The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Business Applications category for the England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 514 461 481
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 52 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.15% 1.94% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 37
Average daily rate
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£512 £581 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £440 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4526 4028 4615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.16% 8.65% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2429 2174 2387
Average daily rate £433 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 52
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £12.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
SAP APO
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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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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
London -5 31 £498 -17.08% 2
North East - 5 £488 -
North West -10 2 £519 +18.51% 2
West Midlands -23 1 - - 3
East of England - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (19.42%) Network Planning
3 13 (12.62%) SAP SCM
4 11 (10.68%) SAP BW
5 9 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (8.74%) SAP PP
5 9 (8.74%) ERP
6 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.77%) ABAP
6 8 (7.77%) SAP R/3
6 8 (7.77%) Finance
6 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.77%) Logistics
7 7 (6.80%) Supply Chain Management
7 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.83%) SAP ERP
8 6 (5.83%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (5.83%) BAPI
8 6 (5.83%) SAP SD
8 6 (5.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (4.85%) CRM
9 5 (4.85%) SAP CRM
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
9 5 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) German Language
10 4 (3.88%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) FMCG
10 4 (3.88%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (0.97%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Project
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) SAP SCM
2 9 (8.74%) SAP PP
3 8 (7.77%) SAP R/3
4 6 (5.83%) SAP SD
4 6 (5.83%) SAP ERP
5 5 (4.85%) SAP CRM
6 4 (3.88%) SAP MM
7 3 (2.91%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (2.91%) SAP CO
7 3 (2.91%) SAP WM
7 3 (2.91%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.91%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.94%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.94%) BODI
4 2 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) LSMW
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CE
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.88%) German Language
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (64.08%) Consultant
2 64 (62.14%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (56.31%) SAP APO Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Trainer
5 8 (7.77%) SAP Trainer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 6 (5.83%) Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.88%) SAP PP Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) SAP Test Manager
9 3 (2.91%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) SAP Support
9 3 (2.91%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) BAPI
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.97%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) FMCG
2 3 (2.91%) Life Science
3 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.94%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) UNIX
1 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Network Planning
2 9 (8.74%) ERP
3 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (7.77%) Logistics
3 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
4 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (6.80%) Supply Chain Management
5 6 (5.83%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (4.85%) CRM
6 5 (4.85%) Project Management
6 5 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (3.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.88%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (2.91%) Change Management
9 2 (1.94%) ETL
9 2 (1.94%) Information Management
9 2 (1.94%) Migration
9 2 (1.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (1.94%) Resource Management
9 2 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) ABAP
2 2 (1.94%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.88%) Pegasus
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) Manugistics
4 2 (1.94%) Siebel
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle
England
Modis International - London
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 23 days ago