Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 679 840
Rank change year-on-year +163 +161 +59
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 405 221 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.22% 0.047%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.22% 2.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 112 18
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -9.68% +16.25%
10th Percentile £410 £375 £494
90th Percentile £738 £761 £691
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 - -

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 6,507 8,204 8,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.01% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,784 4,921 5,176
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 85 93
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.70 £9.50
90th Percentile £69.30 £60.90 £96.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +9.00% -19.35% +10.71%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 December 2018.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Top 15 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 10 December 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 +122 387 £538 +2.38% 46
UK excluding London +80 219 £488 -7.14% 30
London +89 155 £558 +6.19% 15
South East +69 114 £500 -16.67% 12
Midlands +12 43 £513 +57.69% 8
West Midlands +8 35 £475 - 6
North of England -30 30 £425 -21.66% 8
East of England +9 24 £430 -28.33% 2
Yorkshire -15 16 £425 -19.05% 1
North West -21 13 £650 +6.12% 7
South West -27 6 £550 +10.00%
East Midlands +10 4 £600 +84.62% 1
Scotland -19 1 £525 -10.64%
Wales -22 1 £450 +12.50%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 401 (99.01%) SAP
2 107 (26.42%) Finance
3 65 (16.05%) ERP
4 57 (14.07%) Migration
4 57 (14.07%) SAP HANA
5 53 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (11.36%) Project Management
7 43 (10.62%) SAP BW
8 41 (10.12%) Ariba
9 40 (9.88%) Data Migration
10 39 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 36 (8.89%) Procure-to-Pay
12 34 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (8.15%) SAP BPC
14 31 (7.65%) SAP FI
14 31 (7.65%) Logistics
15 28 (6.91%) SAP Fiori
15 28 (6.91%) SuccessFactors
15 28 (6.91%) SAP CO
15 28 (6.91%) SAP FI/CO
16 27 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
17 26 (6.42%) Manufacturing
18 25 (6.17%) ABAP
18 25 (6.17%) System Integration Testing
19 23 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
19 23 (5.68%) Test Scripting
20 22 (5.43%) Change Management
21 21 (5.19%) SAP MM
21 21 (5.19%) QA
21 21 (5.19%) Analytics

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 8 (1.98%) NetWeaver
2 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (8.15%) SAP BPC
2 31 (7.65%) SAP FI
3 28 (6.91%) SAP CO
3 28 (6.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 21 (5.19%) SAP MM
5 15 (3.70%) SAP MDG
5 15 (3.70%) SAP SD
6 13 (3.21%) SAP IBP
7 11 (2.72%) SAP ERP
7 11 (2.72%) SAP HR
8 8 (1.98%) SAP GRC
9 7 (1.73%) SAP Retail
10 6 (1.48%) SAP Payroll
10 6 (1.48%) SAP PP
11 5 (1.23%) SAP HCM
11 5 (1.23%) SAP PM
12 4 (0.99%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.99%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.99%) SAP WM
13 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.91%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.99%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) IaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) PaaS
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Leonardo
4 2 (0.49%) Boomi
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) WebEx
2 2 (0.49%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) DHCP
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) LAN
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) VoIP
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.07%) SAP HANA
2 43 (10.62%) SAP BW
3 18 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 10 (2.47%) Lumira
4 10 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.25%) DTS
8 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) HP UFT
1 4 (0.99%) JIRA
1 4 (0.99%) LSMW
2 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.25%) TestRail
General
1 107 (26.42%) Finance
2 26 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.44%) Retail
4 9 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.73%) Billing
6 6 (1.48%) Local Government
6 6 (1.48%) Marketing
7 4 (0.99%) General Ledger
7 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 130 (32.10%) Consultant
2 119 (29.38%) SAP Consultant
3 80 (19.75%) SAP Manager
4 60 (14.81%) Architect
4 60 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 58 (14.32%) SAP Project Manager
6 51 (12.59%) SAP Architect
7 30 (7.41%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
8 28 (6.91%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
9 27 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
10 26 (6.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 23 (5.68%) Analyst
12 18 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.20%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
14 15 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
14 15 (3.70%) Technical Architect
15 14 (3.46%) SAP MM Consultant
15 14 (3.46%) SAP SD Consultant
15 14 (3.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.46%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.91%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (1.98%) EDI
2 8 (1.98%) SAP Basis
3 6 (1.48%) IDoc
3 6 (1.48%) SAP PI
3 6 (1.48%) SAP XI
4 5 (1.23%) SAP ALE
5 4 (0.99%) XML
6 3 (0.74%) BAPI
6 3 (0.74%) EJB
6 3 (0.74%) JDBC
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.74%) SAPUI5
6 3 (0.74%) XSLT
7 2 (0.49%) .NET
8 1 (0.25%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (1.48%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.23%) e-Learning
6 4 (0.99%) Clustering
6 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.99%) FMCG
6 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.25%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.99%) AIX
1 4 (0.99%) Linux
1 4 (0.99%) SUSE
2 3 (0.74%) Unix
2 3 (0.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.05%) ERP
2 57 (14.07%) Migration
3 53 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (11.36%) Project Management
5 40 (9.88%) Data Migration
6 39 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (8.89%) Procure-to-Pay
8 34 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (7.65%) Logistics
10 27 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
11 25 (6.17%) System Integration Testing
12 23 (5.68%) Test Scripting
13 22 (5.43%) Change Management
14 21 (5.19%) Analytics
15 20 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (4.94%) Order to Cash
16 17 (4.20%) Data Cleansing
17 16 (3.95%) CRM
17 16 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
18 15 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.17%) ABAP
2 13 (3.21%) Java
3 6 (1.48%) C
4 5 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.22%) Degree
2 8 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) CIPD
4 4 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.74%) ACCA
5 3 (0.74%) CIMA
6 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.49%) MBA
6 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.19%) QA
2 19 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.47%) PMO
4 7 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.48%) IFRS
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 16 (3.95%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.99%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 401 (99.01%) SAP
2 41 (10.12%) Ariba
3 15 (3.70%) HP
4 13 (3.21%) Oracle
5 10 (2.47%) hybris
6 9 (2.22%) Concur
7 6 (1.48%) CA
8 5 (1.23%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.99%) OpenText
10 3 (0.74%) Baan
10 3 (0.74%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.49%) Citrix
11 2 (0.49%) SEEBURGER
12 1 (0.25%) Dell
12 1 (0.25%) Google
12 1 (0.25%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.25%) Syclo
12 1 (0.25%) Veeam
12 1 (0.25%) VMware
12 1 (0.25%) Workday