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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 574 575 478
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -97
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 28 23 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.042% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 45
Average daily rate
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£529 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.86% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £307 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £446
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -24.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
14961 14951 12882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 27.40% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9715 9718 8039
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 215 350
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 April 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 19 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 28 April 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 0 23 £550 +51.72% 4
South East -11 9 £508 +45.00%
London -3 8 £550 +41.84% 1
West Sussex - 5 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £306 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £306 -
Worthing - 3 £508 -
East of England - 3 - -
City of London +21 2 - -
Scotland -4 2 £356 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Chichester - 2 £550 -
Edinburgh -2 1 £363 -
Glasgow -7 1 £350 -
Cheshire -11 1 - -
North West -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Peterborough - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - - 1

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (34.85%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Business Objects
3 17 (25.76%) ERP
3 17 (25.76%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (22.73%) webMethods
5 15 (22.73%) ABAP
5 15 (22.73%) CRM
5 15 (22.73%) SAP ERP
6 14 (21.21%) BusinessObjects XI
6 14 (21.21%) SAP PSCD
6 14 (21.21%) General Ledger
7 13 (19.70%) SAP FI
7 13 (19.70%) SAP BW
8 12 (18.18%) SAP PI
9 11 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
9 11 (16.67%) CCA
9 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (13.64%) Test Management
11 9 (13.64%) Requirements Management
12 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) Change Management
13 7 (10.61%) NetWeaver
13 7 (10.61%) UNIX
13 7 (10.61%) Oracle
13 7 (10.61%) Revenue Management
14 6 (9.09%) SQL
14 6 (9.09%) Migration

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (10.61%) NetWeaver
2 5 (7.58%) SAP Portal
3 4 (6.06%) SAS
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SAP EP
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (22.73%) SAP ERP
2 14 (21.21%) SAP PSCD
3 13 (19.70%) SAP FI
4 11 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (7.58%) SAP HR
6 4 (6.06%) SAP CRM
6 4 (6.06%) SAP MDM
7 2 (3.03%) SAP CO
7 2 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (3.03%) SAP GRC
7 2 (3.03%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.52%) SAP R/3
8 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (21.21%) BusinessObjects XI
3 13 (19.70%) SAP BW
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.06%) PowerCenter
6 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) DB2
6 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) SAP BI
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.03%) BODI
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) QlikView
8 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) LSMW
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) General Ledger
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Consultant
2 29 (43.94%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) SAP Developer
5 5 (7.58%) SAP Support Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Support Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) ABAP Developer
5 5 (7.58%) SAP Support
6 4 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) SAP PI Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Business Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Business Objects Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) SAS Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) SAP PI
2 4 (6.06%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (4.55%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.03%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) EDI
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) BAPI
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
3 2 (3.03%) Economics
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ERP
2 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.73%) CRM
4 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.64%) Requirements Management
5 9 (13.64%) Test Management
6 8 (12.12%) Change Management
6 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) Revenue Management
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Project Management
10 4 (6.06%) Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (6.06%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (6.06%) Visual Analytics
11 3 (4.55%) Validation
11 3 (4.55%) ETL
11 3 (4.55%) SAP Security
12 2 (3.03%) System Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) ABAP
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) SAPscript
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) CCA
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (25.76%) Business Objects
3 15 (22.73%) webMethods
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) Adobe
6 4 (6.06%) Informatica
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Syclo
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Siebel
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