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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 126 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing ERP 920 960 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.88% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.54% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 545 399
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.05 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -37.50%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -27 835 £443 -1.66% 244
London -2 340 £450 -5.26% 62
South East -30 172 £425 -6.59% 53
North West +8 74 £425 -5.55% 24
East of England -8 67 £475 +26.66% 19
City of London -15 50 £413 -25.00% 22
South West -13 44 £450 +1.40% 20
Hampshire -18 44 £358 -25.13% 12
Yorkshire -8 43 £325 - 23
Manchester +16 38 £485 +6.30% 14
Berkshire -10 38 £450 -5.26% 14
East Midlands +16 34 £488 +39.28% 17
Scotland +6 33 £383 -17.29% 12
Hertfordshire +31 32 £525 +68.00% 6
West Midlands -47 29 £425 +6.25% 17
Kent +13 21 - -
West Sussex +3 21 £420 -25.00% 4
Cheshire -4 19 £445 -1.11% 8
West Yorkshire -12 16 £325 +8.33% 12
Reading +16 15 £456 -6.41% 8
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £450 +38.46% 6
Surrey -18 15 £451 +7.44% 7
South Yorkshire +1 14 £333 +51.13% 8
Bedfordshire -3 14 £463 -33.92% 3
Glasgow +7 13 £385 - 4
Southampton +1 12 £200 -31.03% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 12 £475 +26.66% 1
North Yorkshire +7 11 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -7 11 £550 +34.55% 4
Wales -21 11 £500 +17.64% 8

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 722 (37.66%) SAP
2 606 (31.61%) Finance
3 552 (28.79%) Oracle
4 295 (15.39%) Microsoft
5 284 (14.81%) Project Management
6 243 (12.68%) Migration
7 234 (12.21%) SQL
8 227 (11.84%) CRM
9 223 (11.63%) Manufacturing
10 201 (10.49%) SAP ERP
11 199 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 183 (9.55%) MS Excel
13 176 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
13 176 (9.18%) Retail
14 172 (8.97%) Dynamics AX
15 169 (8.82%) Data Migration
16 167 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
17 154 (8.03%) PRINCE2
18 151 (7.88%) Oracle EBS R12
19 150 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 150 (7.82%) Change Management
20 147 (7.67%) Oracle EBS
21 126 (6.57%) Java
22 125 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
23 111 (5.79%) .NET
24 108 (5.63%) E-Commerce
25 107 (5.58%) Telecoms
25 107 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
26 102 (5.32%) Business Analysis
27 100 (5.22%) ITIL

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.77%) WebLogic
3 32 (1.67%) JBoss
4 24 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (1.20%) NetWeaver
6 19 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.73%) CMS
8 13 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.52%) Apache
9 10 (0.52%) Confluence
10 9 (0.47%) Drupal
11 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.31%) IIS
13 5 (0.26%) AquaLogic
13 5 (0.26%) Lync
13 5 (0.26%) MS Project Server
13 5 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 183 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.86%) MS Office
3 68 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (3.39%) MS Project
5 43 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.26%) MicroStation
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.16%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.052%) Windchill
12 1 (0.052%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.052%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.052%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 201 (10.49%) SAP ERP
2 172 (8.97%) Dynamics AX
3 151 (7.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 147 (7.67%) Oracle EBS
5 125 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
6 89 (4.64%) Agresso
7 63 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
8 50 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
8 50 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
9 48 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
9 48 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 46 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
11 36 (1.88%) SAP FI
12 33 (1.72%) SAP BPC
13 32 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
14 31 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
15 28 (1.46%) SAP CO
16 26 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 21 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
18 20 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.43%) SaaS
2 10 (0.52%) Office 365
3 4 (0.21%) Force.com
3 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.16%) PaaS
4 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.16%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.89%) Firewall
2 15 (0.78%) WAN
3 13 (0.68%) SAN
4 12 (0.63%) Intranet
5 10 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.52%) LAN
6 8 (0.42%) LDAP
6 8 (0.42%) DNS
6 8 (0.42%) Internet
7 6 (0.31%) HTTP
7 6 (0.31%) Network Security
8 5 (0.26%) NAS
8 5 (0.26%) SSL
8 5 (0.26%) DHCP
8 5 (0.26%) VPN
9 4 (0.21%) FTP
9 4 (0.21%) IPsec
10 3 (0.16%) SSH
10 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.86%) Oracle Reports
3 63 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (3.13%) SAP BW
5 57 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 47 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 28 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 26 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (1.04%) SAP BI
12 20 (1.04%) MS Access
13 19 (0.99%) QlikView
14 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
16 13 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (1.98%) Subversion
2 31 (1.62%) Maven
2 31 (1.62%) Ant
3 23 (1.20%) JIRA
4 16 (0.83%) Selenium
5 15 (0.78%) LSMW
6 12 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 9 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.31%) JUnit
10 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.26%) Redmine
11 5 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.16%) Toad
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 606 (31.61%) Finance
2 223 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 176 (9.18%) Retail
4 107 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 66 (3.44%) Back Office
6 54 (2.82%) Advertising
7 46 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 38 (1.98%) Banking
9 34 (1.77%) General Ledger
10 30 (1.56%) Legal
11 25 (1.30%) Automotive
12 23 (1.20%) Billing
12 23 (1.20%) Marketing
13 21 (1.10%) French Language
14 19 (0.99%) Front Office
15 16 (0.83%) German Language
16 11 (0.57%) Turkish Language
16 11 (0.57%) Publishing
17 10 (0.52%) Local Government
18 6 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 385 (20.08%) Analyst
2 355 (18.52%) Consultant
3 222 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 201 (10.49%) Business Analyst
5 175 (9.13%) Developer
6 174 (9.08%) Architect
7 156 (8.14%) SAP Consultant
8 83 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
9 74 (3.86%) SAP Manager
10 59 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
11 56 (2.92%) ERP Manager
12 50 (2.61%) Programme Manager
12 50 (2.61%) Change Manager
13 48 (2.50%) ERP Project Manager
14 46 (2.40%) Functional Consultant
15 41 (2.14%) Support Analyst
16 38 (1.98%) Administrator
17 34 (1.77%) Trainer
17 34 (1.77%) Data Manager
18 31 (1.62%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (5.79%) .NET
2 87 (4.54%) Web Services
3 67 (3.50%) XML
3 67 (3.50%) HTML
4 60 (3.13%) SOAP
5 47 (2.45%) J2EE
6 36 (1.88%) WSDL
7 34 (1.77%) XSL
7 34 (1.77%) XSD
8 33 (1.72%) CSS
9 32 (1.67%) RESTful
10 26 (1.36%) Middleware
11 22 (1.15%) jQuery
12 21 (1.10%) EDI
13 20 (1.04%) ASP.NET
14 18 (0.94%) DOM
15 14 (0.73%) SAP XI
16 13 (0.68%) JSON
17 12 (0.63%) SAP Basis
18 10 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 167 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (3.39%) FMCG
3 51 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 33 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 31 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (1.62%) Social Media
5 31 (1.62%) iPad
6 22 (1.15%) PMI
7 19 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 17 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 16 (0.83%) AS400
9 16 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 15 (0.78%) iSeries
11 13 (0.68%) Open Source
11 13 (0.68%) E-Learning
12 12 (0.63%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.47%) Data Conversion
14 8 (0.42%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.42%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.37%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.02%) Windows
2 66 (3.44%) Linux
3 42 (2.19%) UNIX
4 16 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 14 (0.73%) AIX
6 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.37%) Solaris
8 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.10%) CentOS
10 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.10%) NetWare
10 2 (0.10%) HPUX
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (14.81%) Project Management
2 243 (12.68%) Migration
3 227 (11.84%) CRM
4 199 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 169 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 154 (8.03%) PRINCE2
8 150 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 150 (7.82%) Change Management
9 108 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 107 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 102 (5.32%) Business Analysis
12 100 (5.22%) ITIL
13 94 (4.90%) Business Transformation
14 91 (4.75%) Waterfall
15 83 (4.33%) ETL
16 75 (3.91%) Scrum
17 68 (3.55%) Programme Management
18 64 (3.34%) Logistics
19 59 (3.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (12.21%) SQL
2 126 (6.57%) Java
3 67 (3.50%) PL/SQL
4 47 (2.45%) C#
5 37 (1.93%) C
6 29 (1.51%) Groovy
7 28 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 27 (1.41%) ABAP
9 26 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 17 (0.89%) X++
11 15 (0.78%) C++
12 11 (0.57%) PHP
12 11 (0.57%) VBA
13 10 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.37%) COBOL
15 6 (0.31%) VB
16 5 (0.26%) Perl
16 5 (0.26%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.26%) XPath
17 4 (0.21%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 95 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 75 (3.91%) Degree
3 51 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 19 (0.99%) PMP
5 19 (0.99%) SAP Certification
6 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (0.68%) CCAB
10 12 (0.63%) ACCA
10 12 (0.63%) ISEB
10 12 (0.63%) CCA
11 11 (0.57%) CIMA
12 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.42%) MCT
14 6 (0.31%) CCNP
14 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.26%) CCNA
15 5 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.76%) QA
2 18 (0.94%) SLA
3 13 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.37%) MiFID
5 7 (0.37%) GxP
5 7 (0.37%) EMIR
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) COBIT
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.16%) GAMP
7 3 (0.16%) GAAP
7 3 (0.16%) P3O
8 2 (0.10%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.10%) GCP
8 2 (0.10%) GMP
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.10%) vSphere
4 2 (0.10%) OCFS2
4 2 (0.10%) GPFS
4 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.052%) Xen
5 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.052%) XenApp
5 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.052%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.21%) Puppet
3 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.21%) SCCM
4 3 (0.16%) SCOM
4 3 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.10%) MOM
5 2 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.052%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.052%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.052%) OpenView
6 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.052%) SCSM
6 1 (0.052%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.052%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 722 (37.66%) SAP
2 552 (28.79%) Oracle
3 295 (15.39%) Microsoft
4 90 (4.69%) JD Edwards
5 49 (2.56%) IBM
6 44 (2.30%) Siebel
7 38 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
8 30 (1.56%) Endeca
9 29 (1.51%) Epicor
9 29 (1.51%) ATG
9 29 (1.51%) Perforce
10 28 (1.46%) Business Objects
10 28 (1.46%) Hyperion
11 22 (1.15%) Cognos
11 22 (1.15%) HP
12 20 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.99%) Pegasus
14 18 (0.94%) Primavera
15 17 (0.89%) VMware
16 15 (0.78%) Sun
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
St Albans, Herts
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - 340 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Brewers
Rate: Salary circa £40k plus benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £51 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day - 12 month contract
Posted: 11 days ago