The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 118 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.090% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.58% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.90
SAP APO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
190 244 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 11.04% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 125 135
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -52.38%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP APO across the West Midlands region.

SAP APO Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO across the West Midlands region.

SAP APO Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £550 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP