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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 587 610 613
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 37 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.065% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 16 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 4 December 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 +2 28 £475 +5.55%
South East +23 9 - -
West Sussex +17 9 - -
North West - 8 £475 -
Manchester - 8 £475 -
London -1 5 £450 -
Worthing +2 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Northampton - 3 £400 -
East of England +4 2 £500 -
Basildon - 2 £500 -
Essex - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 50 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (54.00%) Finance
3 21 (42.00%) Manufacturing
4 19 (38.00%) ABAP
5 15 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (28.00%) SAP Smart Forms
6 14 (28.00%) System Testing
6 14 (28.00%) ERP
7 13 (26.00%) Adobe
7 13 (26.00%) webMethods
7 13 (26.00%) SAP PSCD
7 13 (26.00%) BAPI
8 12 (24.00%) SAP BW
8 12 (24.00%) Workflow
8 12 (24.00%) CRM
8 12 (24.00%) Process Improvement
9 11 (22.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (22.00%) Migration
9 11 (22.00%) Aerospace
9 11 (22.00%) CCA
9 11 (22.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 11 (22.00%) General Ledger
9 11 (22.00%) Revenue Management
9 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.00%) SAP ERP
10 10 (20.00%) Test Management
10 10 (20.00%) Data Management
10 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (20.00%) SAP Data Services

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 2 (4.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (26.00%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (22.00%) SAP ERP
3 8 (16.00%) SAP MII
3 8 (16.00%) SAP PP
3 8 (16.00%) SAP PP-PI
4 3 (6.00%) SAP HR
5 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
5 2 (4.00%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
6 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
6 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.00%) SAP GRC
6 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (2.00%) SAP R/3
6 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) ISDN
2 1 (2.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (24.00%) SAP BW
3 10 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) OLAP
6 2 (4.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.00%) QlikView
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Manufacturing
3 11 (22.00%) Aerospace
3 11 (22.00%) General Ledger
4 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Consultant
1 21 (42.00%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (34.00%) Developer
3 15 (30.00%) ABAP Developer
3 15 (30.00%) SAP Developer
4 11 (22.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) SAP PP Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) SAP PP Business Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (26.00%) BAPI
3 6 (12.00%) SAP PI
4 3 (6.00%) SAP ALE
5 2 (4.00%) JDBC
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (2.00%) EDI
6 1 (2.00%) JMS
6 1 (2.00%) ODBC
6 1 (2.00%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ERP
1 14 (28.00%) System Testing
2 12 (24.00%) CRM
2 12 (24.00%) Process Improvement
2 12 (24.00%) Workflow
3 11 (22.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (22.00%) Revenue Management
3 11 (22.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 10 (20.00%) Data Management
4 10 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 10 (20.00%) Test Management
5 8 (16.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
5 8 (16.00%) Feasibility Study
5 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) ABAP
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) CCA
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (26.00%) Adobe
2 13 (26.00%) webMethods
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.00%) SEEBURGER