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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
Rank 238 257 253
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 1 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 2.07% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Median daily rate £525 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +9.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £513 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +2.50%
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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
634 821 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.18% 8.65% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 477 471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £20.80 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £60.30 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £21.09
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +82.59%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
4 3 (42.86%) Data Conversion
4 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
4 3 (42.86%) AS400
4 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) BAPI
4 3 (42.86%) LSMW
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAP MDM
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) IIBA
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Core Interface
6 1 (14.29%) SAP LE
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
2 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP MDM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP LE
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LSMW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Data Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP APO Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) AS400
1 3 (42.86%) Data Conversion
1 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) IIBA
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) GxP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP