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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 405 358 363
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 3 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 2.44% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 27
Average daily rate - £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.90
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
1578 1970 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.56% 9.40% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1260 1209
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £20.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +84.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £16.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £53.82 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) SAP BW
3 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) SAP APO Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP APO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP APO Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SAP APO Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP