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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 585 592 544
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -48
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 35 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 27 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 31 July 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 -11 31 £338 -25.00% 5
South East +6 19 £470 +4.44% 1
London -1 7 £315 -33.68% 1
Hampshire - 5 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £571 -
West Sussex - 4 £470 - 1
Surrey 0 3 - -
Worthing - 3 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
West Midlands +4 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £373 -
Hook - 2 £325 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £633 -
Glasgow +4 1 £400 -
Scotland -11 1 £400 -
North West -28 1 £310 -31.11%
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Feltham - 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £310 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £420 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (36.51%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (31.75%) ABAP
5 18 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (28.57%) SAP PI
6 12 (19.05%) Oracle
7 11 (17.46%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.87%) webMethods
9 9 (14.29%) NetWeaver
9 9 (14.29%) Java
10 8 (12.70%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) CRM
10 8 (12.70%) SAPscript
10 8 (12.70%) CCA
10 8 (12.70%) ERP
10 8 (12.70%) SAP FI
10 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
10 8 (12.70%) SAP Smart Forms
10 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) SAP PSCD
10 8 (12.70%) General Ledger
10 8 (12.70%) SAP ERP
11 7 (11.11%) Requirements Management
11 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 7 (11.11%) SAP FI-CA
11 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (14.29%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.52%) SAS
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP FI
1 8 (12.70%) SAP ERP
1 8 (12.70%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (11.11%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (6.35%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.76%) SAP HR
4 3 (4.76%) SAP MII
5 2 (3.17%) SAP SRM
5 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.17%) SAP MDM
5 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.59%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) LAN
1 3 (4.76%) WAN
1 3 (4.76%) FTP
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (17.46%) BusinessObjects XI
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.35%) PowerCenter
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (6.35%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.76%) DB2
7 3 (4.76%) Xcelsius
7 3 (4.76%) Lumira
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.17%) QlikView
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) General Ledger
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Consultant
2 21 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (25.40%) Developer
4 8 (12.70%) SAP Developer
5 6 (9.52%) SAP PI Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SAS Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.17%) MI Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) SAP PI
2 8 (12.70%) XML
2 8 (12.70%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) SAP ALE
4 5 (7.94%) BAPI
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.35%) SOAP
5 4 (6.35%) Web Services
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Basis
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.76%) VMS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.70%) CRM
2 8 (12.70%) ERP
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 7 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.52%) ITIL
4 6 (9.52%) Workflow
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) OOP
6 4 (6.35%) OO
6 4 (6.35%) Validation
6 4 (6.35%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (6.35%) Analytics
6 4 (6.35%) Test Management
6 4 (6.35%) Revenue Management
7 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) ABAP
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) SAPscript
4 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.76%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) CCA
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) SAP Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) webMethods
4 5 (7.94%) Adobe
5 4 (6.35%) Informatica
6 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.17%) Syclo
8 1 (1.59%) Siebel
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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