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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 541 504 491
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 45 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 1.19% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 28
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£525 £498 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £370 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £640 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £494 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +16.17%
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
4018 4293 4013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.93% 8.97% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2375 2330 2145
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.77 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.75 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 21 £566 +15.26% 2
East Midlands - 9 - - 1
South East -10 4 - - 1
North West -16 4 £488 +28.62% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £360 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £595 - 2
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (22.83%) SAP SCM
3 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 15 (16.30%) SAP BW
5 14 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (10.87%) ABAP
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.70%) FMCG
9 6 (6.52%) Network Planning
9 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.52%) Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Finance
10 5 (5.43%) Automotive
10 5 (5.43%) MS Office
10 5 (5.43%) ERP
10 5 (5.43%) Project Management
10 5 (5.43%) SAP PP
10 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (4.35%) German Language
11 4 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
11 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
12 3 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (3.26%) Workflow
12 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.26%) SAP CO
12 3 (3.26%) SAP FI
12 3 (3.26%) SAP MM

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (2.17%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (22.83%) SAP SCM
2 5 (5.43%) SAP PP
3 3 (3.26%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.26%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.26%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.17%) SAP QM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.17%) SAP MDM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.17%) SAP EWM
5 1 (1.09%) BPCS
5 1 (1.09%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.09%) MFGPRO
5 1 (1.09%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.26%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 14 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Automotive
4 4 (4.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) Consultant
1 51 (55.43%) SAP Consultant
2 43 (46.74%) SAP APO Consultant
3 9 (9.78%) SAP Trainer
3 9 (9.78%) Trainer
4 8 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Developer
5 6 (6.52%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (6.52%) SAP PP Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) SAP Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) SAP PI
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.09%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) FMCG
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.09%) Statistics
3 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) UNIX
1 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (6.52%) Network Planning
2 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.52%) Migration
3 5 (5.43%) Project Management
3 5 (5.43%) ERP
3 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
3 5 (5.43%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 3 (3.26%) Workflow
5 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.17%) Data Management
6 2 (2.17%) Logistics
6 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.17%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.17%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (2.17%) Master Data Management
7 1 (1.09%) Coaching
7 1 (1.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Certification
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.09%) Manugistics
2 1 (1.09%) Veritas
2 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.09%) Twitter
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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