Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 293 386
Rank change year-on-year -1 +93 +216
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 400 328 528
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.91% 11.19% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 166 271
10th Percentile £320 £398 £388
25th Percentile £427 £490 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £625 £525
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £750 £625
90th Percentile £725 £800 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £625 £525
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £14.13
25th Percentile £18.50 " £20.31
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £31.25
75th Percentile £19.50 " £42.81
90th Percentile " " £49.38
UK median hourly rate £19.00 - £31.25

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 3,099 2,932 5,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.35% 7.55% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,967 1,878 3,454
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
25th Percentile £406 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £613 £613 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 59
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.37 £11.25
25th Percentile £18.53 £20.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% +23.91% -8.00%
75th Percentile £58.75 £48.13 £52.73
90th Percentile £65.95 £60.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% +8.33% +8.00%

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 14 June 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
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 14 June 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 -19 189 £600 -11.11% 15
South East -17 74 £425 -22.73% 9
North of England +9 31 £525 -16.33% 4
Yorkshire +26 18 £525 +10.53% 1
Midlands -20 17 £427 -10.11% 6
South West +19 16 £775 +12.73%
North West -18 13 £500 -21.88% 3
West Midlands -24 12 £376 -20.79% 6
East of England +8 10 £498 -28.93%
East Midlands +7 4 £427 -
SAP S/4HANA
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 385 (96.25%) SAP
2 136 (34.00%) Finance
3 79 (19.75%) Migration
4 75 (18.75%) ERP
4 75 (18.75%) Social Skills
5 53 (13.25%) Data Migration
6 52 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (9.75%) Retail
8 37 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (8.25%) Project Management
10 31 (7.75%) Change Management
10 31 (7.75%) Logistics
11 30 (7.50%) Record to Report
11 30 (7.50%) SAP HANA
12 29 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
13 27 (6.75%) SuccessFactors
13 27 (6.75%) SAP FI
14 26 (6.50%) Ariba
14 26 (6.50%) Manufacturing
15 25 (6.25%) SAP SD
15 25 (6.25%) Order to Cash
16 24 (6.00%) SAP MM
16 24 (6.00%) Workshop Facilitation
17 22 (5.50%) SAP BW
18 19 (4.75%) SAP FI/CO
18 19 (4.75%) SAP CO
18 19 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (4.75%) Validation
18 19 (4.75%) Analytics
18 19 (4.75%) Process Improvement

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 9 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.00%) Confluence
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (6.75%) SAP FI
2 25 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 24 (6.00%) SAP MM
4 19 (4.75%) SAP CO
4 19 (4.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (4.25%) SAP Retail
6 12 (3.00%) SAP FSCM
6 12 (3.00%) SAP PP
7 11 (2.75%) SAP ERP
8 10 (2.50%) SAP MDG
8 10 (2.50%) SAP SCM
9 8 (2.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 7 (1.75%) SAP EWM
10 7 (1.75%) SAP PS
10 7 (1.75%) SAP WM
11 6 (1.50%) SAP IBP
12 5 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (1.25%) SAP PM
13 4 (1.00%) SAP HR
13 4 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.75%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (3.00%) Azure
3 8 (2.00%) AWS
3 8 (2.00%) Power Platform
4 7 (1.75%) GitHub
5 5 (1.25%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.25%) Miro
6 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) HTTP
1 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.50%) SAP HANA
2 22 (5.50%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.00%) Power BI
4 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.75%) JIRA
2 6 (1.50%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) QUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) JMeter
5 1 (0.25%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.25%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) YourKit
General
1 136 (34.00%) Finance
2 75 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 39 (9.75%) Retail
4 26 (6.50%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.25%) Billing
6 13 (3.25%) Legal
6 13 (3.25%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (2.00%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.75%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.75%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.50%) Banking
10 5 (1.25%) Marketing
11 4 (1.00%) Automotive
11 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.75%) French Language
12 3 (0.75%) German Language
12 3 (0.75%) Law
12 3 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 114 (28.50%) Consultant
2 104 (26.00%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (13.75%) Architect
4 45 (11.25%) Analyst
5 44 (11.00%) SAP Architect
6 41 (10.25%) SAP Manager
7 35 (8.75%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 25 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
9 24 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 22 (5.50%) Business Analyst
10 22 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
12 16 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
12 16 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
12 16 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 16 (4.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.75%) Data Analyst
14 14 (3.50%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
15 12 (3.00%) SAP Business Analyst
16 11 (2.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.00%) SAP Fiori
2 7 (1.75%) SAPUI5
3 5 (1.25%) EDI
4 4 (1.00%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.75%) IDoc
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.50%) Spring
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) BAPI
7 1 (0.25%) Flash
7 1 (0.25%) JDBC
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) SAP .NET Connector
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.25%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (1.50%) FMCG
2 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.25%) User Experience
4 3 (0.75%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.50%) Life Science
5 2 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.50%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.25%) Blog
6 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.25%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.50%) Windows
1 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.75%) Migration
2 75 (18.75%) ERP
3 53 (13.25%) Data Migration
4 52 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.25%) Project Management
7 31 (7.75%) Change Management
7 31 (7.75%) Logistics
8 30 (7.50%) Record to Report
9 29 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
10 25 (6.25%) Order to Cash
11 24 (6.00%) Workshop Facilitation
12 19 (4.75%) Analytics
12 19 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.75%) Process Improvement
12 19 (4.75%) Validation
13 18 (4.50%) Data Cleansing
14 17 (4.25%) SAP Implementation
14 17 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (4.00%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.00%) ABAP
2 8 (2.00%) SQL
3 3 (0.75%) C
3 3 (0.75%) Java
3 3 (0.75%) VBA
4 2 (0.50%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.25%) R
5 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (2.75%) ACCA
1 11 (2.75%) CIMA
2 10 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.00%) SAP Certification
4 7 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) Degree
5 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) ISEB
6 2 (0.50%) AAT
6 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.25%) GIAC
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.00%) PMO
2 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.50%) SLA
3 5 (1.25%) IFRS
4 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.00%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.50%) Terraform
2 1 (0.25%) Ansible
2 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 385 (96.25%) SAP
2 26 (6.50%) Ariba
3 13 (3.25%) Concur
3 13 (3.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.00%) OpenText
5 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.00%) hybris
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle
6 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.50%) Cognos
7 2 (0.50%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.50%) HP
7 2 (0.50%) Kronos
7 2 (0.50%) OutSystems
7 2 (0.50%) Progress
7 2 (0.50%) PTC
7 2 (0.50%) Workday
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) Delphix
8 1 (0.25%) Omniture