The first table below looks at the demand for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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 London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 411 406 377
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 6 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.029% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.092% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
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£475 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7236 7612 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.79% 31.36% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5486 5303
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 76 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP XI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP XI across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAP XI Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP XI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAP XI Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
2 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (50.00%) SAP PI
4 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) ABAP
6 4 (28.57%) SAP BW
7 3 (21.43%) NetWeaver
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) Social Network
8 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (14.29%) Xcelsius
8 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
8 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (14.29%) Advertising
8 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) SAP SD

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (21.43%) NetWeaver
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) SAP BW
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) Xcelsius
6 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SAP PI Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP PI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP XI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Social Network
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) BPR
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) ABAP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat