The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Security
Rank 571 528 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP Security 28 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 30
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£398 £499 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £316 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £525
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

SAP Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SAP Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Security
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Security within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SAP Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Security
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Security
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Security within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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 -33 25 £398 -20.10% 4
South West -31 8 £302 -5.78%
London -3 7 £413 -20.28% 1
Swindon 0 6 £285 -9.52%
Wiltshire -11 6 £285 -9.52%
North West 0 3 - -
West Midlands -19 3 £385 +18.46%
Coventry - 3 £385 -
Manchester -10 2 - -
East of England - 2 £400 -
South East -8 1 £325 -35.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

SAP Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Security 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 Security.

1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) SAP GRC
3 10 (18.18%) SAP BW
4 9 (16.36%) SAP Implementation
5 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.73%) ABAP
6 7 (12.73%) SAP Basis
6 7 (12.73%) Business Transformation
7 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (9.09%) VB
8 5 (9.09%) NetWeaver
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Windows
9 4 (7.27%) ERP
9 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
10 3 (5.45%) UNIX
10 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
10 3 (5.45%) LSMW
10 3 (5.45%) SAP ALE
10 3 (5.45%) Degree
10 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
10 3 (5.45%) SAP HCM
10 3 (5.45%) Time Management
10 3 (5.45%) Data Privacy
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle
11 2 (3.64%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) AIX

SAP Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (1.82%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (32.73%) SAP GRC
2 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.45%) SAP HCM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.64%) SAP PM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) SSL
1 1 (1.82%) S/MIME
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) LSMW
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Consultant
1 29 (52.73%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (36.36%) SAP Security Consultant
2 20 (36.36%) Security Consultant
3 13 (23.64%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
4 11 (20.00%) Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) Security Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) SAP Security Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) SAP Manager
8 4 (7.27%) SAP Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) SAP Support
9 3 (5.45%) Security Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) SAP Security Administrator
10 2 (3.64%) SAP GRC Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Support Manager
11 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis Administrator
11 1 (1.82%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) SAP Basis
2 3 (5.45%) SAP ALE
3 2 (3.64%) SAP XI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.73%) Business Transformation
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) ERP
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 3 (5.45%) Data Privacy
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
7 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Security
7 2 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Release Management
8 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.82%) Workflow
8 1 (1.82%) Validation
8 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) ABAP
2 5 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) CISM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CISA
3 1 (1.82%) CGEIT
3 1 (1.82%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix