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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 466 521 437
Rank change year-on-year +55 -84  
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 138 124 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 1.02% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 81 110
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £540 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £66.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £66.25 -
% change year-on-year -58.49% -  

SAP BW is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10738 12171 12743
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.77% 21.79% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 8223 8210
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 168 163
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

SAP BW
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP BW as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 131 £475 +6.14% 31
London +16 40 £475 +5.55% 8
South East +32 26 £430 - 8
Yorkshire +35 14 £500 -7.40% 2
West Midlands +25 12 £475 +18.89% 2
East Midlands -5 12 £500 +8.10% 1
Derbyshire -5 9 £513 -
East of England -1 8 £375 -25.00%
South Yorkshire - 8 £550 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £550 - 1
Worthing +31 7 - - 1
North West +27 7 £400 -8.57% 4
West Sussex +17 7 - - 2
Derby -7 7 £538 -
Hampshire - 7 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire +23 6 £400 -25.92% 1
Manchester +14 6 £400 -8.57% 3
Surrey +3 6 £435 -3.54% 1
Warwickshire +14 5 £475 +90.00%
Scotland - 5 £378 -
Portsmouth - 5 £463 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £411 -
Berkshire +17 3 £450 +8.10%
Birmingham +8 3 £700 +55.55% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £325 -20.24%
Stevenage - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £550 -
Midlands +9 2 - -
Cambridge +2 2 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 271 (100.00%) SAP
2 119 (43.91%) Business Intelligence
3 94 (34.69%) BusinessObjects
4 72 (26.57%) SAP HANA
5 67 (24.72%) Finance
6 61 (22.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 47 (17.34%) ERP
8 46 (16.97%) SAP BPC
9 43 (15.87%) Migration
10 41 (15.13%) Data Modelling
11 40 (14.76%) ABAP
12 35 (12.92%) Oracle
12 35 (12.92%) SAP ERP
13 33 (12.18%) Security Cleared
14 30 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (11.07%) SAP Basis
15 29 (10.70%) CRM
15 29 (10.70%) SQL
16 26 (9.59%) SAP Data Services
17 25 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (8.86%) Analytics
19 23 (8.49%) Data Migration
20 22 (8.12%) SAP Implementation
21 21 (7.75%) SQL Server
22 20 (7.38%) Business Analysis
22 20 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
23 19 (7.01%) Data Management
23 19 (7.01%) ETL
24 18 (6.64%) Manufacturing
24 18 (6.64%) Retail

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 15 (5.54%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.37%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (16.97%) SAP BPC
2 35 (12.92%) SAP ERP
3 17 (6.27%) SAP FI
4 14 (5.17%) SAP HR
5 13 (4.80%) SAP CO
5 13 (4.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (4.80%) SAP PSCD
6 11 (4.06%) SAP MII
7 10 (3.69%) SAP GRC
8 8 (2.95%) SAP APO
9 7 (2.58%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (2.21%) SAP PS
11 5 (1.85%) SAP Retail
12 4 (1.48%) SAP HCM
12 4 (1.48%) SAP MM
12 4 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (1.48%) SAP SRM
13 3 (1.11%) SAP CAR
13 3 (1.11%) SAP CRM
13 3 (1.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) LAN
1 1 (0.37%) TETRA
1 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (34.69%) BusinessObjects
2 72 (26.57%) SAP HANA
3 61 (22.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (9.59%) SAP Data Services
6 21 (7.75%) SQL Server
7 16 (5.90%) Oracle Database
8 15 (5.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.69%) MaxDB
10 10 (3.69%) QlikView
10 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.32%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.95%) DB2
12 8 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.58%) Lumira
14 6 (2.21%) Power BI
15 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (1.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (4.06%) NWDI
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 67 (24.72%) Finance
2 18 (6.64%) Manufacturing
2 18 (6.64%) Retail
3 17 (6.27%) General Ledger
4 14 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.32%) Legal
7 6 (2.21%) Billing
8 5 (1.85%) Marketing
9 4 (1.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (39.11%) Consultant
2 98 (36.16%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (18.45%) Analyst
4 40 (14.76%) SAP BW Consultant
5 36 (13.28%) Developer
6 32 (11.81%) SAP Analyst
7 28 (10.33%) Architect
8 27 (9.96%) SAP Developer
9 24 (8.86%) SAP Architect
10 16 (5.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 16 (5.90%) SAP BI Consultant
10 16 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (5.54%) Project Manager
11 15 (5.54%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 15 (5.54%) SAP Manager
11 15 (5.54%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.80%) Business Analyst
12 13 (4.80%) SAP BW Developer
13 12 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (4.43%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.07%) SAP Basis
2 14 (5.17%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.85%) EDI
4 3 (1.11%) HTML
4 3 (1.11%) HTML5
4 3 (1.11%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (1.11%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.11%) SAP TM
5 2 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.74%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) .NET
6 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.37%) BAPI
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BSP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.37%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.48%) Clustering
4 3 (1.11%) PMI
4 3 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) FMCG
5 2 (0.74%) Life Science
5 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.37%) Blog
6 1 (0.37%) DataPower
6 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.80%) Windows
2 9 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.11%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.91%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (17.34%) ERP
3 43 (15.87%) Migration
4 41 (15.13%) Data Modelling
5 29 (10.70%) CRM
6 24 (8.86%) Analytics
7 23 (8.49%) Data Migration
8 22 (8.12%) SAP Implementation
9 20 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (7.38%) Business Analysis
10 19 (7.01%) Data Management
10 19 (7.01%) ETL
11 16 (5.90%) Master Data Management
11 16 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.54%) Project Management
12 15 (5.54%) SAP Security
13 13 (4.80%) Revenue Management
13 13 (4.80%) Test Management
13 13 (4.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.76%) ABAP
2 29 (10.70%) SQL
3 12 (4.43%) Java
4 4 (1.48%) C
4 4 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.11%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Python
7 1 (0.37%) R
7 1 (0.37%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.90%) BC Cleared
3 13 (4.80%) CCA
3 13 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.95%) Degree
5 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) ACCA
8 1 (0.37%) CIMA
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) IFRS
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 271 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (12.92%) Oracle
3 13 (4.80%) webMethods
4 12 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.69%) Sybase
6 9 (3.32%) Ariba
6 9 (3.32%) Tableau
7 5 (1.85%) Concur
8 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.11%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.11%) BMC
9 3 (1.11%) FXall
9 3 (1.11%) Reuters
10 2 (0.74%) IBM
10 2 (0.74%) Lotus
10 2 (0.74%) Netezza
10 2 (0.74%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.37%) hybris
11 1 (0.37%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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