The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 403 401 366
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 12 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 1.40% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 44
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£590 £485 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £423 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £595 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP APO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1814 2280 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 9.52% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1330 1396
Average daily rate £475 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Average hourly rate £43.15 £30.82 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +81.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.00 £32.82 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP APO across the London region.

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP APO
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP APO across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAP APO Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the London region.

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Brentford -2 3 £590 +2.60%
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (34.48%) SAP BW
3 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
5 5 (17.24%) MS Office
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) ABAP
7 3 (10.34%) SAP SCM
7 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.90%) FMCG
9 1 (3.45%) Degree
9 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Statistics
9 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
9 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
9 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
9 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
9 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
9 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP SCM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
General
1 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Trainer
2 10 (34.48%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) SAP APO Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) SAP Trainer
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
2 3 (10.34%) ERP
2 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP