The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 151
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +66.66% +12.50%  
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 895 961 803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.31% 25.49% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 679 528
Median daily rate £388 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP XI in the North West