The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 571 518 491
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 10 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 1.60% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 30
Average daily rate £563 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.90
SAP APO
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3668 4196 4235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.89% 9.02% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2206 2494 2249
Average daily rate £438 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 53
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £63.58 £60.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP APO
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP APO across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SAP APO Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the England region.

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Midlands -16 3 £550 -
London -47 3 - - 2
South East +8 1 £600 +71.42%
North West -13 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £135 -
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP APO 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 APO.

1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (52.83%) SAP BW
3 12 (22.64%) FMCG
4 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (11.32%) Unix
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 3 (5.66%) SAP PP
7 3 (5.66%) Network Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Logistics
7 3 (5.66%) Finance
7 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) SAP SCM
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (3.77%) SAP BI
8 2 (3.77%) SAP SD
8 2 (3.77%) MS Office
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
8 2 (3.77%) ABAP
9 1 (1.89%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) HTML
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) SQL
9 1 (1.89%) OO

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP APO 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 APO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP PP
2 2 (3.77%) SAP SCM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.77%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.89%) Xcelsius
General
1 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Consultant
1 32 (60.38%) SAP Consultant
2 29 (54.72%) SAP APO Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) SAP BW Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) SAP APO Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Support
7 1 (1.89%) SAP APO Expert
7 1 (1.89%) SAP APO Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) SAP APO Trainer
7 1 (1.89%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Senior SAP APO Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Supply Chain Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) Ext JS
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BSP
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (1.89%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) FMCG
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
2 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (5.66%) ERP
2 3 (5.66%) Logistics
2 3 (5.66%) Network Planning
2 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
2 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (5.66%) Time Management
3 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.77%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (1.89%) Analytics
4 1 (1.89%) Channel Management
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.89%) CRM
4 1 (1.89%) Data Management
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mapping
4 1 (1.89%) OO
4 1 (1.89%) Project Management
4 1 (1.89%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) ABAP
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos
2 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Sencha