The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 128 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.065% 0.038% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.21% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAP XI
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) BODI
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) BODI
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) MI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle