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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 547 521 508
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 17 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13253 13963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8999 8604 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 278 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +6 6 £475 +11.76%
South East -12 3 £450 -5.66% 3
Yorkshire +3 1 £300 -40.00%
East of England - - - - 1
SAP XI
UK

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (45.71%) ABAP
3 15 (42.86%) SAP BW
4 14 (40.00%) NetWeaver
5 13 (37.14%) SAP PI
6 11 (31.43%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (31.43%) Business Objects
7 9 (25.71%) Oracle
7 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (25.71%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (22.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) DB2
10 6 (17.14%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
11 5 (14.29%) SAP Basis
11 5 (14.29%) SAP FI
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) UNIX
12 4 (11.43%) SOAP
12 4 (11.43%) SAPscript
12 4 (11.43%) ETL
12 4 (11.43%) JMS
12 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (11.43%) SAP Smart Forms

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (40.00%) NetWeaver
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
2 4 (11.43%) SAP BPC
3 2 (5.71%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.71%) SAP GTS
3 2 (5.71%) SAP GRC
4 1 (2.86%) CA Clarity
4 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 11 (31.43%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (25.71%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (22.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.14%) DB2
7 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (5.71%) SAP BI
8 2 (5.71%) Xcelsius
8 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.86%) WhereScape RED
9 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.86%) Crystal Dashboard Design
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
2 12 (34.29%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) SAP PI Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) SAP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Business Objects Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Architect
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) SAP XI Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) SAP PI
2 5 (14.29%) SAP Basis
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) JMS
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) SAML
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.71%) EDI
5 2 (5.71%) BAPI
5 2 (5.71%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) AS400
1 2 (5.71%) Social Network
1 2 (5.71%) iSeries
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.14%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) BPR
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) Cash Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) ABAP
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (31.43%) Business Objects
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Kalido
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat