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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 251 252 231
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.032% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.43% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £538 £350 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +90.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.90
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
705 694 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.24% 7.46% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 399 339
Average daily rate £425 £413 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.80 £15.40 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP APO across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAP APO Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 2 £538 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (78.95%) SAP BW
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) FMCG
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Consultant
1 13 (68.42%) SAP APO Consultant
1 13 (68.42%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) SAP BW Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP APO Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP APO Expert
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft