The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 100 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing ERP 1054 924 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 1.81% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.48% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 502 473
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 16
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.80 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.10 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-39.15% +127.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 941 £436 +2.64% 369
London +32 433 £475 +2.70% 98
South East -18 141 £375 -11.76% 74
West Midlands +10 84 £425 +30.76% 41
City of London -6 75 £463 +8.82% 21
East Midlands +24 64 £450 +2.85% 25
Hampshire -4 59 £325 -26.13% 12
East of England -26 55 £425 +13.33% 21
North West +8 54 £513 +20.58% 40
South West -44 46 £350 -4.10% 36
Scotland -33 40 £400 - 19
Warwickshire +17 27 £325 -7.14% 7
Manchester -4 24 £513 +20.58% 20
Yorkshire +7 23 £290 -29.69% 12
Berkshire +7 22 £363 -9.37% 26
Nottinghamshire +26 19 £650 +40.54% 9
Bedfordshire -7 19 £435 -20.90% 1
Cheshire +13 17 £525 +40.00% 9
West Yorkshire +13 17 £290 +62.23% 4
Brentford +8 17 £420 -11.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £278 -39.01% 6
Cambridgeshire -9 16 £388 -3.12% 5
Birmingham -6 15 £425 +4.93% 12
Edinburgh -18 15 £375 +7.14% 5
Surrey -24 15 £450 +18.42% 13
Leeds +12 14 £220 +22.22% 3
Hertfordshire +5 13 £394 +23.04% 7
Havant 0 13 £488 +8.33% 1
Bristol -28 13 £400 +6.31% 8
Wales -20 12 £413 -13.15% 6

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 797 (39.22%) SAP
2 585 (28.79%) Finance
3 577 (28.40%) Oracle
4 312 (15.35%) Microsoft
5 286 (14.07%) Project Management
6 279 (13.73%) CRM
7 240 (11.81%) Manufacturing
8 229 (11.27%) Migration
9 227 (11.17%) SQL
10 210 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
11 205 (10.09%) MS Excel
12 181 (8.91%) Change Management
12 181 (8.91%) Dynamics AX
13 175 (8.61%) PRINCE2
14 171 (8.42%) Data Migration
15 166 (8.17%) SAP ERP
16 164 (8.07%) Java
17 162 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 160 (7.87%) Retail
19 138 (6.79%) .NET
20 137 (6.74%) Oracle EBS R12
21 132 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
22 124 (6.10%) Oracle ERP
23 122 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
24 114 (5.61%) XML
25 112 (5.51%) ITIL
26 105 (5.17%) SQL Server
27 103 (5.07%) JD Edwards
28 98 (4.82%) Security Cleared
29 95 (4.68%) Business Analysis

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 67 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 38 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 27 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (0.94%) IIS
6 16 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 15 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.69%) CICS
9 13 (0.64%) Apache
10 12 (0.59%) AquaLogic
10 12 (0.59%) Drupal
10 12 (0.59%) Alfresco
11 11 (0.54%) NetWeaver
11 11 (0.54%) CMS
12 9 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 205 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.28%) MS Office
3 68 (3.35%) MS Project
4 55 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.20%) MicroStation
10 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.098%) Windchill
12 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 181 (8.91%) Dynamics AX
2 166 (8.17%) SAP ERP
3 137 (6.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 132 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
5 124 (6.10%) Oracle ERP
6 87 (4.28%) Agresso
7 67 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
8 64 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
9 63 (3.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 61 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 61 (3.00%) Oracle Receivables
11 50 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
12 43 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
13 33 (1.62%) SAP CO
14 32 (1.57%) SAP FI
15 30 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
16 28 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
17 26 (1.28%) SAP CRM
18 25 (1.23%) SAP SD
19 24 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.99%) SaaS
2 8 (0.39%) Force.com
2 8 (0.39%) Office 365
3 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.20%) PaaS
5 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.098%) IaaS
5 2 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.89%) HTTP
1 18 (0.89%) DNS
2 13 (0.64%) Intranet
3 12 (0.59%) Internet
3 12 (0.59%) WAN
4 11 (0.54%) FTP
5 10 (0.49%) SAN
5 10 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.44%) DHCP
6 9 (0.44%) Firewall
7 8 (0.39%) VoIP
8 7 (0.34%) LAN
8 7 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.34%) VPN
9 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.25%) VLAN
10 4 (0.20%) SSL
10 4 (0.20%) Extranet
10 4 (0.20%) LDAP
11 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 58 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
5 50 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 49 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 49 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.07%) SAP BW
8 41 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 21 (1.03%) SAP BI
13 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.79%) MS Access
15 16 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
15 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (2.17%) Subversion
2 37 (1.82%) Maven
3 36 (1.77%) Ant
4 26 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
5 24 (1.18%) LSMW
6 15 (0.74%) JIRA
7 8 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.25%) JDeveloper
9 5 (0.25%) Selenium
9 5 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.15%) MorphX
12 2 (0.098%) ProC
12 2 (0.098%) Toad
12 2 (0.098%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 585 (28.79%) Finance
2 240 (11.81%) Manufacturing
3 160 (7.87%) Retail
4 89 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 61 (3.00%) Back Office
7 39 (1.92%) Advertising
8 37 (1.82%) Banking
9 31 (1.53%) Billing
10 29 (1.43%) General Ledger
11 28 (1.38%) Marketing
11 28 (1.38%) Legal
12 27 (1.33%) Front Office
13 22 (1.08%) German Language
14 16 (0.79%) Publishing
15 15 (0.74%) Automotive
15 15 (0.74%) French Language
16 12 (0.59%) Local Government
17 7 (0.34%) Law
18 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 404 (19.88%) Analyst
2 346 (17.03%) Consultant
3 266 (13.09%) Project Manager
4 200 (9.84%) Developer
5 193 (9.50%) Business Analyst
6 172 (8.46%) Architect
7 147 (7.23%) SAP Consultant
8 71 (3.49%) SAP Manager
9 70 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
10 69 (3.40%) ERP Manager
11 64 (3.15%) Administrator
11 64 (3.15%) Oracle Consultant
12 63 (3.10%) ERP Project Manager
13 62 (3.05%) Change Manager
14 57 (2.81%) Functional Consultant
15 45 (2.21%) Business Manager
16 44 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
17 40 (1.97%) Support Analyst
18 36 (1.77%) Systems Manager
19 35 (1.72%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (6.79%) .NET
2 114 (5.61%) XML
3 95 (4.68%) Web Services
4 72 (3.54%) HTML
5 69 (3.40%) SOAP
6 59 (2.90%) J2EE
6 59 (2.90%) Middleware
7 56 (2.76%) XSD
7 56 (2.76%) WSDL
8 40 (1.97%) XSL
9 36 (1.77%) RESTful
10 32 (1.57%) CSS
11 31 (1.53%) XSLT
12 27 (1.33%) jQuery
13 26 (1.28%) ASP.NET
14 23 (1.13%) EDI
15 22 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
16 18 (0.89%) DOM
17 15 (0.74%) HTML5
17 15 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (4.38%) FMCG
2 52 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 40 (1.97%) iPad
4 36 (1.77%) Social Media
5 27 (1.33%) AS400
6 26 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 18 (0.89%) iSeries
9 15 (0.74%) Data Conversion
10 13 (0.64%) PMI
10 13 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.59%) Data Extraction
11 12 (0.59%) SWIFT
12 10 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.39%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.39%) EPoS
13 8 (0.39%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.39%) GIS
14 7 (0.34%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.35%) Linux
2 56 (2.76%) Windows
3 51 (2.51%) UNIX
4 17 (0.84%) Solaris
5 15 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.44%) AIX
8 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.20%) HPUX
10 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.15%) VMS
11 3 (0.15%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.098%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (14.07%) Project Management
2 279 (13.73%) CRM
3 229 (11.27%) Migration
4 210 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
5 181 (8.91%) Change Management
6 175 (8.61%) PRINCE2
7 171 (8.42%) Data Migration
8 162 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 122 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 112 (5.51%) ITIL
11 95 (4.68%) Business Analysis
12 94 (4.63%) Waterfall
13 92 (4.53%) Business Transformation
14 86 (4.23%) E-Commerce
15 85 (4.18%) Scrum
16 82 (4.04%) Logistics
17 78 (3.84%) Agile Software Development
18 76 (3.74%) Test Scripting
19 73 (3.59%) Resource Management
20 68 (3.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 227 (11.17%) SQL
2 164 (8.07%) Java
3 51 (2.51%) C#
3 51 (2.51%) PL/SQL
4 43 (2.12%) Groovy
5 38 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 38 (1.87%) ABAP
6 27 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 20 (0.98%) C
7 20 (0.98%) XPath
8 19 (0.94%) VBA
9 17 (0.84%) X++
10 16 (0.79%) Korn
10 16 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 15 (0.74%) VB
12 12 (0.59%) C++
13 10 (0.49%) Perl
13 10 (0.49%) XQuery
13 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 94 (4.63%) Degree
3 61 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.81%) ISEB
5 40 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 32 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 30 (1.48%) PMP
9 19 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.64%) ACCA
13 12 (0.59%) CIMA
14 7 (0.34%) CCAB
15 6 (0.30%) MBA
15 6 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.30%) MCT
15 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.25%) MCSA
16 5 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.61%) QA
2 45 (2.21%) SLA
3 15 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.54%) EMIR
5 11 (0.54%) MiFID
6 5 (0.25%) GxP
6 5 (0.25%) RosettaNet
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.098%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.098%) GAAP
8 2 (0.098%) GAMP
8 2 (0.098%) GCP
8 2 (0.098%) GMP
8 2 (0.098%) COREP
8 2 (0.098%) FINREP
9 1 (0.049%) P3O
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) Basel II
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.39%) vSphere
4 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.098%) OCFS2
5 2 (0.098%) GPFS
6 1 (0.049%) ACF2
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.049%) RACF
6 1 (0.049%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.44%) SCCM
3 8 (0.39%) SCOM
3 8 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.098%) MOM
6 2 (0.098%) WSUS
7 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.049%) Puppet
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.049%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.049%) WMI
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 797 (39.22%) SAP
2 577 (28.40%) Oracle
3 312 (15.35%) Microsoft
4 103 (5.07%) JD Edwards
5 79 (3.89%) IBM
6 59 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
7 57 (2.81%) Siebel
8 38 (1.87%) JBoss
9 36 (1.77%) ATG
9 36 (1.77%) Perforce
9 36 (1.77%) Endeca
10 31 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (1.53%) Business Objects
11 30 (1.48%) Pegasus
12 23 (1.13%) HP
13 21 (1.03%) Cognos
13 21 (1.03%) VMware
14 19 (0.94%) Hyperion
15 16 (0.79%) Citrix
16 13 (0.64%) Informatica
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £500 to £595 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum 18 months fixed term
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hartlepool, Cleveland
NES Global Talent
Rate: £40
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago