Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 466 626 767
Rank change year-on-year +160 +141 +90
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 413 216 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.23% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.11% 2.95% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 113 38
England median daily rate £531 £550 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +6.02% -5.68%
10th Percentile £410 £370 £328
90th Percentile £725 £800 £663
UK median daily rate £531 £543 £519
% change year-on-year -2.07% +4.58% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £73.34 - -
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 5,809 7,310 7,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.38% 7.91% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,461 4,506 4,764
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 76
England median hourly rate £33.71 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.87% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.33 £6.75
90th Percentile £69.95 £60.12 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +58.89% - -35.71%

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP S/4HANA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in England

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily 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 17 January 2019. 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 +103 168 £550 +4.76% 20
South East +106 133 £500 -23.08% 19
North of England -26 33 £475 -20.83% 20
Midlands +9 29 £575 +70.37% 9
East of England +35 27 £430 -29.80% 1
Yorkshire -17 22 £475 -10.38% 10
West Midlands -7 19 £575 - 8
North West -20 10 £425 -32.00% 8
South West -20 7 £575 +15.00%
East Midlands +8 4 £600 +84.62% 1
North East - 1 - - 2
SAP S/4HANA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 409 (99.03%) SAP
2 111 (26.88%) Finance
3 79 (19.13%) ERP
4 74 (17.92%) SAP HANA
5 57 (13.80%) Migration
5 57 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (11.86%) SAP BW
6 49 (11.86%) SAP BPC
7 48 (11.62%) Ariba
8 46 (11.14%) Project Management
9 41 (9.93%) Data Migration
10 35 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (8.47%) SAP Fiori
10 35 (8.47%) SAP FI
11 33 (7.99%) Procure-to-Pay
12 32 (7.75%) SAP FI/CO
12 32 (7.75%) SAP CO
13 30 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (7.02%) SuccessFactors
14 29 (7.02%) SAP Implementation
15 27 (6.54%) Logistics
16 26 (6.30%) ABAP
16 26 (6.30%) SAP MM
16 26 (6.30%) Manufacturing
17 24 (5.81%) Data Modelling
17 24 (5.81%) SAP MDG
18 23 (5.57%) System Integration Testing
18 23 (5.57%) Retail
19 22 (5.33%) Analytics
20 21 (5.08%) CRM

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 8 (1.94%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.24%) Confluence
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 49 (11.86%) SAP BPC
2 35 (8.47%) SAP FI
3 32 (7.75%) SAP CO
3 32 (7.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 26 (6.30%) SAP MM
5 24 (5.81%) SAP MDG
6 14 (3.39%) SAP SD
7 11 (2.66%) SAP HR
7 11 (2.66%) SAP IBP
8 10 (2.42%) SAP ERP
9 9 (2.18%) SAP Payroll
10 8 (1.94%) SAP GRC
11 7 (1.69%) SAP CRM
12 6 (1.45%) SAP APO
13 5 (1.21%) SAP HCM
13 5 (1.21%) SAP PP
13 5 (1.21%) SAP Retail
14 4 (0.97%) SAP R/3
15 3 (0.73%) SAP GTS
15 3 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.02%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.21%) Office 365
2 5 (1.21%) SaaS
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.73%) IaaS
4 3 (0.73%) PaaS
4 3 (0.73%) SAP Leonardo
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Boomi
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.73%) WebEx
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) DHCP
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) LAN
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) VoIP
3 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.92%) SAP HANA
2 49 (11.86%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.66%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.97%) Lumira
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.94%) LSMW
2 4 (0.97%) JIRA
3 3 (0.73%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) TestRail
General
1 111 (26.88%) Finance
2 26 (6.30%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.94%) Marketing
6 7 (1.69%) Billing
7 6 (1.45%) Local Government
8 3 (0.73%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 131 (31.72%) Consultant
2 118 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 85 (20.58%) SAP Manager
4 69 (16.71%) Project Manager
5 66 (15.98%) SAP Project Manager
6 53 (12.83%) Architect
7 47 (11.38%) SAP Architect
8 35 (8.47%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
9 34 (8.23%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
10 31 (7.51%) Analyst
11 21 (5.08%) Functional Consultant
11 21 (5.08%) SAP Analyst
12 19 (4.60%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 17 (4.12%) SAP BPC Consultant
14 16 (3.87%) SAP CO Consultant
14 16 (3.87%) SAP FI Consultant
14 16 (3.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 15 (3.63%) Technical Architect
16 14 (3.39%) SAP Technical Architect
16 14 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.47%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (2.18%) SAP PI
3 8 (1.94%) EDI
3 8 (1.94%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.45%) IDoc
4 6 (1.45%) SAP XI
5 5 (1.21%) SAP ALE
6 4 (0.97%) .NET
6 4 (0.97%) XML
7 3 (0.73%) BAPI
7 3 (0.73%) EJB
7 3 (0.73%) JDBC
7 3 (0.73%) SAPUI5
7 3 (0.73%) Web Services
7 3 (0.73%) XSLT
8 2 (0.48%) Middleware
8 2 (0.48%) Node.js
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.48%) REST
8 2 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.18%) e-Learning
4 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (1.21%) FMCG
6 4 (0.97%) Clustering
6 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 4 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.73%) User Experience
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.97%) AIX
1 4 (0.97%) Linux
1 4 (0.97%) SUSE
2 3 (0.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.24%) Unix
3 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.13%) ERP
2 57 (13.80%) Migration
2 57 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (11.14%) Project Management
4 41 (9.93%) Data Migration
5 35 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (7.99%) Procure-to-Pay
7 30 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (7.02%) SAP Implementation
9 27 (6.54%) Logistics
10 24 (5.81%) Data Modelling
11 23 (5.57%) System Integration Testing
12 22 (5.33%) Analytics
13 21 (5.08%) CRM
14 20 (4.84%) Data Cleansing
14 20 (4.84%) Test Scripting
15 17 (4.12%) Change Management
16 16 (3.87%) Supply Chain Management
17 15 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (3.63%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.30%) ABAP
2 15 (3.63%) Java
3 7 (1.69%) C
4 6 (1.45%) SQL
5 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (1.94%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) CIPD
5 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.73%) ACCA
6 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CIMA
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.60%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.36%) QA
3 11 (2.66%) PMO
4 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.21%) IFRS
6 3 (0.73%) GDPR
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 14 (3.39%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 409 (99.03%) SAP
2 48 (11.62%) Ariba
3 14 (3.39%) HP
3 14 (3.39%) Oracle
4 12 (2.91%) Concur
5 8 (1.94%) hybris
6 7 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.45%) CA
8 5 (1.21%) Baan
9 4 (0.97%) OpenText
10 3 (0.73%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) SEEBURGER
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco
12 1 (0.24%) Dell
12 1 (0.24%) Google
12 1 (0.24%) Veeam
12 1 (0.24%) VMware
12 1 (0.24%) webMethods