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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 550 505 545
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 63 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.31% 1.56% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £458 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £575 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 18 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 24 October 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
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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 -35 56 £500 -16.66% 8
London -22 20 £500 -16.66% 6
South East -20 10 £520 -13.33% 2
North West -3 7 £341 -
West Midlands -11 7 - -
Manchester +2 6 £341 -
Yorkshire - 2 £423 -
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Goole - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (14.17%) Network Planning
3 14 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (10.83%) SAP PP
5 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
6 10 (8.33%) ABAP
6 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 8 (6.67%) SAP BW
8 7 (5.83%) SAP SCM
8 7 (5.83%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (5.00%) Project Management
10 5 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (4.17%) ERP
10 5 (4.17%) BAPI
11 4 (3.33%) Finance
11 4 (3.33%) SAP Certification
11 4 (3.33%) SAP ERP
11 4 (3.33%) FMCG
12 3 (2.50%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
12 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.50%) User Experience
12 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (2.50%) Life Science
12 3 (2.50%) German Language
12 3 (2.50%) Logistics
12 3 (2.50%) HP
12 3 (2.50%) SLA

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) MTS
1 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) SAP PP
2 7 (5.83%) SAP SCM
3 4 (3.33%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.50%) SAP R/3
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.67%) SAP LE
5 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.33%) Finance
4 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (69.17%) Consultant
1 83 (69.17%) SAP Consultant
2 73 (60.83%) SAP APO Consultant
3 9 (7.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 9 (7.50%) Functional Consultant
4 7 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (5.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.17%) Trainer
6 5 (4.17%) SAP PP Consultant
6 5 (4.17%) SAP Trainer
7 4 (3.33%) SAP Manager
8 3 (2.50%) SAP Support
8 3 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.50%) SAP Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Project Delivery Manager
9 2 (1.67%) Supply Chain Manager
9 2 (1.67%) Analyst
9 2 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) BAPI
2 2 (1.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.33%) FMCG
2 3 (2.50%) Life Science
2 3 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.67%) Open Source
4 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) UNIX
1 1 (0.83%) AIX
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) Network Planning
2 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
3 7 (5.83%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (5.00%) Project Management
5 5 (4.17%) ERP
6 3 (2.50%) Logistics
6 3 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.50%) Migration
6 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.67%) CRM
7 2 (1.67%) Change Management
8 1 (0.83%) Regression Testing
8 1 (0.83%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) GxP
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (2.50%) HP
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.67%) Siebel
3 2 (1.67%) IBM
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) Ariba
4 1 (0.83%) Manugistics
4 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
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