The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 508 485 476
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 68 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 1.82% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 18
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£450 £451 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £59.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4592 4443 3981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.75% 8.84% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2344 1972
Average daily rate £448 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.21 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP APO within the UK.

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP APO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP APO within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAP APO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO within the UK.

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP APO
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
England -31 64 £450 -0.11% 9
London -15 40 £458 +1.55% 2
City of London +15 3 £323 -26.95%
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Egham - - - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (24.26%) SAP BW
3 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.24%) Manufacturing
5 11 (8.09%) SAP SCM
6 10 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (6.62%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (5.88%) FMCG
8 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.88%) SAP PP
9 7 (5.15%) Network Planning
9 7 (5.15%) ABAP
9 7 (5.15%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (4.41%) SAP BI
11 5 (3.68%) SAP FI
12 4 (2.94%) Time Management
12 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.94%) CRM
12 4 (2.94%) Project Management
12 4 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (2.94%) SAP CO
12 4 (2.94%) Automotive
12 4 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
13 3 (2.21%) BAPI
13 3 (2.21%) SAP CRM
13 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (2.21%) SAP SD
13 3 (2.21%) Change Management
13 3 (2.21%) GAP Analysis

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (0.74%) MTS
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) SAP SCM
2 8 (5.88%) SAP PP
3 5 (3.68%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.21%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.21%) SAP SD
5 3 (2.21%) SAP CRM
5 3 (2.21%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (1.47%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.74%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.74%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) SAP BW
2 6 (4.41%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (13.24%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.94%) Automotive
4 3 (2.21%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (76.47%) Consultant
2 103 (75.74%) SAP Consultant
3 87 (63.97%) SAP APO Consultant
4 8 (5.88%) SAP PP Consultant
5 6 (4.41%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 6 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (3.68%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 5 (3.68%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (2.94%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (2.21%) SAP Tester
8 3 (2.21%) Tester
8 3 (2.21%) Developer
8 3 (2.21%) ABAP Consultant
9 2 (1.47%) ABAP Developer
9 2 (1.47%) SAP Trainer
9 2 (1.47%) Analyst
9 2 (1.47%) Trainer
9 2 (1.47%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (1.47%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) BAPI
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.74%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) FMCG
2 2 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (6.62%) Test Scripting
3 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (5.15%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (5.15%) Network Planning
5 4 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (2.94%) Project Management
5 4 (2.94%) CRM
5 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (2.94%) Time Management
6 3 (2.21%) ERP
6 3 (2.21%) Change Management
6 3 (2.21%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (1.47%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.47%) Migration
7 2 (1.47%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.47%) Data Mapping
7 2 (1.47%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (0.74%) SAP Security
8 1 (0.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.15%) ABAP
2 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe
2 1 (0.74%) HP
2 1 (0.74%) hybris
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle
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