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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 138 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.62% 4.48% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 -
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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
370 290 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.78% 10.61% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 145 108
Average daily rate £445 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.92 £27.33 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.13% -24.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.70 £17.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.34 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) ABAP
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HR

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.69%) SAP HR
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Consultant
1 10 (76.92%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) SAP APO Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) OO
1 1 (7.69%) Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) ABAP
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe