The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 North West 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 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% - -
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP ALE
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) SAP MM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP