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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Security
Rank 604 587 530
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -57
Contract jobs citing SAP Security 16 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.044% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 24
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£466 £413 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% -15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £398 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -16.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 10 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 31 July 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 -31 15 £466 +13.03% 2
London -2 6 £473 +11.17%
North West -24 4 £391 -
Cumbria - 4 £391 -
West Midlands +2 2 £550 +42.85%
South East -10 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £550 -

SAP Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (24.36%) SAP GRC
3 14 (17.95%) Project Management
4 13 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 12 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
6 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.82%) ABAP
8 9 (11.54%) Identity Management
8 9 (11.54%) SAP Basis
9 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (8.97%) GxP
10 7 (8.97%) Finance
10 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
11 6 (7.69%) PKI
11 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.69%) CISSP
11 6 (7.69%) NetWeaver
11 6 (7.69%) SQL
11 6 (7.69%) MS Office
11 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
12 5 (6.41%) CRM
12 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
12 5 (6.41%) ERP
12 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.41%) SAP Implementation

SAP Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.28%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (24.36%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.28%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.28%) SAP CCM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) MS Access
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) International Banking
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Consultant
2 37 (47.44%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 24 (30.77%) SAP Security Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Developer
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Developer
6 5 (6.41%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Project Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) SAP GRC Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) SAP Security Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) SAP Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.13%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (3.85%) SAP PI
3 3 (3.85%) SAP BSP
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) EDI
4 1 (1.28%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.85%) FMCG
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Project Management
2 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.54%) Identity Management
4 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.41%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (6.41%) CRM
6 5 (6.41%) ERP
7 4 (5.13%) SOA
7 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Change Control
8 3 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (3.85%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Password Management
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) ABAP
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
3 1 (1.28%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) CISSP
4 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.56%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (8.97%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle