The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP XI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
239 200 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.87% 26.53% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 139 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.16% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP XI across the Cheshire region.

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP XI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP XI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP XI.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) IBM

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP XI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Programmer
1 4 (80.00%) webMethods Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior webMethods Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods
2 3 (60.00%) IBM