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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 630 624 610
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 23 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.067% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 9
Median daily rate £463 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £265 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 17 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 29 September 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 -5 18 £475 +35.71% 3
South East +9 7 £488 +44.44%
West Sussex +6 5 - -
North West +7 4 £475 +11.76%
Worthing -18 4 - -
London -5 3 £550 +96.42%
Manchester - 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes +10 2 £488 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £488 +39.28%
West Midlands -33 2 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) ERP
4 12 (33.33%) ABAP
4 12 (33.33%) webMethods
4 12 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
5 10 (27.78%) CRM
5 10 (27.78%) SAP BW
6 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (25.00%) BAPI
6 9 (25.00%) System Testing
6 9 (25.00%) SAP ERP
7 8 (22.22%) General Ledger
7 8 (22.22%) Revenue Management
7 8 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (22.22%) CCA
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
8 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
8 7 (19.44%) Test Management
9 6 (16.67%) SAP PI
9 6 (16.67%) Data Management
9 6 (16.67%) Workflow
9 6 (16.67%) Master Data Management
10 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
10 5 (13.89%) SAP FI
10 5 (13.89%) SAP HR
10 5 (13.89%) Adobe

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 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 5 (13.89%) SAP FI
3 5 (13.89%) SAP HR
4 4 (11.11%) SAP CO
4 4 (11.11%) SAP CRM
4 4 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (11.11%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (8.33%) SAP MII
5 3 (8.33%) SAP PP
5 3 (8.33%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
6 1 (2.78%) SAP GRC
6 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
6 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) ISDN
1 1 (2.78%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SAP BW
2 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (13.89%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (22.22%) General Ledger
4 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Consultant
1 19 (52.78%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) SAP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SAP PP Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SAP PP Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Architect
7 2 (5.56%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) BAPI
2 8 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (16.67%) SAP PI
4 3 (8.33%) SAP ALE
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Basis
5 2 (5.56%) Middleware
5 2 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (2.78%) EDI
6 1 (2.78%) JDBC
6 1 (2.78%) ODBC
6 1 (2.78%) SAP BSP
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ERP
2 10 (27.78%) CRM
3 9 (25.00%) System Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Revenue Management
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
5 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) Test Management
6 6 (16.67%) Data Management
6 6 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 6 (16.67%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) ABAP
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.56%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) CCA
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (33.33%) webMethods
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe
4 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.78%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO