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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 237 235 249
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.047% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2219 2108 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.12% 24.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1138 1147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 77
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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
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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
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Hampshire -8 1 - -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (86.67%) ABAP
3 9 (60.00%) BAPI
4 8 (53.33%) CRM
5 7 (46.67%) Logistics
5 7 (46.67%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (40.00%) Resource Management
7 5 (33.33%) Validation
8 4 (26.67%) SAP PM
8 4 (26.67%) EDI
8 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
9 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
10 2 (13.33%) Migration
10 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
10 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) SAP SD
10 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 2 (13.33%) SAP MRS
10 2 (13.33%) SAP EWM
11 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
11 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
11 1 (6.67%) SAP Portal
11 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
11 1 (6.67%) SAP HR-PA
11 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
11 1 (6.67%) Java
11 1 (6.67%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
2 4 (26.67%) SAP PM
3 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 2 (13.33%) SAP SD
4 2 (13.33%) SAP MRS
4 2 (13.33%) SAP EWM
5 1 (6.67%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) EDI Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP EDI Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) EDI Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) BAPI
2 4 (26.67%) EDI
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) EDIFACT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CRM
2 7 (46.67%) Logistics
3 6 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) ABAP
2 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP