The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 247 218 230
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 3 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.95% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Average daily rate £350 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +227.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP XI
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) ABAP
3 5 (55.56%) SAP PI
4 4 (44.44%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) SAPscript
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) ERP
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
5 3 (33.33%) NetWeaver
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (22.22%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (22.22%) Revenue Management
6 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
6 2 (22.22%) webMethods
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) ETL
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SAP PI
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (11.11%) BAPI
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Revenue Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) ABAP
2 4 (44.44%) SAPscript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) webMethods
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft