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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 84 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 1 4 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.33% 2.73%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 3.51% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 16
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£513 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
117 114 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.85% 9.46% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 54 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) ABAP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (37.50%) SAP MM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP PP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP WM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Network Planning
2 3 (37.50%) SAP EHS
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CE
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (37.50%) SAP MM
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PP
1 3 (37.50%) SAP WM
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP EHS
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CE
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) SAP APO Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) ABAP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP