The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 572 537 515
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.12% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £575
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
SAP ALE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP ALE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP ALE Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP ALE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 2 - -
West Midlands -10 2 £475 +13.09% 1
South East -19 1 - - 2
North West -20 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (48.48%) ABAP
3 12 (36.36%) BAPI
4 10 (30.30%) Workflow
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 9 (27.27%) SAP FI
5 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
6 7 (21.21%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) EDI
6 7 (21.21%) Retail
6 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
7 6 (18.18%) SAP PI
7 6 (18.18%) SAP Retail
7 6 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) SAPscript
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
8 5 (15.15%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (15.15%) Web Dynpro
8 5 (15.15%) LSMW
9 4 (12.12%) SAP SRM
9 4 (12.12%) Data Management
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
10 3 (9.09%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 3 (9.09%) SAP MDM
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.06%) SAP EP
3 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) SAP FI
2 6 (18.18%) SAP Retail
2 6 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (12.12%) SAP SRM
4 3 (9.09%) SAP MDM
4 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
5 2 (6.06%) SAP CCM
5 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
5 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP WM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) LSMW
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Consultant
1 28 (84.85%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) BAPI
2 7 (21.21%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) EDI
3 6 (18.18%) SAP PI
4 5 (15.15%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (15.15%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
7 1 (3.03%) .NET
7 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Workflow
2 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Data Management
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management
5 2 (6.06%) Logistics
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) ABAP
2 6 (18.18%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter