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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 - 257
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.085% - 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.01% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £342 £475
% change year-on-year -5.04% -27.94%  
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 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 692 694 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.36% 7.14% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 417 404
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 3
Median hourly rate £35.75 £22.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.67% +23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £14.56 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Hampshire - 4 - -
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
SAP APO
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) FMCG
3 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (37.50%) SAP SCM
5 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (12.50%) IIBA
6 1 (12.50%) 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 3 (37.50%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Supply Chain Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Engagement Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SAP APO Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Engagement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) IIBA
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP