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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 514 471 474
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 69 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.51% 1.86% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 21
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £59.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 -

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
4581 4405 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.98% 9.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2273 1903
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 January 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 11 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 January 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 -29 64 £450 -10.00% 5
London +3 50 £465 -11.42% 3
City of London +12 6 £320 -33.19%
North West -14 5 £575 +15.00%
Manchester -5 4 £575 -
South East -8 3 £350 +90.80%
Egham - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 133 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (25.56%) SAP BW
3 25 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.77%) Manufacturing
5 11 (8.27%) SAP PP
5 11 (8.27%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (7.52%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.77%) Network Planning
7 9 (6.77%) SAP SCM
8 8 (6.02%) FMCG
8 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (6.02%) ABAP
9 7 (5.26%) Project Management
10 5 (3.76%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.76%) SAP BI
10 5 (3.76%) SAP FI
11 4 (3.01%) CRM
11 4 (3.01%) SAP CO
11 4 (3.01%) Change Management
11 4 (3.01%) Migration
11 4 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (3.01%) Time Management
11 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.26%) Supply Chain Management
12 3 (2.26%) SAP PP-PI
12 3 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.26%) GAP Analysis

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (0.75%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.75%) MS Project
1 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) SAP PP
2 9 (6.77%) SAP SCM
3 5 (3.76%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.01%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.26%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (2.26%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.50%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.50%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.50%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.75%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) SAP BW
2 5 (3.76%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (9.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (72.18%) Consultant
2 95 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (58.65%) SAP APO Consultant
4 7 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 5 (3.76%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 5 (3.76%) SAP PP Consultant
5 5 (3.76%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (3.01%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.01%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (3.01%) Developer
6 4 (3.01%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (2.26%) SAP Manager
7 3 (2.26%) SAP Tester
7 3 (2.26%) Project Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.26%) SAP Developer
7 3 (2.26%) Tester
8 2 (1.50%) Trainer
8 2 (1.50%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) BAPI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) FMCG
2 2 (1.50%) User Experience
3 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (7.52%) Test Scripting
3 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (6.77%) Network Planning
4 7 (5.26%) Project Management
5 5 (3.76%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.01%) CRM
6 4 (3.01%) Change Management
6 4 (3.01%) Migration
6 4 (3.01%) Time Management
6 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.26%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.26%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (1.50%) ERP
8 2 (1.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.50%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (1.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.50%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) ABAP
2 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) GxP
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (1.50%) HP
3 1 (0.75%) hybris
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) Ariba
South East London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago