The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 263 261
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.011% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.042% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £508 £333 -
% change year-on-year +52.63% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SAP ALE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2107 2379 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.70% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5871 5543 5677
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 192 68
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
10th Percentile £19.38 £12.25 £15.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP ALE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the South East

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ALE 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
SAP ALE
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 2 (40.00%) ABAP
3 2 (40.00%) SAP PS
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (20.00%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (20.00%) IDoc
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (20.00%) BAPI
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (20.00%) LSMW
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation

SAP ALE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP EWM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Lead
3 1 (20.00%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 1 (20.00%) BAPI
2 1 (20.00%) IDoc
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (20.00%) Data Enrichment
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica