The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP XI over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 610 607
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 8 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.092% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £619 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.78% -13.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £390 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +100.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP XI is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13889 14144 14206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.18% 29.02% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9642 10076 9673
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAP XI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP XI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP XI in England

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP XI in England

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP XI in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP XI in England

SAP XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP XI in England

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
South East +25 4 - - 2
London -8 1 £488 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £750 - 1
SAP XI
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (58.33%) CRM
3 12 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
4 11 (45.83%) ERP
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) SAP ERP
5 10 (41.67%) Data Management
5 10 (41.67%) Test Management
5 10 (41.67%) SAP PSCD
5 10 (41.67%) Revenue Management
5 10 (41.67%) Master Data Management
5 10 (41.67%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (41.67%) General Ledger
5 10 (41.67%) webMethods
5 10 (41.67%) CCA
6 6 (25.00%) SAP PI
7 5 (20.83%) SAP Basis
7 5 (20.83%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) ABAP
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) NetWeaver
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
9 3 (12.50%) IDoc
10 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (8.33%) Change Management

SAP XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) SAP ERP
2 10 (41.67%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP GRC
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
3 10 (41.67%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.17%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) General Ledger
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Team Leader
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Team Leader
2 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) ERP Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Report Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BusinessObjects Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Developer
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Integration Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PI Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Basis
3 3 (12.50%) IDoc
4 1 (4.17%) BAPI
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) EDIFACT
4 1 (4.17%) JDBC
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
4 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) CRM
2 11 (45.83%) ERP
3 10 (41.67%) Data Management
3 10 (41.67%) Master Data Management
3 10 (41.67%) Revenue Management
3 10 (41.67%) Test Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) QMS
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Security
6 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) ABAP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (41.67%) webMethods
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com