The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PI over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP PI)
Rank 584 556 526
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 42 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 31
Average daily rate £475 £400 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

SAP PI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP PI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PI within the UK.

SAP PI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PI within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SAP PI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PI within the UK.

SAP PI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PI within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -10 38 £475 +12.75% 5
South East +27 11 £425 +6.25% 1
East of England -3 8 £475 -2.56% 1
London -9 7 - -
Berkshire - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £563 +17.80%
Bedfordshire +9 4 £475 -
West Midlands -11 4 £750 +100.00%
West Sussex +9 3 £526 +31.56%
Worthing +4 2 £563 +40.62%
Hertfordshire +1 2 £475 -2.56% 1
North East -17 2 £431 -
Warwickshire - 2 £750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £351 -
South West +5 1 £525 -
Cambridge -7 1 £525 +9.94%
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £575 -
Slough - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £525 -
Warrington - 1 £300 -
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Midlands - 1 £725 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £450 - 1

SAP PI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PI 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 PI.

1 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (34.48%) SAP XI
3 22 (25.29%) ABAP
4 19 (21.84%) BAPI
5 18 (20.69%) NetWeaver
6 17 (19.54%) Middleware
6 17 (19.54%) Web Services
7 15 (17.24%) ERP
7 15 (17.24%) SAP HANA
8 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.09%) SOA
8 14 (16.09%) CRM
9 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
10 12 (13.79%) SAP ALE
10 12 (13.79%) Java
10 12 (13.79%) Manufacturing
11 11 (12.64%) SAP Basis
12 10 (11.49%) Migration
12 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (10.34%) Finance
13 9 (10.34%) IBM
13 9 (10.34%) XML
14 8 (9.20%) SOAP
14 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (9.20%) QA
14 8 (9.20%) SAP ERP
15 7 (8.05%) WSO2
15 7 (8.05%) Master Data Management

SAP PI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PI 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 PI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.69%) NetWeaver
2 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.60%) SAP EP
4 3 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.30%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) SAP ERP
2 7 (8.05%) SAP MDM
3 6 (6.90%) SAP CRM
3 6 (6.90%) SAP SRM
4 4 (4.60%) SAP MM
5 3 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.30%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.15%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.30%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Boomi
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.15%) AMQP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SAP HANA
2 7 (8.05%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (5.75%) SAP BI
3 5 (5.75%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.45%) NWDI
3 1 (1.15%) LSMW
3 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Publishing
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Architect
2 22 (25.29%) Consultant
2 22 (25.29%) SAP Architect
3 21 (24.14%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) SAP PI Consultant
5 11 (12.64%) Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Integration Architect
5 11 (12.64%) SAP Developer
6 10 (11.49%) SAP PI Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.90%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) SAP PI Architect
9 5 (5.75%) ABAP Developer
9 5 (5.75%) SAP Technical Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Integration Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.60%) SAP Integration Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) SAP XI
2 19 (21.84%) BAPI
3 17 (19.54%) Middleware
3 17 (19.54%) Web Services
4 12 (13.79%) SAP ALE
5 11 (12.64%) SAP Basis
6 9 (10.34%) XML
7 8 (9.20%) SOAP
8 4 (4.60%) JDBC
8 4 (4.60%) JMS
9 3 (3.45%) J2EE
9 3 (3.45%) SAP CAF
9 3 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (3.45%) SAPUI5
9 3 (3.45%) WSDL
10 2 (2.30%) EDIFACT
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (2.30%) REST
10 2 (2.30%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (1.15%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.45%) SCADA
2 3 (3.45%) Social Media
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) ERP
2 14 (16.09%) CRM
2 14 (16.09%) SOA
3 10 (11.49%) Migration
3 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.05%) Data Management
6 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.05%) EAI
6 7 (8.05%) Master Data Management
6 7 (8.05%) Workflow
7 6 (6.90%) High Availability
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
7 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.75%) Logistics
8 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) ABAP
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.15%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.34%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) WSO2
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (4.60%) Ariba
5 4 (4.60%) hybris
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.45%) Adobe
6 3 (3.45%) FatWire
6 3 (3.45%) Guidewire
6 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.45%) Pega
6 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.30%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.30%) webMethods
8 1 (1.15%) Capita
8 1 (1.15%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (1.15%) Software AG