Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 677 849
Rank change year-on-year +136 +172 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 361 206 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.21% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.67% 2.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 108 16
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £400 £388 £519
90th Percentile £725 £750 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £535 £550
% change year-on-year -4.21% -2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £73.34 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,365 8,195 8,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.15% 8.18% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,720 4,842 5,161
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £295
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 96
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.70 £93.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%

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 23 October 2018.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Top 15 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 23 October 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 +132 347 £550 - 38
UK excluding London +88 199 £513 -4.21% 29
London +45 136 £565 +2.73% 11
South East +58 99 £550 +12.82% 7
Midlands +18 40 £550 - 7
North of England -9 39 £425 -21.66% 8
West Midlands +5 34 £513 - 6
Yorkshire +8 27 £425 -19.81% 2
East of England +18 14 £450 -25.00% 4
North West -23 11 £650 +8.33% 6
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 1
South West -15 3 £845 +69.00% 1
Wales -20 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Scotland -23 1 £525 -10.64% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 357 (98.89%) SAP
2 112 (31.02%) Finance
3 64 (17.73%) ERP
4 60 (16.62%) SAP HANA
5 50 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (13.30%) Migration
7 41 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (10.53%) Project Management
8 38 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 38 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
9 35 (9.70%) Data Migration
10 34 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (9.42%) Logistics
11 32 (8.86%) SAP Implementation
12 31 (8.59%) SAP FI
13 30 (8.31%) Ariba
14 27 (7.48%) SAP FI/CO
14 27 (7.48%) SAP CO
15 25 (6.93%) SAP BPC
15 25 (6.93%) SAP Fiori
16 24 (6.65%) Analytics
16 24 (6.65%) SuccessFactors
17 23 (6.37%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (5.82%) Test Scripting
19 20 (5.54%) Order to Cash
19 20 (5.54%) Record to Report
19 20 (5.54%) System Integration Testing
20 18 (4.99%) Data Cleansing
20 18 (4.99%) QA

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 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (8.59%) SAP FI
2 27 (7.48%) SAP CO
2 27 (7.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (6.93%) SAP BPC
4 18 (4.99%) SAP MM
5 14 (3.88%) SAP HR
6 13 (3.60%) SAP ERP
6 13 (3.60%) SAP IBP
6 13 (3.60%) SAP MDG
6 13 (3.60%) SAP SD
7 8 (2.22%) SAP GRC
8 7 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (1.94%) SAP PM
8 7 (1.94%) SAP R/3
9 5 (1.39%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (1.11%) SAP PLM
10 4 (1.11%) SAP PP
10 4 (1.11%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.83%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.65%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.83%) IaaS
3 3 (0.83%) PaaS
3 3 (0.83%) SAP Leonardo
4 2 (0.55%) Boomi
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) WebEx
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) DHCP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.62%) SAP HANA
2 38 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 23 (6.37%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (4.16%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (3.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 12 (3.32%) Lumira
6 11 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.55%) QlikView
10 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.22%) LSMW
2 4 (1.11%) JIRA
3 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (31.02%) Finance
2 17 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.39%) Billing
6 4 (1.11%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.11%) Local Government
7 2 (0.55%) Automotive
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
7 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 113 (31.30%) Consultant
2 104 (28.81%) SAP Consultant
3 62 (17.17%) SAP Manager
4 56 (15.51%) Architect
5 46 (12.74%) SAP Architect
6 45 (12.47%) Project Manager
7 41 (11.36%) SAP Project Manager
8 27 (7.48%) Functional Consultant
9 26 (7.20%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 25 (6.93%) Analyst
11 23 (6.37%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
12 21 (5.82%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 21 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (5.54%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
14 17 (4.71%) SAP Analyst
15 16 (4.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 15 (4.16%) SAP MM Consultant
17 12 (3.32%) Developer
17 12 (3.32%) Technical Architect
18 11 (3.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.93%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (1.39%) EDI
2 5 (1.39%) SAP Basis
3 4 (1.11%) BAPI
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.83%) XML
5 2 (0.55%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.55%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.55%) Web Services
6 1 (0.28%) .NET
6 1 (0.28%) IDoc
6 1 (0.28%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 8 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (1.66%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.11%) FMCG
6 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.55%) Clustering
7 2 (0.55%) User Experience
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.55%) AIX
1 2 (0.55%) Linux
1 2 (0.55%) SUSE
1 2 (0.55%) Unix
1 2 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.73%) ERP
2 50 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (13.30%) Migration
4 41 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
5 38 (10.53%) Project Management
6 35 (9.70%) Data Migration
7 34 (9.42%) Logistics
7 34 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (8.86%) SAP Implementation
9 24 (6.65%) Analytics
10 21 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (5.82%) Test Scripting
11 20 (5.54%) Order to Cash
11 20 (5.54%) Record to Report
11 20 (5.54%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (4.99%) Change Management
12 18 (4.99%) Data Cleansing
12 18 (4.99%) ETL
13 17 (4.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.16%) ABAP
2 14 (3.88%) SQL
3 7 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 8 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (1.66%) CIPD
2 6 (1.66%) Degree
3 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) CIMA
4 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.83%) PMP
4 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) MBA
5 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.99%) QA
2 12 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.49%) PMO
4 7 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.39%) IFRS
6 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 16 (4.43%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.28%) MOM
3 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 357 (98.89%) SAP
2 30 (8.31%) Ariba
3 15 (4.16%) HP
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle
5 7 (1.94%) Concur
6 6 (1.66%) hybris
7 5 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.11%) OpenText
9 3 (0.83%) CA
9 3 (0.83%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.83%) Tableau
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix
10 2 (0.55%) SEEBURGER
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco
11 1 (0.28%) Dell
11 1 (0.28%) Google
11 1 (0.28%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (0.28%) Syclo
11 1 (0.28%) Veeam
11 1 (0.28%) VMware