The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 429 427
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.043% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
London median daily rate £488 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -3.84%  
10th Percentile £469 £333 £345
90th Percentile £506 £398 £520
England median daily rate £619 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +65.00% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7508 7016 7355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.12% 32.43% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20543 21256 19283
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 50 163
London median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
10th Percentile £16.00 £19.21 £15.48
90th Percentile £57.50 £195.00 £66.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

SAP XI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SAP XI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP XI in London

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP XI in London

SAP XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP XI in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
3 3 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) ABAP
4 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
4 2 (33.33%) IDoc
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JDBC
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Portal
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

SAP XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Integration Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI Developer
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
2 2 (33.33%) IDoc
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) B2B
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) QMS
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP