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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 523 462 527
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +65
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 67 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.095% 0.090%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.56% 1.09% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 13
Average daily rate £450 £433 £522
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £316 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £560 £890
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £550
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -20.90%
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
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 28 £450 +15.01% 1
North West -5 13 £377 -
South East -9 6 £425 -
West Midlands -24 1 - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 129 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (17.05%) Network Planning
2 22 (17.05%) SAP BW
3 21 (16.28%) SAP SCM
4 19 (14.73%) CRM
4 19 (14.73%) ERP
5 17 (13.18%) LSMW
6 16 (12.40%) Logistics
6 16 (12.40%) SAP Implementation
6 16 (12.40%) SAP CRM
7 15 (11.63%) SAP ERP
8 14 (10.85%) Procure-to-pay
9 13 (10.08%) Project Management
10 11 (8.53%) Supply Chain Management
10 11 (8.53%) Finance
10 11 (8.53%) SAP SD
11 9 (6.98%) Manugistics
11 9 (6.98%) Migration
11 9 (6.98%) Data Migration
12 8 (6.20%) Change Management
12 8 (6.20%) ABAP
13 7 (5.43%) SQL
13 7 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (5.43%) SAP R/3
13 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
13 7 (5.43%) FMCG
13 7 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (4.65%) Banking
14 6 (4.65%) BODI

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (16.28%) SAP SCM
2 16 (12.40%) SAP CRM
3 15 (11.63%) SAP ERP
4 11 (8.53%) SAP SD
5 7 (5.43%) SAP R/3
6 6 (4.65%) SAP MM
6 6 (4.65%) SAP PP
7 5 (3.88%) SAP WM
7 5 (3.88%) SAP FI
7 5 (3.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (3.88%) SAP CO
8 3 (2.33%) SAP EHS
9 2 (1.55%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.78%) Magento
10 1 (0.78%) SAP PP-PI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) SAP BW
2 7 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (4.65%) BODI
4 1 (0.78%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) LSMW
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CE
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) German Language
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 88 (68.22%) Consultant
2 80 (62.02%) SAP Consultant
3 67 (51.94%) SAP APO Consultant
4 16 (12.40%) Functional Consultant
5 15 (11.63%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) SAP Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Trainer
7 8 (6.20%) Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) SAP Trainer
9 6 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.88%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (3.10%) SAP Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.33%) SAP Business Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) SAP Test Manager
12 3 (2.33%) SAP SCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) BAPI
2 2 (1.55%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.78%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) FMCG
2 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Network Planning
2 19 (14.73%) CRM
2 19 (14.73%) ERP
3 16 (12.40%) Logistics
3 16 (12.40%) SAP Implementation
4 14 (10.85%) Procure-to-pay
5 13 (10.08%) Project Management
6 11 (8.53%) Supply Chain Management
7 9 (6.98%) Migration
7 9 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.20%) Change Management
9 7 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.65%) ETL
11 5 (3.88%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.10%) Time Management
12 4 (3.10%) Quality Management
13 3 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (2.33%) Six Sigma
13 3 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) ABAP
2 7 (5.43%) SQL
3 2 (1.55%) SAPscript
3 2 (1.55%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.78%) PMP
2 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (6.98%) Manugistics
3 3 (2.33%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
England
Pegasus Resource
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Pegasus Resource
Rate: £550 - £551 per annum + DOE
Posted: 28 days ago