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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 546 524 471
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -53
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 37 29 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 29
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% -16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £552 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 24 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 30 January 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 -10 30 £425 +2.96% 7
South East +7 18 £425 -24.10% 4
London +2 8 £465 +16.10% 3
Surrey - 6 £425 - 1
City of London - 2 £458 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £413 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 1
Merseyside -10 1 - -
North West -15 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Wirral - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Egham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (34.78%) SAP PI
3 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (28.99%) SAP BW
5 17 (24.64%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (24.64%) Business Objects
6 15 (21.74%) ERP
7 14 (20.29%) ABAP
8 13 (18.84%) CRM
8 13 (18.84%) NetWeaver
8 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects XI
8 13 (18.84%) SAP Implementation
9 12 (17.39%) SAP ERP
9 12 (17.39%) Finance
9 12 (17.39%) Migration
10 11 (15.94%) webMethods
10 11 (15.94%) Java
11 10 (14.49%) SQL
12 9 (13.04%) General Ledger
12 9 (13.04%) SAP PSCD
13 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) ETL
14 7 (10.14%) SAP FI
14 7 (10.14%) Oracle
14 7 (10.14%) Middleware
14 7 (10.14%) Test Management
15 6 (8.70%) SAP Portal
15 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (8.70%) Revenue Management
15 6 (8.70%) SAP FI-CA

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (18.84%) NetWeaver
2 6 (8.70%) SAP Portal
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) SAP EP
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (17.39%) SAP ERP
2 9 (13.04%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (10.14%) SAP FI
4 6 (8.70%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (5.80%) SAP MDM
5 4 (5.80%) SAP CRM
6 3 (4.35%) SAP HR
6 3 (4.35%) SAP GRC
7 2 (2.90%) SAP BPC
7 2 (2.90%) SAP ECC
8 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) SMTP
2 1 (1.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SAP BW
2 17 (24.64%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (18.84%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (4.35%) SAP BI
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) BODI
5 3 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) Xcelsius
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.45%) LSMW
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) General Ledger
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Consultant
1 32 (46.38%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) SAP Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) SAP Architect
6 8 (11.59%) SAP PI Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Technical Architect
7 5 (7.25%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Support
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) NetWeaver Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) SAP PI
2 7 (10.14%) Middleware
3 5 (7.25%) SAP Basis
4 4 (5.80%) SAP ALE
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.90%) JDBC
6 2 (2.90%) EDI
6 2 (2.90%) JMS
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) BAPI
7 1 (1.45%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.90%) FMCG
3 2 (2.90%) Economics
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) AIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (21.74%) ERP
3 13 (18.84%) CRM
3 13 (18.84%) SAP Implementation
4 12 (17.39%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) ETL
6 7 (10.14%) Test Management
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.70%) Revenue Management
8 5 (7.25%) Requirements Management
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.80%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
10 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) ABAP
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) SAPscript
4 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.90%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) CCA
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) HND
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (24.64%) Business Objects
3 11 (15.94%) webMethods
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
5 5 (7.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) VMware
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