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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 590 557 503
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -54
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 40 59 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.88% 1.15% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 54
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£548 £513 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £423 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £791 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
4560 5122 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 9.06% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2706 2490
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 91
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £18.37
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +71.52%

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 3 September 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 16 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 3 September 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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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
England -35 28 £525 +2.43% 2
London -28 10 £590 +21.64%
West Midlands +9 5 £553 -
South East -9 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
Hull - 3 £360 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
Midlands +7 2 - -
Brentford -6 2 £488 -15.21%
North West -31 2 £525 +2.43%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Amersham - 2 - - 1
Manchester -20 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (19.28%) SAP SCM
3 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
4 14 (16.87%) SAP BW
5 12 (14.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (12.05%) SAP PP
7 9 (10.84%) ABAP
7 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.64%) SAP CO
8 8 (9.64%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (9.64%) SAP FI
9 7 (8.43%) SAP EP
9 7 (8.43%) SAP QM
9 7 (8.43%) Network Planning
9 7 (8.43%) SAP HCM
9 7 (8.43%) SAP PI
9 7 (8.43%) FMCG
9 7 (8.43%) Data Management
9 7 (8.43%) Master Data Management
9 7 (8.43%) SAP EWM
10 6 (7.23%) Migration
10 6 (7.23%) Finance
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.02%) ERP
11 5 (6.02%) MS Office
11 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.02%) Data Cleansing

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (8.43%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (19.28%) SAP SCM
2 10 (12.05%) SAP PP
3 8 (9.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (9.64%) SAP FI
3 8 (9.64%) SAP CO
4 7 (8.43%) SAP QM
4 7 (8.43%) SAP HCM
4 7 (8.43%) SAP EWM
5 2 (2.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.41%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.20%) MFGPRO
6 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.20%) BPCS
6 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.41%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) LSMW
General
1 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
2 12 (14.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.23%) Finance
4 4 (4.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Consultant
1 25 (30.12%) SAP Consultant
2 21 (25.30%) SAP APO Consultant
3 15 (18.07%) Trainer
4 12 (14.46%) SAP Trainer
5 11 (13.25%) SAP Architect
5 11 (13.25%) Architect
6 10 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (12.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 5 (6.02%) SAP Developer
8 5 (6.02%) ABAP Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) SAP Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.61%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) FMCG
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.43%) Data Management
3 7 (8.43%) Network Planning
3 7 (8.43%) Master Data Management
4 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.23%) Project Management
4 6 (7.23%) Migration
5 5 (6.02%) ERP
5 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (4.82%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.61%) Workflow
8 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) Data Mapping
9 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.20%) Statistical Modelling
9 1 (1.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Certification
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.20%) Manugistics
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas
2 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.20%) Twitter
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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