The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 548 533 499
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 23 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.053% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 12
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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 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £474
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 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
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 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £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

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP ALE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK.

SAP ALE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -19 23 £350 -17.64% 4
London +12 5 £335 -16.25%
West Midlands +4 4 £475 - 3
South East -20 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (55.56%) ABAP
3 16 (44.44%) BAPI
4 10 (27.78%) Workflow
5 8 (22.22%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) CRM
5 8 (22.22%) LSMW
6 7 (19.44%) EDI
6 7 (19.44%) SAP CRM
6 7 (19.44%) SAP BW
7 6 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
7 6 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) ERP
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) SAPscript
9 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (11.11%) SAP XI
9 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) NetWeaver
9 4 (11.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (11.11%) Content Management
9 4 (11.11%) Logistics
9 4 (11.11%) SAP PI
10 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.33%) SAP SRM
10 3 (8.33%) Retail

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP CRM
2 6 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (11.11%) SAP FI
4 3 (8.33%) SAP SRM
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Retail
4 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
5 2 (5.56%) SAP CCM
5 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
5 2 (5.56%) SAP ECC
6 1 (2.78%) SAP GRC
6 1 (2.78%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (2.78%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
6 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) LSMW
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Consultant
1 28 (77.78%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) CRM Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP SRM Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) BAPI
2 7 (19.44%) EDI
3 6 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (11.11%) SAP XI
5 4 (11.11%) SAP PI
6 3 (8.33%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
8 1 (2.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) VMS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Workflow
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Content Management
5 4 (11.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) B2C
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.78%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) ABAP
2 5 (13.89%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.56%) Syclo
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
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