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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 119 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing ERP 934 1004 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.92% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.55% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 577 482
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £576 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 21
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £12.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.07 £32.50 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -40.47%

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
41360 39367 34236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.18% 75.27% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26409 24837 20434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1180 1026
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -7 856 £425 - 383
London -16 351 £450 -4.25% 113
South East -6 137 £400 +10.34% 71
East of England +31 92 £434 -0.34% 20
North West +7 71 £450 -12.19% 57
West Midlands -10 61 £383 -4.37% 29
City of London +13 49 £489 +18.48% 28
South West -26 46 £400 +10.34% 22
Berkshire +12 40 £400 +18.51% 22
East Midlands -14 34 £406 -4.35% 21
Hampshire -2 32 £324 +7.91% 11
Manchester -2 30 £525 +2.43% 23
Hertfordshire +11 29 £434 +36.00% 13
Cambridgeshire +10 29 £413 -17.50% 5
Brentford -1 26 £425 - 5
Reading +22 25 £400 +8.47% 14
West Sussex +2 25 £450 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +17 24 £400 -1.53% 4
Cambridge +14 23 £413 -8.33% 3
Bedfordshire +16 22 £625 +43.67% 1
Birmingham +2 22 £350 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire -25 22 £375 +25.00% 28
Scotland -29 22 £425 - 12
Lancashire +21 18 £360 -10.00% 9
Surrey +7 17 £400 -11.11% 10
Cheshire -4 17 £430 +1.17% 14
Glasgow +1 13 £388 +13.97% 3
North East -5 13 £500 +11.11% 4
Luton +5 12 £613 +25.64%
Essex -2 12 £288 -34.28% 1

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 708 (39.95%) SAP
2 567 (32.00%) Finance
3 406 (22.91%) Oracle
4 298 (16.82%) Project Management
5 238 (13.43%) Microsoft
5 238 (13.43%) CRM
6 207 (11.68%) Manufacturing
7 206 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
8 205 (11.57%) Migration
9 194 (10.95%) SAP ERP
10 169 (9.54%) SQL
11 159 (8.97%) PRINCE2
12 154 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
13 146 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 145 (8.18%) Retail
15 143 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
16 137 (7.73%) Change Management
17 136 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 136 (7.67%) MS Excel
17 136 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
18 132 (7.45%) Data Migration
19 131 (7.39%) .NET
20 126 (7.11%) SQL Server
20 126 (7.11%) Java
20 126 (7.11%) Security Cleared
21 114 (6.43%) Degree
22 105 (5.93%) Oracle ERP
23 102 (5.76%) ITIL
24 97 (5.47%) Business Analysis
25 96 (5.42%) Management Information System

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 68 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.75%) NetWeaver
3 20 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 16 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.85%) JBoss
6 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.56%) SAS
7 8 (0.45%) IIS
7 8 (0.45%) Lync
8 7 (0.40%) CMS
9 6 (0.34%) Apache
10 5 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.28%) SAP EP
10 5 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.28%) Confluence
10 5 (0.28%) SAP Portal
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.23%) Node.js
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 136 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.71%) MS Project
2 48 (2.71%) MS Office
3 47 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 39 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.40%) Windchill
6 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 206 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
2 194 (10.95%) SAP ERP
3 105 (5.93%) Oracle ERP
4 79 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 79 (4.46%) Agresso
5 76 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
6 71 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
7 48 (2.71%) SAP FI
8 37 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
9 33 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
10 31 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
11 26 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
11 26 (1.47%) SAP CO
11 26 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
12 25 (1.41%) SAP PSCD
13 23 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
14 22 (1.24%) SAP FI-CA
15 21 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 19 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
17 18 (1.02%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.12%) SaaS
2 12 (0.68%) Taleo
2 12 (0.68%) Office 365
3 9 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.40%) PaaS
5 6 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.23%) Force.com
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Boomi
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.79%) LAN
1 14 (0.79%) WAN
2 9 (0.51%) Firewall
3 8 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.40%) Broadband
4 7 (0.40%) Intranet
5 6 (0.34%) DNS
6 4 (0.23%) DHCP
6 4 (0.23%) WebEx
7 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.17%) FTP
7 3 (0.17%) SAN
7 3 (0.17%) Internet
8 2 (0.11%) HTTP
8 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.11%) VoIP
8 2 (0.11%) LDAP
8 2 (0.11%) Modbus
8 2 (0.11%) Profibus
9 1 (0.056%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (2.93%) SAP BW
4 48 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.09%) Oracle Database
6 31 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (1.64%) SAP HANA
8 27 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.73%) OLAP
13 13 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
15 11 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.62%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (1.35%) JIRA
2 21 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.19%) Subversion
3 14 (0.79%) Maven
4 13 (0.73%) Ant
5 10 (0.56%) Selenium
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.45%) LSMW
7 7 (0.40%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.34%) JUnit
9 5 (0.28%) Redmine
9 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.28%) MorphX
10 4 (0.23%) PeopleTools
11 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.11%) CaliberRM
12 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 567 (32.00%) Finance
2 207 (11.68%) Manufacturing
3 145 (8.18%) Retail
4 91 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 77 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 31 (1.75%) General Ledger
6 31 (1.75%) Banking
7 30 (1.69%) Marketing
8 28 (1.58%) Advertising
9 24 (1.35%) Legal
10 23 (1.30%) Back Office
11 16 (0.90%) Billing
11 16 (0.90%) Publishing
12 13 (0.73%) Automotive
12 13 (0.73%) French Language
12 13 (0.73%) Local Government
13 11 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.51%) German Language
15 8 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 361 (20.37%) Consultant
2 355 (20.03%) Analyst
3 246 (13.88%) Project Manager
4 209 (11.79%) Business Analyst
5 175 (9.88%) Architect
6 165 (9.31%) Developer
7 149 (8.41%) SAP Consultant
8 97 (5.47%) SAP Manager
9 83 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
10 70 (3.95%) Functional Consultant
11 53 (2.99%) ERP Manager
12 49 (2.77%) Oracle Consultant
13 43 (2.43%) Trainer
14 41 (2.31%) ERP Project Manager
15 40 (2.26%) Change Manager
16 37 (2.09%) Programme Manager
17 36 (2.03%) SAP Architect
18 33 (1.86%) Data Analyst
19 32 (1.81%) ERP Consultant
19 32 (1.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (7.39%) .NET
2 64 (3.61%) Middleware
3 54 (3.05%) Web Services
4 53 (2.99%) XML
5 50 (2.82%) HTML
6 32 (1.81%) SOAP
7 30 (1.69%) EDI
8 27 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 22 (1.24%) J2EE
10 17 (0.96%) RESTful
11 16 (0.90%) ASP.NET
11 16 (0.90%) CSS
12 15 (0.85%) XSL
12 15 (0.85%) SAP Basis
13 14 (0.79%) WSDL
13 14 (0.79%) REST
14 13 (0.73%) XSD
15 11 (0.62%) jQuery
16 10 (0.56%) .NET Framework
16 10 (0.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.05%) FMCG
4 28 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.02%) User Experience
6 18 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 15 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 15 (0.85%) PMI
8 14 (0.79%) Social Media
9 12 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 12 (0.68%) iPad
10 11 (0.62%) iSeries
11 10 (0.56%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.51%) E-Learning
12 9 (0.51%) Data Extraction
12 9 (0.51%) SCADA
13 8 (0.45%) AS400
14 7 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (4.80%) Windows
2 51 (2.88%) UNIX
3 41 (2.31%) Linux
4 26 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (0.85%) AIX
7 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.28%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 3 (0.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.056%) NetWare
13 1 (0.056%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (16.82%) Project Management
2 238 (13.43%) CRM
3 205 (11.57%) Migration
4 159 (8.97%) PRINCE2
5 154 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
6 146 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 137 (7.73%) Change Management
8 136 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (7.45%) Data Migration
10 102 (5.76%) ITIL
11 97 (5.47%) Business Analysis
12 80 (4.51%) Resource Management
12 80 (4.51%) Logistics
13 70 (3.95%) E-Commerce
14 63 (3.56%) Test Scripting
15 61 (3.44%) Procure-to-pay
16 59 (3.33%) Workflow
17 58 (3.27%) ETL
17 58 (3.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 169 (9.54%) SQL
2 126 (7.11%) Java
3 52 (2.93%) C#
4 39 (2.20%) PL/SQL
5 36 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.98%) X++
7 31 (1.75%) ABAP
8 21 (1.19%) C
9 19 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 12 (0.68%) Groovy
11 10 (0.56%) C++
12 8 (0.45%) Perl
13 6 (0.34%) PHP
13 6 (0.34%) VB
14 5 (0.28%) RPG
14 5 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.28%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.23%) Korn
15 4 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 126 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 114 (6.43%) Degree
3 85 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.71%) PMI Certification
5 40 (2.26%) PMP
6 26 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.30%) SAP Certification
8 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.90%) APMP
10 11 (0.62%) ACCA
11 10 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.56%) CISA
12 9 (0.51%) CIMA
13 8 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.40%) CCA
14 7 (0.40%) CISSP
15 6 (0.34%) ISEB
15 6 (0.34%) MCT
16 5 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.16%) QA
2 26 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (1.13%) SLA
4 11 (0.62%) GMP
5 8 (0.45%) COBIT
5 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.34%) GLP
6 6 (0.34%) GCP
7 5 (0.28%) GAMP
7 5 (0.28%) GxP
8 4 (0.23%) P3O
9 3 (0.17%) GAAP
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.11%) COSO
11 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.11%) SRDF
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.056%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.056%) HDFS
6 1 (0.056%) Varnish
6 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.056%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.56%) MOM
3 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.23%) SCCM
5 3 (0.17%) SCOM
6 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.11%) Control-M
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.11%) Puppet
6 2 (0.11%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.056%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.056%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.056%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.056%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 708 (39.95%) SAP
2 406 (22.91%) Oracle
3 238 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 95 (5.36%) JD Edwards
5 39 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
6 34 (1.92%) IBM
7 24 (1.35%) VMware
7 24 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.19%) HP
9 20 (1.13%) Sage
10 19 (1.07%) Business Objects
11 18 (1.02%) Endeca
12 17 (0.96%) Siebel
13 16 (0.90%) Cognos
14 15 (0.85%) Epicor
14 15 (0.85%) Remedy
15 14 (0.79%) Informatica
16 13 (0.73%) Ariba
16 13 (0.73%) Citrix
16 13 (0.73%) Adobe
Brentford, Middlesex
Vadis People
Rate: circ £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300-£350pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £80 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago