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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 124 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing ERP 969 899 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.71% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.31% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 511 405
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.90 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.10 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £24.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.10% -31.25%

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -12 866 £425 +4.29% 400
London -7 355 £425 -5.55% 124
South East -29 145 £435 +3.57% 66
North West +4 65 £463 +15.62% 40
West Midlands -4 64 £425 +21.42% 33
East of England -10 61 £436 +20.34% 18
East Midlands +12 54 £400 +14.28% 22
Hampshire +12 54 £375 -9.63% 12
City of London +10 54 £500 +5.26% 38
Yorkshire +14 43 £394 +57.50% 31
South West -21 43 £400 +23.07% 50
Manchester +11 37 £500 +25.00% 24
Scotland -7 35 £315 -31.89% 20
Berkshire -1 26 £450 +4.04% 24
Hertfordshire -7 22 £538 +48.27% 8
West Yorkshire 0 19 £388 +55.00% 19
Southampton +3 18 £285 -40.00% 4
Bedfordshire 0 18 £425 - 1
Cheshire +3 16 £381 -2.24% 4
Glasgow +3 16 £325 -18.75% 9
Warwickshire -1 16 £375 +20.96% 1
Surrey -13 15 £438 +9.37% 12
Leicestershire +18 14 £350 -26.31% 4
North Yorkshire +14 14 £475 -9.52% 6
Nottinghamshire +11 14 £515 +43.85% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 14 £335 -11.84% 4
Somerset +4 14 £325 +5.69% 20
Middlesbrough - 14 £475 -
Kent +2 13 £475 +97.91% 3
Bristol -16 13 £360 -15.29% 7

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 746 (36.80%) SAP
2 629 (31.03%) Oracle
3 596 (29.40%) Finance
4 334 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 305 (15.05%) Project Management
6 264 (13.02%) Migration
7 259 (12.78%) CRM
8 235 (11.59%) SQL
8 235 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
9 233 (11.49%) Manufacturing
10 219 (10.80%) MS Excel
11 194 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
12 192 (9.47%) Data Migration
13 187 (9.23%) Dynamics AX
14 182 (8.98%) Retail
15 177 (8.73%) Change Management
16 175 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
17 170 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
18 168 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
19 164 (8.09%) PRINCE2
20 153 (7.55%) Java
21 152 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
22 149 (7.35%) SAP ERP
23 135 (6.66%) Oracle ERP
24 132 (6.51%) .NET
25 130 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
26 112 (5.53%) E-Commerce
27 111 (5.48%) Business Transformation
28 109 (5.38%) JD Edwards
29 108 (5.33%) Security Cleared

