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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 610 580 562
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 32 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 1.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 35
Median daily rate £450 £524 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +7.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £594 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £494 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.94%
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
4245 4667 5199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.00% 8.33% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2664 2845
Median daily rate £438 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 70
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%

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 25 June 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 11 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 25 June 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 -19 31 £450 -14.08% 8
London +11 21 £420 -25.82% 3
Brentford +4 2 - - 1
South East +3 2 - -
North West -15 2 £638 +36.00%
Middlesex -7 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £725 +48.71%
Malmesbury - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 - 2
South West - 1 £450 - 2

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (19.51%) Finance
4 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) MS Office
5 6 (14.63%) ERP
5 6 (14.63%) Logistics
6 5 (12.20%) SAP SCM
6 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.32%) SAP PP
7 3 (7.32%) Network Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (7.32%) French Language
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
8 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.88%) Channel Management
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Dutch Language
8 2 (4.88%) Degree
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP SCM
2 3 (7.32%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.44%) SAP LE
3 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) French Language
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
1 15 (36.59%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) SAP APO Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) SAP APO Trainer
3 6 (14.63%) SAP Trainer
3 6 (14.63%) Trainer
4 3 (7.32%) SAP APO Expert
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SAP APO Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (4.88%) Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Planner
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.44%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) ERP
3 6 (14.63%) Logistics
4 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Channel Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) Process Management
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £650 - £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago