Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 753 836
Rank change year-on-year -57 +83 -69
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 75 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.072% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 35
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £354 £350
90th Percentile £573 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £444 £475
% change year-on-year -1.41% -6.58% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 33,007 28,741 30,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.79% 31.90% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,236 19,860 20,981
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 354 441
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +7.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.09 £16.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.45 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 May 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 13 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 21 May 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 -49 60 £425 -2.86% 7
UK excluding London -19 51 £438 -1.41% 3
London -71 17 £500 +14.29% 4
North of England -7 13 £425 -34.62%
East of England +11 12 £375 -14.29%
Wales +2 12 £504 -4.05%
South East -31 9 £500 -11.50% 3
Yorkshire -9 7 £488 -
North West - 6 £400 -
Midlands -10 3 £513 +20.59%
South West +3 2 £550 +25.71%
East Midlands -5 2 £513 +15.17%
West Midlands -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (38.67%) ABAP
3 19 (25.33%) Migration
4 15 (20.00%) Windows
4 15 (20.00%) SAP HANA
5 14 (18.67%) Oracle Database
5 14 (18.67%) Oracle
6 13 (17.33%) IDoc
7 12 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (16.00%) 3PAR
7 12 (16.00%) Control-M
8 11 (14.67%) SAP XI
9 10 (13.33%) XML
10 9 (12.00%) Web Services
10 9 (12.00%) Middleware
10 9 (12.00%) Workflow
11 8 (10.67%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (10.67%) VMware
12 7 (9.33%) Finance
12 7 (9.33%) Java
12 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (8.00%) SOAP
13 6 (8.00%) AIX
13 6 (8.00%) NetWeaver
13 6 (8.00%) Clustering
14 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
14 5 (6.67%) Retail
14 5 (6.67%) SAP Payroll

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 6 (8.00%) NetWeaver
2 5 (6.67%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) JBoss
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (6.67%) SAP HR
2 5 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (4.00%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.33%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 3 (4.00%) Boomi
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.67%) NAS
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) SMS
3 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) NWDI
2 2 (2.67%) LSMW
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) German Language
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Consultant
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) SAP Developer
3 15 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 11 (14.67%) SAP PI Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Integration Developer
5 9 (12.00%) SAP PI Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) SAP Architect
7 4 (5.33%) ABAP Developer
7 4 (5.33%) HR Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Integration Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.33%) SAP HR Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) SAP HR/Payroll Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) SAP PI Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) IDoc
2 11 (14.67%) SAP XI
3 10 (13.33%) XML
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
4 9 (12.00%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) SOAP
6 5 (6.67%) EDI
6 5 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (5.33%) JDBC
7 4 (5.33%) SAP ALE
8 3 (4.00%) JMS
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Basis
9 2 (2.67%) BAPI
9 2 (2.67%) EDIFACT
9 2 (2.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (2.67%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (2.67%) SAPUI5
9 2 (2.67%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (1.33%) J2EE
10 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) AIX
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Migration
2 9 (12.00%) Workflow
3 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.33%) CRM
4 4 (5.33%) OO
4 4 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.33%) Prototyping
5 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.00%) ERP
5 3 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL
5 3 (4.00%) Logistics
5 3 (4.00%) Project Management
5 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (2.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) ABAP
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Control-M
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) 3PAR
4 8 (10.67%) VMware
5 5 (6.67%) hybris
6 4 (5.33%) IBM
7 3 (4.00%) Anaplan
7 3 (4.00%) Axway
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.00%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) Ariba
9 1 (1.33%) Pegasus