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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 56 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing ERP 114 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.22% 1.97% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 2.40% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 35
Median daily rate £375 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% -21.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £33.64 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £33.64 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +18.51%
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
2934 3629 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.83% 82.01% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 2274 1388
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 140 113
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.19 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 50 £425 +3.03% 32
Cheshire +21 26 £350 -15.15% 12
Lancashire +28 15 £375 -11.76% 8
Cumbria +8 9 £491 +12.28%
Merseyside +3 4 £250 -37.50% 3
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 88 (38.43%) CRM
2 78 (34.06%) Java
3 76 (33.19%) JavaScript
4 71 (31.00%) PHP
5 70 (30.57%) Web Development
5 70 (30.57%) Network Security
5 70 (30.57%) Digital Media
6 50 (21.83%) SAP
7 43 (18.78%) Project Management
7 43 (18.78%) Finance
8 40 (17.47%) Microsoft
9 39 (17.03%) SQL
10 35 (15.28%) .NET
11 30 (13.10%) Active Directory
11 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (12.66%) SQL Server
12 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
13 28 (12.23%) E-Commerce
14 26 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (10.92%) Migration
16 23 (10.04%) Manufacturing
16 23 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (9.61%) Change Management
18 21 (9.17%) SC Cleared
18 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
19 20 (8.73%) Logistics
19 20 (8.73%) Business Analysis
19 20 (8.73%) C#
20 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2
20 19 (8.30%) SOA

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 8 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) MS Project
4 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.62%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.75%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.87%) Magento
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.44%) HFM
6 1 (0.44%) Maximo
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.44%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.18%) Office 365
3 5 (2.18%) PaaS
4 4 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (30.57%) Network Security
2 7 (3.06%) SAN
3 6 (2.62%) DHCP
3 6 (2.62%) DNS
3 6 (2.62%) Firewall
3 6 (2.62%) LAN
3 6 (2.62%) WAN
4 5 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.18%) VLAN
5 4 (1.75%) Internet
5 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) MPLS
7 2 (0.87%) NAS
8 1 (0.44%) BGP
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) Data Mining
2 12 (5.24%) SAP HANA
3 11 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.93%) SAP BW
6 8 (3.49%) Big Data
6 8 (3.49%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.62%) OLAP
8 6 (2.62%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.18%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.31%) MySQL
10 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.62%) gulp
4 5 (2.18%) Grunt
4 5 (2.18%) JIRA
5 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.75%) Xcode
6 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.31%) Maven
6 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.87%) MorphX
8 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 43 (18.78%) Finance
2 23 (10.04%) Manufacturing
3 18 (7.86%) Retail
4 11 (4.80%) Back Office
5 8 (3.49%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.31%) Billing
7 3 (1.31%) Local Government
7 3 (1.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (27.51%) Developer
2 43 (18.78%) Analyst
3 31 (13.54%) Architect
4 21 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.73%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.86%) Consultant
6 18 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (6.99%) SQL Developer
8 13 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.80%) ERP Analyst
10 11 (4.80%) HTML Developer
10 11 (4.80%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.37%) Change Analyst
12 8 (3.49%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
13 7 (3.06%) ERP Developer
13 7 (3.06%) SAP HANA Consultant
13 7 (3.06%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.28%) .NET
2 18 (7.86%) HTML
3 14 (6.11%) CSS
3 14 (6.11%) HTML5
4 11 (4.80%) Middleware
5 10 (4.37%) CSS3
6 8 (3.49%) jQuery
7 7 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.62%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.62%) EDI
9 5 (2.18%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.18%) WCF
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.75%) Cocoa
10 4 (1.75%) iOS SDK
10 4 (1.75%) WinForms
10 4 (1.75%) XML
11 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.57%) Digital Media
2 14 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.06%) Life Science
5 5 (2.18%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.18%) User Experience
6 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.31%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) EPoS
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
9 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.99%) Windows
2 10 (4.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.49%) Linux
4 6 (2.62%) AIX
5 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.31%) Android
7 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.43%) CRM
2 70 (30.57%) Web Development
3 43 (18.78%) Project Management
4 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.23%) E-Commerce
6 26 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (10.92%) Migration
8 23 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.61%) Change Management
10 20 (8.73%) Business Analysis
10 20 (8.73%) Logistics
11 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2
11 19 (8.30%) SOA
12 17 (7.42%) Analytics
13 15 (6.55%) TOGAF
14 14 (6.11%) ETL
15 13 (5.68%) Data Management
16 12 (5.24%) TDD
17 11 (4.80%) Business Process Mapping
17 11 (4.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.06%) Java
2 76 (33.19%) JavaScript
3 71 (31.00%) PHP
4 39 (17.03%) SQL
5 20 (8.73%) C#
6 13 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.31%) VB
11 3 (1.31%) X++
12 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.44%) ABAP
13 1 (0.44%) C++
13 1 (0.44%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) SC Cleared
1 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) BC Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) ISEB
2 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.87%) CCNA
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CCNP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.75%) XenApp
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (21.83%) SAP
2 40 (17.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.99%) Oracle
4 13 (5.68%) Citrix
5 10 (4.37%) VMware
6 9 (3.93%) Vertica
7 8 (3.49%) Talend
8 7 (3.06%) Cisco
8 7 (3.06%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.62%) IFS
9 6 (2.62%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.18%) Baan
10 5 (2.18%) ForgeRock
10 5 (2.18%) Tableau
11 4 (1.75%) Adobe
12 3 (1.31%) Google
13 2 (0.87%) EMC
13 2 (0.87%) JDA
13 2 (0.87%) RedPrairie
13 2 (0.87%) Zend
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