The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 125
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £449
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 549 686 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.70% 25.07% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 421 396
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SAP PI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SAP PI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PI in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP PI.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) NWDS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

SAP PI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NWDS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Support
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Support
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle