Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 521 687
Rank change year-on-year +217 +166 +172
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 680 402 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.40% 6.09% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 105
UK median daily rate £573 £531 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +1.19% -10.64%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £375
90th Percentile £899 £738 £785
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £90.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.49 £73.34 -
% change year-on-year -50.24% - -

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 5,963 6,599 8,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.43% 6.30% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 3,850 5,026
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 87
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.26% -8.06%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £58.95 £69.53 £60.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% +4.00% -20.51%

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 7 December 2019.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Top 16 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 7 December 2019. 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 +226 633 £565 +6.35% 40
UK excluding London +188 358 £548 +12.31% 25
London +179 250 £600 +9.09% 13
South East +95 154 £500 - 10
North of England +84 82 £600 +41.18% 3
North West +65 60 £650 - 2
Midlands +62 54 £700 +36.59% 8
West Midlands +49 46 £738 +55.26% 7
South West +21 27 £488 -11.36% 2
East of England +44 26 £525 +22.09% 2
Yorkshire +40 19 £550 +29.41%
Wales +41 12 £575 +27.78%
Scotland +46 2 - -
North East +27 2 - - 1
East Midlands +26 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 661 (97.21%) SAP
2 220 (32.35%) Finance
3 121 (17.79%) Ariba
4 110 (16.18%) Migration
5 106 (15.59%) ERP
6 84 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (9.12%) Project Management
8 59 (8.68%) SuccessFactors
9 58 (8.53%) SAP HANA
10 54 (7.94%) Logistics
11 53 (7.79%) SAP FI
12 52 (7.65%) Manufacturing
13 49 (7.21%) Concur
14 48 (7.06%) Order to Cash
15 47 (6.91%) SAP Fiori
16 43 (6.32%) SAP CO
16 43 (6.32%) Retail
16 43 (6.32%) Change Management
16 43 (6.32%) Record to Report
17 42 (6.18%) ABAP
17 42 (6.18%) SAP Implementation
17 42 (6.18%) Data Migration
18 40 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
19 39 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (5.59%) Procure-to-Pay
21 37 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
22 34 (5.00%) Business Transformation
23 33 (4.85%) SAP IBP
24 30 (4.41%) SAP BW
25 27 (3.97%) SAP MDG

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 9 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 4 (0.59%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.44%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 53 (7.79%) SAP FI
2 43 (6.32%) SAP CO
3 40 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (4.85%) SAP IBP
5 27 (3.97%) SAP MDG
6 26 (3.82%) SAP SD
7 25 (3.68%) SAP PP
8 24 (3.53%) SAP ERP
9 20 (2.94%) SAP BPC
10 17 (2.50%) SAP MM
11 16 (2.35%) SAP Retail
12 12 (1.76%) SAP MDM
13 11 (1.62%) SAP PM
14 10 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 9 (1.32%) SAP SCM
15 9 (1.32%) SAP WM
16 8 (1.18%) SAP FSCM
16 8 (1.18%) SAP HCM
16 8 (1.18%) SAP HR
16 8 (1.18%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.68%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (1.76%) SaaS
3 11 (1.62%) Azure
4 6 (0.88%) Office 365
5 5 (0.74%) AWS
5 5 (0.74%) PaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.29%) Boomi
7 2 (0.29%) Smartsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Yammer
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) RTP
2 2 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.15%) Firewall
3 1 (0.15%) FTP
3 1 (0.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.15%) MPLS
3 1 (0.15%) Skype
3 1 (0.15%) VLAN
3 1 (0.15%) WAN
3 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.53%) SAP HANA
2 30 (4.41%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.74%) Big Data
5 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.59%) Power BI
6 4 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.44%) MS Access
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Essbase
9 1 (0.15%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.15%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) LSMW
2 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 220 (32.35%) Finance
2 52 (7.65%) Manufacturing
3 43 (6.32%) Retail
4 15 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (1.32%) Banking
5 9 (1.32%) Billing
6 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 6 (0.88%) French Language
7 6 (0.88%) German Language
7 6 (0.88%) Legal
8 5 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.59%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 269 (39.56%) Consultant
2 255 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
3 122 (17.94%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 104 (15.29%) SAP Manager
5 84 (12.35%) Architect
6 68 (10.00%) SAP Architect
7 55 (8.09%) Project Manager
8 49 (7.21%) SAP Project Manager
9 45 (6.62%) Analyst
10 38 (5.59%) SAP Financial Consultant
11 34 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
11 34 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (4.26%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
13 26 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
14 25 (3.68%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 23 (3.38%) SAP FI Consultant
16 21 (3.09%) Trainer
17 20 (2.94%) SAP PS Consultant
17 20 (2.94%) SAP Trainer
18 19 (2.79%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.91%) SAP Fiori
2 18 (2.65%) SAP PI
3 10 (1.47%) IDoc
3 10 (1.47%) SAP Basis
3 10 (1.47%) SAPUI5
4 7 (1.03%) EDI
4 7 (1.03%) SAP TM
4 7 (1.03%) Web Services
5 6 (0.88%) Middleware
6 5 (0.74%) REST
6 5 (0.74%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.59%) BAPI
7 4 (0.59%) XML
8 3 (0.44%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (0.44%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.29%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.29%) SAP Core Interface
9 2 (0.29%) SOAP
10 1 (0.15%) XSD
10 1 (0.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.79%) e-Learning
4 18 (2.65%) FMCG
5 10 (1.47%) User Experience
6 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 6 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.74%) Replication
8 5 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.44%) Clustering
10 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.15%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.15%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.15%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.15%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.88%) Linux
1 6 (0.88%) SUSE
2 5 (0.74%) Unix
3 3 (0.44%) AIX
4 2 (0.29%) Windows
5 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (16.18%) Migration
2 106 (15.59%) ERP
3 84 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (9.12%) Project Management
5 54 (7.94%) Logistics
6 48 (7.06%) Order to Cash
7 43 (6.32%) Change Management
7 43 (6.32%) Record to Report
8 42 (6.18%) Data Migration
8 42 (6.18%) SAP Implementation
9 39 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.59%) Procure-to-Pay
11 34 (5.00%) Business Transformation
12 27 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.68%) CRM
14 24 (3.53%) Analytics
15 23 (3.38%) PLM
16 21 (3.09%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (3.09%) Workflow
17 19 (2.79%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.18%) ABAP
2 14 (2.06%) SQL
3 8 (1.18%) C
4 6 (0.88%) Java
5 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (3.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.62%) Degree
4 8 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.18%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.03%) ACCA
6 6 (0.88%) CIMA
7 5 (0.74%) PMP
8 4 (0.59%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.15%) CCA
11 1 (0.15%) CFA
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.76%) PMO
2 11 (1.62%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.62%) QA
3 8 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.44%) IFRS
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) GAAP
5 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) SEPA
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 661 (97.21%) SAP
2 121 (17.79%) Ariba
3 49 (7.21%) Concur
4 19 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.21%) Oracle
6 13 (1.91%) Informatica
7 12 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.88%) OpenText
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe
9 4 (0.59%) BT
9 4 (0.59%) hybris
9 4 (0.59%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.44%) Cognos
10 3 (0.44%) Google
10 3 (0.44%) HP
10 3 (0.44%) ReadSoft
11 2 (0.29%) Dell
11 2 (0.29%) IBM
11 2 (0.29%) JDA
11 2 (0.29%) Sybase