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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 150 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£310 £380 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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
825 686 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.21% 22.29% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 412 337
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.84 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £310 -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle