Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 206 166
Rank change year-on-year +23 -40 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP APO 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 1.27% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £580 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.45% -
England median daily rate £600 £505 £510
% change year-on-year +18.81% -0.98% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.66 - -
England median hourly rate £58.00 - -

SAP APO is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 445 711 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.20% 11.48% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 375 232
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% +1.21%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £575 £583 £574
England median daily rate £475 £445 £434
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.48% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.43% -30.17% -20.44%
10th Percentile £19.65 £14.70 £15.88
90th Percentile £51.72 £38.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% +4.76%

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP APO in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP APO in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP APO in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Coventry +15 2 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
SAP APO
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PP
2 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP QM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management

SAP APO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP QM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP