The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 116 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing ERP 986 916 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.74% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.35% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 515 414
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 39
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.56 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -26.15%

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
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ERP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP within the UK.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP within the UK.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ERP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ERP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ERP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 +12 890 £435 +2.65% 353
London +12 381 £450 -0.55% 111
South East -25 138 £440 +8.64% 60
West Midlands +8 73 £425 +39.34% 31
East Midlands +19 65 £410 +17.14% 17
East of England -11 62 £425 +17.24% 33
City of London +10 58 £500 +6.38% 36
Hampshire +8 58 £436 +0.86% 15
North West +1 56 £469 +17.18% 37
South West -29 41 £375 +7.14% 35
Yorkshire +20 38 £413 +65.00% 17
Manchester -6 30 £500 +25.00% 16
Scotland -14 30 £333 -21.76% 15
Berkshire +14 23 £500 +25.00% 18
Bedfordshire +6 22 £425 - 3
Bristol -9 20 £360 -10.33% 6
Hertfordshire -13 20 £550 +44.26% 13
Warwickshire +3 18 £375 +20.96% 3
Nottinghamshire +16 17 £625 +74.58% 4
West Yorkshire +1 17 £375 +50.00% 9
Southampton +4 16 £370 -22.10% 6
Surrey -16 16 £550 +29.41% 8
Leicestershire +14 15 £350 -17.64% 5
Nottingham +18 14 £650 +81.56% 3
Havant +3 14 £465 +15.17% 3
North Yorkshire - 14 £475 - 2
Cheshire +5 13 £394 +0.96% 6
Glasgow -4 13 £350 -12.50% 5
Luton -15 13 £425 -
Middlesbrough - 13 £475 -

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ERP 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 ERP.

1 757 (37.59%) SAP
2 629 (31.23%) Oracle
3 602 (29.89%) Finance
4 318 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 294 (14.60%) Project Management
6 263 (13.06%) CRM
7 256 (12.71%) Migration
8 228 (11.32%) Manufacturing
9 216 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
10 213 (10.58%) MS Excel
11 210 (10.43%) SQL
12 202 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
13 191 (9.48%) Change Management
13 191 (9.48%) Dynamics AX
13 191 (9.48%) Data Migration
14 181 (8.99%) Retail
15 177 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
16 172 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 166 (8.24%) PRINCE2
18 158 (7.85%) Java
19 155 (7.70%) Oracle EBS
20 149 (7.40%) Oracle EBS R12
21 146 (7.25%) SAP ERP
22 134 (6.65%) Oracle ERP
22 134 (6.65%) .NET
23 129 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
24 117 (5.81%) Business Transformation
25 113 (5.61%) JD Edwards
26 111 (5.51%) Security Cleared
27 110 (5.46%) E-Commerce

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 75 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.23%) WebLogic
3 31 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 25 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.70%) AquaLogic
8 13 (0.65%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.60%) Confluence
10 11 (0.55%) Apache
11 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.45%) Drupal
12 8 (0.40%) CMS
13 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.35%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.35%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.30%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 213 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.47%) MS Office
3 87 (4.32%) MS Project
4 71 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (2.93%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.45%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.25%) MicroStation
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.050%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 191 (9.48%) Dynamics AX
2 155 (7.70%) Oracle EBS
3 149 (7.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 146 (7.25%) SAP ERP
5 134 (6.65%) Oracle ERP
6 86 (4.27%) Agresso
7 61 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
8 59 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 57 (2.83%) Oracle General Ledger
10 54 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
11 52 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
12 45 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
13 36 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
14 33 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
15 30 (1.49%) SAP CO
16 24 (1.19%) SAP FI
17 23 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
18 22 (1.09%) SAP BPC
19 20 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 20 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.02%) SaaS
2 10 (0.50%) Force.com
3 9 (0.45%) Office 365
4 6 (0.30%) PaaS
5 4 (0.20%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.099%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.89%) HTTP
2 17 (0.84%) Intranet
3 16 (0.79%) Internet
4 14 (0.70%) SAN
4 14 (0.70%) WAN
5 13 (0.65%) FTP
5 13 (0.65%) DNS
6 11 (0.55%) Firewall
7 9 (0.45%) LAN
8 7 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.30%) SSL
9 6 (0.30%) DHCP
10 5 (0.25%) NAS
10 5 (0.25%) VPN
10 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.20%) BGP
11 4 (0.20%) OSPF
11 4 (0.20%) LDAP
11 4 (0.20%) Network Security
12 3 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 54 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 53 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 50 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (2.38%) SAP BW
8 46 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.19%) SAP BI
12 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
14 15 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 15 (0.74%) MS Access
14 15 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 41 (2.04%) Subversion
2 36 (1.79%) Maven
2 36 (1.79%) Ant
3 23 (1.14%) LSMW
4 17 (0.84%) JIRA
5 16 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.20%) Selenium
8 4 (0.20%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.15%) MorphX
9 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.15%) Toad
10 2 (0.099%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.099%) JUnit
10 2 (0.099%) FishEye
General
1 602 (29.89%) Finance
2 228 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 181 (8.99%) Retail
4 88 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 81 (4.02%) Back Office
6 68 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 54 (2.68%) Advertising
8 38 (1.89%) Banking
9 29 (1.44%) Front Office
10 28 (1.39%) General Ledger
11 27 (1.34%) Automotive
12 26 (1.29%) Legal
12 26 (1.29%) Billing
13 25 (1.24%) Marketing
14 19 (0.94%) French Language
14 19 (0.94%) German Language
15 13 (0.65%) Publishing
16 12 (0.60%) Local Government
17 7 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 419 (20.80%) Analyst
2 328 (16.29%) Consultant
3 266 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 197 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 189 (9.38%) Developer
6 186 (9.24%) Architect
7 129 (6.41%) SAP Consultant
8 80 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
9 65 (3.23%) SAP Manager
10 64 (3.18%) ERP Manager
11 60 (2.98%) Change Manager
11 60 (2.98%) Oracle Consultant
12 54 (2.68%) Administrator
13 52 (2.58%) ERP Project Manager
14 50 (2.48%) Functional Consultant
15 44 (2.18%) Support Analyst
16 39 (1.94%) Business Manager
16 39 (1.94%) Data Manager
17 38 (1.89%) Systems Analyst
18 36 (1.79%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (6.65%) .NET
2 107 (5.31%) XML
3 91 (4.52%) Web Services
4 70 (3.48%) SOAP
5 65 (3.23%) HTML
6 57 (2.83%) XSD
6 57 (2.83%) WSDL
7 55 (2.73%) J2EE
7 55 (2.73%) Middleware
8 39 (1.94%) XSL
9 38 (1.89%) RESTful
10 31 (1.54%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.39%) XSLT
12 26 (1.29%) DOM
12 26 (1.29%) CSS
13 25 (1.24%) jQuery
14 21 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
14 21 (1.04%) EDI
15 15 (0.74%) Apache Axis
16 14 (0.70%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.97%) FMCG
3 61 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 40 (1.99%) iPad
5 38 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (1.79%) Social Media
7 30 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 22 (1.09%) AS400
8 22 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 18 (0.89%) iSeries
10 15 (0.74%) PMI
11 14 (0.70%) Data Conversion
12 12 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.60%) SWIFT
12 12 (0.60%) Open Source
13 11 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.55%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.35%) User Experience
14 7 (0.35%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.38%) Windows
1 68 (3.38%) Linux
2 33 (1.64%) UNIX
3 14 (0.70%) AIX
4 13 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.15%) VMS
8 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.15%) HPUX
8 3 (0.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.099%) NetWare
9 2 (0.099%) Android
9 2 (0.099%) CentOS
9 2 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.050%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (14.60%) Project Management
2 263 (13.06%) CRM
3 256 (12.71%) Migration
4 216 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
5 202 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (9.48%) Change Management
6 191 (9.48%) Data Migration
7 172 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 166 (8.24%) PRINCE2
9 129 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 117 (5.81%) Business Transformation
11 110 (5.46%) E-Commerce
12 108 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 99 (4.92%) ITIL
14 97 (4.82%) Business Analysis
15 86 (4.27%) Scrum
16 72 (3.57%) Resource Management
16 72 (3.57%) Logistics
17 71 (3.53%) Project Planning
18 70 (3.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (10.43%) SQL
2 158 (7.85%) Java
3 54 (2.68%) C#
4 44 (2.18%) PL/SQL
5 43 (2.14%) Groovy
6 35 (1.74%) ABAP
7 31 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 29 (1.44%) C
9 28 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.19%) X++
11 22 (1.09%) VBA
11 22 (1.09%) XPath
12 17 (0.84%) C++
13 13 (0.65%) VB
14 11 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.50%) Perl
16 8 (0.40%) XQuery
16 8 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.35%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 111 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 77 (3.82%) Degree
3 69 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.59%) ISEB
5 28 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 25 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (0.89%) PMP
10 12 (0.60%) CCAB
10 12 (0.60%) SAP Certification
11 11 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.55%) MCT
11 11 (0.55%) ACCA
12 9 (0.45%) CIMA
13 7 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.35%) CCNP
14 6 (0.30%) CCNA
14 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.58%) QA
2 33 (1.64%) SLA
3 18 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.55%) EMIR
4 11 (0.55%) MiFID
4 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.40%) GxP
6 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.20%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.15%) GAMP
10 2 (0.099%) RosettaNet
10 2 (0.099%) GAAP
10 2 (0.099%) GCP
10 2 (0.099%) GMP
10 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.099%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.099%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) vSphere
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.15%) Firmware
6 2 (0.099%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.099%) GPFS
6 2 (0.099%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.050%) ACF2
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
7 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.050%) Xen
7 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.050%) RACF
7 1 (0.050%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.25%) SCCM
4 4 (0.20%) SCOM
4 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.099%) Puppet
5 2 (0.099%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.050%) SCSM
6 1 (0.050%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.050%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.050%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.050%) WMI
6 1 (0.050%) WSUS
6 1 (0.050%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.050%) MOM
Vendors
1 757 (37.59%) SAP
2 629 (31.23%) Oracle
3 318 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 113 (5.61%) JD Edwards
5 70 (3.48%) Siebel
6 65 (3.23%) IBM
7 62 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
8 39 (1.94%) JBoss
9 35 (1.74%) Business Objects
9 35 (1.74%) Perforce
9 35 (1.74%) ATG
9 35 (1.74%) Endeca
10 31 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.14%) Pegasus
12 22 (1.09%) VMware
12 22 (1.09%) Cognos
13 21 (1.04%) HP
14 16 (0.79%) Hyperion
14 16 (0.79%) Informatica
15 15 (0.74%) Cisco
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Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
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Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £800 - £900 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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Warwickshire
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Rate: £195 per day
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Opal Tree Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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