The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank - 260 244
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.61% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-27.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
669 653 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.94% 6.56% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 398 411
Average daily rate £441 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP APO
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 3 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP APO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP APO Expert
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP