
3 16 (7.11%) Ariba
4 13 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.44%) Alteryx
5 10 (4.44%) Databricks
5 10 (4.44%) OpenText
6 9 (4.00%) Informatica
6 9 (4.00%) Talend
7 7 (3.11%) Workday
8 6 (2.67%) Adobe
8 6 (2.67%) HP
9 5 (2.22%) Tableau
10 4 (1.78%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.89%) Concur
11 2 (0.89%) hybris
11 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.44%) SnapLogic