The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / North West
Rank 107 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Contract jobs citing ERP 32 92 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 2.44% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.96% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 35
Median daily rate £425 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -16.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3105 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.17% 82.21% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1865 1521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ERP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP across the North West region.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the North West region.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 17 £425 +16.59% 28
Cheshire +26 4 £425 -24.44% 4
Lancashire +12 4 £400 +18.51% 6
Merseyside -17 3 £438 +34.61% 1
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 49 (36.30%) SAP
1 49 (36.30%) Finance
2 26 (19.26%) Oracle
3 21 (15.56%) SAP BW
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
4 20 (14.81%) CRM
5 17 (12.59%) Java
5 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.59%) Manufacturing
5 17 (12.59%) Change Management
6 15 (11.11%) SAP ERP
7 14 (10.37%) SAP Implementation
7 14 (10.37%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (10.37%) ITIL
7 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.89%) Local Government
10 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
10 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (7.41%) Analytics
11 10 (7.41%) Digital Media
11 10 (7.41%) Network Security
11 10 (7.41%) Web Development
11 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (7.41%) PHP
11 10 (7.41%) .NET
11 10 (7.41%) Migration

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.48%) IIS
1 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.96%) MS Office
4 3 (2.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 14 (10.37%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (5.93%) SAP HR
4 8 (5.93%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (5.19%) SAP GRC
6 6 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (2.96%) SAP BPC
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (1.48%) SAP CO
10 2 (1.48%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (1.48%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.74%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) SaaS
2 7 (5.19%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.96%) PaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Network Security
2 4 (2.96%) SAN
3 3 (2.22%) NAS
3 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.48%) DHCP
4 2 (1.48%) DNS
4 2 (1.48%) Internet
4 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.48%) Skype
4 2 (1.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) BGP
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) DMZ
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) MPLS
5 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) SAP BW
2 9 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 8 (5.93%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) MS Access
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Grunt
1 1 (0.74%) gulp
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 49 (36.30%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.89%) Local Government
4 9 (6.67%) Aerospace
5 6 (4.44%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) Advertising
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Analyst
2 20 (14.81%) Architect
2 20 (14.81%) Consultant
3 15 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.15%) ERP Manager
6 10 (7.41%) SAP Architect
6 10 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Change Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Developer
7 9 (6.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.19%) SAP HANA Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Analytics Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Business Manager
9 6 (4.44%) ERP Project Manager
9 6 (4.44%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Business Change Manager
10 5 (3.70%) ERP Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.48%) CSS
3 2 (1.48%) EDI
3 2 (1.48%) HTML5
3 2 (1.48%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.74%) CSS3
4 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) WF
4 1 (0.74%) WinForms
4 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.96%) Life Science
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) BYOD
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.81%) CRM
1 20 (14.81%) Project Management
2 17 (12.59%) Change Management
3 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (10.37%) ITIL
3 14 (10.37%) SAP Implementation
4 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.41%) Analytics
6 10 (7.41%) Migration
6 10 (7.41%) Web Development
7 8 (5.93%) Process Improvement
8 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.19%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.70%) Cash Management
10 5 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) Java
1 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.41%) PHP
3 9 (6.67%) SQL
4 8 (5.93%) Python
5 7 (5.19%) C
5 7 (5.19%) C#
6 6 (4.44%) Perl
6 6 (4.44%) Ruby
6 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) ABAP
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.48%) CCNA
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCITP
7 2 (1.48%) MCSE
7 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CCIE
8 1 (0.74%) CISA
8 1 (0.74%) HND
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) GDPR
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.48%) WSUS
2 1 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) SAP
2 26 (19.26%) Oracle
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) Ariba
4 6 (4.44%) Concur
5 5 (3.70%) Cisco
5 5 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.96%) VMware
7 3 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.48%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.48%) Kaseya
8 2 (1.48%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.48%) Symantec
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) Isilon
9 1 (0.74%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.74%) Tableau
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