The first table below looks at the demand for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 25 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
251 156 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.24% 7.27% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 101 86
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £17.23 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
SAP APO
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SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAP APO
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
3 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) FMCG
6 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
6 1 (12.50%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAP APO Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP