Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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 Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 835 798
Rank change year-on-year -25 -37 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 19 53 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.051% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 38
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £401 £400 £276
90th Percentile £638 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP XI 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 32796 31564 32386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21883 22196
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 362 558
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.35 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +11.48%

SAP XI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP XI over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP XI in the UK

SAP XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP XI in the UK

SAP XI
Top 9 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +3 19 £450 -5.26% 1
UK excluding London +14 13 £425 -10.53% 1
London -17 6 £500 +11.11%
North of England +54 5 £450 -5.26%
North West +17 5 £450 -5.26%
South East -8 4 £425 -12.82% 1
Midlands +17 3 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands +1 3 £425 +6.25%
East of England -17 1 £750 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (57.89%) ABAP
2 11 (57.89%) SAP PI
3 10 (52.63%) NetWeaver
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) IDoc
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) SAP HANA
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (21.05%) SAP FI-AP
6 4 (21.05%) SAP SRM
6 4 (21.05%) Workflow Management
6 4 (21.05%) SAP CO
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 4 (21.05%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (21.05%) SAP FI
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) SAP MDM
7 3 (15.79%) Order to Cash
8 2 (10.53%) SMS
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management
8 2 (10.53%) SAP SD

SAP XI
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 10 (52.63%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP CO
2 4 (21.05%) SAP FI
2 4 (21.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (21.05%) SAP FI-AP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP SRM
3 3 (15.79%) SAP MDM
4 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
2 4 (21.05%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
1 11 (57.89%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Integration Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) SAP PI Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP XI Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) SAP PI
2 5 (26.32%) IDoc
3 1 (5.26%) BAPI
3 1 (5.26%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Order to Cash
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) B2B
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) ABAP
2 6 (31.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) hybris
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com