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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 64 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing ERP 98 99 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 2.36% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.98% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 57 50
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +134.37%
ERP
England

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
2669 3327 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.40% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2035 1501
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 130 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 30 £550 +22.90% 13
Cheshire +25 24 £388 -19.27% 3
Lancashire -1 13 £388 -17.55% 3
Cumbria +16 10 £491 +9.47% 1
Merseyside -9 4 £250 -36.70% 2
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 62 (30.85%) SAP
2 54 (26.87%) CRM
3 49 (24.38%) Java
3 49 (24.38%) JavaScript
4 47 (23.38%) Finance
5 38 (18.91%) PHP
5 38 (18.91%) Web Development
5 38 (18.91%) Network Security
5 38 (18.91%) Digital Media
6 34 (16.92%) Project Management
7 29 (14.43%) .NET
8 27 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 25 (12.44%) SQL
11 24 (11.94%) Oracle
12 22 (10.95%) Manufacturing
13 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (10.45%) Change Management
14 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
15 19 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (9.45%) SAP BW
16 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
17 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.46%) C#
17 17 (8.46%) Migration
18 16 (7.96%) Logistics
18 16 (7.96%) SC Cleared
19 15 (7.46%) Retail
19 15 (7.46%) ITIL
20 14 (6.97%) HTML

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 6 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.97%) SAP ERP
3 11 (5.47%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (3.48%) SAP HR
5 7 (3.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (2.49%) SAP GRC
8 4 (1.99%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.99%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.50%) HFM
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.98%) PaaS
3 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (2.99%) SaaS
4 5 (2.49%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.99%) Office 365
6 3 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.91%) Network Security
2 6 (2.99%) Firewall
2 6 (2.99%) SAN
2 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.49%) DHCP
3 5 (2.49%) DNS
3 5 (2.49%) Internet
3 5 (2.49%) LAN
3 5 (2.49%) WAN
4 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.99%) VLAN
5 2 (1.00%) MPLS
5 2 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) BGP
6 1 (0.50%) DMZ
6 1 (0.50%) DSL
6 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.45%) SAP BW
2 14 (6.97%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.97%) SAP HANA
4 9 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.98%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.49%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.00%) MySQL
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.99%) gulp
2 5 (2.49%) Grunt
3 4 (1.99%) Xcode
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) JIRA
4 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.00%) MorphX
5 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (23.38%) Finance
2 22 (10.95%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.46%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Back Office
4 10 (4.98%) Local Government
5 8 (3.98%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.49%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (17.91%) Developer
2 31 (15.42%) Analyst
3 27 (13.43%) Architect
4 26 (12.94%) Consultant
5 17 (8.46%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.46%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.97%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.97%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (6.47%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.97%) Change Manager
9 11 (5.47%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.48%) ERP Manager
10 9 (4.48%) HTML Developer
11 8 (3.98%) SAP Architect
12 7 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Change Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) SAP Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) SAP HANA Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.48%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.43%) .NET
2 14 (6.97%) HTML
3 11 (5.47%) HTML5
4 10 (4.98%) CSS
5 7 (3.48%) CSS3
5 7 (3.48%) EDI
6 6 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.99%) jQuery
7 5 (2.49%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.99%) Cocoa
8 4 (1.99%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.99%) iOS SDK
8 4 (1.99%) WinForms
8 4 (1.99%) XML
9 3 (1.49%) Middleware
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Digital Media
2 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.99%) Life Science
4 6 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.49%) Clustering
6 3 (1.49%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.00%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.00%) EPoS
7 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.47%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.00%) Linux
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.87%) CRM
2 38 (18.91%) Web Development
3 34 (16.92%) Project Management
4 27 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.45%) Change Management
6 19 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.46%) Migration
8 16 (7.96%) Logistics
9 15 (7.46%) ITIL
10 13 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
12 11 (5.47%) SOA
12 11 (5.47%) Transition Management
13 10 (4.98%) Analytics
13 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.48%) Data Migration
15 8 (3.98%) Business Analysis
15 8 (3.98%) Integration Testing
15 8 (3.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) Java
1 49 (24.38%) JavaScript
2 38 (18.91%) PHP
3 25 (12.44%) SQL
4 17 (8.46%) C#
5 12 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.98%) C
7 7 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.99%) Perl
8 6 (2.99%) Python
8 6 (2.99%) Ruby
8 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.99%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.49%) VB
10 3 (1.49%) X++
11 2 (1.00%) ABAP
11 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.99%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) Degree
4 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.00%) CCNA
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ISEB
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.97%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.50%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.99%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 62 (30.85%) SAP
2 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.94%) Oracle
4 9 (4.48%) Citrix
5 8 (3.98%) Cisco
6 7 (3.48%) JD Edwards
6 7 (3.48%) VMware
7 6 (2.99%) ForgeRock
7 6 (2.99%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.99%) Ariba
8 4 (1.99%) Concur
9 3 (1.49%) Adobe
9 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.49%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.49%) IFS
9 3 (1.49%) Workday
10 2 (1.00%) JDA
10 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
10 2 (1.00%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.00%) Tableau
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