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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 115 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing ERP 1095 1019 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 1.83% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.40% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 585 505
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 28
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -32.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-6.52% -36.81%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 1006 £450 - 375
London -7 409 £488 +2.63% 117
South East +21 196 £443 +2.90% 70
North West -2 81 £450 -11.11% 48
East of England +19 77 £425 - 18
City of London +17 75 £500 +5.26% 32
Berkshire +40 68 £450 -10.00% 17
West Midlands -12 64 £425 - 40
South West +13 62 £400 +6.66% 21
East Midlands -11 54 £525 +23.89% 25
Hampshire -19 48 £370 -7.50% 9
Manchester -7 38 £441 -13.90% 24
Reading +15 31 £400 -30.43% 6
Wales +11 29 £244 -42.64% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 28 £413 +17.85% 8
Scotland -10 27 £520 +60.00% 11
Wiltshire +20 25 £400 -5.88% 4
Northamptonshire +20 25 £550 - 3
Bedfordshire +15 22 £429 +0.88% 2
Cambridge +7 20 £413 +9.63% 6
West Sussex -4 19 £469 -18.47% 9
Yorkshire -33 19 £425 +41.66% 12
Surrey +1 18 £463 -3.89% 10
Northampton +13 17 £550 - 2
Swindon - 16 £450 - 3
Cumbria -5 14 £488 - 1
Essex - 14 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £434 +20.59% 6
Cheshire -7 12 £365 -21.08% 9
Nottinghamshire -18 12 £425 -33.33% 12

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 713 (35.05%) SAP
2 620 (30.48%) Finance
3 510 (25.07%) Oracle
4 372 (18.29%) Project Management
5 289 (14.21%) Microsoft
6 268 (13.18%) Migration
7 259 (12.73%) CRM
8 230 (11.31%) SQL
9 206 (10.13%) Dynamics AX
10 205 (10.08%) Manufacturing
11 188 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
12 181 (8.90%) Retail
13 179 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 169 (8.31%) MS Excel
15 168 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
16 167 (8.21%) PRINCE2
17 157 (7.72%) Data Migration
18 156 (7.67%) Java
19 155 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
20 153 (7.52%) Oracle ERP
21 152 (7.47%) SAP ERP
22 143 (7.03%) ITIL
23 132 (6.49%) SQL Server
23 132 (6.49%) Security Cleared
24 129 (6.34%) Change Management
25 123 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
26 117 (5.75%) .NET
27 109 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
28 108 (5.31%) Degree
29 107 (5.26%) Agresso

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 60 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.33%) NetWeaver
3 26 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 25 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (0.88%) JBoss
6 16 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (0.54%) Oracle UPK
8 11 (0.54%) CMS
9 9 (0.44%) Lync
10 8 (0.39%) Confluence
10 8 (0.39%) SAP EP
11 7 (0.34%) IIS
12 5 (0.25%) Apache
12 5 (0.25%) SAP Portal
13 4 (0.20%) SAS
14 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 169 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 78 (3.83%) MS Office
3 56 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 47 (2.31%) MS Project
6 8 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Windchill
8 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.049%) Mingle
10 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 206 (10.13%) Dynamics AX
2 153 (7.52%) Oracle ERP
3 152 (7.47%) SAP ERP
4 123 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
5 107 (5.26%) Agresso
6 89 (4.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 74 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 46 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
9 44 (2.16%) SAP FI
10 41 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
11 40 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
12 39 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
13 38 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
14 31 (1.52%) SAP PSCD
15 26 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
16 25 (1.23%) SAP FI-CA
16 25 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
17 23 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
18 22 (1.08%) SAP CO
18 22 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.88%) SaaS
2 19 (0.93%) Taleo
3 18 (0.88%) Office 365
4 8 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.34%) PaaS
6 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.25%) Force.com
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.049%) Veeva
8 1 (0.049%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.64%) Intranet
1 13 (0.64%) Firewall
2 11 (0.54%) LAN
3 10 (0.49%) WAN
4 7 (0.34%) DNS
5 6 (0.29%) SAN
6 5 (0.25%) HTTP
7 4 (0.20%) DHCP
7 4 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.15%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.15%) Network Security
8 3 (0.15%) HSPA
8 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.15%) Wireless
8 3 (0.15%) 802.15
8 3 (0.15%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.15%) UMTS
8 3 (0.15%) VoIP
8 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (2.61%) SAP BW
4 52 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 45 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 30 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (1.28%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (1.03%) SAP HANA
12 18 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.69%) OLAP
15 13 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.64%) MS Access
15 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.59%) SAP BI
17 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (1.28%) JIRA
2 21 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.98%) Subversion
4 15 (0.74%) Ant
5 13 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.64%) Maven
6 10 (0.49%) LSMW
7 9 (0.44%) Selenium
8 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.34%) JDeveloper
8 7 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.34%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.25%) JUnit
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.20%) Toad
11 3 (0.15%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.15%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 620 (30.48%) Finance
2 205 (10.08%) Manufacturing
3 181 (8.90%) Retail
4 103 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 93 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (1.77%) Advertising
6 36 (1.77%) Marketing
7 32 (1.57%) Banking
8 30 (1.47%) General Ledger
8 30 (1.47%) Legal
9 23 (1.13%) French Language
10 20 (0.98%) German Language
10 20 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 19 (0.93%) Law
12 17 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 15 (0.74%) Billing
14 14 (0.69%) Automotive
14 14 (0.69%) Back Office
15 13 (0.64%) Local Government
16 11 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 403 (19.81%) Analyst
2 366 (17.99%) Consultant
3 281 (13.82%) Project Manager
4 209 (10.28%) Developer
5 205 (10.08%) Business Analyst
6 194 (9.54%) Architect
7 113 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 112 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (3.88%) ERP Manager
10 74 (3.64%) SAP Manager
11 67 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
12 62 (3.05%) Oracle Consultant
13 60 (2.95%) ERP Project Manager
14 58 (2.85%) Systems Analyst
15 48 (2.36%) Trainer
15 48 (2.36%) ERP Consultant
16 47 (2.31%) Change Manager
17 43 (2.11%) Test Manager
18 38 (1.87%) Programme Manager
18 38 (1.87%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (5.75%) .NET
2 84 (4.13%) Middleware
3 68 (3.34%) Web Services
4 62 (3.05%) XML
5 54 (2.65%) HTML
6 52 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 36 (1.77%) SOAP
8 27 (1.33%) CSS
9 24 (1.18%) ASP.NET
10 21 (1.03%) J2EE
11 20 (0.98%) RESTful
12 17 (0.84%) EDI
12 17 (0.84%) REST
13 14 (0.69%) SAP PI
13 14 (0.69%) JSON
14 13 (0.64%) jQuery
14 13 (0.64%) WSDL
14 13 (0.64%) XSD
14 13 (0.64%) XSLT
15 12 (0.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.24%) FMCG
4 29 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 28 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 26 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 18 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 17 (0.84%) User Experience
10 15 (0.74%) iPad
10 15 (0.74%) Data Extraction
11 14 (0.69%) PMI
11 14 (0.69%) iSeries
12 13 (0.64%) E-Learning
13 12 (0.59%) AS400
13 12 (0.59%) Social Media
14 10 (0.49%) EPoS
15 8 (0.39%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.39%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (3.39%) Windows
2 42 (2.06%) Linux
3 36 (1.77%) UNIX
4 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.29%) Android
9 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) Solaris
9 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.049%) SUSE
12 1 (0.049%) CentOS
12 1 (0.049%) VMS
12 1 (0.049%) NetWare
12 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (18.29%) Project Management
2 268 (13.18%) Migration
3 259 (12.73%) CRM
4 188 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
5 179 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 168 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (8.21%) PRINCE2
8 157 (7.72%) Data Migration
9 155 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 143 (7.03%) ITIL
11 129 (6.34%) Change Management
12 95 (4.67%) E-Commerce
13 87 (4.28%) Logistics
14 86 (4.23%) Programme Management
15 83 (4.08%) SOA
16 81 (3.98%) Business Analysis
17 79 (3.88%) Test Scripting
18 75 (3.69%) SDLC
19 73 (3.59%) Resource Management
20 68 (3.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 230 (11.31%) SQL
2 156 (7.67%) Java
3 64 (3.15%) C#
4 44 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 34 (1.67%) ABAP
6 34 (1.67%) X++
7 32 (1.57%) C
8 24 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.64%) Groovy
10 12 (0.59%) VB
10 12 (0.59%) C++
11 10 (0.49%) RPG
12 9 (0.44%) Perl
12 9 (0.44%) XQuery
13 8 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.39%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.34%) VBA
15 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 108 (5.31%) Degree
3 89 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 44 (2.16%) PMI Certification
5 33 (1.62%) PMP
6 26 (1.28%) CIMA
7 24 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.74%) SAP Certification
9 15 (0.74%) CCAB
9 15 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.74%) APMP
10 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.59%) AAT
12 12 (0.59%) CIPFA
13 11 (0.54%) ACCA
13 11 (0.54%) ISEB
14 10 (0.49%) CISSP
15 8 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.05%) QA
2 36 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 26 (1.28%) SLA
4 23 (1.13%) GxP
5 16 (0.79%) GMP
6 10 (0.49%) GAMP
6 10 (0.49%) GCP
6 10 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.29%) COBIT
7 6 (0.29%) GLP
8 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.15%) GAAP
11 2 (0.098%) P3O
12 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) XenApp
4 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.15%) vSphere
5 3 (0.15%) Firmware
6 2 (0.098%) Varnish
6 2 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.049%) HDFS
7 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.74%) MOM
3 11 (0.54%) SCCM
4 6 (0.29%) SCOM
5 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.15%) Nagios
6 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.098%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.098%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 713 (35.05%) SAP
2 510 (25.07%) Oracle
3 289 (14.21%) Microsoft
4 94 (4.62%) JD Edwards
5 46 (2.26%) IBM
6 33 (1.62%) Sage
7 32 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
8 30 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.38%) Adobe
10 27 (1.33%) Hyperion
11 26 (1.28%) HP
12 22 (1.08%) Infor
13 21 (1.03%) Cognos
14 20 (0.98%) Siebel
15 18 (0.88%) Endeca
16 17 (0.84%) VMware
16 17 (0.84%) Informatica
16 17 (0.84%) Pegasus
16 17 (0.84%) Baan
17 16 (0.79%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
UK
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
UK
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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