Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 757 863
Rank change year-on-year +148 +106 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 252 85 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.089% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.36% 1.04% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 44 14
UK median daily rate £540 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.78% -
10th Percentile £366 £312 £415
90th Percentile £750 £604 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £477 £525
% change year-on-year +10.18% -9.24% -
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 7,494 8,144 8,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 8.49% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,455 4,948 4,917
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -2.81%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 82 126
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £23.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.83% -36.11% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £14.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £63.94 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.99% -36.81% +61.18%

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 17 February 2018.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Top 13 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 17 February 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 +126 227 £550 +14.58% 28
UK excluding London +88 122 £525 +10.18% 16
London +24 80 £563 +7.14% 13
North of England +73 57 £575 +36.90% 3
Yorkshire +33 36 £525 -6.67% 1
South East +3 29 £638 +27.50% 3
North West +33 20 £638 - 2
Midlands +10 20 £338 -26.63% 5
West Midlands +9 9 - - 4
Wales - 7 £450 - 1
East Midlands -5 3 £325 -14.13% 1
East of England -22 3 £525 - 3
Scotland - 2 £588 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 243 (96.43%) SAP
2 87 (34.52%) Finance
3 70 (27.78%) SAP HANA
4 38 (15.08%) SAP FI
5 37 (14.68%) SAP CO
6 33 (13.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 29 (11.51%) ERP
8 26 (10.32%) Project Management
8 26 (10.32%) ABAP
8 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.73%) SAP Data Services
9 22 (8.73%) Migration
10 21 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
11 18 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 18 (7.14%) Logistics
12 16 (6.35%) Retail
12 16 (6.35%) SAP Fiori
13 14 (5.56%) SAP MM
13 14 (5.56%) SAP SD
13 14 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
14 13 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.76%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.76%) Ariba
15 12 (4.76%) SAP BW
16 11 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (4.37%) SAP Retail
16 11 (4.37%) Data Cleansing
16 11 (4.37%) SAP HR
17 10 (3.97%) SAP PS

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 5 (1.98%) SAP Portal
2 4 (1.59%) IIS
2 4 (1.59%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.19%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (15.08%) SAP FI
2 37 (14.68%) SAP CO
3 33 (13.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 14 (5.56%) SAP SD
5 11 (4.37%) SAP HR
5 11 (4.37%) SAP Retail
6 10 (3.97%) SAP PS
7 9 (3.57%) SAP MDG
8 8 (3.17%) SAP Payroll
9 6 (2.38%) SAP CRM
9 6 (2.38%) SAP GRC
9 6 (2.38%) SAP MRS
9 6 (2.38%) SAP PM
9 6 (2.38%) SAP PP
9 6 (2.38%) SAP SCM
10 5 (1.98%) SAP HCM
10 5 (1.98%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (1.98%) SAP PLM
11 4 (1.59%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
2 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.78%) SAP HANA
2 22 (8.73%) SAP Data Services
3 21 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (4.76%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.79%) Lumira
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) LSMW
2 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (34.52%) Finance
2 16 (6.35%) Retail
3 9 (3.57%) Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
5 4 (1.59%) Legal
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (45.24%) Consultant
2 106 (42.06%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (13.89%) SAP Manager
4 27 (10.71%) Architect
5 26 (10.32%) SAP Architect
5 26 (10.32%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 19 (7.54%) Project Manager
7 18 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
8 17 (6.75%) SAP Project Manager
9 16 (6.35%) SAP CO Consultant
10 15 (5.95%) Analyst
11 14 (5.56%) Developer
11 14 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 12 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
12 12 (4.76%) SAP Developer
13 10 (3.97%) SAP Financial Consultant
13 10 (3.97%) SAP SD Consultant
14 8 (3.17%) ABAP Developer
14 8 (3.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.35%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (3.17%) SAP Basis
3 5 (1.98%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.59%) .NET
4 4 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.79%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.79%) Sensu
5 2 (0.79%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) BAPI
6 1 (0.40%) EDI
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.97%) Virtual Team
3 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.38%) NHS
5 5 (1.98%) FMCG
6 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Linux
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.51%) ERP
2 26 (10.32%) Project Management
2 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (8.73%) Migration
4 21 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
5 18 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 18 (7.14%) Logistics
6 13 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.37%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (3.57%) Change Management
9 9 (3.57%) Validation
10 8 (3.17%) Business Transformation
10 8 (3.17%) CRM
10 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (2.78%) Data Governance
11 7 (2.78%) Data Mapping
11 7 (2.78%) Data Modelling
11 7 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.32%) ABAP
2 9 (3.57%) SQL
3 6 (2.38%) C
4 4 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (1.98%) SAP Certification
2 3 (1.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) MBA
2 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) ACCA
3 1 (0.40%) CCA
3 1 (0.40%) CIMA
3 1 (0.40%) CRISC
3 1 (0.40%) ISACA
3 1 (0.40%) MCP
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) PMP
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.19%) PMO
2 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.79%) IFRS
3 1 (0.40%) COSO
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 243 (96.43%) SAP
2 12 (4.76%) Ariba
3 9 (3.57%) hybris
4 4 (1.59%) Micro Focus
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.59%) OpenText
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle
5 2 (0.79%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.40%) Capita
6 1 (0.40%) Concur
6 1 (0.40%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.40%) Workday