Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 649 535 575
Rank change year-on-year -114 +40 -100
Contract jobs citing SAP BW 238 370 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 1.62% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 224 171
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £326 £358 £350
90th Percentile £631 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -15.71% +16.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
UK median hourly rate £49.75 £43.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.03% +51.75% -72.86%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.53 £21.95
90th Percentile £80.21 £48.98 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £28.50
% 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 23,365 22,796 23,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.45% 22.10% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,262 15,579 15,691
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 288 368
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £31.23 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +11.54% -1.75%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.44 £52.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -6.67%

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 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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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 -88 231 £475 -5.00% 23
UK excluding London -106 124 £443 -15.71% 14
London +5 100 £500 +5.26% 9
South East +5 67 £450 +7.14% 6
North of England -91 30 £500 -16.67% 4
North West -103 23 £478 -20.42% 2
Midlands -23 12 £419 -19.78% 4
West Midlands -20 11 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -10 7 £500 -4.76% 1
South West -12 6 £476 +52.40%
East of England 0 3 £325 -39.53%
Scotland -26 3 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £350 -32.95% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £405 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 239 (100.42%) SAP
2 102 (42.86%) SAP HANA
3 91 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (26.47%) BusinessObjects
5 59 (24.79%) Finance
6 50 (21.01%) Analytics
7 44 (18.49%) SAP S/4HANA
7 44 (18.49%) ABAP
8 42 (17.65%) SAP BPC
9 34 (14.29%) ERP
10 33 (13.87%) SQL
11 32 (13.45%) Lumira
11 32 (13.45%) Migration
12 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (12.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 30 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (12.18%) NetWeaver
15 28 (11.76%) Data Modelling
16 25 (10.50%) CRM
16 25 (10.50%) Data Lake
17 24 (10.08%) Oracle
18 23 (9.66%) ETL
18 23 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (9.66%) Big Data
18 23 (9.66%) SAP Data Services
19 21 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 20 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
20 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure

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 29 (12.18%) NetWeaver
2 12 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.62%) SAS
4 3 (1.26%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (18.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 42 (17.65%) SAP BPC
3 15 (6.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (5.46%) SAP ERP
5 12 (5.04%) SAP MM
6 11 (4.62%) SAP FI
6 11 (4.62%) SAP GRC
7 10 (4.20%) SAP CO
7 10 (4.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (3.36%) SAP APO
9 7 (2.94%) SAP MDM
10 6 (2.52%) SAP HR
11 5 (2.10%) SAP MDG
11 5 (2.10%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.68%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 4 (1.68%) SAP GTS
13 3 (1.26%) SAP CRM
13 3 (1.26%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 3 (1.26%) SAP R/3
13 3 (1.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (2.52%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.26%) SaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.68%) SMS
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) SMTP
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (42.86%) SAP HANA
2 63 (26.47%) BusinessObjects
3 32 (13.45%) Lumira
4 30 (12.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 30 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (10.50%) Data Lake
6 23 (9.66%) Big Data
6 23 (9.66%) SAP Data Services
7 21 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 17 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 16 (6.72%) Hadoop
10 14 (5.88%) Power BI
11 12 (5.04%) Data Mining
11 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (4.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 11 (4.62%) HBase
13 10 (4.20%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (4.20%) HDInsight
13 10 (4.20%) MongoDB
13 10 (4.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.94%) LSMW
3 6 (2.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.42%) eCATT
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (24.79%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (5.46%) Retail
3 12 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.10%) Back Office
5 4 (1.68%) Publishing
6 3 (1.26%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (29.83%) Consultant
2 67 (28.15%) SAP Consultant
3 44 (18.49%) Developer
4 42 (17.65%) Analyst
5 36 (15.13%) SAP Developer
6 33 (13.87%) SAP Analyst
7 29 (12.18%) Architect
8 23 (9.66%) ABAP Developer
9 22 (9.24%) SAP BW Consultant
10 19 (7.98%) SAP Architect
11 17 (7.14%) Project Manager
12 15 (6.30%) SAP HANA Consultant
13 13 (5.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (5.46%) SAP BPC Consultant
14 12 (5.04%) Data Analyst
14 12 (5.04%) SAP Manager
15 11 (4.62%) Data Engineer
15 11 (4.62%) SAP Project Manager
15 11 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (3.78%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.98%) SAP Fiori
2 18 (7.56%) SAPUI5
2 18 (7.56%) Web Dynpro
3 15 (6.30%) SAP Basis
4 11 (4.62%) Kafka
5 5 (2.10%) RESTful
6 4 (1.68%) BAPI
6 4 (1.68%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.68%) SAP XI
7 3 (1.26%) SAP PI
7 3 (1.26%) Web Services
8 2 (0.84%) SAML
9 1 (0.42%) HTML
9 1 (0.42%) HTML5
9 1 (0.42%) JMS
9 1 (0.42%) Middleware
9 1 (0.42%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.42%) REST
9 1 (0.42%) SOAP
9 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 11 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.36%) Clustering
4 8 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.10%) AS400
8 3 (1.26%) FMCG
8 3 (1.26%) Life Science
9 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.94%) AIX
1 7 (2.94%) Linux
2 6 (2.52%) SUSE
3 3 (1.26%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (21.01%) Analytics
3 34 (14.29%) ERP
4 32 (13.45%) Migration
5 28 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 25 (10.50%) CRM
7 23 (9.66%) ETL
7 23 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.14%) Visualisation
10 15 (6.30%) Data Science
10 15 (6.30%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 15 (6.30%) Workflow
11 14 (5.88%) Data Integration
11 14 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (5.46%) SAP Security
13 12 (5.04%) Business Development
13 12 (5.04%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.49%) ABAP
2 33 (13.87%) SQL
3 14 (5.88%) Java
4 13 (5.46%) R
5 12 (5.04%) Python
6 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.10%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.26%) SAPscript
8 3 (1.26%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.98%) Degree
3 15 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) ACCA
5 2 (0.84%) CIMA
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.52%) GDPR
2 6 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.68%) SEPA
4 3 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.94%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.52%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 239 (100.42%) SAP
2 24 (10.08%) Oracle
3 17 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.62%) Alteryx
4 11 (4.62%) HP
4 11 (4.62%) Informatica
5 10 (4.20%) Ariba
5 10 (4.20%) Tableau
5 10 (4.20%) Talend
6 7 (2.94%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.94%) Databricks
7 6 (2.52%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.10%) OpenText
9 4 (1.68%) Workday
10 3 (1.26%) Adobe
10 3 (1.26%) Concur
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos
11 2 (0.84%) hybris
11 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.84%) TIBCO