Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 818 802
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 82 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.075% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 36
UK median daily rate £485 £449 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.08% -1.37% -17.27%
10th Percentile £414 £375 £346
90th Percentile £566 £558 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £426 £455
% change year-on-year +13.98% -6.48% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £95.00
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 36,613 33,223 31,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.18% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,860 23,479 21,894
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 365 364
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.50 £18.00 £14.52
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.88 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.56% +3.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -4 81 £485 +8.08% 7
UK excluding London +7 69 £485 +13.98% 7
South East +22 50 £481 +7.54% 2
Midlands -7 12 £500 +17.65% 4
East Midlands +11 10 £500 +17.65% 4
London -1 9 £463 -11.48%
South West -37 5 £485 -9.77%
North of England -15 2 £438 +8.02% 1
West Midlands -24 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (64.63%) ABAP
3 44 (53.66%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) CRM
5 24 (29.27%) NetWeaver
6 22 (26.83%) SAP Portal
6 22 (26.83%) IDoc
7 20 (24.39%) SAP XI
8 19 (23.17%) Oracle
9 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
11 16 (19.51%) SAP CRM
11 16 (19.51%) Boomi
11 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
11 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
12 14 (17.07%) SAP HANA
12 14 (17.07%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.85%) Ariba
13 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (14.63%) Dell
14 12 (14.63%) Middleware
14 12 (14.63%) ITIL
14 12 (14.63%) Web Services
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
15 10 (12.20%) XSLT
15 10 (12.20%) ERP
15 10 (12.20%) SOA
15 10 (12.20%) SLA

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 24 (29.27%) NetWeaver
2 22 (26.83%) SAP Portal
3 10 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (9.76%) Confluence
4 8 (9.76%) SAP EP
5 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (19.51%) SAP CRM
2 7 (8.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (7.32%) SAP ERP
4 5 (6.10%) HFM
4 5 (6.10%) Maximo
5 2 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.44%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.22%) SAP GTS
6 1 (1.22%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Boomi
2 14 (17.07%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) Azure Functions
4 2 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (1.22%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SAP HANA
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (4.88%) NWDI
3 1 (1.22%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) German Language
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Consultant
1 28 (34.15%) SAP Consultant
2 25 (30.49%) Architect
3 19 (23.17%) Developer
4 18 (21.95%) SAP Developer
5 16 (19.51%) SAP Architect
6 13 (15.85%) SAP PI Consultant
7 10 (12.20%) Technical Architect
8 9 (10.98%) Integration Architect
8 9 (10.98%) Integration Developer
8 9 (10.98%) SAP PI Developer
9 8 (9.76%) SAP Technical Architect
10 7 (8.54%) ABAP Developer
11 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (6.10%) Integration Consultant
12 5 (6.10%) SAP Integration Consultant
13 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management Consultant
13 4 (4.88%) Lead Architect
13 4 (4.88%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) IDoc
2 20 (24.39%) SAP XI
3 12 (14.63%) Middleware
3 12 (14.63%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) SAP ALE
4 10 (12.20%) XSLT
5 8 (9.76%) SAP Fiori
5 8 (9.76%) SAPUI5
5 8 (9.76%) SOAP
5 8 (9.76%) Web Dynpro
6 7 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (7.32%) J2EE
7 6 (7.32%) RESTful
7 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis
8 5 (6.10%) AppFabric
8 5 (6.10%) BAPI
8 5 (6.10%) EDI
9 4 (4.88%) JDBC
9 4 (4.88%) LDAP
9 4 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) FMCG
6 2 (2.44%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) AIX
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Solaris
3 6 (7.32%) SUSE
3 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) CRM
2 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.63%) ITIL
4 12 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (12.20%) ERP
5 10 (12.20%) SOA
5 10 (12.20%) Workflow
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.76%) OO
7 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.54%) Change Control
8 7 (8.54%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (8.54%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (8.54%) Service Management
8 7 (8.54%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (7.32%) Security Patching
9 6 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) ABAP
2 44 (53.66%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Groovy
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Data Guard
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.88%) MOM
2 4 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.85%) Ariba
5 12 (14.63%) Dell
6 8 (9.76%) Adobe
7 7 (8.54%) IBM
8 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.32%) Remedy
8 6 (7.32%) Sun
8 6 (7.32%) VMware
9 5 (6.10%) Hyperion
9 5 (6.10%) webMethods
10 4 (4.88%) Informatica
11 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.22%) Concur
12 1 (1.22%) hybris
12 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.22%) Pega
12 1 (1.22%) SEEBURGER