The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank - 233 239
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.071% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.95% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
726 632 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.03% 7.50% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 301 431
Average daily rate £400 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
SAP APO
England

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
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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Pegasus
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) Magento
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Pegasus
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle