Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 653 826
Rank change year-on-year +99 +173 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 315 184 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.21% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.34% 2.51% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 100 14
England median daily rate £550 £536 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -6.74% -
10th Percentile £405 £380 £516
90th Percentile £725 £728 £689
UK median daily rate £550 £543 £575
% change year-on-year +1.38% -5.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £73.34 - -
UK median hourly rate £73.34 - -

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 5,904 7,324 8,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.34% 8.18% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,469 4,392 4,915
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 92
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.83 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +0.32% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £63.88 £57.50 £85.21
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +17 115 £575 +4.55% 19
South East +48 91 £550 +18.92% 24
Midlands +25 51 £575 +5.02% 8
West Midlands +18 45 £575 +5.02% 7
North of England -18 33 £425 -19.05% 7
Yorkshire -7 24 £425 -19.05%
North West -21 8 £775 +34.78% 7
East of England -3 7 £538 -10.42% 1
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 1
South Coast -2 2 - -
South West -8 2 £1,000 +100.00% 3
North East - 1 - -
SAP S/4HANA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 311 (98.73%) SAP
2 107 (33.97%) Finance
3 56 (17.78%) ERP
4 47 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (14.92%) SAP HANA
5 44 (13.97%) Migration
6 37 (11.75%) Procure-to-Pay
7 36 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (10.48%) Data Migration
9 28 (8.89%) SAP BW
9 28 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
10 26 (8.25%) Ariba
11 24 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (7.62%) Analytics
12 23 (7.30%) SAP FI
12 23 (7.30%) Project Management
13 21 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
13 21 (6.67%) Logistics
13 21 (6.67%) SAP CO
13 21 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (6.67%) SAP BPC
14 20 (6.35%) Order to Cash
14 20 (6.35%) Record to Report
14 20 (6.35%) Data Modelling
15 19 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (5.40%) ETL
17 16 (5.08%) SuccessFactors
18 15 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
19 14 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
19 14 (4.44%) LSMW

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 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (7.30%) SAP FI
2 21 (6.67%) SAP BPC
2 21 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 21 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (3.81%) SAP HR
3 12 (3.81%) SAP MM
4 11 (3.49%) SAP ERP
4 11 (3.49%) SAP MDG
5 10 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (2.54%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.90%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (1.27%) SAP GRC
8 4 (1.27%) SAP HCM
8 4 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (1.27%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.95%) SAP PLM
9 3 (0.95%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.95%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.95%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.08%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.59%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) IaaS
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Leonardo
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) WebEx
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.92%) SAP HANA
2 28 (8.89%) SAP BW
3 24 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
5 13 (4.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 11 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (3.17%) Lumira
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.63%) QlikView
10 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.32%) GIS
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) MySQL
10 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (4.44%) LSMW
2 4 (1.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.32%) NWDI
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (33.97%) Finance
2 11 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.86%) Retail
4 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (33.33%) Consultant
2 93 (29.52%) SAP Consultant
3 46 (14.60%) SAP Manager
4 45 (14.29%) Architect
5 35 (11.11%) SAP Architect
6 34 (10.79%) Project Manager
7 30 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
7 30 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
8 29 (9.21%) Analyst
9 26 (8.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 21 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
11 18 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 17 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.08%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
14 15 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
15 13 (4.13%) Developer
16 12 (3.81%) SAP Developer
16 12 (3.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 11 (3.49%) SAP MM Consultant
17 11 (3.49%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.49%) IDoc
1 11 (3.49%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (2.86%) EDI
3 4 (1.27%) BAPI
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.63%) .NET
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.63%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) JDBC
6 1 (0.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.32%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
6 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.90%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.27%) e-Learning
5 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (0.95%) FMCG
6 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.32%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Unix
2 1 (0.32%) Linux
2 1 (0.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.78%) ERP
2 47 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (13.97%) Migration
4 37 (11.75%) Procure-to-Pay
5 36 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (10.48%) Data Migration
7 28 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
8 24 (7.62%) Analytics
9 23 (7.30%) Project Management
10 21 (6.67%) Logistics
10 21 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.35%) Data Modelling
11 20 (6.35%) Order to Cash
11 20 (6.35%) Record to Report
12 19 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (5.40%) ETL
14 13 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (4.13%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (4.13%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.81%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.13%) SQL
2 11 (3.49%) ABAP
3 3 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.17%) ISTQB
1 10 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (1.59%) Degree
3 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.95%) PMP
4 2 (0.63%) CIPD
4 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) CIMA
5 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.32%) MBA
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.54%) QA
2 7 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.90%) PMO
4 5 (1.59%) IFRS
4 5 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (3.81%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.32%) MOM
2 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 311 (98.73%) SAP
2 26 (8.25%) Ariba
3 11 (3.49%) HP
4 6 (1.90%) Concur
4 6 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.59%) hybris
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle
6 3 (0.95%) Fujitsu
6 3 (0.95%) Tableau
7 2 (0.63%) OpenText
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Google
8 1 (0.32%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.32%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.32%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.32%) Sybase
8 1 (0.32%) Syclo
8 1 (0.32%) Veeam
8 1 (0.32%) VMware