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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 535 482 507
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +25
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 53 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.17% 1.86% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 29
Average daily rate
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£468 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.08% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £427 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.15%
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
4530 4081 4816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.68% 8.59% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2601 2260 2510
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 72 72
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.60 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

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 September 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 September 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 -33 19 £423 -29.58% 1
North West -2 8 £370 -7.50% 5
North East -32 7 £525 -
West Midlands -13 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £423 - 2
South East -14 1 - - 1
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (19.63%) Network Planning
3 12 (11.21%) ABAP
4 11 (10.28%) SAP PP
5 10 (9.35%) SAP BW
5 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (8.41%) SAP SCM
7 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) ERP
8 7 (6.54%) Project Management
8 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
8 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.54%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.61%) BAPI
10 5 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.74%) SAP ERP
11 4 (3.74%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (3.74%) SAP SD
11 4 (3.74%) Pegasus
11 4 (3.74%) Finance
12 3 (2.80%) Migration
12 3 (2.80%) SAP CO
12 3 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (2.80%) SAP R/3
12 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
12 3 (2.80%) SAP MM
12 3 (2.80%) SAP WM
12 3 (2.80%) SLA

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (0.93%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) SAP PP
2 9 (8.41%) SAP SCM
3 4 (3.74%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.74%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.80%) SAP R/3
4 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.80%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.80%) SAP WM
4 3 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.80%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.80%) SAP EHS
5 2 (1.87%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.80%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.87%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) German Language
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (66.36%) Consultant
1 71 (66.36%) SAP Consultant
2 62 (57.94%) SAP APO Consultant
3 9 (8.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 9 (8.41%) Functional Consultant
4 7 (6.54%) SAP Manager
5 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.67%) SAP PP Consultant
7 4 (3.74%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (2.80%) Trainer
8 3 (2.80%) Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.80%) SAP Support
8 3 (2.80%) SAP Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.80%) SAP Trainer
8 3 (2.80%) SAP Test Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) BAPI
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.93%) J2EE
2 1 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.80%) FMCG
1 3 (2.80%) Life Science
2 2 (1.87%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.87%) Open Source
3 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) Network Planning
2 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (6.54%) Project Management
3 7 (6.54%) ERP
3 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (6.54%) Test Scripting
4 5 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (3.74%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.80%) Migration
6 3 (2.80%) Logistics
7 2 (1.87%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (1.87%) CRM
7 2 (1.87%) Time Management
7 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.93%) Test Management
8 1 (0.93%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.93%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.74%) Pegasus
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Siebel
4 2 (1.87%) IBM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Ariba
5 1 (0.93%) Manugistics
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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