The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI 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 XI over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 578 552 554
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 28 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.076% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 28
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£450 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP XI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP XI within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SAP XI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP XI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP XI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP XI
Top 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
England -13 24 £450 +12.50% 5
London +21 12 £500 +19.40% 1
South East -2 6 £450 -10.17% 2
Cheshire +5 2 - -
North West -12 2 - - 2
South West -23 2 £475 +5.55%
Scotland - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (50.00%) SAP PI
3 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (32.61%) SAP BW
5 14 (30.43%) ABAP
6 13 (28.26%) NetWeaver
7 10 (21.74%) Middleware
7 10 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
8 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (19.57%) Business Objects
9 8 (17.39%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) SAP Basis
10 7 (15.22%) Migration
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) ETL
11 6 (13.04%) IBM
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
11 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) SQL
12 5 (10.87%) Windows
12 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.70%) QA

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (28.26%) NetWeaver
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.70%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.52%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.52%) SAP GRC
3 2 (4.35%) SAP GTS
3 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
3 2 (4.35%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SAP BW
2 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.52%) DB2
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.35%) Xcelsius
8 1 (2.17%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Crystal Dashboard Design
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) DataStage
8 1 (2.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) LSMW
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Consultant
1 19 (41.30%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) SAP PI Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) SAP Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.04%) SAP Technical Architect
4 6 (13.04%) SAP Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) NetWeaver Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) SAP XI Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) SAP PI Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Portals Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 10 (21.74%) Middleware
3 8 (17.39%) SAP Basis
4 3 (6.52%) SAP ALE
4 3 (6.52%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (6.52%) BAPI
4 3 (6.52%) EDI
4 3 (6.52%) JMS
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) SAML
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (2.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) XSLT
6 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) AS400
1 2 (4.35%) iSeries
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
3 7 (15.22%) ETL
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) ABAP
2 8 (17.39%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.17%) R
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Business Objects
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Kalido
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
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