Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 693 840
Rank change year-on-year +81 +147 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 291 165 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.43% 2.12% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 25
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.51% -
10th Percentile £388 £378 £513
90th Percentile £722 £702 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,567 7,784 8,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.37% 8.13% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,835 4,499 5,138
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 106 94
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.59% -6.15% +44.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.33 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.35% -5.00% +55.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +79 282 £550 +0.46% 49
UK excluding London +60 161 £540 +8.00% 39
London +16 111 £550 - 14
South East +38 78 £550 +22.22% 14
Midlands +44 56 £550 -8.14% 7
West Midlands +29 50 £528 -11.90% 7
North of England -17 22 £413 -21.43% 11
Yorkshire -3 15 £400 -25.23%
North West -19 6 £775 +63.16% 11
East Midlands - 3 £600 -
East of England -18 2 £575 -4.17% 1
Wales -13 1 £550 +37.50% 2
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (99.66%) SAP
2 111 (38.14%) Finance
3 42 (14.43%) ERP
4 41 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (13.75%) Migration
6 38 (13.06%) SAP HANA
7 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (12.37%) Procure-to-Pay
8 28 (9.62%) Data Migration
9 27 (9.28%) SAP BW
10 26 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (8.59%) SAP FI
12 24 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (7.90%) Analytics
14 22 (7.56%) SuccessFactors
14 22 (7.56%) SAP FI/CO
14 22 (7.56%) Ariba
14 22 (7.56%) SAP CO
15 21 (7.22%) SAP BPC
16 20 (6.87%) SAP Implementation
16 20 (6.87%) Data Modelling
17 19 (6.53%) Order to Cash
18 18 (6.19%) Logistics
18 18 (6.19%) Project Management
19 17 (5.84%) Record to Report
19 17 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (5.50%) ETL
21 14 (4.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 14 (4.81%) SQL
22 13 (4.47%) ABAP

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 7 (2.41%) IIS
2 3 (1.03%) CMS
2 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (8.59%) SAP FI
2 22 (7.56%) SAP CO
2 22 (7.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (7.22%) SAP BPC
4 12 (4.12%) SAP HR
5 10 (3.44%) SAP ERP
5 10 (3.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (2.75%) SAP MDG
6 8 (2.75%) SAP MM
7 7 (2.41%) SAP FSCM
8 6 (2.06%) SAP HCM
8 6 (2.06%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.37%) SAP GRC
9 4 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (1.37%) SAP PLM
9 4 (1.37%) SAP PS
9 4 (1.37%) SAP WM
10 3 (1.03%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.69%) Maximo
11 2 (0.69%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.56%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.41%) SaaS
3 3 (1.03%) IaaS
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Leonardo
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.72%) WebEx
2 2 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) DHCP
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.06%) SAP HANA
2 27 (9.28%) SAP BW
3 26 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (4.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 13 (4.47%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.78%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (3.09%) Lumira
9 3 (1.03%) GIS
10 2 (0.69%) QlikView
11 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.34%) MySQL
11 1 (0.34%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (4.47%) LSMW
2 8 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.37%) JIRA
5 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.69%) NWDI
6 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 111 (38.14%) Finance
2 12 (4.12%) Retail
3 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.37%) Billing
6 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Banking
7 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (36.77%) Consultant
2 98 (33.68%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (12.71%) SAP Manager
4 36 (12.37%) Architect
5 31 (10.65%) Functional Consultant
6 28 (9.62%) SAP Architect
7 27 (9.28%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 23 (7.90%) Analyst
8 23 (7.90%) Project Manager
9 19 (6.53%) Developer
9 19 (6.53%) SAP Analyst
9 19 (6.53%) SAP Project Manager
9 19 (6.53%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
9 19 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.15%) SAP Developer
10 15 (5.15%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.78%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 10 (3.44%) SAP CO Consultant
12 10 (3.44%) SAP FI Consultant
12 10 (3.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.47%) IDoc
2 11 (3.78%) SAP Fiori
3 8 (2.75%) .NET
3 8 (2.75%) EDI
4 7 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.37%) BAPI
5 4 (1.37%) HTML
6 3 (1.03%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.03%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.69%) JDBC
7 2 (0.69%) REST
7 2 (0.69%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.69%) SOAP
7 2 (0.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.34%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.06%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.34%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.69%) Unix
2 1 (0.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.43%) ERP
2 41 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (13.75%) Migration
4 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (12.37%) Procure-to-Pay
5 28 (9.62%) Data Migration
6 24 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.90%) Analytics
8 20 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 20 (6.87%) SAP Implementation
9 19 (6.53%) Order to Cash
10 18 (6.19%) Logistics
10 18 (6.19%) Project Management
11 17 (5.84%) Record to Report
11 17 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.50%) ETL
13 11 (3.78%) Programme Management
14 10 (3.44%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.44%) Change Management
15 9 (3.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.81%) SQL
2 13 (4.47%) ABAP
3 7 (2.41%) C#
4 3 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) C
5 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.75%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.06%) Degree
4 4 (1.37%) MCP
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.03%) PMP
6 2 (0.69%) CIMA
6 2 (0.69%) CIPD
6 2 (0.69%) MBA
6 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.06%) PMO
2 5 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.03%) IFRS
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) GAMP
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 290 (99.66%) SAP
2 22 (7.56%) Ariba
3 11 (3.78%) Concur
3 11 (3.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.41%) Micro Focus
5 6 (2.06%) HP
6 5 (1.72%) hybris
7 3 (1.03%) Tableau
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle
9 1 (0.34%) Capita
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix
9 1 (0.34%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.34%) OpenText
9 1 (0.34%) Remedy
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Sybase
9 1 (0.34%) Syclo
9 1 (0.34%) Veeam
9 1 (0.34%) VMware