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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK / England
Rank 550 588 524
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -64
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 15 18 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.42% 0.47% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 30
Median daily rate £588 £588 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £473 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £588 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3611 3807 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.72% 8.18% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2290 2259 2631
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 30
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +136.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £19.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +24 10 £650 -
West Midlands -9 2 - -
South East +19 1 £525 -12.50%
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Automotive
4 7 (12.96%) ABAP
5 6 (11.11%) Finance
5 6 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.11%) SAP Core Interface
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.26%) FMCG
6 5 (9.26%) Retail
6 5 (9.26%) Network Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) ERP
7 4 (7.41%) SAP PP
7 4 (7.41%) SAP R/3
7 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (5.56%) SAP SCM
8 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
8 3 (5.56%) SAP LE
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
8 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 2 (3.70%) SQL
9 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.70%) ETL

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 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP PP
1 4 (7.41%) SAP R/3
2 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 3 (5.56%) SAP LE
2 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.56%) SAP SCM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP EWM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.85%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (3.70%) SAP HANA
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) LSMW
General
1 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.96%) Automotive
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Consultant
1 26 (48.15%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (37.04%) SAP APO Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) Architect
3 12 (22.22%) SAP Architect
4 5 (9.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) SAP APO Expert
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) SAP APO Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) SAP Core Interface
2 2 (3.70%) BAPI
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) FMCG
2 2 (3.70%) AS400
2 2 (3.70%) Data Conversion
2 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 6 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.26%) ERP
3 5 (9.26%) Network Planning
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) ETL
6 2 (3.70%) Logistics
6 2 (3.70%) Order to Cash
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) ABAP
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) IIBA
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) GxP
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) ILOG
2 1 (1.85%) JDA
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle