The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 89 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.14% 3.42% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£488 £379 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.62% -20.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £494 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP APO
North West

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

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
176 146 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.49% 11.83% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 87 51
Average daily rate £458 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +151.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP APO
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) SAP SCM
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP APO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP