The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank - 259 232
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.90
SAP ALE
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP ALE
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) ABAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (40.00%) BAPI
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM
4 1 (20.00%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (20.00%) SAP MDM
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Workflow Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Master Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) BAPI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SEEBURGER