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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 632 608
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Contract jobs citing SAP XI 8 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.024% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.085% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Median daily rate £619 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £315 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £435 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +100.00% -6.25%  
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 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP XI over the 3 months to 22 June 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 15 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 22 June 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 +43 8 £619 +76.78% 3
South East +18 4 - - 1
Worthing +21 3 - -
West Sussex +14 3 - -
London +12 1 £488 +30.00% 1
East of England - 1 £750 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £750 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) CRM
3 12 (40.00%) ERP
3 12 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (36.67%) SAP BW
4 11 (36.67%) SAP ERP
5 10 (33.33%) Test Management
5 10 (33.33%) Data Management
5 10 (33.33%) General Ledger
5 10 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
5 10 (33.33%) Revenue Management
5 10 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (33.33%) CCA
5 10 (33.33%) ABAP
5 10 (33.33%) webMethods
5 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 10 (33.33%) Master Data Management
6 7 (23.33%) SAP PI
7 6 (20.00%) BAPI
7 6 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Workflow
8 5 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (16.67%) SAP Basis
8 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (16.67%) IDoc
9 4 (13.33%) SAP HANA
9 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring

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 4 (13.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) SAP ERP
2 10 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (36.67%) SAP BW
3 10 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (13.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.33%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Consultant
1 18 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP PI Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Report Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP BusinessObjects Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) SAP PI
2 6 (20.00%) BAPI
3 5 (16.67%) IDoc
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Basis
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (6.67%) SAP ALE
6 1 (3.33%) EDI
6 1 (3.33%) EDIFACT
6 1 (3.33%) JDBC
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
6 1 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) CRM
2 12 (40.00%) ERP
3 10 (33.33%) Data Management
3 10 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 10 (33.33%) Revenue Management
3 10 (33.33%) Test Management
4 5 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (16.67%) System Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (3.33%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) ABAP
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CCA
2 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) webMethods
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com