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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 131 143 113
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing ERP 925 819 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.58% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.04% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 490 525
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.80 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 853 £425 -5.55% 495
London -5 293 £455 -1.08% 200
South East +17 171 £438 +2.94% 79
North West +9 104 £375 -11.76% 42
East of England -4 63 £425 -8.10% 26
Manchester +17 57 £363 -17.14% 25
West Midlands +16 53 £450 +10.09% 36
Yorkshire -13 51 £400 +10.34% 27
Berkshire +18 47 £438 +1.44% 22
East Midlands +8 45 £400 -27.27% 26
South West +10 40 £445 -10.10% 36
West Yorkshire +11 35 £500 +37.93% 13
Cambridgeshire +28 34 £425 -10.52% 9
West Sussex +5 34 £470 +4.44% 2
City of London +24 33 £550 +45.69% 30
Hampshire +2 32 £381 -10.29% 13
Leeds +7 24 £425 +61.90% 4
Birmingham +15 23 £550 +41.02% 13
Merseyside +8 22 £350 -20.00% 3
Reading +5 21 £450 -1.36% 6
Surrey -16 19 £450 - 17
Liverpool +4 18 £385 -12.00% 3
Worthing +5 17 £531 +25.00%
Scotland -4 17 £345 -21.14% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 15 £450 +16.12% 3
Cambridge -1 13 £425 -29.16% 5
Bedfordshire +13 12 £488 +14.70% 4
Derbyshire -12 10 £385 -14.44% 6
Hertfordshire -20 10 £475 -7.31% 6
Nottinghamshire - 10 £413 - 9

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 609 (31.80%) SAP
2 598 (31.23%) Finance
3 530 (27.68%) Oracle
4 317 (16.55%) Project Management
5 270 (14.10%) Microsoft
6 266 (13.89%) Migration
7 253 (13.21%) CRM
8 240 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 229 (11.96%) SQL
10 212 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
11 187 (9.77%) Manufacturing
12 174 (9.09%) Retail
13 172 (8.98%) Oracle ERP
14 170 (8.88%) PRINCE2
15 168 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
16 165 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
17 160 (8.36%) SAP ERP
18 145 (7.57%) Change Management
19 143 (7.47%) MS Excel
20 141 (7.36%) Security Cleared
21 133 (6.95%) ITIL
22 132 (6.89%) SQL Server
22 132 (6.89%) .NET
23 128 (6.68%) Data Migration
24 120 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
25 106 (5.54%) Java
26 105 (5.48%) Business Analysis
27 104 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
28 100 (5.22%) Telecoms
29 98 (5.12%) Oracle EBS

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 94 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (1.31%) CMS
4 25 (1.31%) NetWeaver
5 13 (0.68%) JBoss
5 13 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.42%) Apache
9 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.37%) Node.js
11 6 (0.31%) IIS
12 5 (0.26%) Smallworld
Applications
1 143 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.45%) MS Office
3 44 (2.30%) MS Project
4 30 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.16%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.16%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.052%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 172 (8.98%) Oracle ERP
2 165 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
3 160 (8.36%) SAP ERP
4 104 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 98 (5.12%) Oracle EBS
6 79 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 64 (3.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 60 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
9 59 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
10 46 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
11 35 (1.83%) SAP FI
12 31 (1.62%) SAP CO
13 30 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
14 26 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
14 26 (1.36%) SAP HR
15 25 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
16 22 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 22 (1.15%) Sage X3
17 21 (1.10%) Maximo
18 20 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.50%) SaaS
2 38 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
3 22 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.68%) PaaS
6 12 (0.63%) IaaS
7 11 (0.57%) Taleo
8 7 (0.37%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.37%) Office 365
9 5 (0.26%) Force.com
9 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.16%) Yammer
12 2 (0.10%) Boomi
12 2 (0.10%) GitHub
12 2 (0.10%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.052%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.052%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.20%) Network Security
2 17 (0.89%) Firewall
2 17 (0.89%) VoIP
3 13 (0.68%) WAN
4 12 (0.63%) LAN
4 12 (0.63%) SAN
5 11 (0.57%) Intranet
6 10 (0.52%) DNS
7 9 (0.47%) FTP
8 8 (0.42%) Internet
8 8 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.37%) Skype
10 6 (0.31%) Converged Networks
10 6 (0.31%) DHCP
11 5 (0.26%) Extranet
11 5 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.26%) VPN
11 5 (0.26%) Wireless
12 4 (0.21%) MPLS
12 4 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
3 41 (2.14%) SAP HANA
3 41 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
4 40 (2.09%) SAP BW
5 39 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 26 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (1.20%) MySQL
8 23 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 16 (0.84%) SAP BI
10 15 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.73%) DB2
12 13 (0.68%) Essbase
12 13 (0.68%) QlikView
12 13 (0.68%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (1.83%) JIRA
2 24 (1.25%) Selenium
3 22 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.99%) Maven
5 18 (0.94%) Subversion
6 17 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 17 (0.89%) JUnit
6 17 (0.89%) Mockito
7 16 (0.84%) Spock
8 14 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.47%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.42%) Ant
12 6 (0.31%) MorphX
12 6 (0.31%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.26%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.21%) PeopleTools
General
1 598 (31.23%) Finance
2 187 (9.77%) Manufacturing
3 174 (9.09%) Retail
4 100 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.19%) Advertising
6 42 (2.19%) Legal
7 38 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 35 (1.83%) Law
9 31 (1.62%) Back Office
9 31 (1.62%) General Ledger
10 27 (1.41%) Billing
11 25 (1.31%) Marketing
12 23 (1.20%) German Language
13 20 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.94%) Banking
15 13 (0.68%) French Language
16 12 (0.63%) Electronics
17 11 (0.57%) Local Government
18 7 (0.37%) Automotive
19 6 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 380 (19.84%) Analyst
2 318 (16.61%) Consultant
3 286 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 193 (10.08%) Developer
5 186 (9.71%) Architect
5 186 (9.71%) Business Analyst
6 167 (8.72%) ERP Manager
7 108 (5.64%) SAP Consultant
8 105 (5.48%) ERP Analyst
9 103 (5.38%) ERP Project Manager
10 89 (4.65%) SAP Manager
11 80 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
12 67 (3.50%) ERP Business Analyst
13 64 (3.34%) Programme Manager
14 55 (2.87%) Functional Consultant
15 53 (2.77%) Test Analyst
16 51 (2.66%) IT Manager
17 50 (2.61%) Change Manager
17 50 (2.61%) SAP Analyst
18 47 (2.45%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.89%) .NET
2 80 (4.18%) Web Services
2 80 (4.18%) XML
3 75 (3.92%) HTML
4 53 (2.77%) Middleware
5 52 (2.72%) SOAP
6 48 (2.51%) EDI
7 37 (1.93%) REST
8 36 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 35 (1.83%) CSS
10 32 (1.67%) jQuery
11 27 (1.41%) J2EE
12 22 (1.15%) RESTful
13 21 (1.10%) WSDL
14 18 (0.94%) HTML5
15 17 (0.89%) JSP
15 17 (0.89%) SAP Basis
15 17 (0.89%) WCF
16 15 (0.78%) AngularJS
16 15 (0.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 82 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.39%) FMCG
4 35 (1.83%) Social Media
5 31 (1.62%) Data Integration
6 29 (1.51%) Data Centre
6 29 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.04%) iSeries
9 19 (0.99%) iPad
10 15 (0.78%) PMI
10 15 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 15 (0.78%) User Experience
11 14 (0.73%) AS400
11 14 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 12 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.52%) Data Extraction
14 10 (0.52%) e-Learning
14 10 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (4.75%) Windows
2 53 (2.77%) Linux
3 50 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 36 (1.88%) Unix
5 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.57%) AIX
7 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.16%) Android
9 3 (0.16%) Solaris
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.10%) HPUX
11 1 (0.052%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.052%) NetWare
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (16.55%) Project Management
2 266 (13.89%) Migration
3 253 (13.21%) CRM
4 240 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 212 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (8.88%) PRINCE2
7 168 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (7.57%) Change Management
9 133 (6.95%) ITIL
10 128 (6.68%) Data Migration
11 120 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 105 (5.48%) Business Analysis
13 98 (5.12%) SOA
14 90 (4.70%) Business Transformation
15 85 (4.44%) Logistics
16 79 (4.13%) Programme Management
17 78 (4.07%) E-Commerce
18 74 (3.86%) SDLC
19 69 (3.60%) Test Scripting
20 64 (3.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 229 (11.96%) SQL
2 106 (5.54%) Java
3 62 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 45 (2.35%) C#
5 31 (1.62%) ABAP
6 26 (1.36%) C
7 20 (1.04%) VB
8 18 (0.94%) C++
8 18 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 17 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 16 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 14 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 13 (0.68%) RPG
13 12 (0.63%) X++
14 11 (0.57%) PHP
14 11 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.47%) VBA
16 8 (0.42%) XPath
17 7 (0.37%) Groovy
18 5 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 141 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 96 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 92 (4.80%) Degree
4 38 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 34 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 28 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.31%) ISEB
7 25 (1.31%) PMP
8 20 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.89%) APMP
11 15 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.47%) CCA
14 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.42%) CIMA
15 8 (0.42%) CISA
15 8 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.60%) QA
2 25 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.78%) GxP
4 15 (0.78%) SLA
5 7 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.31%) COBIT
6 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.052%) GAMP
System Software
1 26 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.42%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.052%) Firmware
7 1 (0.052%) GPFS
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.052%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.63%) MOM
3 10 (0.52%) Control-M
4 6 (0.31%) SCCM
5 4 (0.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.10%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.052%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.052%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.052%) Nagios
7 1 (0.052%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.052%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.052%) Puppet
7 1 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.052%) WSUS
Vendors
1 609 (31.80%) SAP
2 530 (27.68%) Oracle
3 270 (14.10%) Microsoft
4 80 (4.18%) JD Edwards
5 50 (2.61%) Hyperion
6 48 (2.51%) Sage
7 46 (2.40%) HP
8 44 (2.30%) Baan
9 41 (2.14%) IBM
10 38 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (1.78%) Infor
12 32 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
13 28 (1.46%) Cisco
14 27 (1.41%) VMware
15 22 (1.15%) Cognos
16 21 (1.10%) ATG
16 21 (1.10%) NetSuite
17 20 (1.04%) Citrix
18 18 (0.94%) Endeca
18 18 (0.94%) Remedy
London
Modis International
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve + Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: ££ Excellent Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £950 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Volt
Rate: £80000 - £88000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 600
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago