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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 560 530 480
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -50
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 28 53 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.67% 1.17% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 55
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£525 £516 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £423 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £610 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
4149 4546 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 8.88% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2457 2490 2336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 79
Average hourly rate £21.64 £31.16 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +74.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.73 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.73 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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 -30 10 £590 +18.41%
West Midlands +7 5 £553 -
South East -18 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
Midlands +5 2 - -
North West -27 2 £525 +2.43%
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (22.86%) SAP SCM
3 14 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 12 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.86%) ABAP
7 7 (10.00%) SAP FI
7 7 (10.00%) SAP PP
7 7 (10.00%) Network Planning
7 7 (10.00%) SAP CO
7 7 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (10.00%) FMCG
8 6 (8.57%) SAP EWM
8 6 (8.57%) Master Data Management
8 6 (8.57%) SAP PI
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) SAP HCM
8 6 (8.57%) Finance
8 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) SAP EP
8 6 (8.57%) SAP QM
8 6 (8.57%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) MS Office
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (5.71%) Data Quality

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (8.57%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (22.86%) SAP SCM
2 7 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 7 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 7 (10.00%) SAP PP
2 7 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (8.57%) SAP QM
3 6 (8.57%) SAP HCM
3 6 (8.57%) SAP EWM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP MDM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.43%) BPCS
5 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.43%) MFGPRO
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) LSMW
General
1 12 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) German Language
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Consultant
1 22 (31.43%) SAP Consultant
2 18 (25.71%) SAP APO Consultant
3 13 (18.57%) Trainer
4 10 (14.29%) SAP Trainer
5 7 (10.00%) SAP Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SAP Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Technical Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) FMCG
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 6 (8.57%) Data Management
3 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (8.57%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Master Data Management
4 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 5 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (7.14%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.71%) ERP
5 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) Workflow
6 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (2.86%) Data Mapping
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.43%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (1.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Certification
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.43%) Manugistics
2 1 (1.43%) Veritas
2 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.43%) Twitter
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 20 hours ago