Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 233 308 564
Rank change year-on-year +75 +256 +122
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 354 722 358
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.70% 12.04% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 360 177
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £450 £425 £400
90th Percentile £775 £841 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £73.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.70 £73.34
% change year-on-year - -28.14% -

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 2,255 5,998 6,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.16% 7.10% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 3,577 3,752
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -3.39% +6.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 87 79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +35.42% -11.93%
10th Percentile £17.47 £11.84 £11.67
90th Percentile £62.03 £68.00 £60.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -25.00%

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP S/4HANA.

Daily rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP S/4HANA.

Hourly rate trend 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 20 October 2020. 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 +47 259 £625 +13.64% 16
Work from Home -1 133 £625 +13.64% 3
London +57 116 £650 +13.04% 8
UK excluding London +61 106 £550 +4.76% 8
South East +42 32 £550 +12.24% 3
North of England +67 29 £550 -8.33%
North West +54 24 £550 -15.38%
Midlands +47 14 £438 -32.69% 2
Wales +40 14 £600 +4.35% 1
East of England +87 11 £513 -2.38%
West Midlands +36 9 £425 -29.17% 1
North East +38 7 - -
South West +102 4 £550 +15.79% 2
East Midlands +51 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland +12 2 - -
Yorkshire +59 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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.

1 347 (98.02%) SAP
2 92 (25.99%) Finance
3 68 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (15.54%) Migration
5 41 (11.58%) Data Migration
5 41 (11.58%) SAP HANA
6 35 (9.89%) FMCG
7 34 (9.60%) Ariba
8 33 (9.32%) Security Cleared
9 30 (8.47%) SAP Fiori
9 30 (8.47%) PLM
9 30 (8.47%) Retail
10 28 (7.91%) SAP BW
11 26 (7.34%) ABAP
12 25 (7.06%) Manufacturing
13 24 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (6.78%) SC Cleared
14 21 (5.93%) Logistics
14 21 (5.93%) ERP
14 21 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (5.37%) SAP TM
15 19 (5.37%) Requirements Gathering
16 18 (5.08%) SAP BPC
16 18 (5.08%) Workshop Facilitation
16 18 (5.08%) SAP FI
16 18 (5.08%) SAP PLM
17 17 (4.80%) SAP Travel Management
17 17 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (4.80%) Order to Cash
17 17 (4.80%) SAP Security

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 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.28%) Confluence
2 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.28%) SAS
2 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (5.08%) SAP BPC
1 18 (5.08%) SAP FI
1 18 (5.08%) SAP PLM
2 17 (4.80%) SAP Travel Management
3 14 (3.95%) SAP CO
3 14 (3.95%) SAP SD
4 13 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (3.67%) SAP GRC
4 13 (3.67%) SAP MDG
5 12 (3.39%) SAP EWM
6 11 (3.11%) SAP MM
7 8 (2.26%) SAP IBP
8 7 (1.98%) SAP MII
8 7 (1.98%) SAP Retail
9 6 (1.69%) SAP HR
9 6 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (1.69%) SAP PP
10 5 (1.41%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.41%) SAP SCM
10 5 (1.41%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.95%) Azure
2 13 (3.67%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.69%) SaaS
4 5 (1.41%) AWS
4 5 (1.41%) Power Platform
5 3 (0.85%) GCP
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Power Automate
6 2 (0.56%) Yammer
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Boomi
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Leonardo
7 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) Firewall
1 2 (0.56%) Skype
1 2 (0.56%) Wireless
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.58%) SAP HANA
2 28 (7.91%) SAP BW
3 13 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.54%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.41%) Power BI
6 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.56%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.28%) Big Data
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) JIRA
2 5 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) LSMW
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (25.99%) Finance
2 30 (8.47%) Retail
3 25 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.41%) Automotive
5 5 (1.41%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.13%) Legal
6 4 (1.13%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Billing
7 3 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Serbian Language
Job Titles
1 132 (37.29%) Consultant
2 130 (36.72%) SAP Consultant
3 69 (19.49%) Architect
4 58 (16.38%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 57 (16.10%) SAP Architect
6 24 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (6.21%) Analyst
7 22 (6.21%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 21 (5.93%) SAP Manager
9 19 (5.37%) SAP Analyst
10 18 (5.08%) SAP Functional Architect
10 18 (5.08%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
11 17 (4.80%) Functional Architect
12 14 (3.95%) Functional Consultant
13 12 (3.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 11 (3.11%) Developer
14 11 (3.11%) SAP BPC Consultant
15 10 (2.82%) Data Migration Lead
15 10 (2.82%) SAP Financial Consultant
15 10 (2.82%) SAP GRC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.47%) SAP Fiori
2 19 (5.37%) SAP TM
3 9 (2.54%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.69%) EDI
4 6 (1.69%) HTML
5 4 (1.13%) Web Services
6 3 (0.85%) IDoc
6 3 (0.85%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.85%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Graph
7 2 (0.56%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.28%) BAPI
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) Middleware
8 1 (0.28%) OAuth
8 1 (0.28%) SAML
8 1 (0.28%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.28%) SAP BSP
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.89%) FMCG
2 24 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.95%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) PMI
10 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.13%) Windows
2 3 (0.85%) Linux
3 2 (0.56%) VMS
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) SUSE
4 1 (0.28%) Unix
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (15.54%) Migration
3 41 (11.58%) Data Migration
4 30 (8.47%) PLM
5 21 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (5.93%) ERP
5 21 (5.93%) Logistics
6 19 (5.37%) Requirements Gathering
7 18 (5.08%) Workshop Facilitation
8 17 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.80%) Integration Testing
8 17 (4.80%) Order to Cash
8 17 (4.80%) SAP Security
9 16 (4.52%) Analytics
10 15 (4.24%) Procure-to-Pay
11 14 (3.95%) Data Modelling
11 14 (3.95%) Project Management
12 13 (3.67%) Change Management
12 13 (3.67%) SAP Implementation
13 12 (3.39%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.34%) ABAP
2 5 (1.41%) C
2 5 (1.41%) SQL
3 2 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.28%) Perl
4 1 (0.28%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.52%) Degree
4 5 (1.41%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.69%) PMO
2 5 (1.41%) IFRS
3 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.56%) GxP
3 2 (0.56%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 347 (98.02%) SAP
2 34 (9.60%) Ariba
3 10 (2.82%) Concur
4 8 (2.26%) hybris
5 6 (1.69%) OpenText
6 5 (1.41%) Kofax
6 5 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.41%) ReadSoft
7 4 (1.13%) Sybase
8 3 (0.85%) Adobe
8 3 (0.85%) Google
8 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.28%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.28%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.28%) Databricks
10 1 (0.28%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.28%) Remedy
10 1 (0.28%) TIBCO