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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 118 116 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing ERP 1025 926 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.75% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.37% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 519 447
Average daily rate
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£440 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 36
Average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.67% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.84%

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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 925 £450 +12.50% 363
London +22 391 £451 +0.22% 117
South East -22 138 £438 +2.94% 57
West Midlands +11 82 £425 +37.09% 32
East Midlands +21 75 £423 +20.71% 22
East of England -23 63 £390 +4.00% 27
North West +5 58 £488 +21.87% 54
Hampshire +3 58 £438 -0.56% 18
City of London +3 54 £500 +11.11% 34
South West -36 43 £375 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +24 39 £381 +58.85% 28
Manchester 0 33 £500 +25.00% 29
Scotland -20 30 £350 -24.32% 13
Warwickshire +4 23 £375 +5.63% 2
Nottinghamshire +22 22 £650 +83.61% 7
Bristol -14 22 £360 -10.11% 5
Berkshire +8 20 £500 +14.28% 12
Hertfordshire -15 20 £575 +43.75% 8
West Yorkshire +5 19 £350 +45.83% 13
Bedfordshire +2 19 £425 -22.72% 3
Leicestershire +13 17 £350 -17.64% 5
Nottingham +14 16 £650 +83.61% 5
Surrey -21 16 £481 +16.66% 11
Cambridgeshire 0 15 £340 -15.00% 10
Southampton -3 14 £365 -23.15% 5
Glasgow -4 14 £350 -12.50% 3
Wales -23 13 £413 -15.38% 2
Brentford +6 12 £525 +35.48%
Cheshire +5 12 £400 +2.56% 3
Havant -1 12 £465 +10.05% 1

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 783 (38.29%) SAP
2 630 (30.81%) Oracle
3 608 (29.73%) Finance
4 324 (15.84%) Microsoft
5 298 (14.57%) Project Management
6 270 (13.20%) CRM
7 252 (12.32%) Migration
8 229 (11.20%) Manufacturing
9 222 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 217 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 210 (10.27%) SQL
12 198 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
13 194 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
14 189 (9.24%) Data Migration
15 186 (9.10%) Change Management
16 184 (9.00%) Retail
17 179 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
18 170 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
19 169 (8.26%) PRINCE2
20 161 (7.87%) Java
21 150 (7.33%) Oracle EBS
22 147 (7.19%) SAP ERP
23 146 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
24 137 (6.70%) .NET
25 133 (6.50%) Oracle ERP
26 130 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
27 121 (5.92%) Business Transformation
28 113 (5.53%) JD Edwards
29 111 (5.43%) XML
30 109 (5.33%) Security Cleared

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 31 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 24 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 17 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.68%) AquaLogic
8 13 (0.64%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.59%) Confluence
10 11 (0.54%) Apache
11 10 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.49%) Drupal
12 9 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.39%) CMS
13 8 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.39%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.34%) MS Project Server
15 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 217 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 93 (4.55%) MS Office
3 89 (4.35%) MS Project
4 70 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (2.89%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.24%) MicroStation
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.049%) Windchill
11 1 (0.049%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 198 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
2 150 (7.33%) Oracle EBS
3 147 (7.19%) SAP ERP
4 146 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 133 (6.50%) Oracle ERP
6 80 (3.91%) Agresso
7 61 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
7 61 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
8 59 (2.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 55 (2.69%) Oracle Receivables
10 52 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
11 48 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
12 36 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
13 35 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
14 33 (1.61%) SAP CO
15 27 (1.32%) SAP FI
16 23 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
17 22 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 22 (1.08%) SAP BPC
18 21 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.06%) SaaS
2 11 (0.54%) Office 365
3 10 (0.49%) Force.com
4 5 (0.24%) PaaS
5 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.098%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.93%) Intranet
2 18 (0.88%) HTTP
3 17 (0.83%) Internet
4 15 (0.73%) DNS
5 14 (0.68%) SAN
5 14 (0.68%) WAN
6 13 (0.64%) FTP
7 12 (0.59%) Firewall
8 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.39%) LAN
10 7 (0.34%) DHCP
10 7 (0.34%) SSL
11 6 (0.29%) VPN
11 6 (0.29%) VoIP
12 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.24%) VLAN
12 5 (0.24%) Network Security
12 5 (0.24%) NAS
13 4 (0.20%) OSPF
13 4 (0.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
4 53 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 51 (2.49%) SAP BW
6 50 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 49 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 45 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 32 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (1.22%) SAP BI
13 18 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
14 17 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 16 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (0.73%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (0.68%) MS Access
18 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (2.05%) Subversion
2 37 (1.81%) Maven
2 37 (1.81%) Ant
3 26 (1.27%) LSMW
4 17 (0.83%) JIRA
5 16 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.20%) Selenium
7 4 (0.20%) MorphX
7 4 (0.20%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.15%) Toad
9 2 (0.098%) JUnit
9 2 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.098%) FishEye
General
1 608 (29.73%) Finance
2 229 (11.20%) Manufacturing
3 184 (9.00%) Retail
4 89 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 81 (3.96%) Back Office
6 64 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 52 (2.54%) Advertising
8 40 (1.96%) Banking
9 31 (1.52%) Front Office
9 31 (1.52%) Billing
10 29 (1.42%) General Ledger
11 27 (1.32%) Automotive
12 25 (1.22%) Legal
13 24 (1.17%) Marketing
14 19 (0.93%) French Language
14 19 (0.93%) German Language
15 15 (0.73%) Publishing
16 12 (0.59%) Local Government
17 7 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 418 (20.44%) Analyst
2 339 (16.58%) Consultant
3 268 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 194 (9.49%) Business Analyst
4 194 (9.49%) Architect
4 194 (9.49%) Developer
5 138 (6.75%) SAP Consultant
6 84 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (3.28%) SAP Manager
8 65 (3.18%) ERP Manager
8 65 (3.18%) Change Manager
9 60 (2.93%) Oracle Consultant
10 55 (2.69%) Administrator
10 55 (2.69%) ERP Project Manager
11 49 (2.40%) Functional Consultant
12 47 (2.30%) Support Analyst
13 39 (1.91%) Systems Analyst
13 39 (1.91%) Business Manager
14 38 (1.86%) Programme Manager
15 36 (1.76%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (6.70%) .NET
2 111 (5.43%) XML
3 91 (4.45%) Web Services
4 71 (3.47%) SOAP
5 67 (3.28%) HTML
6 58 (2.84%) XSD
6 58 (2.84%) WSDL
7 56 (2.74%) Middleware
7 56 (2.74%) J2EE
8 40 (1.96%) XSL
9 39 (1.91%) RESTful
10 31 (1.52%) XSLT
10 31 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 29 (1.42%) CSS
12 27 (1.32%) jQuery
13 26 (1.27%) DOM
14 21 (1.03%) EDI
15 19 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (0.73%) HTML5
16 15 (0.73%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.01%) FMCG
3 58 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.00%) iPad
5 37 (1.81%) Social Media
5 37 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (1.12%) AS400
7 21 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 19 (0.93%) iSeries
9 15 (0.73%) PMI
10 13 (0.64%) Data Conversion
11 12 (0.59%) Open Source
11 12 (0.59%) SWIFT
11 12 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 11 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.49%) E-Learning
13 10 (0.49%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.39%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.34%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (3.37%) Linux
2 66 (3.23%) Windows
3 33 (1.61%) UNIX
4 13 (0.64%) Windows 7
4 13 (0.64%) AIX
5 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.15%) Android
7 3 (0.15%) HPUX
7 3 (0.15%) Solaris
7 3 (0.15%) VMS
7 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.098%) NetWare
8 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.098%) CentOS
8 2 (0.098%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (14.57%) Project Management
2 270 (13.20%) CRM
3 252 (12.32%) Migration
4 222 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
5 194 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (9.24%) Data Migration
7 186 (9.10%) Change Management
8 170 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 130 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 121 (5.92%) Business Transformation
12 106 (5.18%) E-Commerce
13 104 (5.09%) ITIL
13 104 (5.09%) Waterfall
14 95 (4.65%) Business Analysis
15 86 (4.21%) Scrum
16 75 (3.67%) Programme Management
17 74 (3.62%) Resource Management
18 73 (3.57%) Logistics
19 71 (3.47%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 210 (10.27%) SQL
2 161 (7.87%) Java
3 55 (2.69%) C#
4 44 (2.15%) Groovy
5 42 (2.05%) PL/SQL
6 35 (1.71%) ABAP
7 30 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 30 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 29 (1.42%) C
9 25 (1.22%) X++
10 22 (1.08%) XPath
10 22 (1.08%) VBA
11 17 (0.83%) C++
12 15 (0.73%) VB
13 10 (0.49%) Perl
13 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.39%) XQuery
15 7 (0.34%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 109 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 74 (3.62%) Degree
3 70 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.81%) ISEB
5 34 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 29 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 24 (1.17%) PMP
7 24 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 20 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.59%) CCAB
12 11 (0.54%) ACCA
12 11 (0.54%) MCT
13 9 (0.44%) CIMA
14 8 (0.39%) SAP Certification
15 7 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.34%) CCNP
16 6 (0.29%) CCNA
16 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.44%) QA
2 33 (1.61%) SLA
3 19 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.64%) EMIR
4 13 (0.64%) MiFID
5 12 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.34%) GxP
7 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.20%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) GAMP
9 3 (0.15%) P3O
10 2 (0.098%) GCP
10 2 (0.098%) GMP
10 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.098%) GAAP
10 2 (0.098%) RosettaNet
10 2 (0.098%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.24%) vSphere
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.098%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.098%) OCFS2
6 2 (0.098%) GPFS
7 1 (0.049%) ACF2
7 1 (0.049%) XenApp
7 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.049%) Xen
7 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.049%) RACF
7 1 (0.049%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.29%) SCCM
3 5 (0.24%) SCOM
3 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.098%) WSUS
5 2 (0.098%) Puppet
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.049%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.049%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.049%) SCSM
6 1 (0.049%) OpenView
6 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.049%) MOM
6 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 783 (38.29%) SAP
2 630 (30.81%) Oracle
3 324 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 113 (5.53%) JD Edwards
5 65 (3.18%) Siebel
5 65 (3.18%) IBM
6 64 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
7 40 (1.96%) JBoss
8 36 (1.76%) ATG
8 36 (1.76%) Perforce
8 36 (1.76%) Endeca
9 35 (1.71%) Business Objects
10 33 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.27%) Pegasus
12 25 (1.22%) HP
13 22 (1.08%) VMware
14 21 (1.03%) Cognos
15 15 (0.73%) Cisco
15 15 (0.73%) BEA
15 15 (0.73%) Hyperion
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