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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 99 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing ERP 1030 877 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 1.74% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.39% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 487 475
Average daily rate
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£425 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £48.25 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-39.15% +119.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39001 36635 40786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 72.85% 70.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24217 22128 23288
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1074 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £46.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%

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 14 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 14 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 14 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 +26 928 £425 -0.58% 352
London +39 436 £473 +2.71% 89
South East -7 138 £375 -10.71% 84
West Midlands +3 82 £416 +28.07% 35
City of London +21 72 £450 +5.88% 27
East Midlands +15 56 £450 +2.85% 28
North West +16 54 £513 +20.58% 27
Hampshire +6 53 £288 -36.11% 24
East of England -19 53 £425 +13.33% 28
South West -24 49 £350 -3.44% 31
Scotland -6 37 £400 +6.66% 13
Manchester -1 25 £519 +22.00% 12
Warwickshire +19 24 £313 -10.71% 3
Berkshire +4 24 £363 -17.14% 24
Yorkshire +12 22 £245 -40.60% 16
Cambridgeshire -1 19 £425 +3.03% 4
Brentford +4 18 £400 -15.56%
West Yorkshire +11 16 £220 +23.07% 7
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £270 -37.93% 8
Nottinghamshire +13 15 £638 +56.92% 10
Birmingham -9 15 £400 -11.11% 13
Edinburgh -14 15 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey -21 15 £475 +26.66% 10
Leeds +9 14 £220 +22.22% 3
Hertfordshire +12 13 £394 +23.04% 10
Cheshire +9 13 - - 5
Havant +1 13 £488 +8.33% 2
Bristol -18 13 £400 +10.34% 11
Somerset -9 12 £338 -3.57% 4
Bedfordshire -11 12 £425 -22.72% 3

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 799 (39.21%) SAP
2 562 (27.58%) Finance
3 555 (27.23%) Oracle
4 332 (16.29%) Microsoft
5 299 (14.67%) CRM
6 287 (14.08%) Project Management
7 231 (11.33%) Manufacturing
8 229 (11.24%) Migration
9 222 (10.89%) SQL
10 214 (10.50%) MS Excel
11 206 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
12 188 (9.22%) Change Management
13 187 (9.18%) Dynamics AX
14 181 (8.88%) PRINCE2
15 170 (8.34%) Data Migration
16 167 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 162 (7.95%) SAP ERP
18 159 (7.80%) Retail
19 157 (7.70%) Java
20 147 (7.21%) .NET
21 128 (6.28%) Oracle EBS R12
22 125 (6.13%) Oracle ERP
23 121 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
23 121 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
24 119 (5.84%) ITIL
25 110 (5.40%) XML
25 110 (5.40%) SQL Server
26 107 (5.25%) JD Edwards
27 102 (5.00%) Business Analysis
28 101 (4.96%) Security Cleared

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 74 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.21%) WebLogic
3 37 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 26 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (0.98%) IIS
7 16 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.69%) CICS
9 14 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.64%) CMS
10 13 (0.64%) Apache
10 13 (0.64%) Drupal
10 13 (0.64%) Alfresco
11 12 (0.59%) AquaLogic
11 12 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.49%) NetWeaver
12 10 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 214 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.42%) MS Office
3 72 (3.53%) MS Project
4 57 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 52 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.098%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.098%) Simulink
8 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.098%) Windchill
9 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 187 (9.18%) Dynamics AX
2 162 (7.95%) SAP ERP
3 128 (6.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 125 (6.13%) Oracle ERP
5 121 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
6 72 (3.53%) Agresso
7 64 (3.14%) Oracle Applications
7 64 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 51 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
9 49 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
9 49 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
10 47 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 46 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
12 34 (1.67%) SAP CRM
13 33 (1.62%) SAP FI
14 32 (1.57%) SAP CO
15 29 (1.42%) SAP SD
16 25 (1.23%) SAP HR
17 24 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
17 24 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.97%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Force.com
3 7 (0.34%) Office 365
4 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.098%) IaaS
6 2 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.98%) HTTP
2 18 (0.88%) WAN
3 17 (0.83%) DNS
4 16 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.79%) Internet
5 13 (0.64%) Intranet
5 13 (0.64%) LAN
6 11 (0.54%) FTP
6 11 (0.54%) SAN
6 11 (0.54%) VPN
6 11 (0.54%) Firewall
7 10 (0.49%) 4G
8 9 (0.44%) DHCP
9 8 (0.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.39%) VoIP
10 7 (0.34%) VLAN
11 6 (0.29%) Wireless
11 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.20%) LDAP
12 4 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 55 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 49 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 47 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 41 (2.01%) SAP BW
8 39 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 20 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.93%) SAP BI
14 17 (0.83%) MS Access
14 17 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
14 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (2.16%) Subversion
2 34 (1.67%) Maven
3 32 (1.57%) Ant
4 27 (1.32%) LSMW
5 25 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (0.79%) JIRA
7 8 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.25%) Selenium
9 5 (0.25%) MorphX
9 5 (0.25%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.098%) FishEye
11 2 (0.098%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.098%) eCATT
11 2 (0.098%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 562 (27.58%) Finance
2 231 (11.33%) Manufacturing
3 159 (7.80%) Retail
4 100 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 66 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 56 (2.75%) Back Office
7 40 (1.96%) Banking
7 40 (1.96%) Billing
8 37 (1.82%) Legal
9 34 (1.67%) Advertising
10 29 (1.42%) Marketing
11 23 (1.13%) Front Office
12 22 (1.08%) German Language
13 20 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.83%) Publishing
15 16 (0.79%) Automotive
16 12 (0.59%) French Language
17 9 (0.44%) Local Government
18 8 (0.39%) Law
19 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 405 (19.87%) Analyst
2 350 (17.17%) Consultant
3 267 (13.10%) Project Manager
4 200 (9.81%) Developer
5 197 (9.67%) Business Analyst
6 185 (9.08%) Architect
7 159 (7.80%) SAP Consultant
8 80 (3.93%) SAP Manager
9 76 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
10 68 (3.34%) ERP Manager
11 67 (3.29%) Change Manager
12 64 (3.14%) Administrator
13 63 (3.09%) ERP Project Manager
14 58 (2.85%) Oracle Consultant
15 55 (2.70%) Functional Consultant
16 47 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
17 46 (2.26%) Business Manager
18 39 (1.91%) Support Analyst
19 36 (1.77%) Programme Manager
19 36 (1.77%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (7.21%) .NET
2 110 (5.40%) XML
3 91 (4.47%) Web Services
4 69 (3.39%) HTML
5 66 (3.24%) Middleware
6 63 (3.09%) SOAP
7 56 (2.75%) J2EE
8 52 (2.55%) XSD
8 52 (2.55%) WSDL
9 34 (1.67%) CSS
9 34 (1.67%) XSL
10 32 (1.57%) RESTful
11 31 (1.52%) XSLT
12 27 (1.32%) ASP.NET
13 26 (1.28%) jQuery
14 25 (1.23%) EDI
15 19 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (0.74%) WCF
16 15 (0.74%) AngularJS
17 14 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.17%) FMCG
2 59 (2.89%) Management Information System
3 36 (1.77%) iPad
4 32 (1.57%) Social Media
5 30 (1.47%) AS400
6 26 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 18 (0.88%) iSeries
9 17 (0.83%) PMI
10 15 (0.74%) Data Conversion
11 12 (0.59%) Data Extraction
12 11 (0.54%) GIS
12 11 (0.54%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.49%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.44%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.39%) Blackberry
15 8 (0.39%) EPoS
16 7 (0.34%) E-Learning
16 7 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.09%) Linux
2 57 (2.80%) Windows
3 50 (2.45%) UNIX
4 16 (0.79%) Solaris
5 15 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.34%) AIX
9 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 4 (0.20%) VMS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.15%) HPUX
11 3 (0.15%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (14.67%) CRM
2 287 (14.08%) Project Management
3 229 (11.24%) Migration
4 206 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
5 188 (9.22%) Change Management
6 181 (8.88%) PRINCE2
7 170 (8.34%) Data Migration
8 167 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 121 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 119 (5.84%) ITIL
11 102 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 89 (4.37%) Logistics
12 89 (4.37%) Business Transformation
13 85 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 82 (4.02%) Waterfall
15 76 (3.73%) Resource Management
15 76 (3.73%) Test Scripting
16 75 (3.68%) Scrum
17 72 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (3.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 222 (10.89%) SQL
2 157 (7.70%) Java
3 54 (2.65%) C#
4 51 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 41 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 39 (1.91%) ABAP
6 39 (1.91%) Groovy
7 28 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 20 (0.98%) XPath
9 19 (0.93%) X++
9 19 (0.93%) VBA
10 18 (0.88%) C
11 15 (0.74%) VB
12 14 (0.69%) Korn
12 14 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.49%) XQuery
14 9 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.44%) C++
14 9 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 96 (4.71%) Degree
3 61 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.75%) ISEB
5 47 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.62%) PMP
8 32 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.69%) ACCA
12 12 (0.59%) CIMA
13 7 (0.34%) CCAB
14 6 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.25%) RHCE
15 5 (0.25%) MCSA
15 5 (0.25%) MCT
15 5 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.50%) QA
2 45 (2.21%) SLA
3 18 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.54%) EMIR
5 11 (0.54%) MiFID
6 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.29%) GxP
8 5 (0.25%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.098%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.098%) GAAP
9 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.098%) GAMP
9 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.098%) COREP
9 2 (0.098%) FINREP
10 1 (0.049%) Basel III
10 1 (0.049%) P3O
10 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.39%) vSphere
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.098%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.049%) ACF2
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 24 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.49%) SCCM
3 9 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.39%) SCOM
5 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.098%) WSUS
6 2 (0.098%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.098%) MOM
7 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.049%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.049%) WMI
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.049%) Puppet
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.049%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 799 (39.21%) SAP
2 555 (27.23%) Oracle
3 332 (16.29%) Microsoft
4 107 (5.25%) JD Edwards
5 77 (3.78%) IBM
6 59 (2.89%) PeopleSoft
7 56 (2.75%) Siebel
8 34 (1.67%) JBoss
8 34 (1.67%) Business Objects
9 33 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (1.62%) ATG
10 32 (1.57%) Perforce
10 32 (1.57%) Endeca
11 27 (1.32%) Pegasus
12 23 (1.13%) HP
12 23 (1.13%) Hyperion
13 22 (1.08%) Cognos
14 21 (1.03%) VMware
15 16 (0.79%) Citrix
15 16 (0.79%) Infor
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £306.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Coneqt
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day Based on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 350 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago