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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 98 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing ERP 1071 923 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.81% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.48% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 504 470
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 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 £14.80 £14.80 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £44.80 £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
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +20 955 £435 +2.35% 359
London +34 446 £475 +2.15% 97
South East -10 143 £375 -11.76% 77
West Midlands +11 83 £425 +31.78% 36
City of London +3 72 £450 +4.65% 21
East Midlands +26 64 £450 - 29
Hampshire -4 60 £325 -24.41% 15
East of England -13 58 £425 +13.33% 23
North West +9 52 £513 +20.58% 31
South West -37 48 £350 -4.10% 38
Scotland -28 41 £400 - 16
Warwickshire +17 25 £313 +4.16% 4
Berkshire +9 23 £363 -17.14% 29
Yorkshire +8 23 £290 -29.69% 12
Manchester 0 22 £513 +20.58% 16
Brentford +6 21 £420 -18.04% 2
Nottinghamshire +22 18 £650 +40.54% 9
Cambridgeshire +7 18 £425 +6.25% 5
Bedfordshire -6 18 £443 -19.54% 2
Cheshire +17 17 £525 +40.00% 7
West Yorkshire +11 17 £290 +62.23% 6
Birmingham -2 16 £425 +4.93% 11
Edinburgh -16 16 £400 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £278 -39.01% 6
Leeds +14 14 £220 +22.22% 4
Wales -10 14 £425 -10.52% 6
Surrey -32 14 £463 +20.12% 13
Hertfordshire +3 13 £394 +23.04% 5
Havant 0 13 £488 +8.33%
Bristol -29 13 £400 +6.31% 10

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 796 (39.02%) SAP
2 587 (28.77%) Finance
3 574 (28.14%) Oracle
4 316 (15.49%) Microsoft
5 293 (14.36%) Project Management
6 279 (13.68%) CRM
7 239 (11.72%) Manufacturing
8 226 (11.08%) Migration
8 226 (11.08%) SQL
9 209 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
10 208 (10.20%) MS Excel
11 185 (9.07%) Change Management
12 183 (8.97%) PRINCE2
13 177 (8.68%) Dynamics AX
14 169 (8.28%) Data Migration
15 163 (7.99%) SAP ERP
15 163 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 163 (7.99%) Java
16 158 (7.75%) Retail
17 138 (6.76%) .NET
18 137 (6.72%) Oracle EBS R12
19 131 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
20 124 (6.08%) Oracle ERP
21 122 (5.98%) ITIL
22 121 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
23 114 (5.59%) XML
24 107 (5.25%) SQL Server
25 103 (5.05%) JD Edwards
26 99 (4.85%) Security Cleared
27 98 (4.80%) Business Analysis

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 37 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 27 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (0.93%) IIS
6 16 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.69%) CICS
9 13 (0.64%) Apache
10 12 (0.59%) Drupal
10 12 (0.59%) Alfresco
10 12 (0.59%) AquaLogic
11 11 (0.54%) CMS
11 11 (0.54%) NetWeaver
12 9 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 208 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.36%) MS Office
3 73 (3.58%) MS Project
4 58 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 56 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.15%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.098%) Windchill
10 1 (0.049%) Simulink
10 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 177 (8.68%) Dynamics AX
2 163 (7.99%) SAP ERP
3 137 (6.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 131 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
5 124 (6.08%) Oracle ERP
6 86 (4.22%) Agresso
7 67 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
8 61 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
9 60 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
10 59 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
11 58 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
12 50 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
13 42 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
14 33 (1.62%) SAP CO
15 32 (1.57%) SAP FI
16 28 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
17 27 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
18 26 (1.27%) SAP SD
18 26 (1.27%) SAP CRM
19 24 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.02%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Force.com
3 8 (0.39%) Office 365
4 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.098%) IaaS
6 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.93%) HTTP
2 18 (0.88%) DNS
3 13 (0.64%) Intranet
4 12 (0.59%) WAN
4 12 (0.59%) Internet
5 11 (0.54%) FTP
6 10 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.49%) SAN
7 9 (0.44%) Firewall
7 9 (0.44%) DHCP
8 8 (0.39%) VoIP
9 7 (0.34%) LAN
9 7 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.34%) VPN
10 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.25%) VLAN
12 4 (0.20%) LDAP
12 4 (0.20%) Extranet
12 4 (0.20%) SSL
13 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 61 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 50 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 48 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 42 (2.06%) SAP BW
9 41 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
11 28 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (1.03%) SAP BI
14 19 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (0.83%) MS Access
17 16 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
17 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (2.16%) Subversion
2 36 (1.76%) Maven
3 35 (1.72%) Ant
4 26 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 24 (1.18%) LSMW
6 16 (0.78%) 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%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.20%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.15%) MorphX
11 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.098%) FishEye
12 2 (0.098%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.098%) Toad
General
1 587 (28.77%) Finance
2 239 (11.72%) Manufacturing
3 158 (7.75%) Retail
4 89 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 59 (2.89%) Back Office
7 38 (1.86%) Advertising
7 38 (1.86%) Banking
8 32 (1.57%) Legal
9 30 (1.47%) Billing
10 28 (1.37%) Marketing
11 27 (1.32%) General Ledger
12 24 (1.18%) Front Office
13 22 (1.08%) German Language
14 16 (0.78%) Publishing
15 15 (0.74%) French Language
16 14 (0.69%) Automotive
17 12 (0.59%) Local Government
18 8 (0.39%) Law
19 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 407 (19.95%) Analyst
2 343 (16.81%) Consultant
3 268 (13.14%) Project Manager
4 197 (9.66%) Developer
5 196 (9.61%) Business Analyst
6 180 (8.82%) Architect
7 148 (7.25%) SAP Consultant
8 77 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 73 (3.58%) SAP Manager
10 70 (3.43%) ERP Manager
11 66 (3.24%) Change Manager
12 63 (3.09%) Administrator
12 63 (3.09%) ERP Project Manager
13 62 (3.04%) Oracle Consultant
14 56 (2.75%) Functional Consultant
15 45 (2.21%) Business Manager
16 44 (2.16%) Systems Analyst
17 39 (1.91%) Support Analyst
18 36 (1.76%) Systems Manager
19 34 (1.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (6.76%) .NET
2 114 (5.59%) XML
3 94 (4.61%) Web Services
4 70 (3.43%) HTML
5 68 (3.33%) SOAP
6 62 (3.04%) Middleware
7 59 (2.89%) J2EE
8 55 (2.70%) XSD
8 55 (2.70%) WSDL
9 39 (1.91%) XSL
10 35 (1.72%) RESTful
11 31 (1.52%) XSLT
11 31 (1.52%) CSS
12 27 (1.32%) ASP.NET
13 26 (1.27%) jQuery
14 24 (1.18%) EDI
15 22 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (0.74%) DOM
16 15 (0.74%) WCF
17 14 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (4.41%) FMCG
2 58 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 39 (1.91%) iPad
4 35 (1.72%) Social Media
5 27 (1.32%) AS400
5 27 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 18 (0.88%) iSeries
8 15 (0.74%) Data Conversion
9 14 (0.69%) PMI
10 13 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.59%) Data Extraction
12 11 (0.54%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.44%) GIS
13 9 (0.44%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.39%) EPoS
14 8 (0.39%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.39%) E-Learning
15 7 (0.34%) Blackberry
15 7 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 67 (3.28%) Linux
2 56 (2.75%) Windows
3 51 (2.50%) UNIX
4 17 (0.83%) Solaris
5 15 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.44%) AIX
8 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 4 (0.20%) HPUX
10 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.15%) VMS
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.15%) Android
12 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.098%) NetWare
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (14.36%) Project Management
2 279 (13.68%) CRM
3 226 (11.08%) Migration
4 209 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
5 185 (9.07%) Change Management
6 183 (8.97%) PRINCE2
7 169 (8.28%) Data Migration
8 163 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 122 (5.98%) ITIL
10 121 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 98 (4.80%) Business Analysis
12 93 (4.56%) Waterfall
13 92 (4.51%) Business Transformation
14 86 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 85 (4.17%) Scrum
16 81 (3.97%) Logistics
17 78 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
18 76 (3.73%) Test Scripting
19 73 (3.58%) SOA
20 72 (3.53%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (11.08%) SQL
2 163 (7.99%) Java
3 53 (2.60%) C#
4 52 (2.55%) PL/SQL
5 42 (2.06%) Groovy
6 39 (1.91%) ABAP
7 37 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 28 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 20 (0.98%) XPath
10 19 (0.93%) VBA
10 19 (0.93%) C
11 17 (0.83%) X++
12 16 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.78%) Korn
13 15 (0.74%) VB
14 13 (0.64%) C++
15 10 (0.49%) Perl
15 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.49%) XQuery
16 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 94 (4.61%) Degree
3 61 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.79%) ISEB
5 42 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 32 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (1.52%) PMP
9 24 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.64%) ACCA
13 12 (0.59%) CIMA
14 7 (0.34%) CCAB
15 6 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.29%) MBA
16 5 (0.25%) RHCE
16 5 (0.25%) MCSA
16 5 (0.25%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.55%) QA
2 45 (2.21%) SLA
3 16 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.54%) MiFID
5 11 (0.54%) EMIR
6 7 (0.34%) GxP
6 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.098%) COREP
8 2 (0.098%) FINREP
8 2 (0.098%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.098%) GAMP
8 2 (0.098%) GCP
8 2 (0.098%) GMP
8 2 (0.098%) GAAP
9 1 (0.049%) Basel II
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 27 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.39%) vSphere
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.098%) OCFS2
5 2 (0.098%) GPFS
6 1 (0.049%) Samba
6 1 (0.049%) RACF
6 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.049%) ACF2
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%) WSUS
6 2 (0.098%) MOM
7 1 (0.049%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.049%) WMI
7 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.049%) Puppet
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 796 (39.02%) SAP
2 574 (28.14%) Oracle
3 316 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 103 (5.05%) JD Edwards
5 77 (3.77%) IBM
6 59 (2.89%) PeopleSoft
7 56 (2.75%) Siebel
8 37 (1.81%) JBoss
9 35 (1.72%) Endeca
9 35 (1.72%) ATG
9 35 (1.72%) Perforce
10 33 (1.62%) Business Objects
11 32 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.42%) Pegasus
13 23 (1.13%) HP
13 23 (1.13%) Cognos
14 21 (1.03%) VMware
14 21 (1.03%) Hyperion
15 16 (0.78%) Citrix
16 14 (0.69%) Infor
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours 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 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hartlepool, Cleveland
NES Global Talent
Rate: £40
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £601.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £50 - £67 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Conspicuous
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago