The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
Rank 612 601 561
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 26 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.59% 1.05% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 19
Median daily rate £600 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £420 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4380 4567 5157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 8.35% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2567 3016
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 84 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +50.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £52.47 £80.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £21.09
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +84.96%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP APO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 24 £625 +31.57% 3
London +3 15 £625 +66.66% 1
West Midlands -25 4 - - 1
Brentford +10 2 £675 +81.20%
Coventry - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (24.24%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
4 8 (12.12%) ERP
5 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.61%) ABAP
5 7 (10.61%) Automotive
6 6 (9.09%) Finance
6 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.09%) SAP Core Interface
7 5 (7.58%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (7.58%) FMCG
7 5 (7.58%) SAP ERP
7 5 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (7.58%) Retail
7 5 (7.58%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.58%) SAP PP
8 4 (6.06%) AS400
8 4 (6.06%) SAP R/3
8 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
8 4 (6.06%) SAP MM
8 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (6.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.06%) LSMW
8 4 (6.06%) TOGAF

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP ERP
1 5 (7.58%) SAP PP
2 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.06%) SAP LE
2 4 (6.06%) SAP MM
2 4 (6.06%) SAP R/3
2 4 (6.06%) SAP SCM
3 3 (4.55%) SAP MDM
3 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.03%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.03%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) LSMW
General
1 16 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.61%) Automotive
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) French Language
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Consultant
1 30 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
2 22 (33.33%) SAP APO Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Architect
3 12 (18.18%) SAP Architect
4 5 (7.58%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Data Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) SAP APO Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) SAP APO Expert
6 3 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) SAP Core Interface
2 4 (6.06%) BAPI
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) FMCG
2 4 (6.06%) AS400
2 4 (6.06%) Data Conversion
2 4 (6.06%) Data Extraction
2 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
2 8 (12.12%) ERP
3 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.58%) ETL
5 5 (7.58%) Network Planning
5 5 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.06%) Validation
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.55%) Logistics
8 2 (3.03%) Analytics
8 2 (3.03%) Coaching
8 2 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) ABAP
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) GxP
3 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.52%) ILOG
2 1 (1.52%) JDA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle