The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 379 359 400
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 29 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.23% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.35% 2.64% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 4
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£491 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £658 £722
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2150 2080 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.16% 8.57% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1265 1372
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £16.13 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.63% -62.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.79 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
SAP APO
England

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (14.81%) SAP R/3
4 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.96%) SAP SCM
4 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) BAPI
5 6 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 6 (11.11%) SAP BW
6 4 (7.41%) Finance
6 4 (7.41%) SAP CRM
6 4 (7.41%) CRM
6 4 (7.41%) Logistics
7 3 (5.56%) LSMW
7 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
7 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.56%) ERP
7 3 (5.56%) ABAP
7 3 (5.56%) SAP SD
7 3 (5.56%) SAP PP
8 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Manugistics
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Data Migration

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SAP R/3
2 7 (12.96%) SAP SCM
3 4 (7.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (5.56%) SAP ERP
4 3 (5.56%) SAP SD
4 3 (5.56%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.70%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Consultant
2 34 (62.96%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (55.56%) SAP APO Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
4 6 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Trainer
5 3 (5.56%) SAP Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) SAP PP Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) SAP Support
6 2 (3.70%) SAP Support Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
2 6 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 4 (7.41%) CRM
3 4 (7.41%) Logistics
4 3 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) ETL
5 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (1.85%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (1.85%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) ABAP
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) HP
2 2 (3.70%) Manugistics
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 24 days ago