The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 256 233 215
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 9 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.022% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.094% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£504 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.92% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £338 £475
% change year-on-year
+35.18% -28.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2343 2120 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.80% 23.43% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1203 1009
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP XI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP XI across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SAP XI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP XI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 3 £306 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Surrey - - - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) ERP
3 11 (42.31%) SAP PSCD
4 10 (38.46%) SAP ERP
4 10 (38.46%) General Ledger
5 9 (34.62%) CRM
6 8 (30.77%) Business Objects
6 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (30.77%) webMethods
6 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
6 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 8 (30.77%) SAP FI-CA
6 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (26.92%) CCA
7 7 (26.92%) SAP BW
8 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
8 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (19.23%) Revenue Management
9 5 (19.23%) Test Management
10 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) ABAP
11 3 (11.54%) UNIX
11 3 (11.54%) SAS
11 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (11.54%) Adobe
11 3 (11.54%) Informatica
11 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
11 3 (11.54%) SAPscript
11 3 (11.54%) Shell Script

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (11.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (38.46%) SAP ERP
3 8 (30.77%) SAP FI-CA
3 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
4 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP MDM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects XI
2 7 (26.92%) SAP BW
3 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Xcelsius
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) General Ledger
3 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Support
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Support Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Support
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SAP MDM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Economics
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 9 (34.62%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) Test Management
4 5 (19.23%) Revenue Management
5 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) ABAP
2 3 (11.54%) SAPscript
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCA
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) HND
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) Business Objects
2 8 (30.77%) webMethods
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle