The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 113 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% 1.70% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
337 235 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 12.79% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 84 80
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.05%
SAP APO
England

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 10 July 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
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP APO Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP