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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 252 251 243
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 23 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£350 £450 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £450 £482
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
2611 2339 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.04% 25.16% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1324 1298
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 63
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 9 £350 -
Hampshire - 5 £325 -
Surrey - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (54.84%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) ABAP
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) SAP PI
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (19.35%) Informatica
9 6 (19.35%) PowerCenter
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) DB2
9 6 (19.35%) SAS
9 6 (19.35%) XML
9 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (16.13%) Lumira
10 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (16.13%) webMethods
10 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (12.90%) Xcelsius

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (19.35%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP SRM
2 3 (9.68%) SAP ERP
2 3 (9.68%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (9.68%) SAP MII
2 3 (9.68%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.45%) SAP HR
3 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (3.23%) SAP PS
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
1 4 (12.90%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) DB2
3 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (19.35%) PowerCenter
4 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (16.13%) Lumira
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.90%) Xcelsius
5 4 (12.90%) SAP BW
6 3 (9.68%) SAP BI
6 3 (9.68%) SAP HANA
7 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) German Language
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Business Objects Developer
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Developer
5 5 (16.13%) SAS Administrator
5 5 (16.13%) Administrator
5 5 (16.13%) Business Developer
6 4 (12.90%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Support
7 2 (6.45%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Head of Development
7 2 (6.45%) Head of Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Junior SAP BW Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) SAP PI
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.68%) BAPI
4 3 (9.68%) SAP ALE
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Visual Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Office Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.68%) System Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Revenue Management
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) ABAP
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) SAPscript
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) CCA
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Certification
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Informatica
4 5 (16.13%) webMethods
5 3 (9.68%) Adobe
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) TIBCO