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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 137 99 128
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +29
Contract jobs citing ERP 820 924 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.92% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.58% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 534 389
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 24
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £70.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +16.66%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -30 755 £450 - 334
London -15 307 £463 -2.63% 112
South East -11 168 £425 -5.55% 63
East of England +8 74 £463 +15.62% 20
North West -2 64 £438 -2.77% 33
City of London 0 44 £390 -29.09% 38
Hertfordshire +34 41 £513 +64.00% 7
Yorkshire -3 41 £363 +11.53% 26
Berkshire +12 38 £438 -7.89% 14
West Sussex +11 36 £444 -8.50% 1
Hampshire -38 36 £425 -5.55% 17
South West -22 33 £490 +11.68% 18
Manchester -1 27 £463 -2.63% 16
Surrey -9 26 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +16 22 £475 +33.80% 22
Scotland -13 21 £425 -8.10% 16
West Midlands -49 21 £425 +6.25% 26
West Yorkshire -3 16 £363 +12.40% 9
Reading +10 14 £388 -17.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £388 +19.23% 10
Cambridgeshire -5 13 £475 +35.71% 5
South Yorkshire 0 12 £340 +17.24% 10
Wales -13 12 £500 +11.11% 13
Edinburgh +3 11 £450 -2.70% 3
Wiltshire 0 10 £550 +66.66% 4
Cheshire -2 10 £500 +8.10% 7
Merseyside -4 10 £438 +12.90% 1
St Albans - 10 £350 -
North Yorkshire +7 9 £425 - 3
Kent -3 9 - - 1

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 696 (38.95%) SAP
2 562 (31.45%) Finance
3 463 (25.91%) Oracle
4 269 (15.05%) Project Management
5 259 (14.49%) Microsoft
6 234 (13.09%) CRM
7 221 (12.37%) Migration
8 213 (11.92%) SQL
9 210 (11.75%) Manufacturing
10 196 (10.97%) SAP ERP
11 188 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
12 183 (10.24%) Dynamics AX
13 179 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
14 161 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
15 158 (8.84%) MS Excel
16 152 (8.51%) Data Migration
17 151 (8.45%) Retail
18 149 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 148 (8.28%) PRINCE2
20 141 (7.89%) Change Management
21 129 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
22 125 (6.99%) Java
23 118 (6.60%) .NET
24 112 (6.27%) Oracle ERP
24 112 (6.27%) Business Analysis
25 108 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
26 105 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
27 99 (5.54%) E-Commerce
28 97 (5.43%) SQL Server
28 97 (5.43%) ITIL

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.57%) WebLogic
3 25 (1.40%) JBoss
4 23 (1.29%) NetWeaver
5 19 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.62%) Apache
7 11 (0.62%) CMS
8 8 (0.45%) Confluence
8 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.45%) IIS
9 7 (0.39%) Drupal
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.34%) Lync
10 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.28%) AquaLogic
11 5 (0.28%) Documentum
12 4 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 158 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 57 (3.19%) MS Office
4 55 (3.08%) MS Project
5 39 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.056%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.056%) Windchill
8 1 (0.056%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.056%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 196 (10.97%) SAP ERP
2 183 (10.24%) Dynamics AX
3 129 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 112 (6.27%) Oracle ERP
5 105 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
6 80 (4.48%) Agresso
7 42 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 41 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
9 39 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
9 39 (2.18%) SAP FI
10 36 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
10 36 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
11 30 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
12 29 (1.62%) SAP BPC
13 27 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
14 25 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 22 (1.23%) SAP CO
16 21 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
17 18 (1.01%) SAP PSCD
18 17 (0.95%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.59%) SaaS
2 10 (0.56%) Office 365
3 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.28%) Force.com
5 4 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.95%) Firewall
2 14 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 14 (0.78%) WAN
3 13 (0.73%) LAN
4 10 (0.56%) SAN
4 10 (0.56%) Intranet
5 9 (0.50%) DNS
5 9 (0.50%) Internet
6 8 (0.45%) LDAP
7 6 (0.34%) DHCP
8 5 (0.28%) Network Security
8 5 (0.28%) HTTP
9 4 (0.22%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) SSH
10 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.17%) IPsec
11 2 (0.11%) Modbus
11 2 (0.11%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.75%) SAP BW
3 66 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
4 63 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 40 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
7 31 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.18%) MS Access
10 21 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 20 (1.12%) SAP BI
12 18 (1.01%) DB2
12 18 (1.01%) QlikView
13 16 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
15 14 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (1.90%) Subversion
2 24 (1.34%) Ant
2 24 (1.34%) Maven
3 22 (1.23%) JIRA
4 18 (1.01%) Selenium
5 12 (0.67%) LSMW
5 12 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.39%) JUnit
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.34%) Redmine
8 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.28%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.22%) MorphX
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.11%) PeopleTools
General
1 562 (31.45%) Finance
2 210 (11.75%) Manufacturing
3 151 (8.45%) Retail
4 95 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.02%) Back Office
6 47 (2.63%) Advertising
6 47 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 33 (1.85%) Banking
8 31 (1.73%) Legal
9 26 (1.45%) General Ledger
10 24 (1.34%) Marketing
11 22 (1.23%) Automotive
12 20 (1.12%) Billing
13 18 (1.01%) Publishing
14 16 (0.90%) French Language
15 13 (0.73%) German Language
16 11 (0.62%) Turkish Language
17 10 (0.56%) Front Office
18 8 (0.45%) Local Government
19 5 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 383 (21.43%) Analyst
2 359 (20.09%) Consultant
3 222 (12.42%) Project Manager
4 204 (11.42%) Business Analyst
5 170 (9.51%) SAP Consultant
6 152 (8.51%) Architect
7 148 (8.28%) Developer
8 84 (4.70%) SAP Manager
9 66 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
10 57 (3.19%) Programme Manager
11 52 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
12 51 (2.85%) Functional Consultant
13 50 (2.80%) ERP Manager
14 43 (2.41%) ERP Project Manager
14 43 (2.41%) Change Manager
15 33 (1.85%) Support Analyst
16 32 (1.79%) Trainer
17 30 (1.68%) Data Analyst
17 30 (1.68%) Business Manager
18 29 (1.62%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (6.60%) .NET
2 79 (4.42%) Web Services
3 57 (3.19%) XML
4 56 (3.13%) HTML
5 50 (2.80%) SOAP
6 38 (2.13%) J2EE
7 32 (1.79%) Middleware
8 29 (1.62%) WSDL
9 27 (1.51%) CSS
9 27 (1.51%) XSD
10 24 (1.34%) XSL
10 24 (1.34%) RESTful
11 19 (1.06%) EDI
12 18 (1.01%) jQuery
13 16 (0.90%) SAP Basis
14 15 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 15 (0.84%) SAP XI
15 12 (0.67%) JSON
16 10 (0.56%) Struts
17 8 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.19%) FMCG
3 50 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 32 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.29%) iPad
6 23 (1.29%) Social Media
7 21 (1.18%) PMI
8 18 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 16 (0.90%) AS400
9 16 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 15 (0.84%) iSeries
10 15 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.56%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.50%) Reference Data
13 9 (0.50%) Open Source
14 7 (0.39%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.39%) NHS
14 7 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.70%) Windows
2 56 (3.13%) Linux
3 44 (2.46%) UNIX
4 19 (1.06%) AIX
5 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.22%) Solaris
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.11%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.056%) VMS
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (15.05%) Project Management
2 234 (13.09%) CRM
3 221 (12.37%) Migration
4 188 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
5 161 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (8.51%) Data Migration
7 149 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 148 (8.28%) PRINCE2
9 141 (7.89%) Change Management
10 112 (6.27%) Business Analysis
11 108 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 99 (5.54%) E-Commerce
13 97 (5.43%) ITIL
14 88 (4.92%) ETL
15 84 (4.70%) Business Transformation
16 72 (4.03%) Waterfall
17 65 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (3.58%) Programme Management
18 64 (3.58%) Resource Management
19 63 (3.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 213 (11.92%) SQL
2 125 (6.99%) Java
3 61 (3.41%) PL/SQL
4 42 (2.35%) C#
5 31 (1.73%) ABAP
6 30 (1.68%) C
7 24 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 23 (1.29%) JavaScript
9 22 (1.23%) Groovy
10 17 (0.95%) X++
11 12 (0.67%) C++
12 10 (0.56%) VBA
12 10 (0.56%) PHP
13 9 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.45%) VB
15 7 (0.39%) COBOL
16 5 (0.28%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.28%) XPath
17 4 (0.22%) Perl
17 4 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 84 (4.70%) Degree
3 50 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 28 (1.57%) SAP Certification
6 22 (1.23%) PMP
7 20 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.73%) ACCA
11 11 (0.62%) ISEB
12 10 (0.56%) CIMA
12 10 (0.56%) CCA
13 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.50%) MCT
14 8 (0.45%) CISA
14 8 (0.45%) CISSP
15 7 (0.39%) CCAB
16 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.97%) QA
2 17 (0.95%) SLA
3 13 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.39%) COBIT
7 6 (0.34%) EMIR
7 6 (0.34%) MiFID
8 4 (0.22%) GxP
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.17%) P3O
10 2 (0.11%) GAAP
10 2 (0.11%) COSO
11 1 (0.056%) HL7
11 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.056%) GAMP
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.11%) OCFS2
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.11%) SRDF
7 1 (0.056%) XenApp
7 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.056%) Xen
7 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.056%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.22%) Puppet
4 3 (0.17%) SCCM
4 3 (0.17%) SCOM
4 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) MOM
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.056%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.056%) Netcool
6 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.056%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.056%) SCSM
6 1 (0.056%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 696 (38.95%) SAP
2 463 (25.91%) Oracle
3 259 (14.49%) Microsoft
4 91 (5.09%) JD Edwards
5 48 (2.69%) IBM
6 45 (2.52%) Siebel
7 44 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
8 33 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 30 (1.68%) Epicor
10 24 (1.34%) Hyperion
11 23 (1.29%) Endeca
11 23 (1.29%) HP
11 23 (1.29%) VMware
12 22 (1.23%) Perforce
12 22 (1.23%) ATG
12 22 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.06%) Informatica
14 17 (0.95%) Cognos
15 16 (0.90%) Remedy
16 14 (0.78%) Primavera
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pesaro Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montash
Rate: £425 - £525 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
CRL
Rate: £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago