The first table below looks at the demand for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 28 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 Manchester 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 82 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.088% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 353 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 31.18% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 208 230
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
SAP XI
North West

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP XI
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (100.00%) Kalido
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (100.00%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalido