The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SAP APO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
England / London
Rank 391 418 374
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44  
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 11 1 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.005% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.73% 0.058% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 19
Median daily rate £300 - £465
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £135 £450
% change year-on-year +141.63% -70.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP APO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1510 1733 1891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.86% 7.88% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1115 1209
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £25.30 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SAP APO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP APO in London

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP APO in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP APO in London

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP APO in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP APO in London

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Brentford - 3 £275 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) SAP EWM
5 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) FMCG
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) ABAP
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (4.00%) French Language
6 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (8.00%) SAP EWM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) SAP APO Trainer
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Trainer
3 3 (12.00%) Trainer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior SAP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (16.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft