The first table below looks at the demand for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 16 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 140 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +227.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
824 599 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 25.09% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 372 507
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.60
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 West

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Wiltshire - - - -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAPscript
2 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (33.33%) BAPI
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (33.33%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft