The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.28% 0.61% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £725 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +48.71%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 122 165 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.92% 9.15% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 109 92
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.92% -19.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP APO in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PP

SAP APO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Business Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PP Consultant
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP