Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 583 673
Rank change year-on-year +273 +90 +201
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 706 330 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.54% 5.08% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 156 105
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.33% -6.52%
10th Percentile £413 £405 £378
90th Percentile £802 £725 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £73.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% - -
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 6,119 6,494 8,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.01% 6.37% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,662 3,787 4,751
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £658 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 96 108
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.76% -9.26% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.67 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £60.63 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -23.64% -18.52%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +246 654 £539 -2.05% 43
UK excluding London +186 359 £510 -5.56% 26
London +217 276 £550 -3.51% 18
South East +96 178 £488 -11.36% 8
North of England +73 77 £575 +35.29% 6
North West +67 55 £650 -16.13% 3
Midlands +43 52 £550 -4.35% 4
West Midlands +32 44 £488 -15.22% 1
South West -1 19 £500 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 17 £425 - 3
Wales +40 15 £575 +27.78% 1
East of England +36 11 £533 -0.93% 5
North East +28 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
East Midlands +17 2 £550 -8.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 691 (97.88%) SAP
2 229 (32.44%) Finance
3 120 (17.00%) Ariba
4 114 (16.15%) Migration
5 103 (14.59%) ERP
6 78 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (10.76%) SAP FI
8 69 (9.77%) Project Management
9 67 (9.49%) SAP CO
10 65 (9.21%) Manufacturing
11 63 (8.92%) SAP FI/CO
12 60 (8.50%) SAP HANA
13 59 (8.36%) SuccessFactors
14 57 (8.07%) Retail
15 56 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
16 55 (7.79%) Logistics
17 54 (7.65%) SAP Implementation
18 52 (7.37%) SAP Fiori
18 52 (7.37%) Concur
19 47 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (6.23%) Data Migration
21 42 (5.95%) Change Management
22 38 (5.38%) ABAP
22 38 (5.38%) Order to Cash
23 37 (5.24%) SAP BW
24 35 (4.96%) Procure-to-Pay
25 33 (4.67%) SAP MM
26 30 (4.25%) SAP SD
26 30 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
27 28 (3.97%) CRM

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 10 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.13%) NetWeaver
3 5 (0.71%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.28%) Apache
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 76 (10.76%) SAP FI
2 67 (9.49%) SAP CO
3 63 (8.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (4.67%) SAP MM
5 30 (4.25%) SAP SD
6 25 (3.54%) SAP BPC
7 24 (3.40%) SAP ERP
7 24 (3.40%) SAP MDG
8 22 (3.12%) SAP IBP
8 22 (3.12%) SAP Retail
9 21 (2.97%) SAP PP
10 19 (2.69%) SAP HCM
11 18 (2.55%) SAP HR
12 11 (1.56%) SAP FSCM
13 10 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (1.27%) SAP MDM
14 9 (1.27%) SAP SCM
14 9 (1.27%) SAP WM
15 8 (1.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 8 (1.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.36%) SuccessFactors
2 15 (2.12%) SaaS
3 11 (1.56%) Azure
4 6 (0.85%) AWS
4 6 (0.85%) Office 365
5 4 (0.57%) PaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.42%) Yammer
7 2 (0.28%) Boomi
7 2 (0.28%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.85%) RTP
2 4 (0.57%) HTTP
3 3 (0.42%) Internet
4 2 (0.28%) MPLS
4 2 (0.28%) WAN
4 2 (0.28%) WebEx
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.50%) SAP HANA
2 37 (5.24%) SAP BW
3 12 (1.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.27%) Big Data
5 7 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.42%) Power BI
9 2 (0.28%) DB2
9 2 (0.28%) MS Access
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.14%) Essbase
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) HBase
10 1 (0.14%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) LSMW
2 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.42%) JIRA
2 3 (0.42%) PVCS
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 229 (32.44%) Finance
2 65 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 57 (8.07%) Retail
4 17 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 8 (1.13%) Billing
7 7 (0.99%) Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 6 (0.85%) French Language
8 6 (0.85%) German Language
9 5 (0.71%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.42%) Marketing
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.28%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 278 (39.38%) Consultant
2 262 (37.11%) SAP Consultant
3 131 (18.56%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 110 (15.58%) SAP Manager
5 101 (14.31%) Architect
6 91 (12.89%) SAP Architect
7 60 (8.50%) Project Manager
8 53 (7.51%) SAP Project Manager
9 47 (6.66%) Analyst
10 45 (6.37%) SAP Financial Consultant
11 44 (6.23%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 38 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
13 35 (4.96%) SAP Analyst
14 34 (4.82%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 32 (4.53%) SAP CO Consultant
16 31 (4.39%) SAP FI Consultant
17 28 (3.97%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
17 28 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 24 (3.40%) Developer
19 22 (3.12%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.37%) SAP Fiori
2 13 (1.84%) SAPUI5
3 11 (1.56%) SAP Basis
3 11 (1.56%) SAP PI
4 10 (1.42%) IDoc
4 10 (1.42%) Web Services
5 7 (0.99%) EDI
6 6 (0.85%) Middleware
6 6 (0.85%) SAP XI
7 5 (0.71%) BAPI
7 5 (0.71%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.57%) SAP ALE
8 4 (0.57%) SAP CO-PA
8 4 (0.57%) SAP TM
8 4 (0.57%) XML
9 3 (0.42%) RESTful
9 3 (0.42%) SAP Core Interface
9 3 (0.42%) SOAP
9 3 (0.42%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.12%) e-Learning
4 13 (1.84%) FMCG
5 11 (1.56%) User Experience
6 8 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 7 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.71%) PMI
9 5 (0.71%) Replication
10 3 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.42%) Clustering
10 3 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.42%) Life Science
10 3 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.28%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.28%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.99%) Linux
2 6 (0.85%) SUSE
3 5 (0.71%) Unix
3 5 (0.71%) Windows
4 3 (0.42%) AIX
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (16.15%) Migration
2 103 (14.59%) ERP
3 78 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (9.77%) Project Management
5 55 (7.79%) Logistics
6 54 (7.65%) SAP Implementation
7 47 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (6.23%) Data Migration
9 42 (5.95%) Change Management
10 38 (5.38%) Order to Cash
11 35 (4.96%) Procure-to-Pay
12 28 (3.97%) CRM
13 26 (3.68%) Analytics
13 26 (3.68%) Record to Report
14 23 (3.26%) Business Transformation
15 22 (3.12%) Project Delivery
16 20 (2.83%) Programme Management
17 19 (2.69%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (2.69%) Test Scripting
18 18 (2.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.38%) ABAP
2 16 (2.27%) SQL
3 10 (1.42%) Java
4 7 (0.99%) C
5 3 (0.42%) Groovy
5 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.28%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.69%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.12%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.70%) Degree
4 12 (1.70%) PMP
5 11 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.56%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.57%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.42%) CIPD
7 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.28%) CCA
8 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) APMP
9 1 (0.14%) CFA
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.55%) PMO
2 17 (2.41%) QA
3 11 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.57%) IFRS
6 3 (0.42%) GAAP
6 3 (0.42%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.42%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 691 (97.88%) SAP
2 120 (17.00%) Ariba
3 52 (7.37%) Concur
4 18 (2.55%) Oracle
5 11 (1.56%) Adobe
6 9 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.99%) OpenText
9 6 (0.85%) HP
9 6 (0.85%) Informatica
10 5 (0.71%) Workday
11 4 (0.57%) hybris
11 4 (0.57%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.42%) Baan
12 3 (0.42%) Dell
12 3 (0.42%) Google
12 3 (0.42%) ReadSoft
12 3 (0.42%) webMethods
13 2 (0.28%) CA
13 2 (0.28%) Sybase