Period
to 1 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 1 December 2021 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 S/4HANA
UK > England
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 297 289
Rank change year-on-year -37 -8 +257
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 555 252 643
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.51% 12.51% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 140 318
10th Percentile £365 £425 £425
25th Percentile £488 £513 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £578 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.43% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £688 £688
90th Percentile £775 £738 £900
UK median daily rate £578 £575 £565
% change year-on-year +0.52% +1.77% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
10th Percentile £60.75 " £28.62
25th Percentile " " £43.17
Median hourly rate £63.00 - £52.50
75th Percentile £76.25 " £53.75
90th Percentile £78.00 " "
UK median hourly rate £63.00 - £52.50

SAP S/4HANA 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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,824 2,015 5,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.37% 6.51% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,487 1,287 3,407
10th Percentile £342 £313 £325
25th Percentile £413 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 15 71
10th Percentile £17.21 £14.77 £13.25
25th Percentile £24.36 £38.38 £18.13
Median hourly rate £45.75 £52.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.86% +110.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £63.00 £59.60 £51.71
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.03 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.75 £50.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year -8.50% +107.30% -8.11%

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP S/4HANA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England.

Daily rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England.

Hourly rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA within the England region over the 6 months to 1 December 2021. 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
London -86 235 £600 -4.00% 18
South East +1 123 £475 -17.39% 9
South West -17 43 £575 +4.55% 1
North of England -72 39 £525 -4.55% 2
Midlands -49 32 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -50 26 £450 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -26 20 £550 - 1
North West -69 18 £525 -4.55% 1
East of England -57 11 £556 +7.23% 2
East Midlands -40 4 - -
SAP S/4HANA
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SAP S/4HANA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA.

1 532 (95.86%) SAP
2 176 (31.71%) Finance
3 151 (27.21%) Migration
4 137 (24.68%) Social Skills
5 109 (19.64%) ERP
6 96 (17.30%) Data Migration
7 80 (14.41%) SAP HANA
8 64 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (11.35%) Manufacturing
10 56 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (9.19%) Project Management
12 44 (7.93%) Data Cleansing
13 38 (6.85%) Ariba
14 37 (6.67%) Logistics
14 37 (6.67%) Project Delivery
15 33 (5.95%) Data Governance
15 33 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 32 (5.77%) Data Quality
16 32 (5.77%) Change Management
17 31 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (5.41%) CRM
18 30 (5.41%) SAP Basis
18 30 (5.41%) Retail
18 30 (5.41%) Legacy Systems
19 29 (5.23%) SAP MDG
20 28 (5.05%) SAP SD
20 28 (5.05%) SAP FI
21 27 (4.86%) Procure-to-Pay
21 27 (4.86%) Workshop Facilitation
21 27 (4.86%) Order to Cash

