The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 261 249
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 4 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £300 £551
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.57%  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2118 2405 2369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.31% 26.74% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1539 1502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP XI in the South East

SAP XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP XI in the South East

SAP XI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Sussex +12 3 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
SAP XI
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (90.00%) CRM
2 9 (90.00%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (80.00%) Data Management
3 8 (80.00%) General Ledger
3 8 (80.00%) SAP ERP
3 8 (80.00%) Test Management
3 8 (80.00%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (80.00%) Revenue Management
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) CCA
3 8 (80.00%) SAP BW
3 8 (80.00%) webMethods
3 8 (80.00%) ERP
3 8 (80.00%) Master Data Management
3 8 (80.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Lumira
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

SAP XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SAP ERP
1 8 (80.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (80.00%) SAP BW
2 8 (80.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (10.00%) Lumira
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) General Ledger
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Report Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) CRM
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) ERP
2 8 (80.00%) Master Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) Revenue Management
2 8 (80.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (80.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle