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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 128 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing ERP 949 977 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.77% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.37% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 567 465
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 33
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% -43.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.34 £55.10 £84.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -53.70%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -13 862 £425 - 352
London -32 326 £425 -8.10% 112
South East +6 140 £425 +15.64% 63
North West +23 92 £433 +8.12% 32
East of England +41 74 £475 +15.15% 27
West Midlands -20 59 £388 -5.48% 28
East Midlands +24 52 £375 -2.59% 29
City of London +19 47 £475 +11.76% 29
South West -23 43 £400 -3.03% 26
Berkshire +8 40 £490 +50.76% 16
Yorkshire -11 34 £400 +24.03% 21
Manchester -10 29 £500 +29.03% 17
Scotland -1 27 £438 +9.37% 15
Hertfordshire +23 26 £425 +41.66% 12
Surrey +9 25 £400 +6.66% 10
Hampshire -18 25 £315 -3.07% 9
Lancashire +21 22 £400 - 3
Bedfordshire +11 22 £625 +27.55% 5
Birmingham 0 22 £388 -8.82% 11
West Sussex -6 22 £479 +9.42% 2
Brentford -2 18 £425 -10.52%
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £375 -14.28% 9
Reading +13 16 £400 +13.87% 7
Derbyshire +16 15 £388 +13.97% 8
Wiltshire +13 14 £400 +3.22% 6
Cheshire 0 14 £420 +20.00% 10
Glasgow +3 13 £363 +6.61% 5
Cambridge +3 13 £421 -6.38% 5
North Yorkshire +7 12 £425 +41.66% 7
Luton +6 12 £625 +28.20% 1

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 713 (40.17%) SAP
2 554 (31.21%) Finance
3 419 (23.61%) Oracle
4 293 (16.51%) Project Management
5 244 (13.75%) Microsoft
6 218 (12.28%) CRM
7 214 (12.06%) SAP ERP
8 205 (11.55%) Manufacturing
9 204 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
10 198 (11.15%) Migration
11 175 (9.86%) SQL
12 167 (9.41%) PRINCE2
13 158 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
14 156 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
15 146 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
16 143 (8.06%) Retail
17 137 (7.72%) Java
18 134 (7.55%) .NET
18 134 (7.55%) MS Excel
18 134 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 131 (7.38%) Change Management
20 129 (7.27%) Data Migration
21 119 (6.70%) Security Cleared
22 118 (6.65%) SQL Server
23 117 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
24 102 (5.75%) Degree
25 98 (5.52%) Oracle EBS R12
26 95 (5.35%) Business Analysis
27 93 (5.24%) Windows
28 92 (5.18%) JD Edwards

ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 63 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.58%) NetWeaver
3 24 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 18 (1.01%) JBoss
5 15 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (0.56%) IIS
7 10 (0.56%) CMS
8 9 (0.51%) Apache
8 9 (0.51%) SAS
9 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.28%) SAP Portal
11 4 (0.23%) Drupal
11 4 (0.23%) Node.js
11 4 (0.23%) Lync
11 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 134 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.59%) MS Project
3 42 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (2.31%) MS Office
5 36 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.34%) Windchill
8 3 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.056%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.056%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.056%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 214 (12.06%) SAP ERP
2 204 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
3 98 (5.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 92 (5.18%) Oracle ERP
5 84 (4.73%) Agresso
6 69 (3.89%) Oracle EBS
7 60 (3.38%) SAP FI
8 59 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 36 (2.03%) Oracle Payables
10 35 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
10 35 (1.97%) SAP PSCD
11 32 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
12 31 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
12 31 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
12 31 (1.75%) SAP CO
13 27 (1.52%) SAP FI-CA
14 25 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
15 22 (1.24%) SAP MM
16 20 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 18 (1.01%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.72%) SaaS
2 10 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.56%) Office 365
3 7 (0.39%) Taleo
4 6 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.23%) Force.com
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Boomi
8 1 (0.056%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.90%) Firewall
2 15 (0.85%) LAN
2 15 (0.85%) WAN
3 11 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.51%) DNS
5 8 (0.45%) LDAP
6 7 (0.39%) SAN
6 7 (0.39%) Broadband
7 6 (0.34%) DHCP
8 5 (0.28%) Internet
9 4 (0.23%) Intranet
9 4 (0.23%) WebEx
10 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.11%) FTP
11 2 (0.11%) HTTP
11 2 (0.11%) IPsec
11 2 (0.11%) Network Security
11 2 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
5 43 (2.42%) SAP BW
6 38 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 30 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.63%) SAP HANA
9 27 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 27 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.01%) QlikView
13 16 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
14 14 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.73%) OLAP
16 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (1.58%) Subversion
2 21 (1.18%) JIRA
3 18 (1.01%) Maven
4 17 (0.96%) Ant
5 16 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.85%) Selenium
7 12 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.51%) JUnit
9 8 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.45%) Redmine
10 7 (0.39%) LSMW
10 7 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.23%) MorphX
11 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.17%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.17%) PeopleTools
13 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 554 (31.21%) Finance
2 205 (11.55%) Manufacturing
3 143 (8.06%) Retail
4 92 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 73 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (2.03%) Advertising
7 35 (1.97%) General Ledger
8 29 (1.63%) Marketing
9 24 (1.35%) Back Office
9 24 (1.35%) Banking
10 22 (1.24%) Legal
11 20 (1.13%) Billing
12 18 (1.01%) Publishing
13 13 (0.73%) Local Government
14 12 (0.68%) Automotive
15 11 (0.62%) French Language
16 10 (0.56%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.51%) German Language
18 6 (0.34%) Electronics
18 6 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 386 (21.75%) Consultant
2 323 (18.20%) Analyst
3 251 (14.14%) Project Manager
4 190 (10.70%) Business Analyst
5 170 (9.58%) SAP Consultant
6 164 (9.24%) Developer
7 159 (8.96%) Architect
8 105 (5.92%) SAP Manager
9 72 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
10 61 (3.44%) Functional Consultant
11 55 (3.10%) ERP Manager
12 50 (2.82%) Programme Manager
12 50 (2.82%) Oracle Consultant
13 49 (2.76%) ERP Project Manager
14 43 (2.42%) Trainer
15 42 (2.37%) Change Manager
16 36 (2.03%) Dynamics AX Consultant
17 32 (1.80%) SAP Project Manager
18 31 (1.75%) SAP Architect
19 28 (1.58%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (7.55%) .NET
2 66 (3.72%) Web Services
3 62 (3.49%) HTML
4 55 (3.10%) XML
5 48 (2.70%) Middleware
6 40 (2.25%) SOAP
7 32 (1.80%) EDI
8 29 (1.63%) J2EE
9 25 (1.41%) CSS
10 20 (1.13%) RESTful
11 19 (1.07%) XSL
12 18 (1.01%) WSDL
13 17 (0.96%) SAP XI
14 16 (0.90%) XSD
14 16 (0.90%) ASP.NET
14 16 (0.90%) REST
15 15 (0.85%) SAP Basis
16 14 (0.79%) jQuery
17 12 (0.68%) JSON
17 12 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.32%) FMCG
4 19 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.01%) PMI
5 18 (1.01%) User Experience
6 17 (0.96%) Social Media
6 17 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 16 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 15 (0.85%) iPad
8 15 (0.85%) iSeries
9 14 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 13 (0.73%) AS400
11 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.51%) SCADA
13 8 (0.45%) NHS
13 8 (0.45%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.39%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (5.24%) Windows
2 53 (2.99%) UNIX
3 51 (2.87%) Linux
4 26 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (0.96%) AIX
7 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.23%) Solaris
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (16.51%) Project Management
2 218 (12.28%) CRM
3 198 (11.15%) Migration
4 167 (9.41%) PRINCE2
5 158 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
6 146 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 131 (7.38%) Change Management
9 129 (7.27%) Data Migration
10 117 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 95 (5.35%) Business Analysis
12 84 (4.73%) ITIL
13 80 (4.51%) E-Commerce
14 76 (4.28%) Logistics
15 74 (4.17%) Resource Management
16 72 (4.06%) ETL
17 67 (3.77%) Workflow
18 62 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
19 61 (3.44%) Procure-to-pay
20 58 (3.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 175 (9.86%) SQL
2 137 (7.72%) Java
3 51 (2.87%) C#
4 47 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 39 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 32 (1.80%) X++
6 32 (1.80%) ABAP
7 21 (1.18%) C
8 18 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.85%) Groovy
10 8 (0.45%) PHP
10 8 (0.45%) C++
11 7 (0.39%) VB
12 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.28%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.28%) Python
14 4 (0.23%) VBA
14 4 (0.23%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.23%) Perl
14 4 (0.23%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 119 (6.70%) Security Cleared
2 102 (5.75%) Degree
3 79 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 50 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 38 (2.14%) PMP
6 26 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.30%) SAP Certification
8 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.85%) CCA
10 13 (0.73%) APMP
10 13 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.68%) ACCA
12 10 (0.56%) CIMA
13 9 (0.51%) CISA
14 8 (0.45%) ISEB
14 8 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.39%) CISSP
15 7 (0.39%) MCT
16 5 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
17 4 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.49%) QA
2 21 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (0.85%) SLA
4 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.39%) COBIT
6 5 (0.28%) GAMP
6 5 (0.28%) GMP
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) P3O
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.17%) GAAP
8 3 (0.17%) GxP
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 20 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.17%) vSphere
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.11%) SRDF
5 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.11%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.056%) HDFS
6 1 (0.056%) Varnish
6 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.056%) XenApp
6 1 (0.056%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (0.45%) MOM
1 8 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.17%) Ansible
4 3 (0.17%) Puppet
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.11%) SCCM
5 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.056%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.056%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.056%) SCOM
6 1 (0.056%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.056%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.056%) Netcool
6 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 713 (40.17%) SAP
2 419 (23.61%) Oracle
3 244 (13.75%) Microsoft
4 92 (5.18%) JD Edwards
5 42 (2.37%) PeopleSoft
6 34 (1.92%) IBM
7 27 (1.52%) VMware
8 25 (1.41%) Epicor
9 24 (1.35%) Business Objects
10 22 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.24%) Endeca
11 21 (1.18%) HP
12 17 (0.96%) Hyperion
12 17 (0.96%) Siebel
13 16 (0.90%) Informatica
13 16 (0.90%) Tableau
14 15 (0.85%) Perforce
14 15 (0.85%) ATG
15 14 (0.79%) Cognos
15 14 (0.79%) webMethods
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £700.00 - £1000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago