The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
Rank - 166 136
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.090% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.03% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
316 390 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.92% 8.82% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 183 176
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Median hourly rate £69.07 £35.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.34% -47.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+91.42% -44.88%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAP APO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the North West region.

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP APO
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP