Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 468 627
Rank change year-on-year +169 +159 +150
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 548 478 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.14% 7.45% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 217 146
UK median daily rate £588 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £413 £410 £372
90th Percentile £900 £738 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £81.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £73.34 -
% change year-on-year -52.28% - -

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 4,920 6,419 7,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.30% 6.53% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,953 3,757 4,583
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 98 81
UK median hourly rate £31.83 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.06% +20.69% -2.32%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £53.23 £66.43 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% +56.44% -18.55%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +160 497 £575 +9.52% 46
UK excluding London +149 304 £550 +10.00% 39
London +135 181 £600 +4.35% 12
South East +60 130 £503 +0.60% 6
North of England +97 78 £600 +14.29% 12
North West +90 60 £663 +26.19% 10
Midlands +62 37 £900 +53.19% 11
West Midlands +60 33 £900 +53.19% 10
South West +43 25 £525 -11.58% 2
East of England +28 22 £525 +19.32% 2
Yorkshire +35 16 £488 - 2
Wales - 7 £625 - 2
Scotland +23 4 - -
East Midlands +44 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 536 (97.81%) SAP
2 161 (29.38%) Finance
3 93 (16.97%) ERP
4 84 (15.33%) Ariba
5 77 (14.05%) Migration
6 73 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (9.31%) SAP HANA
8 49 (8.94%) SuccessFactors
8 49 (8.94%) SAP FI
9 47 (8.58%) SAP CO
10 46 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (8.39%) Manufacturing
11 44 (8.03%) Record to Report
12 42 (7.66%) Change Management
13 40 (7.30%) Project Management
14 38 (6.93%) Data Migration
15 37 (6.75%) ABAP
16 36 (6.57%) SAP FI/CO
17 35 (6.39%) Procure-to-Pay
17 35 (6.39%) Order to Cash
18 32 (5.84%) Retail
18 32 (5.84%) Logistics
19 31 (5.66%) SAP Fiori
20 30 (5.47%) Analytics
20 30 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
21 29 (5.29%) SAP BW
21 29 (5.29%) Concur
21 29 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
22 28 (5.11%) Security Cleared
22 28 (5.11%) Workflow

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 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.91%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.55%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 16 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 49 (8.94%) SAP FI
2 47 (8.58%) SAP CO
3 36 (6.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (4.93%) SAP IBP
4 27 (4.93%) SAP MDG
5 23 (4.20%) SAP ERP
6 22 (4.01%) SAP PP
7 19 (3.47%) SAP SD
8 18 (3.28%) SAP BPC
8 18 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (1.82%) SAP MDM
9 10 (1.82%) SAP MM
9 10 (1.82%) SAP PS
10 9 (1.64%) SAP PM
11 8 (1.46%) SAP HCM
11 8 (1.46%) SAP MII
12 7 (1.28%) SAP HR
12 7 (1.28%) SAP Retail
12 7 (1.28%) SAP WM
13 5 (0.91%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.94%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (2.55%) Azure
2 14 (2.55%) Power Platform
3 10 (1.82%) SaaS
4 8 (1.46%) AWS
5 7 (1.28%) PaaS
6 6 (1.09%) Office 365
7 2 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.09%) RTP
2 3 (0.55%) Broadband
3 1 (0.18%) Firewall
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) MPLS
3 1 (0.18%) VLAN
3 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.31%) SAP HANA
2 29 (5.29%) SAP BW
3 14 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (2.55%) Power BI
4 11 (2.01%) OLAP
5 7 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (1.28%) Data Lake
6 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) MySQL
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) LSMW
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 161 (29.38%) Finance
2 46 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.84%) Retail
4 16 (2.92%) French Language
5 10 (1.82%) German Language
6 9 (1.64%) Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.28%) Billing
9 6 (1.09%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.91%) Back Office
10 5 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.91%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.73%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Environmental Health
13 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 223 (40.69%) Consultant
2 207 (37.77%) SAP Consultant
3 91 (16.61%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 63 (11.50%) Architect
4 63 (11.50%) SAP Manager
5 48 (8.76%) SAP Architect
6 45 (8.21%) Analyst
7 30 (5.47%) Project Manager
8 27 (4.93%) SAP CO Consultant
8 27 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.74%) SAP Analyst
10 25 (4.56%) SAP Project Manager
10 25 (4.56%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
11 23 (4.20%) SAP Financial Consultant
12 22 (4.01%) SAP FI Consultant
13 20 (3.65%) SAP Trainer
13 20 (3.65%) Trainer
14 19 (3.47%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 18 (3.28%) SAP Financial Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.66%) SAP Fiori
2 13 (2.37%) SAP Basis
2 13 (2.37%) SAP PI
3 9 (1.64%) IDoc
3 9 (1.64%) SAPUI5
4 7 (1.28%) SAP CO-PA
5 4 (0.73%) EDI
5 4 (0.73%) REST
5 4 (0.73%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (0.73%) SAP TM
5 4 (0.73%) SAP XI
5 4 (0.73%) Web Services
6 3 (0.55%) Middleware
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.36%) BAPI
7 2 (0.36%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.36%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Core Interface
8 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.47%) e-Learning
4 17 (3.10%) FMCG
5 10 (1.82%) User Experience
6 8 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.55%) Clustering
11 3 (0.55%) Replication
11 3 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.18%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.18%) Life Science
12 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.91%) Linux
1 5 (0.91%) SUSE
2 3 (0.55%) AIX
3 2 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.18%) VMS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.97%) ERP
2 77 (14.05%) Migration
3 73 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (8.03%) Record to Report
6 42 (7.66%) Change Management
7 40 (7.30%) Project Management
8 38 (6.93%) Data Migration
9 35 (6.39%) Order to Cash
9 35 (6.39%) Procure-to-Pay
10 32 (5.84%) Logistics
11 30 (5.47%) Analytics
12 29 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (5.11%) Workflow
14 25 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.38%) Business Transformation
15 24 (4.38%) Data Modelling
15 24 (4.38%) PLM
16 20 (3.65%) Validation
17 19 (3.47%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.75%) ABAP
2 12 (2.19%) SQL
3 6 (1.09%) Java
4 5 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.18%) PHP 7
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.28%) ACCA
3 7 (1.28%) Degree
4 6 (1.09%) CIMA
5 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.18%) APMG
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) CCA
6 1 (0.18%) CCAB
6 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.19%) PMO
3 8 (1.46%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) IFRS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 536 (97.81%) SAP
2 84 (15.33%) Ariba
3 29 (5.29%) Concur
4 25 (4.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.19%) Informatica
7 10 (1.82%) Oracle
8 7 (1.28%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.91%) OpenText
10 4 (0.73%) BT
11 3 (0.55%) IBM
11 3 (0.55%) ReadSoft
12 2 (0.36%) Cognos
12 2 (0.36%) HP
12 2 (0.36%) hybris
12 2 (0.36%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.36%) JDA
12 2 (0.36%) Planview
12 2 (0.36%) webMethods
13 1 (0.18%) SEEBURGER