The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
UK
Rank 563 613 606
Rank change year-on-year +50 -7  
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 20 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.051% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 12
Median daily rate £413 £401 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -16.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £456
% change year-on-year -3.14% -9.47%  
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 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 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
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 184 227 192
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 £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SAP XI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SAP XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP XI in the UK

SAP XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP XI in the UK

SAP XI
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 XI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +38 15 £431 +18.80% 9
South East +8 6 - - 2
West Sussex +2 6 - - 1
London +35 5 £431 +32.69% 4
Worthing +17 4 - - 1
East of England -4 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

SAP XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for SAP XI.

1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (52.83%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Manufacturing
3 21 (39.62%) ABAP
4 20 (37.74%) CRM
5 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (30.19%) SAP BW
6 16 (30.19%) ERP
7 15 (28.30%) webMethods
7 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
7 15 (28.30%) CCA
7 15 (28.30%) Data Management
7 15 (28.30%) General Ledger
7 15 (28.30%) SAP ERP
7 15 (28.30%) Test Management
7 15 (28.30%) SAP PSCD
7 15 (28.30%) Revenue Management
7 15 (28.30%) SAP Data Services
7 15 (28.30%) Master Data Management
8 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) System Testing
8 14 (26.42%) Adobe
9 13 (24.53%) Workflow
9 13 (24.53%) BAPI
10 12 (22.64%) SAP Smart Forms
10 12 (22.64%) Aerospace
10 12 (22.64%) Supply Chain Management
10 12 (22.64%) Process Improvement
10 12 (22.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (22.64%) BPSS Clearance

SAP XI
Top Related 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 5 (9.43%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (28.30%) SAP ERP
1 15 (28.30%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (15.09%) SAP MII
2 8 (15.09%) SAP PP
2 8 (15.09%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.89%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) FTP
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (30.19%) SAP BW
3 15 (28.30%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (9.43%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.77%) OLAP
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Manufacturing
3 15 (28.30%) General Ledger
3 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
4 12 (22.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Consultant
1 28 (52.83%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Developer
3 15 (28.30%) SAP Developer
4 14 (26.42%) ABAP Developer
5 12 (22.64%) ABAP Consultant
6 11 (20.75%) Analyst
7 10 (18.87%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) SAP Business Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) SAP PP Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) SAP PP Business Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (15.09%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) SAP Integration Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) SAP PI Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) SAP Basis Team Leader
10 2 (3.77%) SAP Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) BAPI
2 12 (22.64%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (11.32%) SAP PI
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.77%) JDBC
5 2 (3.77%) JMS
5 2 (3.77%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.89%) EDI
6 1 (1.89%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.89%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) CRM
2 16 (30.19%) ERP
3 15 (28.30%) Data Management
3 15 (28.30%) Master Data Management
3 15 (28.30%) Revenue Management
3 15 (28.30%) Test Management
4 14 (26.42%) System Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Workflow
6 12 (22.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (22.64%) Process Improvement
6 12 (22.64%) Supply Chain Management
7 10 (18.87%) Migration
8 9 (16.98%) Change Management
9 8 (15.09%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (15.09%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
9 8 (15.09%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) ABAP
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) CCA
2 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (28.30%) webMethods
3 14 (26.42%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 13 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 11 days ago