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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 124 103
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.077% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.03% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £513 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-36.58% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
223 195 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.39% 7.47% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 140
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £58.00 £35.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.38% +97.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

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 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical

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 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Architect
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SAP APO Expert
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Order to Cash
1 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP