The first table below looks at the demand for SAP GRC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP GRC over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) formerly SAP Virsa
Rank 575 539 534
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP GRC 18 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.057% 0.086%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
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£425 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £286 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

SAP GRC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP GRC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP GRC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP GRC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP GRC within the UK.

SAP GRC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP GRC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP GRC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SAP GRC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP GRC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP GRC within the UK.

SAP GRC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP GRC
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP GRC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 18 £425 -15.00% 9
London -4 6 £425 -18.46% 5
South East -10 5 £410 +57.69% 4
West Midlands -15 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £410 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
North West -1 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 3

SAP GRC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP GRC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP GRC.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) SAP Security
4 10 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (21.88%) ABAP
6 6 (18.75%) SAP BW
6 6 (18.75%) SAP Basis
7 5 (15.63%) Workflow
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) NetWeaver
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) Information Security
8 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (9.38%) SAP EP
9 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
9 3 (9.38%) UNIX
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) LDAP
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
9 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
9 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms

SAP GRC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP GRC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP GRC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) NetWeaver
2 3 (9.38%) SAP EP
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.13%) Agresso
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.13%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Consultant
2 15 (46.88%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) SAP GRC Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Manager
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) IT Auditor
8 1 (3.13%) IT Risk Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) EDI
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (6.25%) BAPI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) AS400
2 2 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Economics
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) SAP Security
2 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Workflow
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) ABAP
2 2 (6.25%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel