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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 158 143 131
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.65% 1.99% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £638 £469 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £433 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £514 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £494 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.94%
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
308 352 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.21% 9.46% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 177 150
Median daily rate £414 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £646 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -39.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP APO across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SAP APO Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 1 £725 +48.71%
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP