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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 360 382 374
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 43 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.12% 1.62% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 8
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£500 £548 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £623 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +13.15%
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
2029 2163 1892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 9.09% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1294 1104
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.56 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -33.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.56 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £84.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (32.20%) SAP BW
3 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.78%) Network Planning
5 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.78%) FMCG
5 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
6 3 (5.08%) SAP PP
6 3 (5.08%) SAP BI
6 3 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (5.08%) BAPI
6 3 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.08%) SAP CO
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.08%) SAP SCM
7 2 (3.39%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.69%) Service Management
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
8 1 (1.69%) ABAP
8 1 (1.69%) MS Project
8 1 (1.69%) SAP PP-PI
8 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.08%) SAP PP
1 3 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.08%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.08%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.08%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Consultant
1 38 (64.41%) SAP Consultant
2 32 (54.24%) SAP APO Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) SAP Manager
5 3 (5.08%) SAP Tester
5 3 (5.08%) SAP PP Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Tester
5 3 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.08%) SAP Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.39%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Supply Chain Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) FMCG
2 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.47%) Project Management
3 4 (6.78%) Network Planning
3 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Test Management
6 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) hybris
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Rate: £400 - 750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day £450 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £465 per day £465 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: 650- 725
Posted: 11 days ago