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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 638 621
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO-PA 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.013% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £500
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 14295 15148 14225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 27.98% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9923 10542 9247
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 222 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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
Top 3 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 30 March 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 +48 2 £425 - 2
Manchester - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Nintex