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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 540 509 485
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 49 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.09% 1.72% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £443
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 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 15 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 31 March 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 46 £450 - 8
London -4 20 £400 -11.11% 3
West Midlands -3 6 £470 -
City of London +13 1 - - 1
South East -34 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £440 -
Doncaster - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (27.50%) SAP BW
3 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (14.17%) Manufacturing
5 11 (9.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (9.17%) SAP SCM
6 9 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (7.50%) FMCG
6 9 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.83%) SAP BI
9 6 (5.00%) Network Planning
10 5 (4.17%) ABAP
10 5 (4.17%) SAP FI
10 5 (4.17%) SAP PP
11 4 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (3.33%) Time Management
11 4 (3.33%) German Language
11 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.33%) SAP MM
11 4 (3.33%) CRM
11 4 (3.33%) Automotive
11 4 (3.33%) Project Management
11 4 (3.33%) SAP CO
11 4 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (2.50%) BAPI
12 3 (2.50%) SAP CRM
12 3 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
12 3 (2.50%) Change Management
12 3 (2.50%) GAP Analysis

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (9.17%) SAP SCM
2 5 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.17%) SAP PP
3 4 (3.33%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.33%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.50%) SAP PP-PI
4 3 (2.50%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.50%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.67%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.83%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.83%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.83%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) SAP BW
2 7 (5.83%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (14.17%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.33%) Automotive
3 4 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (75.00%) Consultant
2 89 (74.17%) SAP Consultant
3 74 (61.67%) SAP APO Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) SAP PP Consultant
5 6 (5.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 6 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
6 5 (4.17%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 5 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (2.50%) SAP Tester
7 3 (2.50%) Tester
7 3 (2.50%) Developer
8 2 (1.67%) Analyst
8 2 (1.67%) Trainer
8 2 (1.67%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (1.67%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (1.67%) SAP Developer
8 2 (1.67%) SAP Trainer
9 1 (0.83%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) BAPI
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) FMCG
2 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (7.50%) Test Scripting
3 8 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (5.00%) Network Planning
5 4 (3.33%) Project Management
5 4 (3.33%) CRM
5 4 (3.33%) Time Management
5 4 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.50%) ERP
6 3 (2.50%) Change Management
6 3 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (1.67%) Migration
7 2 (1.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.67%) Data Mapping
8 1 (0.83%) SAP Security
8 1 (0.83%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.83%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) ABAP
2 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.83%) HP
2 1 (0.83%) Manugistics
2 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.83%) hybris
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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