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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 517 496 503
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 62 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.44% 1.33% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 18
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£500 £536 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £471 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £608 £679
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
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
4297 4141 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.67% 8.84% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 2269 2080
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 76
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.65 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +22 43 £500 -8.75% 7
South East -27 13 £435 -18.11%
North West -10 2 £575 +15.00%
Yorkshire - - - -
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (20.35%) SAP BW
3 12 (10.62%) Network Planning
4 9 (7.96%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
5 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (7.08%) SAP PP
5 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (6.19%) ABAP
7 6 (5.31%) Project Management
8 5 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (4.42%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.42%) FMCG
9 4 (3.54%) SAP SCM
10 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (2.65%) SAP CO
10 3 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (2.65%) BAPI
10 3 (2.65%) SAP FI
10 3 (2.65%) Migration
10 3 (2.65%) SAP BI
10 3 (2.65%) ERP
10 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.77%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (1.77%) MS Project
11 2 (1.77%) SLA
11 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.77%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) SAP PP
2 4 (3.54%) SAP SCM
3 3 (2.65%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.65%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.88%) SAP PP-PI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.65%) SAP BI
General
1 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (71.68%) Consultant
2 80 (70.80%) SAP Consultant
3 68 (60.18%) SAP APO Consultant
4 9 (7.96%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (7.08%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) SAP PP Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Tester
9 3 (2.65%) SAP Tester
9 3 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.65%) SAP Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Project Delivery Manager
10 2 (1.77%) SAP SCM Consultant
10 2 (1.77%) Supply Chain Manager
10 2 (1.77%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (1.77%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) BAPI
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) FMCG
2 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (10.62%) Network Planning
3 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
4 6 (5.31%) Project Management
5 5 (4.42%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.65%) Migration
6 3 (2.65%) ERP
6 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.77%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (1.77%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.88%) Change Management
8 1 (0.88%) Workflow
8 1 (0.88%) Service Management
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.88%) OO
8 1 (0.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe
2 1 (0.88%) Ariba
2 1 (0.88%) Pegasus
2 1 (0.88%) hybris
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day £450 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £465 per day £465 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: 650- 725
Posted: 10 days ago