The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) formerly SAP Virsa
Rank 558 560 487
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -73
Contract jobs citing SAP GRC 20 15 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% 0.33% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 22
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£403 £408 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £350 £433
% change year-on-year
+12.07% -19.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4437 4519 4128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.62% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2533 2466 2090
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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
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 7 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 30 March 2015. 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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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 -9 20 £403 -3.01%
London +10 12 £425 +2.40%
North West - 4 - -
South East -18 3 £392 -6.60%
Berkshire - 3 £392 -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -

SAP GRC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (80.00%) SAP Security
3 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (22.50%) Identity Management
4 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) ERP
5 7 (17.50%) SAP BW
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) MS Office
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) Release Management
7 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) SAP Basis
7 5 (12.50%) MS Project
7 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 5 (12.50%) Lotus
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) GxP
9 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) ABAP
9 3 (7.50%) FMCG
10 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
10 2 (5.00%) LDAP

SAP GRC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (5.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.50%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.50%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Consultant
1 31 (77.50%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Security Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) SAP Security Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) SAP GRC Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) FMCG
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) SAP Security
2 9 (22.50%) Identity Management
3 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.50%) ERP
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Release Management
6 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Line Management
10 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.50%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) HP