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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 585 563 548
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 38 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £502 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 24 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 13 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 +15 34 £413 -2.94% 2
South East +11 15 £425 - 1
West Sussex +8 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £425 - 1
Berkshire +13 4 £400 -20.00%
Merseyside +6 4 £401 -
London -3 4 £325 -19.25%
North West -6 4 £401 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 - 1
Worthing +4 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £275 -
East Midlands - 3 £275 -
Bedfordshire +7 2 £475 -
East of England +2 2 £475 -
West Midlands -16 2 £290 -29.69%
Wirral - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £275 -
Maidenhead - 2 £351 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
City of London +46 1 £325 -30.10%
Slough +9 1 £400 -
Reading -2 1 £550 +10.00%
Liverpool - 1 £401 -
North East - 1 £413 -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (34.48%) BusinessObjects
3 29 (33.33%) SAP PI
4 27 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 24 (27.59%) Unix
5 24 (27.59%) Windows
5 24 (27.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 23 (26.44%) Linux
6 23 (26.44%) CRM
6 23 (26.44%) ABAP
7 22 (25.29%) SQL
7 22 (25.29%) SAP Data Services
8 20 (22.99%) SAP BI
9 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
10 16 (18.39%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (17.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 15 (17.24%) Java
11 15 (17.24%) Finance
12 14 (16.09%) Migration
12 14 (16.09%) Oracle
12 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (16.09%) webMethods
12 14 (16.09%) ETL
12 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
13 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
13 13 (14.94%) ETL Development
13 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.94%) Web Services

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (9.20%) NetWeaver
1 8 (9.20%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) Mule
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (10.34%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (9.20%) SAP CO
3 8 (9.20%) SAP ERP
3 8 (9.20%) SAP FI
3 8 (9.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (8.05%) SAP SRM
5 6 (6.90%) SAP FI-CA
6 4 (4.60%) SAP MDM
6 4 (4.60%) SAP R/3
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (3.45%) SAP CRM
8 2 (2.30%) SAP BPC
8 2 (2.30%) SAP MM
8 2 (2.30%) Unica
9 1 (1.15%) SAP HCM
9 1 (1.15%) SAP HR
9 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.15%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) FTP
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) SMTP
3 1 (1.15%) AMQP
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (27.59%) BusinessObjects XI
2 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (25.29%) SAP Data Services
4 20 (22.99%) SAP BI
5 15 (17.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (13.79%) Ingres
7 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (13.79%) Xcelsius
8 11 (12.64%) SAP BW
8 11 (12.64%) SAP HANA
9 9 (10.34%) DB2
10 8 (9.20%) PowerCenter
11 2 (2.30%) DTS
11 2 (2.30%) Lumira
11 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Toad
2 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.05%) General Ledger
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Consultant
2 28 (32.18%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (21.84%) Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) SAP Developer
5 11 (12.64%) DBA
6 10 (11.49%) Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) SQL DBA
7 9 (10.34%) Architect
8 8 (9.20%) SAP Architect
8 8 (9.20%) SAP BI Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (8.05%) Integration Architect
9 7 (8.05%) SAS Administrator
10 6 (6.90%) ABAP Developer
10 6 (6.90%) SAP FI Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) SAP PI Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Business Objects Developer
11 5 (5.75%) SAP XI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 13 (14.94%) Web Services
3 11 (12.64%) BAPI
4 10 (11.49%) SAP ALE
5 8 (9.20%) XML
6 7 (8.05%) Middleware
7 6 (6.90%) JDBC
7 6 (6.90%) SAP Basis
8 4 (4.60%) SOAP
8 4 (4.60%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (2.30%) JMS
9 2 (2.30%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (1.15%) .NET
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.15%) EDIFACT
10 1 (1.15%) JSON
10 1 (1.15%) Kafka
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) AS400
2 2 (2.30%) iSeries
3 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.15%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Unix
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (26.44%) CRM
3 16 (18.39%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (16.09%) ETL
4 14 (16.09%) Migration
5 13 (14.94%) ETL Development
6 12 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 12 (13.79%) SQL Optimisation
7 11 (12.64%) Identity Management
8 10 (11.49%) ERP
9 8 (9.20%) High Availability
9 8 (9.20%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.05%) OO
10 7 (8.05%) Revenue Management
11 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.90%) EAI
11 6 (6.90%) OOP
11 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.90%) SOA
11 6 (6.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) ABAP
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
4 15 (17.24%) Java
5 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (2.30%) RPG
7 2 (2.30%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) CCA
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 6 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 14 (16.09%) webMethods
3 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.49%) Informatica
5 7 (8.05%) WSO2
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Ariba
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) Software AG
8 1 (1.15%) Talend
8 1 (1.15%) Teradata
8 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
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