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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 590 585 549
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 43 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 23
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£350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £293 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 28 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 4 September 2015. 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 39 £338 -25.00% 6
South East -7 21 £350 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £350 -
North West -28 7 £400 -
London +1 5 £280 -28.43% 3
Cheshire -10 5 £400 -
Warrington - 5 £400 -
Hampshire - 5 £325 -
West Midlands +13 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £325 -
Worthing - 3 - -
South West -6 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £310 -
Preston - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 £250 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (36.99%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (31.51%) Oracle
4 22 (30.14%) ABAP
5 21 (28.77%) SAP PI
6 20 (27.40%) Windows
7 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
8 18 (24.66%) Finance
9 16 (21.92%) Java
9 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.55%) XML
11 14 (19.18%) Linux
11 14 (19.18%) UNIX
11 14 (19.18%) BusinessObjects XI
12 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (16.44%) ITIL
12 12 (16.44%) SQL
13 10 (13.70%) DB2
13 10 (13.70%) NetWeaver
13 10 (13.70%) webMethods
14 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 9 (12.33%) Degree
14 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
14 9 (12.33%) SAS
14 9 (12.33%) OOP
14 9 (12.33%) OO
15 8 (10.96%) HTTP
15 8 (10.96%) SAPscript
15 8 (10.96%) SAP BW

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (13.70%) NetWeaver
2 9 (12.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP SRM
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.11%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (4.11%) SAP MII
2 3 (4.11%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.11%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.74%) SAP MDM
3 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.74%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.74%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
2 7 (9.59%) FTP
3 5 (6.85%) SMTP
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 4 (5.48%) Intranet
5 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
3 14 (19.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 10 (13.70%) DB2
5 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (10.96%) SAP BW
7 7 (9.59%) PowerCenter
7 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (9.59%) SAP HANA
8 5 (6.85%) Lumira
8 5 (6.85%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (5.48%) Xcelsius
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.11%) SAP BI
11 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.74%) QlikView
11 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LSMW
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) German Language
3 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Consultant
3 20 (27.40%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (13.70%) SAP Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Business Developer
6 6 (8.22%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) Business Objects Developer
6 6 (8.22%) SAS Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) SAP PI Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Programmer
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.11%) SAP PI Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (2.74%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) SAP PI
2 15 (20.55%) XML
3 8 (10.96%) SAP Smart Forms
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 7 (9.59%) JDBC
4 7 (9.59%) SAP ALE
5 6 (8.22%) BAPI
5 6 (8.22%) SAP Basis
6 5 (6.85%) SOAP
6 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.48%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.85%) Solaris
5 3 (4.11%) VMS
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.33%) OOP
3 9 (12.33%) OO
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (9.59%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (9.59%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Workflow
6 6 (8.22%) Project Management
6 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) SOA
8 4 (5.48%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) Validation
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) ABAP
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) SAPscript
5 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.48%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) CCA
4 3 (4.11%) SAP Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) webMethods
4 7 (9.59%) Informatica
5 6 (8.22%) IBM
6 5 (6.85%) Adobe
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Teradata
8 1 (1.37%) Capita
8 1 (1.37%) Syclo
8 1 (1.37%) Siebel
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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