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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 534 515 487
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 23 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
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£350 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.90 -
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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 -8 5 £335 -16.25%
West Midlands +5 4 £475 - 3
South East -10 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
North West - - - -
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (54.55%) ABAP
3 15 (45.45%) BAPI
4 9 (27.27%) Workflow
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 8 (24.24%) CRM
6 7 (21.21%) LSMW
6 7 (21.21%) SAP CRM
6 7 (21.21%) SAP BW
7 6 (18.18%) EDI
7 6 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
7 6 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) SAPscript
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.12%) SAP FI
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) Content Management
10 3 (9.09%) Logistics
10 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
10 3 (9.09%) SAP Retail
10 3 (9.09%) SAP PI
10 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
10 3 (9.09%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) Java

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SAP CRM
2 6 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (12.12%) SAP FI
4 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Retail
5 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
5 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
5 2 (6.06%) SAP ECC
5 2 (6.06%) SAP CCM
6 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC
6 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP WM
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) LSMW
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Consultant
1 27 (81.82%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Functional Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) CRM Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) SAP HR Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) BAPI
2 6 (18.18%) EDI
2 6 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) SAP PI
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (6.06%) SAP XI
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) VMS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Workflow
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) CRM
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Content Management
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) B2C
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.03%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) ABAP
2 5 (15.15%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) Syclo
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
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