The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 148 156 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.026% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.12% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SAP XI
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
940 818 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.61% 21.66% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 522 425
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP XI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP XI
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) ABAP
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) SAP Basis
3 3 (60.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (40.00%) BAPI
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BI Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP XI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP APO Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (40.00%) BAPI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) ABAP
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP