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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £469 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
279 221 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.81% 8.69% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 124 172
Median daily rate £413 £450 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £599 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Median hourly rate £31.56 £22.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £17.25 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.40 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP APO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP