The first table below looks at the demand for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 572 421 506
Rank change year-on-year
-151 +85
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 18 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 47 35
Average daily rate £375 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £635 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +227.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP XI
UK

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP XI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP XI across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP XI Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP XI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI across the England region.

SAP XI Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP XI within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -61 8 £388 -22.45% 4
North West -17 3 £325 +18.18% 3
South East -29 3 £350 -30.00% 3
East Midlands -11 1 £450 +35.84%
South West - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
SAP XI
UK

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 38 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (44.74%) ABAP
3 16 (42.11%) SAP BW
4 13 (34.21%) NetWeaver
4 13 (34.21%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) SAP PI
6 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
6 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) DB2
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) IBM
9 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) OO
10 6 (15.79%) CRM
10 6 (15.79%) ERP
11 5 (13.16%) SOAP
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
11 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.16%) SAPscript
11 5 (13.16%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) SAP Smart Forms
12 4 (10.53%) Retail
12 4 (10.53%) SAP ERP
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.53%) SAP BI
12 4 (10.53%) JMS

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.53%) SAP ERP
3 3 (7.89%) SAP CO
3 3 (7.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (5.26%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (5.26%) SAP R/3
4 2 (5.26%) SAP SD
4 2 (5.26%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.63%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.63%) CA Clarity
5 1 (2.63%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SAP BW
2 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (21.05%) DB2
4 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.53%) SAP BI
6 4 (10.53%) SAP HANA
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) OLAP
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SAP Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Business Objects Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Programmer
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Manager
6 3 (7.89%) SAP PI Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SAP PI Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Integration Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SAP BI Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) SAP PI
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
2 5 (13.16%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (10.53%) JMS
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Basis
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Struts
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) JDBC
6 1 (2.63%) JSP
6 1 (2.63%) Servlets
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) EDI
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) SAP MI
6 1 (2.63%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Social Network
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) OO
1 6 (15.79%) CRM
1 6 (15.79%) ERP
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Revenue Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.26%) BPR
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
5 2 (5.26%) Cash Management
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) ABAP
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Certification
1 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) webMethods
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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