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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
UK
Rank 572 577 565
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 28 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.081% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
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
13751 14734 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 28.97% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9453 10131 9262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 264 181
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 15 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +8 21 £463 +2.77% 4
South East +19 9 - -
West Sussex +9 9 - -
London +4 5 £425 +30.76% 1
East of England +6 3 £500 +5.26%
North West +19 2 £475 - 1
Worthing -7 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £475 -
Basildon - 2 £500 -
Essex - 2 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (57.14%) Finance
3 23 (41.07%) Manufacturing
4 22 (39.29%) ABAP
5 18 (32.14%) CRM
6 17 (30.36%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
7 16 (28.57%) System Testing
7 16 (28.57%) ERP
7 16 (28.57%) Adobe
8 15 (26.79%) SAP BW
8 15 (26.79%) webMethods
8 15 (26.79%) SAP PSCD
8 15 (26.79%) BAPI
8 15 (26.79%) Workflow
9 14 (25.00%) Aerospace
9 14 (25.00%) Data Management
9 14 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 14 (25.00%) General Ledger
9 14 (25.00%) Revenue Management
9 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.00%) SAP ERP
9 14 (25.00%) CCA
9 14 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
9 14 (25.00%) Master Data Management
9 14 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (23.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
10 13 (23.21%) Test Management
11 12 (21.43%) Process Improvement

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 4 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (26.79%) SAP PSCD
2 14 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 8 (14.29%) SAP MII
3 8 (14.29%) SAP PP
3 8 (14.29%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (3.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.57%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (3.57%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.79%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) ISDN
3 1 (1.79%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (26.79%) SAP BW
3 14 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Manufacturing
3 14 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 14 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Consultant
1 28 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 18 (32.14%) Developer
3 17 (30.36%) ABAP Developer
3 17 (30.36%) SAP Developer
4 14 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
5 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) SAP PP Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) SAP PP Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) SAP PI Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) SAP Architect
8 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) SAP Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
2 15 (26.79%) BAPI
3 7 (12.50%) SAP PI
4 3 (5.36%) SAP ALE
4 3 (5.36%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.57%) EDI
5 2 (3.57%) JDBC
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) ODBC
6 1 (1.79%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.79%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) CRM
2 16 (28.57%) ERP
2 16 (28.57%) System Testing
3 15 (26.79%) Workflow
4 14 (25.00%) Data Management
4 14 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 14 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (25.00%) Revenue Management
4 14 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 13 (23.21%) Test Management
6 12 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 9 (16.07%) Change Management
9 8 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 8 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) ABAP
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCA
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (28.57%) Adobe
3 15 (26.79%) webMethods
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.79%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) SEEBURGER