The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 143 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
839 585 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.79% 26.93% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 401 389
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £250
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 21 19 41
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.13 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 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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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
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
SAP XI
England

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) ABAP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ALE
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware