The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 527 517 461
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -56
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 30 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.049% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £560 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP XI
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -3 18 £425 -24.10% 3
London +22 8 £465 +16.10% 3
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands -1 1 £413 -8.33%
North West -4 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
SAP XI
UK

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (38.98%) SAP PI
3 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (30.51%) SAP BW
4 13 (22.03%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (22.03%) Business Objects
4 13 (22.03%) SAP Implementation
5 12 (20.34%) ERP
5 12 (20.34%) Migration
6 11 (18.64%) CRM
6 11 (18.64%) NetWeaver
7 10 (16.95%) ABAP
7 10 (16.95%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) BusinessObjects XI
7 10 (16.95%) SAP ERP
8 9 (15.25%) SAP PSCD
8 9 (15.25%) Java
9 8 (13.56%) webMethods
9 8 (13.56%) ETL
9 8 (13.56%) General Ledger
10 7 (11.86%) SQL
11 6 (10.17%) SAP Portal
11 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Test Management
11 6 (10.17%) SAP FI-CA
11 6 (10.17%) SAP FI
12 5 (8.47%) SAP Basis
12 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
12 5 (8.47%) Middleware

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (18.64%) NetWeaver
2 6 (10.17%) SAP Portal
3 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) SAP ERP
2 9 (15.25%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (10.17%) SAP FI-CA
3 6 (10.17%) SAP FI
4 4 (6.78%) SAP MDM
5 3 (5.08%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.39%) SAP ECC
6 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
1 1 (1.69%) SMTP
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SAP BW
2 13 (22.03%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (16.95%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) DB2
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.69%) Xcelsius
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) General Ledger
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Consultant
1 27 (45.76%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) SAP Architect
4 7 (11.86%) SAP PI Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) SAP Developer
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Support
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Support Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) ABAP Developer
8 3 (5.08%) NetWeaver Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) SAP PI
2 5 (8.47%) SAP Basis
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.39%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) JDBC
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.39%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.69%) EDI
5 1 (1.69%) JMS
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) FMCG
3 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.39%) Economics
3 2 (3.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.03%) SAP Implementation
3 12 (20.34%) ERP
3 12 (20.34%) Migration
4 11 (18.64%) CRM
5 8 (13.56%) ETL
6 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) Test Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Revenue Management
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.78%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.78%) SOA
9 3 (5.08%) Change Management
9 3 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) ABAP
2 9 (15.25%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) SAPscript
5 2 (3.39%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) CCA
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.39%) HND
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (22.03%) Business Objects
3 8 (13.56%) webMethods
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Adobe
6 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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Surrey
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