The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 522 507 534
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 81 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.093% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.65% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 14
Average daily rate £451 £435 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £316 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £885
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £479 £550
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -12.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4916 4411 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 9.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2257 2773
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 77 77
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £66.25 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 16 April 2014.

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 21 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -9 68 £450 +3.44% 6
London -27 29 £450 +28.57%
North West -11 12 £438 -
Manchester -9 8 £438 -
South East -6 7 £304 - 1
Middlesex -1 3 - -
West Midlands -14 1 - - 2
City of London -14 1 £450 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Egham - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (16.33%) Network Planning
2 24 (16.33%) SAP BW
3 22 (14.97%) SAP SCM
4 21 (14.29%) Logistics
5 19 (12.93%) CRM
5 19 (12.93%) ERP
6 18 (12.24%) Procure-to-pay
7 17 (11.56%) LSMW
8 16 (10.88%) SAP Implementation
8 16 (10.88%) SAP CRM
9 15 (10.20%) Project Management
9 15 (10.20%) SAP ERP
10 13 (8.84%) Manufacturing
11 12 (8.16%) Supply Chain Management
12 11 (7.48%) Finance
13 9 (6.12%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.12%) Migration
13 9 (6.12%) Change Management
13 9 (6.12%) Manugistics
13 9 (6.12%) SAP SD
14 7 (4.76%) SAP R/3
14 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.76%) SQL
14 7 (4.76%) ABAP
14 7 (4.76%) FMCG
14 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (4.08%) Banking
15 6 (4.08%) BODI
15 6 (4.08%) SAP Data Services

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (14.97%) SAP SCM
2 16 (10.88%) SAP CRM
3 15 (10.20%) SAP ERP
4 9 (6.12%) SAP SD
5 7 (4.76%) SAP R/3
6 5 (3.40%) SAP MM
7 4 (2.72%) SAP PP
8 3 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (2.04%) SAP WM
8 3 (2.04%) SAP FI
8 3 (2.04%) SAP CO
9 2 (1.36%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.68%) Magento
10 1 (0.68%) SAP PP-PI
10 1 (0.68%) SAP EHS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.08%) BODI
3 6 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) LSMW
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CE
General
1 13 (8.84%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.48%) Finance
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.04%) German Language
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (71.43%) Consultant
2 97 (65.99%) SAP Consultant
3 84 (57.14%) SAP APO Consultant
4 16 (10.88%) Functional Consultant
5 15 (10.20%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) SAP Manager
8 8 (5.44%) Trainer
8 8 (5.44%) Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.76%) SAP Trainer
10 6 (4.08%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.72%) SAP Analyst
12 3 (2.04%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.04%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.04%) SAP SCM Consultant
12 3 (2.04%) SAP Test Manager
12 3 (2.04%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) BAPI
2 2 (1.36%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) FMCG
2 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Network Planning
2 21 (14.29%) Logistics
3 19 (12.93%) CRM
3 19 (12.93%) ERP
4 18 (12.24%) Procure-to-pay
5 16 (10.88%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (10.20%) Project Management
7 12 (8.16%) Supply Chain Management
8 9 (6.12%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.12%) Migration
8 9 (6.12%) Change Management
9 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.08%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.08%) ETL
11 5 (3.40%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.40%) Time Management
12 3 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.04%) Six Sigma
13 2 (1.36%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.76%) SQL
1 7 (4.76%) ABAP
2 2 (1.36%) SAPscript
2 2 (1.36%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.68%) PMP
2 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (6.12%) Manugistics
3 3 (2.04%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.36%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
England
Pegasus Resource
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Pegasus Resource
Rate: £550 - £551 per annum + DOE
Posted: 22 days ago