Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 327 323
Rank change year-on-year +125 -4 +57
Contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 162 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.70% 4.79% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 36 13
South East median daily rate £488 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +15.79% +9.20%
10th Percentile £353 £413 £440
90th Percentile £675 £750 £545
England median daily rate £525 £550 £480
% change year-on-year -4.55% +14.58% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.50 - -

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 advertised in the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1,032 1,191 1,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.99% 7.12% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 677 608
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £304
90th Percentile £650 £614 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 27
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -33.82% +34.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.10 £14.15
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.70 £51.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% -18.18% -

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP S/4HANA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP S/4HANA in the South East

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP S/4HANA in the South East

SAP S/4HANA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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

SAP S/4HANA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley +62 85 £550 - 1
Berkshire +37 72 £500 -27.27% 1
West Sussex +36 31 £488 +44.44% 1
Surrey +30 25 £488 -11.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 13 £675 +35.00%
East Sussex - 7 £475 -
Hampshire -4 6 £488 +21.88% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SAP S/4HANA
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the South East region with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA.

1 160 (98.77%) SAP
2 61 (37.65%) Finance
3 46 (28.40%) ERP
4 32 (19.75%) SAP FI
5 31 (19.14%) SAP CO
6 30 (18.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 25 (15.43%) SAP Fiori
8 23 (14.20%) SAP MDG
9 21 (12.96%) Ariba
10 20 (12.35%) ABAP
11 18 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
11 18 (11.11%) Validation
11 18 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (10.49%) Migration
12 17 (10.49%) Data Migration
13 16 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.64%) Java
15 14 (8.64%) SAP BPC
15 14 (8.64%) Logistics
16 13 (8.02%) Data Governance
16 13 (8.02%) SAP HANA
16 13 (8.02%) Project Management
16 13 (8.02%) SAP MM
16 13 (8.02%) Workflow
17 12 (7.41%) CRM
17 12 (7.41%) Test Scripting
17 12 (7.41%) Data Validation
18 11 (6.79%) Cash Management
19 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills

SAP S/4HANA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.85%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (19.75%) SAP FI
2 31 (19.14%) SAP CO
3 30 (18.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (14.20%) SAP MDG
5 14 (8.64%) SAP BPC
6 13 (8.02%) SAP MM
7 8 (4.94%) SAP ERP
8 7 (4.32%) SAP GRC
9 6 (3.70%) SAP CRM
10 5 (3.09%) SAP Payroll
11 3 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (1.23%) SAP Business One
12 2 (1.23%) SAP CS
12 2 (1.23%) SAP FSCM
12 2 (1.23%) SAP HR
12 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (1.23%) SAP PP
13 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.62%) SAP PM
13 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.09%) Office 365
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) MPLS
2 1 (0.62%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) SAP HANA
2 6 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.09%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) LSMW
1 5 (3.09%) PVCS
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 61 (37.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (42.59%) Consultant
2 65 (40.12%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 28 (17.28%) Architect
5 26 (16.05%) SAP Architect
6 23 (14.20%) SAP CO Consultant
7 22 (13.58%) SAP FI Consultant
8 21 (12.96%) Functional Consultant
8 21 (12.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 20 (12.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 20 (12.35%) SAP Manager
10 17 (10.49%) Project Manager
11 15 (9.26%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 14 (8.64%) SAP Project Manager
13 13 (8.02%) SAP Financial Consultant
14 12 (7.41%) Data Consultant
15 11 (6.79%) SAP Data Consultant
15 11 (6.79%) SAP MDG Consultant
16 10 (6.17%) Developer
17 9 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.43%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (4.94%) SAP PI
3 6 (3.70%) IDoc
3 6 (3.70%) SAP ALE
3 6 (3.70%) SAP XI
3 6 (3.70%) Web Services
4 4 (2.47%) .NET
5 3 (1.85%) EDI
5 3 (1.85%) Middleware
5 3 (1.85%) SAP CO-PA
5 3 (1.85%) SAPUI5
6 2 (1.23%) BAPI
6 2 (1.23%) EJB
6 2 (1.23%) JDBC
6 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) XSLT
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.09%) Replication
4 4 (2.47%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Derivative
5 2 (1.23%) FMCG
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) NGOSS
6 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.40%) ERP
2 18 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
2 18 (11.11%) Validation
3 17 (10.49%) Data Migration
3 17 (10.49%) Migration
4 16 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.64%) Logistics
7 13 (8.02%) Data Governance
7 13 (8.02%) Project Management
7 13 (8.02%) Workflow
8 12 (7.41%) CRM
8 12 (7.41%) Data Validation
8 12 (7.41%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.79%) Cash Management
10 10 (6.17%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.56%) Accounts Payable
11 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.35%) ABAP
2 14 (8.64%) Java
3 10 (6.17%) SQL
4 7 (4.32%) C
5 3 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.62%) CBAP
3 1 (0.62%) MBA
3 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.62%) PMP
3 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.09%) PMO
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 160 (98.77%) SAP
2 21 (12.96%) Ariba
3 8 (4.94%) HP
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
5 6 (3.70%) Concur
6 5 (3.09%) Baan
6 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.85%) Adobe
7 3 (1.85%) BT
7 3 (1.85%) CA
7 3 (1.85%) webMethods
8 2 (1.23%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) hybris
9 1 (0.62%) Meraki
9 1 (0.62%) OpenText
9 1 (0.62%) Reuters
9 1 (0.62%) Workday