The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing ERP 21 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.37% 2.35% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 2.93% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 14
Median daily rate £425 £394 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -0.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £199 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +6.11% -5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.78% -34.72%  

ERP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ERP.

1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
6 6 (15.38%) MS Office
6 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 5 (12.82%) Time Management
7 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
8 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (7.69%) Office 365
9 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (7.69%) PMO
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) SCADA
9 3 (7.69%) Information Security
9 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.13%) Sentinel
10 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
1 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (5.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.56%) Sage X3
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Taleo
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DMZ
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) LSMW
2 1 (2.56%) MorphX
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Trainer
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Trainer
6 2 (5.13%) Training Advisor
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) EDI
3 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) SCADA
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.13%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Time Management
2 4 (10.26%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 3 (7.69%) Information Security
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.13%) ISMS
4 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
4 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) RPG
2 1 (2.56%) RPG/400
2 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISMP
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) CRISC
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.13%) GPG13
2 2 (5.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) RMADS
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.13%) Infor
3 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Casewise
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) IFS
4 1 (2.56%) MAPICS
4 1 (2.56%) Sage