The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP CO-PA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP CO-PA over the 3 months to 28 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 Profitability Analysis (CO-PA)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 650 -
Rank change year-on-year +56 -  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO-PA 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £513 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 -
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP CO-PA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10809 10150
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 192 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAP CO-PA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP CO-PA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO-PA in the UK

SAP CO-PA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO-PA in the UK

SAP CO-PA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP CO-PA over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP CO-PA in the UK

SAP CO-PA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO-PA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +52 16 £513 +13.88%
London - 9 £519 -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Chesterfield - 3 - -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO-PA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP CO-PA.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP CO
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Retail
4 6 (33.33%) SAP Retail
5 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
5 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
6 3 (16.67%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) IFRS
7 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (5.56%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Windows

SAP CO-PA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP CO
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Retail
3 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
3 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (16.67%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Consultant
2 13 (72.22%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP IS-Retail Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Coaching
2 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (5.56%) System Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) IFRS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Nintex