Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 283 318 446
Rank change year-on-year +35 +128 +189
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 325 412 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.77% 0.53%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.62% 9.99% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 219 245
10th Percentile £305 £399 £393
25th Percentile £420 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £513
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.07% -4.65%
75th Percentile £638 £700 £625
90th Percentile £725 £817 £708
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 -
Median % change year-on-year -6.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £90.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% -77.46% -

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 2,576 4,124 5,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.20% 7.69% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 2,600 3,735
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £598 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 65
10th Percentile £12.90 £16.25 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.16 £19.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate £30.93 £27.34 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +13.12% -0.59% +22.66%
75th Percentile £59.55 £47.44 £53.75
90th Percentile £67.00 £59.30 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £26.59 £33.71
% change year-on-year +41.04% -21.13% +50.36%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +22 141 £575 -8.91% 10
South East +24 65 £388 -30.49% 9
North of England +32 22 £575 -4.17% 1
North West +7 18 £575 -8.73% 1
South West +57 16 £575 +9.52% 1
East of England +31 12 £500 -4.76% 2
Midlands +12 12 £288 -52.08% 2
West Midlands -5 7 £288 -52.08% 1
Yorkshire +32 4 £575 +21.05%
East Midlands +31 4 - - 1
SAP S/4HANA
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 314 (96.62%) SAP
2 91 (28.00%) Finance
3 55 (16.92%) ERP
4 53 (16.31%) Migration
5 46 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.77%) Project Management
7 35 (10.77%) Data Migration
8 29 (8.92%) Retail
9 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
10 25 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
10 25 (7.69%) Manufacturing
10 25 (7.69%) SAP BW
11 24 (7.38%) SAP FI
11 24 (7.38%) SAP MM
11 24 (7.38%) Logistics
12 23 (7.08%) Record to Report
12 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
12 23 (7.08%) SAP HANA
13 22 (6.77%) SAP SD
13 22 (6.77%) Change Management
14 19 (5.85%) Ariba
14 19 (5.85%) SAP CO
14 19 (5.85%) SuccessFactors
15 18 (5.54%) Analytics
15 18 (5.54%) Order to Cash
15 18 (5.54%) SAP FI/CO
16 16 (4.92%) CRM
16 16 (4.92%) SAP Retail
16 16 (4.92%) SAP Implementation

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 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.92%) Confluence
3 2 (0.62%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (7.38%) SAP FI
1 24 (7.38%) SAP MM
2 22 (6.77%) SAP SD
3 19 (5.85%) SAP CO
4 18 (5.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (4.92%) SAP Retail
6 11 (3.38%) SAP PP
7 10 (3.08%) SAP IBP
8 9 (2.77%) SAP ERP
8 9 (2.77%) SAP SCM
8 9 (2.77%) SAP WM
9 7 (2.15%) SAP MDG
9 7 (2.15%) SAP PLM
10 6 (1.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 6 (1.85%) SAP EWM
11 5 (1.54%) SAP PS
12 4 (1.23%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.23%) SAP QM
13 3 (0.92%) SAP APO
13 3 (0.92%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.85%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (3.38%) Azure
3 8 (2.46%) GitHub
4 5 (1.54%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (1.23%) AWS
6 3 (0.92%) FinancialForce
6 3 (0.92%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.31%) GCP
7 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) SAN
1 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 23 (7.08%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.92%) Power BI
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (2.46%) Bitbucket
1 8 (2.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.31%) Ant
3 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.31%) JMeter
3 1 (0.31%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.31%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.31%) QUnit
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.31%) YourKit
General
1 91 (28.00%) Finance
2 29 (8.92%) Retail
3 25 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.08%) Billing
6 8 (2.46%) Legal
7 7 (2.15%) French Language
7 7 (2.15%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.85%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.54%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.23%) Automotive
10 4 (1.23%) Banking
10 4 (1.23%) German Language
10 4 (1.23%) Marketing
11 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.92%) Law
11 3 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.92%) Publishing
12 2 (0.62%) Back Office
12 2 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (31.38%) Consultant
2 93 (28.62%) SAP Consultant
3 41 (12.62%) Architect
4 35 (10.77%) Analyst
5 31 (9.54%) SAP Architect
6 27 (8.31%) SAP Manager
7 24 (7.38%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 22 (6.77%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (6.46%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (5.54%) Business Analyst
11 18 (5.54%) SAP Project Manager
12 16 (4.92%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
14 13 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 12 (3.69%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
16 11 (3.38%) Developer
16 11 (3.38%) SAP Business Analyst
17 10 (3.08%) Data Analyst
18 9 (2.77%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.77%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (2.46%) SAPUI5
3 4 (1.23%) SAP PI
4 3 (0.92%) EDI
4 3 (0.92%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.92%) SAP TM
5 2 (0.62%) IDoc
5 2 (0.62%) Web Services
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.31%) JDBC
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) ODBC
6 1 (0.31%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) SAP .NET Connector
6 1 (0.31%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.15%) User Experience
3 7 (2.15%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.54%) FMCG
5 3 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (0.92%) Blog
5 3 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.62%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.31%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.92%) Windows
2 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.31%) AIX
3 1 (0.31%) Linux
3 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.92%) ERP
2 53 (16.31%) Migration
3 46 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (10.77%) Data Migration
5 35 (10.77%) Project Management
6 25 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
7 24 (7.38%) Logistics
8 23 (7.08%) Record to Report
9 22 (6.77%) Change Management
10 18 (5.54%) Analytics
10 18 (5.54%) Order to Cash
11 16 (4.92%) CRM
11 16 (4.92%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (3.69%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (3.69%) SAP Security
12 12 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.38%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.38%) ABAP
2 3 (0.92%) Java
2 3 (0.92%) VBA
3 2 (0.62%) C
3 2 (0.62%) SQL
4 1 (0.31%) R
4 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.15%) ACCA
3 7 (2.15%) CIMA
4 6 (1.85%) Degree
4 6 (1.85%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) AAT
6 2 (0.62%) ISEB
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) GIAC
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) PMO
2 6 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) IFRS
4 4 (1.23%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.92%) GDPR
5 3 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Docker
1 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.62%) Terraform
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 314 (96.62%) SAP
2 19 (5.85%) Ariba
3 15 (4.62%) Concur
4 9 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.85%) OpenText
7 5 (1.54%) Kronos
7 5 (1.54%) OutSystems
8 3 (0.92%) hybris
9 2 (0.62%) Apttus
9 2 (0.62%) Cognos
9 2 (0.62%) HP
9 2 (0.62%) Progress
9 2 (0.62%) PTC
9 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.31%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) Baan
10 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.31%) IBM
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle