Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 22 July 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 388 386
Rank change year-on-year +35 -2 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.056% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median daily rate £325 £448 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.48% - -
England median daily rate £475 £429 £524
% change year-on-year +10.63% -18.02% +16.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1201 1325 1319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.42% 7.11% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 746 773
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £440
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 6
South East median hourly rate £38.25 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% +4.65% -33.85%
10th Percentile £15.80 £10.23 £15.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £99.00 £29.38
England median hourly rate £29.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.19% +15.56% -29.75%

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP APO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP APO in the South East

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP APO in the South East

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP APO in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP APO in the South East

SAP APO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP APO in the South East

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 6 £700 -
Middlesex +6 2 £325 -
Berkshire +24 1 £325 -27.48%
Thames Valley +11 1 £325 -27.48%
SAP APO
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (66.67%) Logistics
3 6 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (66.67%) FMCG
3 6 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (44.44%) SAP SCM
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

SAP APO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (44.44%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Supply Chain Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Engagement Manager
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Manager
3 4 (44.44%) SAP Engagement Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) SAP APO Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Logistics
1 6 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 6 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP