Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PI over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 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 NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP PI)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 787 854
Rank change year-on-year -46 +67 -55
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 55 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.061% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 21
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +4.40% -7.14%
10th Percentile £412 £347 £363
90th Percentile £563 £531 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £458 £455
% change year-on-year +6.01% +0.55% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,210 31,027 31,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.40% 32.45% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,875 21,424 22,143
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £291
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 382 385
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%

SAP PI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP PI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PI over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PI within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 48 £485 +3.19% 16
UK excluding London -9 40 £485 +6.01% 9
South East -7 24 £463 +2.21% 3
London -34 10 £500 +5.26% 7
Wales -9 6 £513 -2.38%
South West -2 4 £485 -0.51% 1
North West -11 3 £500 +17.51% 1
North of England -15 3 £500 +17.51% 1
Midlands -12 2 - - 1
West Midlands -23 2 - - 1
East of England -4 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP PI.

1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (50.91%) ABAP
3 20 (36.36%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) IDoc
4 13 (23.64%) CRM
5 12 (21.82%) SAP HANA
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 9 (16.36%) XML
8 9 (16.36%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (14.55%) SLA
9 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.55%) NetWeaver
10 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (12.73%) Middleware
10 7 (12.73%) SQL
10 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
11 6 (10.91%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (10.91%) SAPUI5
11 6 (10.91%) Boomi
11 6 (10.91%) SAP CRM
11 6 (10.91%) Web Services
11 6 (10.91%) ITIL
12 5 (9.09%) Workflow
12 5 (9.09%) Ariba
12 5 (9.09%) Linux
12 5 (9.09%) Migration
12 5 (9.09%) SAP XI
12 5 (9.09%) SAP EP
12 5 (9.09%) SAP ALE

SAP PI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (14.55%) NetWeaver
2 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.09%) SAP EP
4 3 (5.45%) SAP Portal
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) SAP CRM
2 5 (9.09%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (5.45%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (10.91%) Boomi
4 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.64%) NAS
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SAP HANA
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) NWDI
2 2 (3.64%) LSMW
3 1 (1.82%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) SAP Developer
3 16 (29.09%) Architect
4 15 (27.27%) SAP PI Developer
5 13 (23.64%) Consultant
5 13 (23.64%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (18.18%) Integration Developer
6 10 (18.18%) SAP Architect
7 7 (12.73%) SAP PI Consultant
8 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.27%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) SAP Technical Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.45%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) SAP PI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) IDoc
2 9 (16.36%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) Middleware
4 6 (10.91%) SAP Fiori
4 6 (10.91%) SAPUI5
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) AppFabric
5 5 (9.09%) SAP ALE
5 5 (9.09%) SAP XI
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Basis
7 3 (5.45%) JDBC
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (3.64%) JMS
8 2 (3.64%) LDAP
8 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.82%) BAPI
9 1 (1.82%) EDI
9 1 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) AIX
2 3 (5.45%) SUSE
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) CRM
2 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (9.09%) Workflow
5 4 (7.27%) ERP
5 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.45%) OO
6 3 (5.45%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (5.45%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) ABAP
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) PMO
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.64%) MOM
2 2 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Ariba
5 4 (7.27%) Dell
5 4 (7.27%) Remedy
6 3 (5.45%) Anaplan
6 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.64%) Axway
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) VMware
8 1 (1.82%) Informatica
8 1 (1.82%) Pega
8 1 (1.82%) Pegasus