The table below looks at the statistics for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 640 613 613
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 13 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.077% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £475 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £260 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £584 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16138 16326 15676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 27.95% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 11035 9953
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 292 221
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP XI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP XI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 12 £475 +46.15% 3
South East 0 8 £488 +44.44% 1
West Sussex +2 5 - -
Milton Keynes +13 3 £488 -22.92%
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £488 +13.37%
Worthing -8 3 - -
West Midlands -30 2 £375 - 1
North West +9 1 - -
London -13 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (28.00%) webMethods
3 7 (28.00%) ABAP
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 7 (28.00%) ERP
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (24.00%) SAP CRM
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 5 (20.00%) SAP PI
6 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (16.00%) Informatica
6 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
6 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
6 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
6 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (16.00%) BAPI
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (12.00%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (24.00%) SAP CRM
3 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
4 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
4 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
4 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
4 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (12.00%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (8.00%) Unica
7 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
7 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (4.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) ISDN
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) DTS
4 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
4 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.00%) Lumira
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) QlikView
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LSMW
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) AS400 Support
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Architect
6 2 (8.00%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Business Objects Architect
7 1 (4.00%) EDI Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) SAP PI
2 4 (16.00%) BAPI
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (8.00%) SAP ALE
4 2 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) EDI
5 1 (4.00%) JDBC
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) ODBC
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BSP
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
1 7 (28.00%) ERP
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) System Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Revenue Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Case Management
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) ABAP
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) RPG
3 2 (8.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (8.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (28.00%) webMethods
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (4.00%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (4.00%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO