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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 246 232 208
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.29% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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£463 £560 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +22.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £392 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £560 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
2428 2085 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.76% 23.33% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1162 927
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 94
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.83 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 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 3 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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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
Surrey - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) ERP
3 10 (41.67%) SAP PSCD
4 9 (37.50%) SAP ERP
4 9 (37.50%) CRM
4 9 (37.50%) SAP BW
4 9 (37.50%) General Ledger
5 7 (29.17%) webMethods
5 7 (29.17%) SAP FI
5 7 (29.17%) SAP FI-CA
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) CCA
7 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
7 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
7 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (20.83%) Revenue Management
8 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) ABAP
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Middleware
9 3 (12.50%) Adobe
9 3 (12.50%) SAPscript
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (37.50%) SAP ERP
3 7 (29.17%) SAP FI-CA
3 7 (29.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (8.33%) SAP MDM
4 2 (8.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SAP BW
2 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) SAP Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Support
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Support Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 3 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Business Objects Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP BW Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Economics
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ERP
2 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
3 5 (20.83%) Test Management
3 5 (20.83%) Revenue Management
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) ABAP
2 3 (12.50%) SAPscript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) webMethods
3 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle