The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 126 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP ALE
South East

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP ALE across the Berkshire region.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP ALE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE.

1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
2 3 (50.00%) BAPI
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Velocity
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) PowerCenter
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP LE
4 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP PM

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP LE
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) BAPI
2 2 (33.33%) Velocity
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica