Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 May 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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 592 699 820
Rank change year-on-year +107 +121 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 295 137 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.30% 1.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 87 31
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -13.16% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £418
90th Percentile £725 £680 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,857 7,473 8,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.21% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,051 4,346 4,855
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% -2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £423
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.85% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 101 87
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £31.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% +14.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.00 £67.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -39.85% +20.91% +22.22%

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 27 May 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
England +99 271 £550 +14.58% 35
UK excluding London +80 163 £540 +13.68% 17
London -19 94 £575 +4.55% 18
South East +12 60 £550 +15.79% 5
North of England +19 48 £525 +24.26% 4
Midlands +16 41 £540 +23.43% 5
Yorkshire +19 38 £525 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +8 33 £600 +25.00% 3
North West -10 9 £675 +58.82% 3
Wales 0 8 £463 -
East of England - 3 £575 - 3
East Midlands -4 1 £325 -14.13% 2

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA.

1 290 (98.31%) SAP
2 113 (38.31%) Finance
3 57 (19.32%) SAP HANA
4 41 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (12.54%) Migration
6 36 (12.20%) ERP
7 34 (11.53%) SAP FI
8 30 (10.17%) Procure-to-Pay
9 27 (9.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 27 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (9.15%) SAP CO
9 27 (9.15%) SuccessFactors
9 27 (9.15%) Data Migration
10 25 (8.47%) Project Management
11 21 (7.12%) Ariba
12 19 (6.44%) SAP BW
12 19 (6.44%) Logistics
12 19 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (5.76%) SAP Fiori
13 17 (5.76%) SAP HR
14 16 (5.42%) ABAP
14 16 (5.42%) SAP Implementation
14 16 (5.42%) Record to Report
15 15 (5.08%) SAP BPC
16 14 (4.75%) Retail
16 14 (4.75%) Data Modelling
16 14 (4.75%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (4.07%) Order to Cash
17 12 (4.07%) IDoc

SAP S/4HANA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.73%) IIS
2 6 (2.03%) CMS
3 4 (1.36%) SAP Portal
3 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 34 (11.53%) SAP FI
2 27 (9.15%) SAP CO
2 27 (9.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (5.76%) SAP HR
4 15 (5.08%) SAP BPC
5 12 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (3.39%) SAP MM
6 10 (3.39%) SAP Payroll
7 9 (3.05%) SAP HCM
7 9 (3.05%) SAP PS
8 7 (2.37%) SAP FSCM
8 7 (2.37%) SAP PLM
8 7 (2.37%) SAP PP
8 7 (2.37%) SAP SD
9 6 (2.03%) SAP GRC
9 6 (2.03%) SAP MDG
9 6 (2.03%) SAP MRS
9 6 (2.03%) SAP PM
9 6 (2.03%) SAP SCM
10 5 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.15%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) SMS
2 2 (0.68%) WebEx
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.32%) SAP HANA
2 19 (6.44%) SAP BW
3 14 (4.75%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 11 (3.73%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.02%) GIS
8 3 (1.02%) Lumira
9 2 (0.68%) QlikView
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (4.07%) LSMW
1 12 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (3.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) NWDI
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 113 (38.31%) Finance
2 14 (4.75%) Retail
3 9 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.71%) Back Office
4 8 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.02%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (40.68%) Consultant
2 111 (37.63%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (12.20%) SAP Manager
4 29 (9.83%) Architect
5 26 (8.81%) SAP Architect
6 24 (8.14%) Developer
6 24 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.14%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
7 19 (6.44%) Analyst
8 18 (6.10%) SAP Analyst
8 18 (6.10%) SAP Developer
8 18 (6.10%) SAP Project Manager
9 15 (5.08%) Functional Consultant
9 15 (5.08%) SAP FI Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.07%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 11 (3.73%) SAP CO Consultant
13 11 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 11 (3.73%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.76%) SAP Fiori
2 12 (4.07%) .NET
2 12 (4.07%) IDoc
3 11 (3.73%) .NET Framework
3 11 (3.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.71%) SAP PI
5 7 (2.37%) EDI
6 5 (1.69%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.36%) HTML
8 3 (1.02%) Web Services
9 2 (0.68%) JDBC
9 2 (0.68%) Middleware
9 2 (0.68%) REST
9 2 (0.68%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.68%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
10 1 (0.34%) BAPI
10 1 (0.34%) LDAP
10 1 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.02%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.02%) FMCG
4 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.34%) Life Science
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (12.54%) Migration
3 36 (12.20%) ERP
4 30 (10.17%) Procure-to-Pay
5 27 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.15%) Data Migration
6 25 (8.47%) Project Management
7 19 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.44%) Logistics
8 16 (5.42%) Record to Report
8 16 (5.42%) SAP Implementation
9 14 (4.75%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.07%) Order to Cash
11 11 (3.73%) Analytics
11 11 (3.73%) Workflow
12 10 (3.39%) Asset Management
12 10 (3.39%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (3.39%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 8 (2.71%) Business Transformation
13 8 (2.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.42%) ABAP
2 11 (3.73%) C#
2 11 (3.73%) SQL
3 7 (2.37%) C
4 3 (1.02%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.37%) Degree
1 7 (2.37%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (2.03%) SAP Certification
3 5 (1.69%) MCP
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.02%) PMP
4 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) CCA
5 2 (0.68%) CIPD
6 1 (0.34%) MBA
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) PMO
2 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) GAMP
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) HP ALM
1 3 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 290 (98.31%) SAP
2 21 (7.12%) Ariba
3 11 (3.73%) Micro Focus
4 10 (3.39%) Concur
5 8 (2.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.02%) HP
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle
6 3 (1.02%) Tableau
7 2 (0.68%) Anaplan
7 2 (0.68%) hybris
7 2 (0.68%) OpenText
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase
8 1 (0.34%) Workday