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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) formerly SAP Virsa
Rank 566 564 525
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP GRC 20 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.023% 0.075%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.42% 0.26% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
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£450 £395 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -22.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -24.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4818 4633 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.99% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2483 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 68 82
Average hourly rate £19.25 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.56% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 17 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 22 December 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 -23 18 £450 +13.92% 2
London +30 17 £450 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

SAP GRC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (61.11%) SAP Security
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 7 (19.44%) ERP
5 7 (19.44%) SAP BW
5 7 (19.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (16.67%) MS Office
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) MS Project
7 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.89%) Lotus
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (13.89%) Release Management
7 5 (13.89%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
8 4 (11.11%) VB
9 3 (8.33%) ABAP
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
9 3 (8.33%) SAP XI
9 3 (8.33%) FMCG
10 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2

SAP GRC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) SAP EHS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Consultant
2 17 (47.22%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) SAP GRC Consultant
4 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) SAP Security Consultant
4 9 (25.00%) Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) SAP Security Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Support
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.78%) EDI
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.78%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) FMCG
2 2 (5.56%) PMI
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) SAP Security
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 7 (19.44%) ERP
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.89%) Release Management
5 5 (13.89%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Security Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
2 1 (2.78%) GIAC
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Lotus
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) Siebel
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe