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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / North West
Rank 92 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +18
Contract jobs citing ERP 45 130 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 3.32% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 4.11% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 83 46
Median daily rate £450 £423 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
- -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.33 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -29.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +57.89%

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
2156 3161 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.95% 80.68% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1931 1416
Median daily rate £405 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 109 101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.17 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -25 18 £575 +45.56% 18
Cheshire +13 6 £450 -0.55% 2
Merseyside -20 4 £379 +1.00% 4
Lancashire -9 2 £400 -15.34% 4
Cumbria +9 1 - - 1
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 50 (31.85%) SAP
2 44 (28.03%) Finance
3 33 (21.02%) CRM
4 29 (18.47%) Java
5 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 26 (16.56%) Project Management
7 23 (14.65%) Oracle
8 21 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (12.74%) SAP BW
10 19 (12.10%) Change Management
10 19 (12.10%) PHP
10 19 (12.10%) Web Development
10 19 (12.10%) Network Security
10 19 (12.10%) Digital Media
11 17 (10.83%) SQL
11 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
12 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
12 16 (10.19%) .NET
12 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
13 15 (9.55%) Manufacturing
14 14 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (8.92%) Migration
14 14 (8.92%) ITIL
14 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.28%) SAP ERP
15 13 (8.28%) QA
16 12 (7.64%) Local Government
17 11 (7.01%) C#

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 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
3 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.91%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (8.28%) SAP ERP
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (5.10%) SAP HR
5 7 (4.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (3.82%) SAP GRC
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (2.55%) SAP BPC
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (1.91%) SAP Business One
10 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.64%) HFM
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.46%) SaaS
3 6 (3.82%) PaaS
3 6 (3.82%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.91%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.10%) Network Security
2 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.55%) SAN
4 3 (1.91%) Firewall
4 3 (1.91%) LAN
4 3 (1.91%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) DHCP
5 2 (1.27%) DNS
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) DMZ
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.64%) MPLS
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) SAP BW
2 11 (7.01%) SAP HANA
3 9 (5.73%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.10%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.91%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) gulp
1 3 (1.91%) JIRA
2 2 (1.27%) Grunt
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Xcode
General
1 44 (28.03%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.64%) Local Government
4 9 (5.73%) Aerospace
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.18%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.91%) Publishing
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (16.56%) Architect
2 24 (15.29%) Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) Consultant
4 16 (10.19%) Developer
4 16 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.92%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.92%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.64%) Change Manager
6 12 (7.64%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) ERP Manager
7 9 (5.73%) SAP Architect
8 8 (5.10%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.46%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Analytics Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.82%) SAP Manager
10 6 (3.82%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.18%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Business Change Manager
11 5 (3.18%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) HTML
3 5 (3.18%) CSS
3 5 (3.18%) EDI
3 5 (3.18%) HTML5
4 4 (2.55%) XML
5 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.91%) CSS3
5 3 (1.91%) jQuery
5 3 (1.91%) Middleware
5 3 (1.91%) SOAP
6 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.27%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.27%) WinForms
7 1 (0.64%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Digital Media
2 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.82%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) BYOD
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.27%) EPoS
6 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Life Science
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) FMCG
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Android
3 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.64%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Unix
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) CRM
2 26 (16.56%) Project Management
3 21 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (12.10%) Change Management
4 19 (12.10%) Web Development
5 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.92%) ITIL
7 14 (8.92%) Migration
8 11 (7.01%) SAP Implementation
9 10 (6.37%) Analytics
9 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.73%) TOGAF
11 8 (5.10%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.10%) Process Improvement
11 8 (5.10%) SOA
12 7 (4.46%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.46%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.46%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) Java
2 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.10%) PHP
4 17 (10.83%) SQL
5 11 (7.01%) C#
6 8 (5.10%) C
7 6 (3.82%) Perl
7 6 (3.82%) Python
7 6 (3.82%) Ruby
7 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.82%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) ABAP
10 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.55%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.55%) Degree
4 4 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CCIE
7 1 (0.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (31.85%) SAP
2 23 (14.65%) Oracle
3 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.46%) Cisco
5 6 (3.82%) Citrix
5 6 (3.82%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.18%) Ariba
6 5 (3.18%) Concur
7 4 (2.55%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.55%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.55%) VMware
8 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.91%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.27%) IFS
9 2 (1.27%) NetSuite
9 2 (1.27%) Tableau
9 2 (1.27%) Workday
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.64%) RedPrairie
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