Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 649 832 901
Rank change year-on-year +183 +69 -
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 227 50 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.048% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.80% 0.58% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 21 2
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £373 £406 £435
90th Percentile £755 £688 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £538 -
% change year-on-year -2.33% - -
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 8103 8621 9110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.84% 8.35% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 5175 5070
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 92 137
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £55.20 £99.00 £54.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.42% +10.71% -11.11%

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 13 December 2017.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Top 14 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 13 December 2017. 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 +167 216 £525 -4.55% 26
UK excluding London +107 109 £525 -2.33% 9
London +42 80 £525 -9.68% 13
North of England +98 47 £550 - 3
South East +8 24 £600 +17.07% 1
Midlands +31 23 £338 -38.64% 4
Yorkshire +46 22 £530 -3.64% 1
North West +34 22 £613 - 2
West Midlands +22 10 - - 1
East of England -17 6 £600 -
East Midlands 0 3 £325 -14.30% 3
Scotland - 3 £588 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP S/4HANA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA.

1 223 (98.24%) SAP
2 76 (33.48%) Finance
3 69 (30.40%) SAP HANA
4 41 (18.06%) SAP CO
5 37 (16.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 37 (16.30%) SAP FI
6 36 (15.86%) ERP
7 27 (11.89%) ABAP
8 26 (11.45%) SAP Data Services
9 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (11.01%) SAP Implementation
10 23 (10.13%) Project Management
11 21 (9.25%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (9.25%) Migration
12 15 (6.61%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.61%) Logistics
12 15 (6.61%) SAP MM
12 15 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (6.61%) SAP Fiori
13 14 (6.17%) SAP SD
13 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.17%) Change Management
13 14 (6.17%) Retail
14 13 (5.73%) SAP Retail
14 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.73%) Ariba
15 12 (5.29%) Data Cleansing
16 11 (4.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 11 (4.85%) Virtual Team
16 11 (4.85%) hybris

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 3 (1.32%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (18.06%) SAP CO
2 37 (16.30%) SAP FI
2 37 (16.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (6.61%) SAP MM
4 14 (6.17%) SAP SD
5 13 (5.73%) SAP Retail
6 10 (4.41%) SAP MDG
7 8 (3.52%) SAP CRM
8 6 (2.64%) SAP PS
9 5 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (1.76%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.76%) SAP PM
11 3 (1.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 3 (1.32%) SAP GRC
11 3 (1.32%) SAP HCM
11 3 (1.32%) SAP HR
11 3 (1.32%) SAP MDM
11 3 (1.32%) SAP MRS
11 3 (1.32%) SAP SCM
11 3 (1.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.96%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) Internet
1 1 (0.44%) LAN
1 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.40%) SAP HANA
2 26 (11.45%) SAP Data Services
3 21 (9.25%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (4.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (3.52%) SAP BW
6 6 (2.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.76%) Lumira
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) LSMW
General
1 76 (33.48%) Finance
2 14 (6.17%) Retail
3 7 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.76%) Billing
5 4 (1.76%) Legal
6 3 (1.32%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (42.73%) Consultant
2 92 (40.53%) SAP Consultant
3 31 (13.66%) SAP Manager
4 29 (12.78%) Architect
5 28 (12.33%) SAP Architect
6 19 (8.37%) Project Manager
7 18 (7.93%) Analyst
7 18 (7.93%) SAP Project Manager
7 18 (7.93%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 16 (7.05%) SAP Analyst
9 14 (6.17%) Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.73%) SAP CO Consultant
10 13 (5.73%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.29%) SAP Developer
11 12 (5.29%) SAP Financial Consultant
12 11 (4.85%) SAP FI Consultant
12 11 (4.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 10 (4.41%) SAP SD Consultant
14 9 (3.96%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.61%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (2.20%) SAP Basis
3 4 (1.76%) SAPUI5
4 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.88%) IDoc
4 2 (0.88%) Sensu
4 2 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.44%) BAPI
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) CSS3
5 1 (0.44%) EDI
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.85%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.64%) NHS
4 4 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.76%) User Experience
5 3 (1.32%) FMCG
6 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) ERP
2 25 (11.01%) SAP Implementation
2 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (10.13%) Project Management
4 21 (9.25%) Migration
5 15 (6.61%) Data Migration
5 15 (6.61%) Logistics
6 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.17%) Change Management
7 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.29%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.41%) CRM
10 10 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.41%) Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.96%) Data Mapping
11 9 (3.96%) Validation
12 8 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.52%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.89%) ABAP
2 7 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.32%) MBA
1 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.88%) CRISC
2 2 (0.88%) ISACA
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.44%) ACCA
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.44%) CCA
3 1 (0.44%) CIMA
3 1 (0.44%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) PMP
3 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.32%) PMO
3 2 (0.88%) COSO
4 1 (0.44%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 223 (98.24%) SAP
2 13 (5.73%) Ariba
3 11 (4.85%) hybris
4 6 (2.64%) Concur
4 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.64%) Oracle
5 2 (0.88%) OpenText
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.44%) Kronos
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) Syclo