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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
Rank 585 607 564
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -43
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 37 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.066% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 0.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 19
Median daily rate £550 £510 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £360 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4155 4198 4816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.37% 7.95% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2440 2796
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.80 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.80 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -44.88%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SAP APO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 9 £600 +1.47%
Midlands +3 8 £550 -
West Midlands -18 7 £580 +13.72%
South East +14 6 £448 +5.44% 2
South West - 4 £625 - 5
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (22.86%) Manufacturing
3 15 (21.43%) Migration
4 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.57%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (15.71%) ERP
5 11 (15.71%) Finance
6 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 8 (11.43%) SAP Core Interface
7 8 (11.43%) Logistics
8 7 (10.00%) Automotive
8 7 (10.00%) ABAP
9 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.57%) Network Planning
10 5 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (7.14%) FMCG
10 5 (7.14%) ETL
10 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.14%) MS Office
11 4 (5.71%) LSMW
11 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.71%) BAPI
11 4 (5.71%) AS400
11 4 (5.71%) Validation
11 4 (5.71%) SAP BW
11 4 (5.71%) SAP R/3
11 4 (5.71%) SAP FI
11 4 (5.71%) SQL
11 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.71%) SAP HANA

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.71%) SAP R/3
1 4 (5.71%) SAP SCM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.29%) SAP LE
2 3 (4.29%) SAP MDM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.86%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (5.71%) SAP HANA
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) LSMW
General
1 16 (22.86%) Manufacturing
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Consultant
1 27 (38.57%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (27.14%) SAP APO Consultant
3 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 11 (15.71%) SAP Architect
4 5 (7.14%) SAP APO Trainer
4 5 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
4 5 (7.14%) Trainer
5 4 (5.71%) Data Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.29%) SAP APO Expert
6 3 (4.29%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
6 3 (4.29%) Subject Matter Expert
7 2 (2.86%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) SAP APO Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) SAP Core Interface
2 4 (5.71%) BAPI
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.43%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) FMCG
2 4 (5.71%) AS400
2 4 (5.71%) Data Conversion
2 4 (5.71%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Migration
2 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.57%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (15.71%) ERP
4 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 8 (11.43%) Logistics
6 6 (8.57%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.71%) Validation
9 3 (4.29%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.86%) Change Management
10 2 (2.86%) Data Mapping
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.86%) Project Management
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Time Management
10 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) ABAP
2 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) GxP
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) ILOG
3 1 (1.43%) JDA
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle