Period
to 18 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 547 488 678
Rank change year-on-year -59 +190 -67
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 166 113 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 71 106
10th Percentile £358 £396 £338
25th Percentile £413 £461 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £593 £641 £575
90th Percentile £679 £800 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £490 £439
% change year-on-year -7.76% +11.68% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £53.75 £20.36 £18.19
Median % change year-on-year +164.06% +11.90% -66.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.36 £18.19
% change year-on-year - +11.90% -63.44%

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 12,965 9,266 20,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.75% 21.66% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,838 6,425 14,080
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 131 224
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.63 £12.35
25th Percentile £19.00 £18.25 £17.23
Median hourly rate £26.98 £24.71 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.19% -17.63% -7.69%
75th Percentile £45.00 £45.25 £49.35
90th Percentile £61.68 £61.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.64 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.51% -25.00% -10.45%

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 18 June 2021.

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 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 June 2021. 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 -43 126 £500 -4.76% 10
Work from Home -221 65 £545 -31.88% 3
London -56 57 £550 -10.20% 4
UK excluding London -22 56 £452 -7.76% 6
South East -15 31 £425 -11.92% 1
Midlands -7 12 £475 -3.80% 2
East Midlands +8 9 £475 - 1
North of England +6 6 £500 -6.98% 3
North West +1 6 £500 -6.98% 1
East of England +6 3 £518 -
West Midlands -26 3 £475 -3.80% 1
Wales +1 2 £650 +8.33%
South West - 2 £363 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) SAP
2 87 (52.41%) SAP HANA
3 65 (39.16%) Social Skills
4 51 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (25.90%) Finance
5 43 (25.90%) Analytics
6 40 (24.10%) Oracle
7 37 (22.29%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (17.47%) Data Modelling
8 29 (17.47%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (15.66%) Security Cleared
9 26 (15.66%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
11 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database
12 23 (13.86%) Azure
12 23 (13.86%) ETL
13 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.45%) SQL
15 18 (10.84%) ABAP
15 18 (10.84%) ERP
15 18 (10.84%) AWS
15 18 (10.84%) Public Sector
16 17 (10.24%) Data Architecture
17 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.64%) Power Platform
17 16 (9.64%) Power BI
17 16 (9.64%) Java
17 16 (9.64%) Migration

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 8 (4.82%) SAP Portal
2 6 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.01%) Apache
3 5 (3.01%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (15.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (4.82%) SAP BPC
3 5 (3.01%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.81%) SAP CAR
4 3 (1.81%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.81%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (1.81%) SAP MDG
4 3 (1.81%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.81%) SAP Retail
5 2 (1.20%) HFM
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.20%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Bank Analyzer
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.86%) Azure
2 18 (10.84%) AWS
3 16 (9.64%) Power Platform
4 10 (6.02%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (3.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.01%) SaaS
7 3 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.81%) Snowflake
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.20%) GitHub
8 2 (1.20%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.60%) GCP
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) FTP
2 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) PSTN
2 1 (0.60%) VPN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (52.41%) SAP HANA
2 37 (22.29%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (17.47%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database
5 16 (9.64%) Power BI
6 15 (9.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (5.42%) Lumira
9 8 (4.82%) Data Lake
9 8 (4.82%) MongoDB
10 7 (4.22%) Tableau
11 6 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.61%) HBase
11 6 (3.61%) HDInsight
11 6 (3.61%) MySQL
11 6 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.61%) Redis
12 5 (3.01%) Big Data
12 5 (3.01%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (3.01%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.01%) Subversion
2 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) eggPlant
General
1 65 (39.16%) Social Skills
2 43 (25.90%) Finance
3 18 (10.84%) Public Sector
4 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.02%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (3.61%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.01%) General Ledger
7 5 (3.01%) Marketing
7 5 (3.01%) Retail
8 4 (2.41%) Banking
8 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.81%) Billing
9 3 (1.81%) Games
9 3 (1.81%) Legal
10 2 (1.20%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (43.37%) Consultant
2 61 (36.75%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (15.66%) Developer
4 19 (11.45%) SAP BW Consultant
5 14 (8.43%) SAP Developer
6 13 (7.83%) Architect
7 12 (7.23%) Data Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.42%) SAP Architect
8 9 (5.42%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 9 (5.42%) SAP Manager
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Data Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) SAP Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) SAP Financial Consultant
11 5 (3.01%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.43%) SAP Basis
2 9 (5.42%) SAP ALE
3 8 (4.82%) SAP PI
3 8 (4.82%) SOAP
4 7 (4.22%) SAP XI
5 5 (3.01%) Middleware
5 5 (3.01%) REST
5 5 (3.01%) RESTful
5 5 (3.01%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (3.01%) XML
6 4 (2.41%) Velocity
7 3 (1.81%) BAPI
7 3 (1.81%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (1.20%) JSON
8 2 (1.20%) Web Services
8 2 (1.20%) XSD
9 1 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.60%) Spring
9 1 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.82%) Clustering
2 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.60%) FMCG
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Linux
2 8 (4.82%) AIX
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (4.82%) SUSE
3 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (25.90%) Analytics
3 29 (17.47%) Data Modelling
4 26 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (13.86%) ETL
6 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (10.84%) ERP
8 17 (10.24%) Data Architecture
9 16 (9.64%) Migration
10 15 (9.04%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 14 (8.43%) Complex ETL
12 13 (7.83%) CRM
12 13 (7.83%) Visualisation
13 12 (7.23%) Project Delivery
13 12 (7.23%) Project Management
14 9 (5.42%) Data Management
14 9 (5.42%) Scrum
14 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (4.82%) Data Integration
15 8 (4.82%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.45%) SQL
2 18 (10.84%) ABAP
3 16 (9.64%) Java
4 11 (6.63%) Python
5 8 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.41%) R
7 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) CCA
3 8 (4.82%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.60%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.82%) SLA
3 4 (2.41%) GDPR
3 4 (2.41%) QA
4 3 (1.81%) PMO
5 1 (0.60%) GxP
5 1 (0.60%) IFRS
5 1 (0.60%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Data Guard
1 8 (4.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (4.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.81%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.20%) Control-M
3 2 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.60%) AssetCenter
4 1 (0.60%) Nagios
4 1 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) SAP
2 40 (24.10%) Oracle
3 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.42%) Ariba
5 7 (4.22%) Alteryx
6 6 (3.61%) webMethods
7 4 (2.41%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) CA
8 3 (1.81%) Concur
8 3 (1.81%) Informatica
8 3 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.81%) Remedy
9 2 (1.20%) Adaptive Insights
9 2 (1.20%) BMC
9 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.20%) Workday
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO