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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 115 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing ERP 1017 914 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.74% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.37% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 505 446
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 25
Average hourly rate £23.00 £34.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.84% +22.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.65 £50.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +48.57%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 909 £450 +5.88% 324
London +24 413 £475 +2.15% 102
South East -24 132 £430 +1.17% 61
West Midlands +19 87 £425 +37.09% 23
East Midlands +28 65 £424 +21.07% 19
City of London 0 63 £475 +5.55% 33
East of England -17 59 £425 +13.33% 18
Hampshire +2 58 £400 -10.11% 14
North West +5 49 £506 +29.80% 47
South West -48 39 £375 +3.44% 12
Scotland -36 32 £325 -18.75% 20
Warwickshire +12 29 £375 +20.96% 1
Manchester +3 26 £513 +32.25% 27
Yorkshire +13 23 £300 -31.42% 20
Nottinghamshire +35 21 £638 +82.14% 4
Bedfordshire -2 21 £425 -22.72% 1
Berkshire +11 19 £500 +5.26% 19
Bristol -19 19 £400 +6.31% 3
Havant +1 17 £468 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire -11 16 £350 -12.50% 6
Nottingham +30 15 £650 +85.71% 1
Leicestershire +14 15 £375 -11.76% 6
Hertfordshire -5 15 £550 +51.72% 8
West Yorkshire +14 14 £210 -58.41% 12
Birmingham +4 14 £450 +136.84% 10
Glasgow -1 14 £345 -13.75% 11
Wales -13 14 £425 -12.82% 5
Surrey -30 14 £481 +20.31% 9
Southampton -5 13 £365 -21.08% 3
Luton -12 12 £438 - 1

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 768 (37.80%) SAP
2 609 (29.97%) Oracle
3 602 (29.63%) Finance
4 317 (15.60%) Microsoft
5 288 (14.17%) Project Management
6 266 (13.09%) CRM
7 246 (12.11%) Migration
8 226 (11.12%) Manufacturing
9 216 (10.63%) MS Excel
10 213 (10.48%) SQL
11 211 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 197 (9.69%) Dynamics AX
13 189 (9.30%) Change Management
14 181 (8.91%) Data Migration
15 178 (8.76%) PRINCE2
16 173 (8.51%) Retail
17 163 (8.02%) Java
18 155 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 154 (7.58%) SAP ERP
20 145 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
21 139 (6.84%) Oracle EBS
22 136 (6.69%) .NET
23 133 (6.55%) Oracle ERP
24 119 (5.86%) XML
25 117 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
26 115 (5.66%) ITIL
27 110 (5.41%) SQL Server
27 110 (5.41%) JD Edwards
27 110 (5.41%) Security Cleared
28 109 (5.36%) Business Transformation

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.31%) WebLogic
3 33 (1.62%) WebSphere
4 26 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 15 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.69%) AquaLogic
7 13 (0.64%) Drupal
7 13 (0.64%) NetWeaver
8 12 (0.59%) Apache
8 12 (0.59%) Alfresco
9 10 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.49%) IIS
10 8 (0.39%) CMS
10 8 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.34%) CICS
11 7 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.34%) Confluence
11 7 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 216 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.53%) MS Office
3 81 (3.99%) MS Project
4 61 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.25%) MicroStation
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.098%) Windchill
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 197 (9.69%) Dynamics AX
2 154 (7.58%) SAP ERP
3 145 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 139 (6.84%) Oracle EBS
5 133 (6.55%) Oracle ERP
6 80 (3.94%) Agresso
7 68 (3.35%) Oracle Payables
8 66 (3.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 63 (3.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 62 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 58 (2.85%) Oracle Applications
12 47 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
13 42 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
14 35 (1.72%) SAP CO
15 33 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
16 29 (1.43%) SAP FI
17 24 (1.18%) SAP BPC
18 23 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
18 23 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
19 22 (1.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.79%) SaaS
2 12 (0.59%) Office 365
3 7 (0.34%) Force.com
4 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.20%) PaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.098%) IaaS
8 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.79%) DNS
1 16 (0.79%) Internet
2 15 (0.74%) HTTP
3 13 (0.64%) WAN
3 13 (0.64%) SAN
3 13 (0.64%) Intranet
4 11 (0.54%) FTP
4 11 (0.54%) Firewall
5 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.39%) DHCP
6 8 (0.39%) LAN
7 7 (0.34%) VoIP
7 7 (0.34%) VPN
8 6 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.25%) SSL
9 5 (0.25%) VLAN
9 5 (0.25%) NAS
9 5 (0.25%) Network Security
10 4 (0.20%) LDAP
10 4 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
2 64 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (3.00%) Oracle Database
4 48 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (2.31%) SAP BW
5 47 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 44 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 30 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 21 (1.03%) SAP BI
11 17 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (0.79%) MS Access
13 15 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 15 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 43 (2.12%) Subversion
2 38 (1.87%) Maven
2 38 (1.87%) Ant
3 25 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (1.03%) LSMW
5 13 (0.64%) JIRA
6 9 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.15%) Toad
8 3 (0.15%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.15%) Selenium
8 3 (0.15%) MorphX
9 2 (0.098%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.098%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.098%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.098%) FishEye
10 1 (0.049%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.049%) Jenkins
General
1 602 (29.63%) Finance
2 226 (11.12%) Manufacturing
3 173 (8.51%) Retail
4 87 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 81 (3.99%) Back Office
6 65 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 43 (2.12%) Advertising
7 43 (2.12%) Banking
8 32 (1.57%) Front Office
9 31 (1.53%) Billing
10 30 (1.48%) General Ledger
11 29 (1.43%) Legal
12 23 (1.13%) Marketing
13 21 (1.03%) Automotive
14 19 (0.94%) German Language
15 18 (0.89%) French Language
16 14 (0.69%) Publishing
17 12 (0.59%) Local Government
18 6 (0.30%) Law
18 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 406 (19.98%) Analyst
2 338 (16.63%) Consultant
3 261 (12.84%) Project Manager
4 201 (9.89%) Developer
5 185 (9.10%) Business Analyst
6 180 (8.86%) Architect
7 138 (6.79%) SAP Consultant
8 81 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
9 68 (3.35%) Oracle Consultant
9 68 (3.35%) SAP Manager
10 67 (3.30%) ERP Manager
11 60 (2.95%) ERP Project Manager
11 60 (2.95%) Administrator
12 59 (2.90%) Change Manager
13 53 (2.61%) Functional Consultant
14 43 (2.12%) Support Analyst
15 41 (2.02%) Programme Manager
16 39 (1.92%) Systems Analyst
17 38 (1.87%) Trainer
17 38 (1.87%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (6.69%) .NET
2 119 (5.86%) XML
3 91 (4.48%) Web Services
4 72 (3.54%) SOAP
5 69 (3.40%) HTML
6 60 (2.95%) XSD
6 60 (2.95%) WSDL
7 58 (2.85%) J2EE
8 53 (2.61%) Middleware
9 42 (2.07%) XSL
10 39 (1.92%) RESTful
11 31 (1.53%) XSLT
12 28 (1.38%) ASP.NET
12 28 (1.38%) CSS
13 25 (1.23%) EDI
14 24 (1.18%) DOM
15 23 (1.13%) jQuery
16 19 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
17 14 (0.69%) JAX-WS
17 14 (0.69%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 83 (4.08%) FMCG
2 54 (2.66%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.12%) iPad
4 39 (1.92%) Social Media
5 29 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.23%) AS400
7 19 (0.94%) iSeries
8 17 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 17 (0.84%) PMI
9 16 (0.79%) Data Conversion
9 16 (0.79%) SWIFT
10 12 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.49%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.49%) Open Source
13 9 (0.44%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.34%) SCADA
14 7 (0.34%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.34%) E-Learning
15 6 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (3.54%) Linux
2 59 (2.90%) Windows
3 47 (2.31%) UNIX
4 12 (0.59%) AIX
5 11 (0.54%) Solaris
5 11 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.25%) CentOS
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.20%) HPUX
9 3 (0.15%) VMS
9 3 (0.15%) Android
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.098%) NetWare
10 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (14.17%) Project Management
2 266 (13.09%) CRM
3 246 (12.11%) Migration
4 211 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 189 (9.30%) Change Management
6 181 (8.91%) Data Migration
7 178 (8.76%) PRINCE2
8 155 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 115 (5.66%) ITIL
11 109 (5.36%) Business Transformation
12 105 (5.17%) Waterfall
13 94 (4.63%) E-Commerce
14 91 (4.48%) Business Analysis
15 85 (4.18%) Scrum
16 76 (3.74%) Resource Management
17 75 (3.69%) Programme Management
18 73 (3.59%) Logistics
19 72 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (3.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 213 (10.48%) SQL
2 163 (8.02%) Java
3 53 (2.61%) C#
4 46 (2.26%) PL/SQL
4 46 (2.26%) Groovy
5 37 (1.82%) ABAP
6 30 (1.48%) T-SQL
6 30 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.08%) VBA
7 22 (1.08%) XPath
8 21 (1.03%) X++
8 21 (1.03%) C
9 13 (0.64%) VB
9 13 (0.64%) C++
10 12 (0.59%) Perl
11 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.49%) Korn
13 9 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 110 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 73 (3.59%) Degree
3 67 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.07%) ISEB
5 40 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 32 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 29 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (1.38%) PMP
9 21 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.59%) ACCA
12 12 (0.59%) CCAB
13 11 (0.54%) CIMA
14 9 (0.44%) MCT
15 7 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.30%) CCNP
16 6 (0.30%) CCNA
16 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.21%) QA
2 36 (1.77%) SLA
3 20 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.69%) EMIR
4 14 (0.69%) MiFID
5 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.25%) GxP
6 5 (0.25%) RosettaNet
6 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.20%) COBIT
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.098%) P3O
9 2 (0.098%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.098%) GAMP
9 2 (0.098%) GCP
9 2 (0.098%) GMP
9 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.049%) GAAP
System Software
1 26 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.34%) vSphere
4 6 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.098%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.098%) GPFS
8 1 (0.049%) ACF2
8 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.049%) RACF
8 1 (0.049%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.49%) SCCM
3 8 (0.39%) SCOM
4 7 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.098%) WSUS
8 1 (0.049%) OpenView
8 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.049%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.049%) WMI
8 1 (0.049%) Puppet
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.049%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 768 (37.80%) SAP
2 609 (29.97%) Oracle
3 317 (15.60%) Microsoft
4 110 (5.41%) JD Edwards
5 73 (3.59%) IBM
6 59 (2.90%) Siebel
7 57 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
8 41 (2.02%) JBoss
9 38 (1.87%) ATG
9 38 (1.87%) Perforce
9 38 (1.87%) Endeca
10 32 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 27 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.33%) Pegasus
12 23 (1.13%) HP
13 21 (1.03%) Cognos
13 21 (1.03%) VMware
14 16 (0.79%) Hyperion
15 15 (0.74%) BEA
15 15 (0.74%) OpenLink
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Volt
Rate: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago