Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 379 610 713
Rank change year-on-year +231 +103 +122
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 562 295 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.34% 4.26% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 156 87
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +11.11% -13.16%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £725 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £540 £475
% change year-on-year -9.72% +13.68% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - -
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 6,018 6,917 7,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.63% 6.81% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,647 4,087 4,350
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.56% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 92 101
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -25.40% +14.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £64.05 £47.50 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% -39.85% +20.91%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +216 518 £525 -4.55% 31
UK excluding London +121 270 £488 -9.72% 20
London +168 232 £550 -4.35% 11
South East +124 167 £488 -11.36% 10
North of England +8 37 £425 -19.05% 3
Midlands 0 34 £513 -5.09% 4
West Midlands 0 25 £475 -20.83% 2
Yorkshire -6 24 £425 -19.05% 1
East of England +23 13 £538 -6.52% 3
South West - 8 £600 - 1
North West +17 7 £575 -14.81% 2
Wales +3 6 £575 +24.32%
East Midlands +25 5 £550 +69.23% 2
North East - 5 £375 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 559 (99.47%) SAP
2 171 (30.43%) Finance
3 112 (19.93%) ERP
4 77 (13.70%) SAP FI
5 71 (12.63%) SAP HANA
6 70 (12.46%) SAP CO
7 68 (12.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 62 (11.03%) Ariba
9 56 (9.96%) Migration
10 55 (9.79%) Project Management
11 53 (9.43%) SAP BPC
12 51 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (8.72%) SAP Fiori
14 45 (8.01%) Data Migration
15 44 (7.83%) Retail
16 42 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
17 41 (7.30%) SAP Implementation
18 40 (7.12%) Analytics
18 40 (7.12%) SuccessFactors
18 40 (7.12%) SAP BW
18 40 (7.12%) ABAP
19 38 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (6.23%) Manufacturing
21 33 (5.87%) Data Modelling
21 33 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (5.87%) SAP MDG
22 30 (5.34%) Logistics
22 30 (5.34%) Procure-to-Pay
23 29 (5.16%) SAP MM
24 27 (4.80%) Validation

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 13 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.07%) NetWeaver
3 4 (0.71%) Apache
3 4 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (13.70%) SAP FI
2 70 (12.46%) SAP CO
3 68 (12.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 53 (9.43%) SAP BPC
5 33 (5.87%) SAP MDG
6 29 (5.16%) SAP MM
7 24 (4.27%) SAP ERP
8 19 (3.38%) SAP HR
9 18 (3.20%) SAP SD
10 14 (2.49%) SAP GRC
11 13 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (1.78%) SAP HCM
12 10 (1.78%) SAP IBP
12 10 (1.78%) SAP Payroll
12 10 (1.78%) SAP Retail
13 9 (1.60%) SAP R/3
14 8 (1.42%) SAP APO
14 8 (1.42%) SAP CRM
14 8 (1.42%) SAP PP
15 6 (1.07%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.12%) SuccessFactors
2 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.42%) Office 365
3 8 (1.42%) SaaS
4 5 (0.89%) Power Platform
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.53%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.53%) HTTP
1 3 (0.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) Skype
3 1 (0.18%) MPLS
3 1 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.18%) WAN
3 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.63%) SAP HANA
2 40 (7.12%) SAP BW
3 15 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 11 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.60%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.25%) Big Data
7 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.89%) Power BI
7 5 (0.89%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (0.71%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.71%) HBase
8 4 (0.71%) HDInsight
8 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.71%) MySQL
8 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.71%) Redis
8 4 (0.71%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.78%) LSMW
2 7 (1.25%) JIRA
3 5 (0.89%) PVCS
4 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.71%) Subversion
4 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.53%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) TestRail
General
1 171 (30.43%) Finance
2 44 (7.83%) Retail
3 35 (6.23%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.78%) Banking
5 9 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.07%) Billing
8 5 (0.89%) German Language
9 4 (0.71%) Automotive
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (34.16%) Consultant
2 182 (32.38%) SAP Consultant
3 100 (17.79%) SAP Manager
4 85 (15.12%) Architect
5 78 (13.88%) SAP Architect
6 70 (12.46%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
7 57 (10.14%) Project Manager
8 52 (9.25%) SAP Project Manager
9 46 (8.19%) Analyst
9 46 (8.19%) SAP CO Consultant
9 46 (8.19%) SAP FI Consultant
10 43 (7.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 42 (7.47%) SAP Analyst
12 30 (5.34%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
13 29 (5.16%) Developer
13 29 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (4.80%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 25 (4.45%) Functional Consultant
16 24 (4.27%) SAP Developer
16 24 (4.27%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.72%) SAP Fiori
2 11 (1.96%) SAP PI
3 9 (1.60%) SAP ALE
3 9 (1.60%) SAPUI5
4 8 (1.42%) IDoc
4 8 (1.42%) Web Services
5 7 (1.25%) Middleware
5 7 (1.25%) SAP XI
6 6 (1.07%) RESTful
6 6 (1.07%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (0.89%) BAPI
7 5 (0.89%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.71%) .NET
8 4 (0.71%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.71%) SOAP
8 4 (0.71%) Velocity
9 3 (0.53%) EDI
9 3 (0.53%) SAP CO-PA
10 2 (0.36%) J2EE
10 2 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.91%) e-Learning
4 14 (2.49%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.31%) FMCG
6 11 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.89%) PMI
8 5 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.89%) Replication
9 4 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.71%) User Experience
10 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.53%) Life Science
10 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.36%) Derivative
11 2 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.89%) Windows
2 3 (0.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) SUSE
3 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.93%) ERP
2 56 (9.96%) Migration
3 55 (9.79%) Project Management
4 51 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (8.01%) Data Migration
6 41 (7.30%) SAP Implementation
7 40 (7.12%) Analytics
8 38 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (5.87%) Data Modelling
10 30 (5.34%) Logistics
10 30 (5.34%) Procure-to-Pay
11 27 (4.80%) Validation
12 24 (4.27%) Change Management
13 22 (3.91%) CRM
14 21 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (3.56%) PRINCE2
15 20 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (3.56%) Workflow
16 19 (3.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.12%) ABAP
2 19 (3.38%) SQL
3 17 (3.02%) Java
4 10 (1.78%) C
5 8 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.71%) Python
6 4 (0.71%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.53%) Groovy
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (3.38%) Degree
2 14 (2.49%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.60%) PMP
4 7 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.89%) CIPD
6 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) ACCA
10 1 (0.18%) CRISC
10 1 (0.18%) ISACA
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) MBA
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.63%) PMO
2 18 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.85%) QA
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.53%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.18%) COSO
7 1 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.42%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 559 (99.47%) SAP
2 62 (11.03%) Ariba
3 22 (3.91%) Concur
4 14 (2.49%) Oracle
5 10 (1.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.42%) Baan
6 8 (1.42%) HP
7 7 (1.25%) Adobe
8 6 (1.07%) hybris
8 6 (1.07%) Workday
9 4 (0.71%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.71%) CA
10 3 (0.53%) BT
10 3 (0.53%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.53%) OpenText
10 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.53%) webMethods
11 2 (0.36%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.36%) Siebel
11 2 (0.36%) Tableau