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 80 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 39 (1.92%) JBoss
4 29 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 25 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 25 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (1.09%) NetWeaver
7 20 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.69%) AquaLogic
9 12 (0.59%) Apache
9 12 (0.59%) Confluence
10 11 (0.54%) CMS
11 9 (0.44%) Drupal
11 9 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.35%) MS Project Server
13 6 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 219 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 103 (5.08%) MS Office
3 85 (4.19%) MS Project
4 77 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.25%) MicroStation
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.049%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.049%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 187 (9.23%) Dynamics AX
2 170 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
3 152 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 149 (7.35%) SAP ERP
5 135 (6.66%) Oracle ERP
6 91 (4.49%) Agresso
7 62 (3.06%) Oracle Payables
8 57 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
9 56 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
10 54 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
10 54 (2.66%) Oracle Receivables
11 44 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
12 41 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
13 36 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
14 27 (1.33%) SAP CO
15 24 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
16 22 (1.09%) SAP SD
16 22 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
17 21 (1.04%) SAP FI
18 19 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.80%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Office 365
3 7 (0.35%) Force.com
4 4 (0.20%) IaaS
4 4 (0.20%) PaaS
5 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.099%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.84%) HTTP
1 17 (0.84%) Intranet
1 17 (0.84%) Internet
2 14 (0.69%) Firewall
2 14 (0.69%) WAN
2 14 (0.69%) FTP
2 14 (0.69%) SAN
3 13 (0.64%) DNS
4 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.44%) LAN
5 6 (0.30%) DHCP
5 6 (0.30%) SSL
6 5 (0.25%) VPN
6 5 (0.25%) Network Security
6 5 (0.25%) NAS
7 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.20%) LDAP
7 4 (0.20%) OSPF
7 4 (0.20%) BGP
8 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
4 56 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 54 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 53 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (2.61%) SAP BW
7 46 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 31 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (1.18%) SAP BI
12 22 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (0.84%) MS Access
15 16 (0.79%) DB2
15 16 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
16 15 (0.74%) MySQL
17 14 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (2.07%) Subversion
2 36 (1.78%) Maven
2 36 (1.78%) Ant
3 23 (1.13%) LSMW
4 20 (0.99%) JIRA
5 16 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.35%) Selenium
8 6 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.20%) Toad
10 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.099%) MorphX
11 2 (0.099%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.099%) FishEye
General
1 596 (29.40%) Finance
2 233 (11.49%) Manufacturing
3 182 (8.98%) Retail
4 89 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 76 (3.75%) Back Office
6 60 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 60 (2.96%) Advertising
7 37 (1.83%) Banking
8 30 (1.48%) Automotive
9 29 (1.43%) Legal
9 29 (1.43%) Front Office
9 29 (1.43%) General Ledger
10 27 (1.33%) Marketing
11 24 (1.18%) French Language
12 23 (1.13%) German Language
13 22 (1.09%) Billing
14 14 (0.69%) Publishing
15 11 (0.54%) Local Government
16 8 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 430 (21.21%) Analyst
2 327 (16.13%) Consultant
3 252 (12.43%) Project Manager
4 205 (10.11%) Business Analyst
5 193 (9.52%) Developer
6 191 (9.42%) Architect
7 123 (6.07%) SAP Consultant
8 86 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 65 (3.21%) Oracle Consultant
9 65 (3.21%) SAP Manager
10 60 (2.96%) ERP Manager
11 52 (2.57%) ERP Project Manager
11 52 (2.57%) Administrator
12 51 (2.52%) Change Manager
13 49 (2.42%) Support Analyst
14 45 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
15 40 (1.97%) Systems Analyst
16 37 (1.83%) Data Manager
17 34 (1.68%) Trainer
17 34 (1.68%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.51%) .NET
2 106 (5.23%) Web Services
3 104 (5.13%) XML
4 72 (3.55%) SOAP
5 66 (3.26%) HTML
6 57 (2.81%) XSD
6 57 (2.81%) WSDL
7 55 (2.71%) J2EE
8 49 (2.42%) Middleware
9 39 (1.92%) XSL
10 38 (1.87%) RESTful
11 32 (1.58%) ASP.NET
12 26 (1.28%) DOM
12 26 (1.28%) jQuery
13 25 (1.23%) CSS
13 25 (1.23%) XSLT
14 21 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (0.94%) EDI
16 14 (0.69%) UDDI
16 14 (0.69%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.65%) FMCG
3 62 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (1.97%) iPad
6 36 (1.78%) Social Media
7 34 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 25 (1.23%) AS400
9 24 (1.18%) iSeries
10 21 (1.04%) Data Integration
11 17 (0.84%) PMI
12 16 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.69%) Computer Science
14 13 (0.64%) Data Conversion
14 13 (0.64%) Open Source
15 11 (0.54%) Data Extraction
15 11 (0.54%) E-Learning
16 10 (0.49%) SWIFT
17 8 (0.39%) Reference Data
18 7 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (3.75%) Windows
2 74 (3.65%) Linux
3 40 (1.97%) UNIX
4 16 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (0.69%) AIX
6 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.15%) VMS
10 3 (0.15%) HPUX
10 3 (0.15%) Solaris
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.099%) NetWare
11 2 (0.099%) Android
11 2 (0.099%) CentOS
12 1 (0.049%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (15.05%) Project Management
2 264 (13.02%) Migration
3 259 (12.78%) CRM
4 235 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 194 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (9.47%) Data Migration
7 177 (8.73%) Change Management
8 168 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 164 (8.09%) PRINCE2
10 130 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 112 (5.53%) E-Commerce
12 111 (5.48%) Business Transformation
13 108 (5.33%) Waterfall
14 103 (5.08%) ITIL
14 103 (5.08%) Business Analysis
15 84 (4.14%) Scrum
16 75 (3.70%) Logistics
17 70 (3.45%) SOA
17 70 (3.45%) ETL
18 68 (3.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (11.59%) SQL
2 153 (7.55%) Java
3 59 (2.91%) C#
3 59 (2.91%) PL/SQL
4 43 (2.12%) Groovy
5 36 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 35 (1.73%) ABAP
7 31 (1.53%) C
8 25 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 23 (1.13%) VBA
10 22 (1.09%) XPath
10 22 (1.09%) X++
11 17 (0.84%) C++
12 12 (0.59%) VB
13 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.49%) Perl
15 8 (0.39%) XQuery
16 7 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.35%) PHP
16 7 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 77 (3.80%) Degree
3 65 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.28%) ISEB
6 21 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.89%) PMP
9 16 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.64%) CCAB
11 12 (0.59%) ACCA
11 12 (0.59%) SAP Certification
12 11 (0.54%) MCT
13 10 (0.49%) CIMA
14 9 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.39%) CCNP
15 8 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.35%) CCNA
17 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.81%) QA
2 34 (1.68%) SLA
3 17 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.54%) MiFID
5 11 (0.54%) EMIR
6 8 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.39%) GxP
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.20%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.15%) GAMP
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.099%) GCP
10 2 (0.099%) GMP
10 2 (0.099%) GAAP
10 2 (0.099%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.099%) P3O
11 1 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) vSphere
4 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.15%) Firmware
6 2 (0.099%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.099%) OCFS2
6 2 (0.099%) GPFS
7 1 (0.049%) ACF2
7 1 (0.049%) XenApp
7 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.049%) Xen
7 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.049%) RACF
7 1 (0.049%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.30%) SCCM
3 5 (0.25%) SCOM
4 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.099%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.099%) MOM
5 2 (0.099%) Puppet
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.049%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.049%) WMI
6 1 (0.049%) WSUS
6 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 746 (36.80%) SAP
2 629 (31.03%) Oracle
3 334 (16.48%) Microsoft
4 109 (5.38%) JD Edwards
5 70 (3.45%) IBM
6 67 (3.31%) Siebel
7 59 (2.91%) PeopleSoft
8 35 (1.73%) ATG
8 35 (1.73%) Perforce
8 35 (1.73%) Endeca
9 34 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 29 (1.43%) Cognos
11 27 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.13%) VMware
12 23 (1.13%) Pegasus
13 22 (1.09%) Hyperion
13 22 (1.09%) HP
14 18 (0.89%) Epicor
15 17 (0.84%) Cisco
16 16 (0.79%) Informatica
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £750 - £845 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Roc Search
Rate: £26000 - £27000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £750 - £800 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago