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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 241 220 225
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 17 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.38% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £560 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.10% +124.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £560 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £560 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
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
2339 2090 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 24.49% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1164 1123
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 £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 87
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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
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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
Surrey - 7 £425 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (43.48%) SAP BW
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) ERP
4 8 (34.78%) SAP PSCD
5 7 (30.43%) SAP ERP
5 7 (30.43%) CRM
5 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) Middleware
7 5 (21.74%) webMethods
7 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) SAP PI
7 5 (21.74%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (17.39%) Revenue Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (17.39%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Portal
3 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (30.43%) SAP ERP
3 5 (21.74%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (8.70%) SAP MDM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SAP BW
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Dashboard Design
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Consultant
1 12 (52.17%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Technical Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Support
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Support Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Support Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Support
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
1 5 (21.74%) SAP PI
2 2 (8.70%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Economics
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ERP
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Revenue Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
7 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) ABAP
2 3 (13.04%) SAPscript
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) webMethods
3 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe