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 3 months to 30 March 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 NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP PI)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 614 582
Rank change year-on-year +43 -32  
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 29 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.048% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 22
Median daily rate £438 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £406 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £456
% change year-on-year -5.26% +4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

SAP PI 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14295 15148 14225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 27.98% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9923 10542 9247
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 222 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SAP PI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP PI 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 20 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 3 months to 30 March 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
England +49 25 £438 -7.89% 7
London +41 8 £425 - 4
South West +5 5 £438 -16.66%
South East +15 3 £650 +32.65%
Wiltshire +3 3 £435 -17.14%
Midlands - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £500 +11.11%
Swindon -2 1 £434 -17.42%
East Midlands -6 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £500 +5.26%
Hatfield -9 1 £500 +17.64%
Bracknell - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP PI.

1 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (36.62%) ABAP
3 19 (26.76%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) CRM
5 12 (16.90%) NetWeaver
6 10 (14.08%) SAP Basis
6 10 (14.08%) SAP HANA
7 9 (12.68%) Finance
8 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.27%) SAP SD
8 8 (11.27%) ERP
8 8 (11.27%) Oracle
9 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
9 7 (9.86%) JDBC
9 7 (9.86%) SAP BW
10 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.45%) Retail
10 6 (8.45%) SAP CRM
10 6 (8.45%) SAP XI
10 6 (8.45%) SAP EP
10 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
11 5 (7.04%) hybris
11 5 (7.04%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (7.04%) Banking
11 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) SOA
11 5 (7.04%) FTP
11 5 (7.04%) Web Services
11 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server

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 12 (16.90%) NetWeaver
2 6 (8.45%) SAP EP
3 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SAP SD
2 6 (8.45%) SAP CRM
3 5 (7.04%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (5.63%) SAP MDM
5 3 (4.23%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 3 (4.23%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.23%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.41%) SAP CAR
7 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Boomi
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SAP HANA
2 7 (9.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) LSMW
1 1 (1.41%) NWDS
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) German Language
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Consultant
1 24 (33.80%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (23.94%) SAP PI Consultant
3 16 (22.54%) Architect
4 13 (18.31%) Developer
4 13 (18.31%) SAP Developer
5 10 (14.08%) ABAP Developer
5 10 (14.08%) SAP Architect
6 8 (11.27%) Integration Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) SAP Integration Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) SAP PI Developer
7 6 (8.45%) SAP Technical Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Designer
8 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.63%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.63%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) SAP Basis
2 7 (9.86%) JDBC
3 6 (8.45%) SAP XI
4 5 (7.04%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) Middleware
6 3 (4.23%) EDI
6 3 (4.23%) JMS
6 3 (4.23%) XSLT
7 2 (2.82%) .NET
7 2 (2.82%) BAPI
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Axis
8 1 (1.41%) EDIFACT
8 1 (1.41%) EJB
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.41%) SAP ALE
8 1 (1.41%) SAP BSP
8 1 (1.41%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.23%) SCADA
2 3 (4.23%) Social Media
3 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.41%) Life Science
3 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) CRM
2 8 (11.27%) ERP
2 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
4 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
5 5 (7.04%) SOA
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Data Management
6 4 (5.63%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.23%) B2B
7 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) ITSM
8 2 (2.82%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) ABAP
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
1 3 (4.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) hybris
4 3 (4.23%) Ariba
4 3 (4.23%) Guidewire
4 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.23%) Pega
5 2 (2.82%) BMC
5 2 (2.82%) Dell
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) OpenText
6 1 (1.41%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.41%) webMethods
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