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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 555 530 460
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -70
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 27 29 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.059% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 40
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£465 £401 £524
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -23.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
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
13576 13373 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8850 8409 7599
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 245 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -28 21 £483 +16.89% 7
South East -4 11 £500 -10.71% 3
London 0 7 £508 +26.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £306 - 2
City of London +16 3 £465 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £306 - 2
West Midlands -1 1 £413 -8.33% 1
North West -23 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (29.85%) Business Objects
2 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (28.36%) ERP
4 17 (25.37%) Finance
4 17 (25.37%) SAP ERP
5 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (23.88%) webMethods
6 15 (22.39%) SAP BW
6 15 (22.39%) CRM
6 15 (22.39%) ABAP
6 15 (22.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 15 (22.39%) SAP PI
7 14 (20.90%) SAP PSCD
7 14 (20.90%) General Ledger
8 12 (17.91%) SAP FI
9 11 (16.42%) NetWeaver
9 11 (16.42%) CCA
9 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
9 11 (16.42%) SAP FI-CA
10 9 (13.43%) Requirements Management
10 9 (13.43%) Migration
10 9 (13.43%) SQL
11 8 (11.94%) Java
11 8 (11.94%) Test Management
11 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (10.45%) Revenue Management
12 7 (10.45%) Oracle
13 6 (8.96%) UNIX

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (16.42%) NetWeaver
2 6 (8.96%) SAP Portal
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) SAS
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (25.37%) SAP ERP
2 14 (20.90%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (17.91%) SAP FI
4 11 (16.42%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM
6 4 (5.97%) SAP HR
6 4 (5.97%) SAP MDM
7 3 (4.48%) SAP GRC
8 2 (2.99%) SAP BPC
8 2 (2.99%) SAP ECC
9 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
9 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (1.49%) SAP R/3
9 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) FTP
1 2 (2.99%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) SMTP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (22.39%) SAP BW
2 15 (22.39%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) SAP BI
5 3 (4.48%) BODI
5 3 (4.48%) PowerCenter
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) OLAP
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.49%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) LSMW
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) General Ledger
3 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Consultant
2 29 (43.28%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (19.40%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) SAP Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (7.46%) SAP Support
6 5 (7.46%) SAP Support Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) SAP Architect
7 4 (5.97%) SAP PI Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) SAP Business Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Business Objects Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.48%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) SAP PI
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) SAP Basis
3 3 (4.48%) SAP ALE
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.99%) JDBC
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.99%) EDI
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.99%) FMCG
3 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.99%) GIS
3 2 (2.99%) Economics
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) UNIX
2 2 (2.99%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ERP
2 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.39%) CRM
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Requirements Management
5 8 (11.94%) Test Management
5 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.45%) Revenue Management
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (7.46%) ETL
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Visual Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) SAP Security
9 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.48%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) ABAP
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.48%) SAPscript
5 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.99%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) CCA
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) VCP4
4 2 (2.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (29.85%) Business Objects
3 16 (23.88%) webMethods
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe
6 3 (4.48%) Informatica
7 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.49%) Syclo
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
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