The first table below looks at the demand for SAP XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Rank 63 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% - 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% - 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +227.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 20.95% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 57
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP XI
UK

SAP XI
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP XI Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAP XI
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP XI across the Wales region.

SAP XI Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SAP XI
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP XI across the Wales region.

SAP XI Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SAP XI
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) R
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver

SAP XI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) IBM