SAP S/4HANA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (1.98%) Confluence
2 10 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.72%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.18%) MTS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (5.23%) SAP MDG
2 28 (5.05%) SAP FI
2 28 (5.05%) SAP SD
3 25 (4.50%) SAP CO
4 22 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (3.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 19 (3.42%) SAP ERP
7 13 (2.34%) SAP MM
8 10 (1.80%) SAP Retail
9 8 (1.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 7 (1.26%) SAP FI-GL
11 6 (1.08%) SAP BPC
11 6 (1.08%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 6 (1.08%) SAP IBP
12 5 (0.90%) SAP CAR
12 5 (0.90%) SAP GRC
12 5 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.90%) SAP MDM
12 5 (0.90%) SAP PP
12 5 (0.90%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.24%) Azure
2 16 (2.88%) AWS
2 16 (2.88%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (2.34%) Power Platform
4 8 (1.44%) SaaS
5 6 (1.08%) Tricentis Tosca
6 5 (0.90%) GitHub
6 5 (0.90%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Functions
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Storage
7 4 (0.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (0.72%) GCP
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (0.72%) Serverless
8 2 (0.36%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.90%) SAN
2 1 (0.18%) DNS
2 1 (0.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.41%) SAP HANA
2 17 (3.06%) SAP BW
3 13 (2.34%) Power BI
4 12 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (1.08%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.90%) Big Data
8 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.72%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.72%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (3.78%) JIRA
2 8 (1.44%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (1.08%) LSMW
4 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.72%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.36%) GitLab
6 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.36%) Tricentis qTest
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 176 (31.71%) Finance
2 137 (24.68%) Social Skills
3 63 (11.35%) Manufacturing
4 30 (5.41%) Retail
5 17 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (2.88%) General Ledger
7 15 (2.70%) Legal
8 12 (2.16%) Billing
8 12 (2.16%) Law
9 11 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.62%) Marketing
10 9 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (1.26%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.08%) Banking
13 5 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (0.72%) Front Office
14 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (38.02%) Consultant
2 171 (30.81%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (13.15%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 63 (11.35%) Analyst
5 57 (10.27%) SAP Manager
6 45 (8.11%) Architect
7 35 (6.31%) Project Manager
8 32 (5.77%) Data Consultant
8 32 (5.77%) Functional Consultant
8 32 (5.77%) SAP Analyst
9 31 (5.59%) SAP Architect
10 28 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (4.86%) Business Analyst
11 27 (4.86%) SAP SD Consultant
12 24 (4.32%) SAP MM Consultant
13 23 (4.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 22 (3.96%) SAP Data Consultant
15 19 (3.42%) SAP Business Analyst
15 19 (3.42%) SAP Project Manager
16 18 (3.24%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.41%) SAP Basis
2 25 (4.50%) SAP Fiori
3 9 (1.62%) SAPUI5
4 8 (1.44%) EDI
4 8 (1.44%) Kafka
4 8 (1.44%) RESTful
5 7 (1.26%) IDoc
6 5 (0.90%) Middleware
6 5 (0.90%) SAP TM
7 4 (0.72%) SAP ALE
8 3 (0.54%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) BAPI
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) HTML5
10 1 (0.18%) jQuery
10 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.41%) Legacy Systems
2 16 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (1.98%) User Experience
4 8 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.90%) Cloud Native
7 5 (0.90%) FMCG
7 5 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.90%) Replication
7 5 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (0.54%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.32%) VMS
2 23 (4.14%) Linux
3 21 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.54%) Windows
5 2 (0.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.18%) Debian
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.18%) MVS
6 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (27.21%) Migration
2 109 (19.64%) ERP
3 96 (17.30%) Data Migration
4 64 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (9.19%) Project Management
7 44 (7.93%) Data Cleansing
8 37 (6.67%) Logistics
8 37 (6.67%) Project Delivery
9 33 (5.95%) Data Governance
9 33 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 32 (5.77%) Change Management
11 31 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.41%) CRM
13 27 (4.86%) Order to Cash
13 27 (4.86%) Procure-to-Pay
13 27 (4.86%) Workshop Facilitation
14 25 (4.50%) Test Scripting
15 24 (4.32%) Requirements Gathering
16 22 (3.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.50%) SQL
2 16 (2.88%) ABAP
3 9 (1.62%) Java
4 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.90%) C
5 5 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.90%) Python
6 4 (0.72%) C#
6 4 (0.72%) Go
6 4 (0.72%) Perl
6 4 (0.72%) PHP
6 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.52%) Degree
3 9 (1.62%) ACCA
3 9 (1.62%) CIMA
4 7 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.54%) ISEB
6 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.54%) PMP
7 2 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.18%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.60%) IFRS
2 20 (3.60%) PMO
3 10 (1.80%) QA
4 9 (1.62%) GAAP
4 9 (1.62%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.08%) FRS 29
6 4 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) GDPR
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 532 (95.86%) SAP
2 38 (6.85%) Ariba
3 19 (3.42%) Oracle
4 15 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.52%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.16%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.98%) BiZZdesign
8 9 (1.62%) hybris
9 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.26%) VMware
10 6 (1.08%) Workday
11 4 (0.72%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.72%) Concur
11 4 (0.72%) Databricks
12 3 (0.54%) BT
12 3 (0.54%) CA
12 3 (0.54%) Google
12 3 (0.54%) OpenText
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe
13 2 (0.36%) Fujitsu