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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 540 521 487
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -34
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 43 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.091% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 1.06% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 10
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£523 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -
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
3845 4262 3796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.68% 8.64% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 2437 2037
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +18 17 £563 +25.00% 5
East Midlands - 9 - -
North West -12 6 £450 +19.36% 1
South East -17 4 - -
Midlands +1 1 - -
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (28.04%) SAP BW
3 24 (22.43%) SAP SCM
4 18 (16.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (16.82%) Manufacturing
5 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.41%) ABAP
6 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) FMCG
8 7 (6.54%) Network Planning
8 7 (6.54%) SAP PP
9 5 (4.67%) ERP
9 5 (4.67%) MS Office
9 5 (4.67%) Project Management
9 5 (4.67%) Finance
9 5 (4.67%) SAP BI
9 5 (4.67%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (3.74%) Time Management
10 4 (3.74%) German Language
10 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.74%) Automotive
11 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.80%) SAP CRM
11 3 (2.80%) Change Management
11 3 (2.80%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (2.80%) Workflow
11 3 (2.80%) CRM
11 3 (2.80%) SAP SD
11 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
11 3 (2.80%) SAP MM

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (22.43%) SAP SCM
2 7 (6.54%) SAP PP
3 3 (2.80%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.80%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.80%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.80%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (1.87%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.87%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.87%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.93%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.93%) BPCS
5 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.67%) SAP BI
General
1 18 (16.82%) Pharmaceutical
1 18 (16.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) German Language
3 4 (3.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Consultant
2 69 (64.49%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (53.27%) SAP APO Consultant
4 9 (8.41%) Trainer
4 9 (8.41%) SAP Trainer
4 9 (8.41%) SAP PP Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) SAP Developer
6 6 (5.61%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) SAP SCM Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) SAP MM Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) SAP Manager
10 2 (1.87%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) BAPI
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) FMCG
2 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.54%) Network Planning
4 5 (4.67%) ERP
4 5 (4.67%) Project Management
4 5 (4.67%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (3.74%) Time Management
5 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.80%) Change Management
6 3 (2.80%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.80%) Workflow
6 3 (2.80%) CRM
7 2 (1.87%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (1.87%) Data Mapping
7 2 (1.87%) Logistics
7 2 (1.87%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (1.87%) Migration
8 1 (0.93%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (0.93%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.93%) Manugistics
2 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.93%) hybris
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