Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 525 654
Rank change year-on-year -125 +129 -166
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 250 362 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 1.63% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 183 136
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £313 £358 £356
90th Percentile £675 £610 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
UK median hourly rate £49.75 £43.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.03% +110.98% -80.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £40.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.09% +98.78% -

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 23,416 22,166 24,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.75% 22.43% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,416 14,786 16,144
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 276 388
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £29.56 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -1.27% +5.05%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +5.26% -3.39%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP BW in the UK

SAP BW
Top 14 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 20 September 2018. 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 -104 244 £475 - 21
UK excluding London -80 131 £450 -2.70% 17
London -29 101 £500 +5.26% 4
South East -2 72 £443 -1.12% 12
North of England -91 25 £575 +21.05% 3
North West -73 23 £490 +5.38% 1
Midlands -27 18 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands -32 14 £419 -11.84%
South West - 6 £476 -
East of England +1 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Scotland -33 3 - -
Yorkshire -31 2 £613 +16.67% 2
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 250 (100.00%) SAP
2 110 (44.00%) SAP HANA
3 106 (42.40%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (30.40%) Finance
5 69 (27.60%) BusinessObjects
6 61 (24.40%) Analytics
7 40 (16.00%) Lumira
8 39 (15.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 38 (15.20%) SAP BPC
9 38 (15.20%) SQL
9 38 (15.20%) ABAP
9 38 (15.20%) Data Modelling
10 36 (14.40%) ERP
10 36 (14.40%) Migration
11 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (12.80%) NetWeaver
12 32 (12.80%) Big Data
12 32 (12.80%) Visualisation
13 31 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (11.60%) Data Lake
14 29 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (11.20%) SAP S/4HANA
16 26 (10.40%) Power BI
16 26 (10.40%) Microsoft
17 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 23 (9.20%) CRM
18 23 (9.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 22 (8.80%) SQL Server

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 32 (12.80%) NetWeaver
2 15 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.40%) SAS
4 3 (1.20%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.40%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (15.20%) SAP BPC
2 28 (11.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (9.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (8.00%) SAP FI
5 12 (4.80%) SAP CO
6 11 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (4.40%) SAP MM
7 9 (3.60%) SAP ERP
7 9 (3.60%) SAP GRC
8 8 (3.20%) SAP APO
8 8 (3.20%) SAP HR
9 7 (2.80%) SAP MDM
10 5 (2.00%) SAP PM
11 4 (1.60%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.60%) SAP SD
12 3 (1.20%) SAP R/3
13 2 (0.80%) Global One
13 2 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
13 2 (0.80%) SAP VC
14 1 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.60%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) SMS
2 2 (0.80%) FTP
2 2 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (44.00%) SAP HANA
2 69 (27.60%) BusinessObjects
3 40 (16.00%) Lumira
4 39 (15.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 32 (12.80%) Big Data
6 31 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (11.60%) Data Lake
8 26 (10.40%) Power BI
9 25 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 22 (8.80%) SQL Server
11 19 (7.60%) Hadoop
12 17 (6.80%) SAP Data Services
13 14 (5.60%) Spotfire
14 13 (5.20%) Cosmos DB
14 13 (5.20%) HBase
14 13 (5.20%) HDInsight
14 13 (5.20%) MongoDB
14 13 (5.20%) Redis
15 9 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (3.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.60%) LSMW
3 6 (2.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.40%) eCATT
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (30.40%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.20%) Retail
4 11 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.60%) Publishing
5 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) German Language
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (28.80%) Consultant
2 69 (27.60%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (19.20%) Analyst
4 38 (15.20%) Architect
5 36 (14.40%) Developer
5 36 (14.40%) SAP Analyst
6 32 (12.80%) SAP Developer
7 29 (11.60%) SAP BW Consultant
8 26 (10.40%) SAP Architect
9 22 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (7.20%) ABAP Developer
10 18 (7.20%) Data Analyst
10 18 (7.20%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 16 (6.40%) SAP HANA Consultant
12 15 (6.00%) Project Manager
13 13 (5.20%) SAP Manager
14 11 (4.40%) SAP Project Manager
15 10 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 10 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
15 10 (4.00%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.40%) Web Dynpro
2 14 (5.60%) SAP Basis
2 14 (5.60%) SAPUI5
3 8 (3.20%) RESTful
3 8 (3.20%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (2.00%) Kafka
5 3 (1.20%) EDI
5 3 (1.20%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.20%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.80%) BAPI
6 2 (0.80%) SAML
6 2 (0.80%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.80%) SAP MI
6 2 (0.80%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.80%) Web Services
7 1 (0.40%) .NET
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) JMS
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.80%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.00%) AS400
5 5 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) FMCG
7 3 (1.20%) Life Science
7 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.20%) AIX
1 3 (1.20%) Linux
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.40%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (24.40%) Analytics
3 38 (15.20%) Data Modelling
4 36 (14.40%) ERP
4 36 (14.40%) Migration
5 33 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (12.80%) Visualisation
7 29 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (9.20%) CRM
9 20 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (7.60%) Data Migration
11 18 (7.20%) ETL
12 17 (6.80%) Workflow
13 15 (6.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 13 (5.20%) Data Visualisation
14 13 (5.20%) SAP Implementation
15 12 (4.80%) Business Development
15 12 (4.80%) Customer Requirements
15 12 (4.80%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (4.40%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.20%) ABAP
1 38 (15.20%) SQL
2 15 (6.00%) Python
3 9 (3.60%) Java
3 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.60%) R
4 5 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Degree
2 11 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.80%) GDPR
3 6 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.00%) QA
5 4 (1.60%) SEPA
6 1 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) MOM
5 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 250 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.00%) Oracle
3 15 (6.00%) Tableau
4 11 (4.40%) HP
5 9 (3.60%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.80%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.80%) Informatica
7 6 (2.40%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.00%) Talend
9 4 (1.60%) Workday
10 3 (1.20%) Ariba
10 3 (1.20%) Cognos
10 3 (1.20%) Concur
10 3 (1.20%) IBM
11 2 (0.80%) Capita
11 2 (0.80%) Databricks
11 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks