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 27 June 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.

SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 405 412
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 4 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 1.36% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Median daily rate £463 £420 £566
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -25.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £418 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £476 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £505 £494
% change year-on-year +18.81% +2.27%  
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 1646 1616 2043
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.91% 7.42% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1094 1283
Median daily rate £475 £466 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 18
Median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £42.33 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (13.33%) FMCG
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP

SAP APO
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP APO Trainer
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Trainer
2 3 (20.00%) Trainer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior ABAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
1 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP