The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 243 229 243
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.096% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.75%
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (94.44%) ABAP
3 9 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) BAPI
4 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) EDI
4 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (27.78%) Logistics
5 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
6 4 (22.22%) SAP MDM
6 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
6 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
7 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
7 3 (16.67%) SAPscript
7 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Informatica
8 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Velocity
8 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM
9 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
9 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
1 4 (22.22%) SAP MDM
1 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
1 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP LE
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HR-PA
3 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) BAPI
1 7 (38.89%) EDI
2 2 (11.11%) Velocity
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Logistics
3 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) ABAP
2 3 (16.67%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Informatica