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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 144 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.26% 1.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £580 £553 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.81%
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
317 243 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.81% 9.77% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 127 121
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 36
Median hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.60 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.16% -35.49%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £580 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive

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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP APO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP