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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 546 540 494
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -46
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 54 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.21% 1.21% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 26
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£525 £485 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £625 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
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
4467 4876 4501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.05% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2581 2277
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 20 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 30 June 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 -11 49 £525 +6.87% 8
London -19 22 £566 +15.26% 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 - -
East Midlands - 9 - - 1
North West -17 7 £469 +23.68% 1
Nottingham - 7 - -
South East -20 5 - - 1
Brentford -2 4 £569 +22.97%
Cheshire - 4 £438 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Manchester -17 2 £488 +28.62%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £595 - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (20.39%) SAP SCM
3 20 (19.42%) Manufacturing
4 18 (17.48%) SAP BW
5 16 (15.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (9.71%) ABAP
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.74%) FMCG
8 8 (7.77%) Network Planning
8 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 6 (5.83%) SAP PP
9 6 (5.83%) ERP
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
9 6 (5.83%) German Language
10 5 (4.85%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (4.85%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.85%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (4.85%) Finance
10 5 (4.85%) Automotive
10 5 (4.85%) MS Office
11 4 (3.88%) SAP BI
11 4 (3.88%) SAP FI
11 4 (3.88%) SAP MM
11 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
12 3 (2.91%) SAP PI
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.91%) SAP CO

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (1.94%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (20.39%) SAP SCM
2 6 (5.83%) SAP PP
3 4 (3.88%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.88%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.91%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.91%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.94%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.94%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.94%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.94%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.94%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.94%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.97%) BPCS
6 1 (0.97%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.97%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.97%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.97%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.88%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (19.42%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.83%) German Language
4 5 (4.85%) Finance
4 5 (4.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Consultant
1 58 (56.31%) SAP Consultant
2 48 (46.60%) SAP APO Consultant
3 10 (9.71%) SAP Trainer
3 10 (9.71%) Trainer
4 8 (7.77%) Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (5.83%) SAP PP Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) SAP Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) SAP Architect
8 3 (2.91%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.94%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.97%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) FMCG
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.97%) Statistics
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) UNIX
1 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (7.77%) Network Planning
3 6 (5.83%) ERP
3 6 (5.83%) Project Management
3 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 5 (4.85%) Data Migration
4 5 (4.85%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (4.85%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
6 3 (2.91%) Workflow
6 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.94%) Data Mapping
7 2 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.94%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (1.94%) Master Data Management
7 2 (1.94%) Data Management
7 2 (1.94%) Logistics
7 2 (1.94%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Certification
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.97%) Manugistics
2 1 (0.97%) Veritas
2 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.97%) Twitter
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle
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