Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 664 544
Rank change year-on-year +57 -120 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 203 238 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.02% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 126 224
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £326 £358
90th Percentile £678 £631 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £443 £525
% change year-on-year +12.99% -15.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
UK median hourly rate - £49.75 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.03% +51.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -0.50% +75.44%

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 17,745 23,366 22,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 22.45% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,981 16,263 15,581
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 245 288
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +7.27% +11.54%
10th Percentile £13.99 £13.81 £14.00
90th Percentile £71.85 £57.50 £57.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% - +25.00%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 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 +58 190 £500 +5.26% 7
UK excluding London +64 116 £500 +12.99% 6
London +55 67 £500 - 1
South East +41 67 £492 +9.33% 2
North of England +25 16 £504 +0.85% 1
North West +11 14 £504 +5.60% 1
Midlands +49 12 £585 +39.70% 2
East Midlands +35 9 £585 +67.14% 2
South West 0 9 £475 -0.26%
Scotland +31 8 £438 -
East of England +33 4 £640 +96.92% 1
West Midlands +34 3 - -
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 203 (100.00%) SAP
2 83 (40.89%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (36.45%) SAP HANA
4 64 (31.53%) ABAP
5 57 (28.08%) Finance
6 53 (26.11%) BusinessObjects
7 46 (22.66%) Data Modelling
8 40 (19.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 38 (18.72%) Analytics
10 30 (14.78%) SAP Fiori
11 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 29 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
12 24 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
13 22 (10.84%) ERP
14 21 (10.34%) SQL
14 21 (10.34%) Oracle
14 21 (10.34%) Migration
14 21 (10.34%) Azure
14 21 (10.34%) Power BI
14 21 (10.34%) Power Platform
15 20 (9.85%) OO
15 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (9.36%) NetWeaver
16 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (8.87%) Public Sector
17 18 (8.87%) SAP FI
17 18 (8.87%) Project Management
18 16 (7.88%) SAP CO

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 19 (9.36%) NetWeaver
2 7 (3.45%) SAP Portal
3 5 (2.46%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (8.87%) SAP FI
3 16 (7.88%) SAP BPC
3 16 (7.88%) SAP CO
3 16 (7.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (5.91%) SAP ERP
6 9 (4.43%) SAP Payroll
7 8 (3.94%) SAP HCM
8 7 (3.45%) SAP HR
9 5 (2.46%) SAP MDG
9 5 (2.46%) SAP MDM
9 5 (2.46%) SAP SRM
10 3 (1.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 3 (1.48%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.99%) Cognos Planning
11 2 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.99%) SAP IBP
11 2 (0.99%) SAP PLM
11 2 (0.99%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Azure
1 21 (10.34%) Power Platform
2 11 (5.42%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (3.94%) AWS
4 4 (1.97%) GCP
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (36.45%) SAP HANA
2 53 (26.11%) BusinessObjects
3 40 (19.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 24 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (10.34%) Power BI
6 14 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (6.40%) Oracle Database
8 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.43%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (2.96%) Big Data
10 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (2.46%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.46%) Lumira
12 4 (1.97%) BigQuery
12 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.48%) ERwin
2 3 (1.48%) JIRA
3 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.49%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.49%) LSMW
General
1 57 (28.08%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.94%) Retail
5 5 (2.46%) Back Office
6 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.48%) Police
7 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (35.47%) Consultant
2 69 (33.99%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (24.14%) Developer
4 40 (19.70%) SAP Developer
5 27 (13.30%) SAP BW Consultant
5 27 (13.30%) SAP BW Developer
6 23 (11.33%) Architect
7 18 (8.87%) SAP Architect
8 15 (7.39%) ABAP Developer
8 15 (7.39%) SAP Manager
9 11 (5.42%) Analyst
9 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 11 (5.42%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 11 (5.42%) SAP BI Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.43%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (4.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 8 (3.94%) HR Consultant
12 8 (3.94%) SAP HR Consultant
13 7 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.78%) SAP Fiori
2 13 (6.40%) SAP Basis
2 13 (6.40%) SAPUI5
2 13 (6.40%) Web Services
3 12 (5.91%) Web Dynpro
4 11 (5.42%) BAPI
4 11 (5.42%) SAP Smart Forms
5 10 (4.93%) SAP PI
6 8 (3.94%) SAP BSP
7 5 (2.46%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.49%) HTML
8 1 (0.49%) HTML5
8 1 (0.49%) IDoc
8 1 (0.49%) Middleware
8 1 (0.49%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.49%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.49%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.94%) Clustering
4 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.97%) FMCG
4 4 (1.97%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.99%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.49%) Life Science
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.42%) Linux
2 8 (3.94%) AIX
2 8 (3.94%) SUSE
3 6 (2.96%) Windows
4 5 (2.46%) Unix
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.89%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (22.66%) Data Modelling
3 38 (18.72%) Analytics
4 22 (10.84%) ERP
5 21 (10.34%) Migration
6 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.85%) OO
7 18 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (8.87%) Project Management
8 16 (7.88%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 15 (7.39%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
11 12 (5.91%) CRM
11 12 (5.91%) Data Architecture
11 12 (5.91%) Dimensional Modelling
12 11 (5.42%) OOP
12 11 (5.42%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.42%) System Testing
12 11 (5.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.53%) ABAP
2 21 (10.34%) SQL
3 14 (6.90%) Java
4 11 (5.42%) SAPscript
5 4 (1.97%) R
6 2 (0.99%) Python
6 2 (0.99%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) Degree
4 4 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.99%) ACCA
5 2 (0.99%) CIMA
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CCA
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) SLA
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.94%) Data Guard
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.96%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.49%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 203 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle
3 14 (6.90%) Ariba
4 10 (4.93%) Palantir
5 9 (4.43%) Tableau
6 7 (3.45%) Google
6 7 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (2.96%) Ab Initio
7 6 (2.96%) Cognos
7 6 (2.96%) Concur
7 6 (2.96%) HP
7 6 (2.96%) Informatica
7 6 (2.96%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.96%) Teradata
8 4 (1.97%) Sybase
8 4 (1.97%) Talend
9 3 (1.48%) Adobe
9 3 (1.48%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.48%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.48%) Veritas