Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 129 117
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +21
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,837 1,840 1,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.04% 2.01% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.34% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,210 1,135 1,289
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £310 £313 £303
90th Percentile £650 £626 £628
UK median daily rate £475 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.22% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 27
England median hourly rate £36.50 £26.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -36.59% +21.88%
10th Percentile £16.21 £14.60 £18.15
90th Percentile £80.62 £80.73 £63.50
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +17.86% -28.66% +13.77%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,193 78,716 76,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.04% 85.97% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,209 53,121 51,114
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,914 1,838 2,170
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.83 £47.85
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 792 £491 +0.62% 166
South East +2 376 £488 +8.33% 114
North of England -18 227 £425 -8.11% 163
Midlands -20 199 £425 - 127
East of England +5 119 £475 +11.76% 76
North West -18 109 £450 -14.29% 95
West Midlands -29 105 £413 -8.33% 74
South West -4 98 £350 -12.50% 68
Yorkshire -8 88 £425 - 49
East Midlands -12 87 £500 +25.00% 53
North East +7 28 £358 -10.63% 19
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ERP.

1 669 (36.42%) Finance
2 561 (30.54%) SAP
3 528 (28.74%) Oracle
4 270 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (14.64%) Microsoft
6 253 (13.77%) CRM
7 243 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 235 (12.79%) Project Management
9 221 (12.03%) Migration
10 217 (11.81%) SQL
11 199 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
12 176 (9.58%) Retail
13 150 (8.17%) Oracle ERP
14 143 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
14 143 (7.78%) SAP ERP
15 142 (7.73%) Security Cleared
16 136 (7.40%) Data Migration
17 133 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
18 126 (6.86%) Manufacturing
19 122 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
19 122 (6.64%) Oracle Fusion
20 119 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
21 117 (6.37%) Dynamics 365
22 108 (5.88%) SC Cleared
23 107 (5.82%) NetSuite
24 102 (5.55%) Business Analysis
24 102 (5.55%) Procure-to-Pay
25 99 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
26 94 (5.12%) Change Management
27 92 (5.01%) Degree

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 60 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.63%) Confluence
3 24 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 10 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.49%) CMS
8 8 (0.44%) Documentum
9 7 (0.38%) Liferay
9 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.33%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.33%) Moodle
11 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.22%) SAS
12 4 (0.22%) Totara
13 3 (0.16%) Apache
13 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 99 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.11%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.11%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.054%) CATIA
10 1 (0.054%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.054%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 150 (8.17%) Oracle ERP
2 143 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 143 (7.78%) SAP ERP
3 107 (5.82%) NetSuite
4 78 (4.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 68 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
6 61 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 53 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 50 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
9 43 (2.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 42 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
11 34 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
11 34 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
12 33 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
13 30 (1.63%) SAP MM
14 27 (1.47%) Sage X3
15 25 (1.36%) Infor M3
16 23 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
17 21 (1.14%) Sage 200
18 20 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.37%) Dynamics 365
2 90 (4.90%) SaaS
3 71 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (1.74%) Office 365
6 29 (1.58%) PaaS
7 22 (1.20%) IaaS
8 21 (1.14%) Boomi
9 16 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (0.87%) Serverless
10 15 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
11 13 (0.71%) Taleo
11 13 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.98%) Firewall
2 12 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.60%) Unified Communications
3 11 (0.60%) VPN
4 10 (0.54%) NetScaler
5 9 (0.49%) MVNO
6 8 (0.44%) Internet
6 8 (0.44%) Intranet
7 7 (0.38%) HTTP
8 5 (0.27%) LAN
8 5 (0.27%) WAN
9 4 (0.22%) SMTP
10 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.11%) MPLS
10 2 (0.11%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.054%) BGP
11 1 (0.054%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.054%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.054%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
3 53 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (1.74%) SAP HANA
7 30 (1.63%) MySQL
7 30 (1.63%) Power BI
8 28 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
9 26 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.20%) SAP BW
11 19 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 19 (1.03%) QlikView
12 18 (0.98%) Big Data
13 17 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
14 16 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (3.59%) JIRA
2 37 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.93%) Subversion
4 15 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (0.54%) LSMW
7 9 (0.49%) Maven
8 8 (0.44%) JUnit
9 7 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.27%) Selenium
12 4 (0.22%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.22%) PeopleTools
13 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.16%) MorphX
13 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 669 (36.42%) Finance
2 176 (9.58%) Retail
3 126 (6.86%) Manufacturing
4 63 (3.43%) Advertising
5 52 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 48 (2.61%) General Ledger
7 38 (2.07%) Marketing
8 31 (1.69%) Legal
9 30 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.31%) Back Office
11 19 (1.03%) Banking
12 17 (0.93%) Law
13 14 (0.76%) Billing
13 14 (0.76%) German Language
14 9 (0.49%) Automotive
14 9 (0.49%) French Language
15 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.22%) Games
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 375 (20.41%) Analyst
2 288 (15.68%) Consultant
3 243 (13.23%) Project Manager
4 199 (10.83%) Architect
5 192 (10.45%) Business Analyst
6 166 (9.04%) Developer
7 123 (6.70%) ERP Manager
8 83 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
9 76 (4.14%) SAP Consultant
10 68 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
11 67 (3.65%) ERP Project Manager
12 57 (3.10%) SAP Manager
13 55 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
14 54 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
15 49 (2.67%) Test Manager
16 48 (2.61%) Data Analyst
17 47 (2.56%) Programme Manager
17 47 (2.56%) SAP Analyst
18 46 (2.50%) ERP Consultant
19 45 (2.45%) ERP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (6.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 58 (3.16%) .NET
3 30 (1.63%) Middleware
4 24 (1.31%) AngularJS
5 23 (1.25%) HTML
6 21 (1.14%) CSS
6 21 (1.14%) REST
6 21 (1.14%) XML
7 20 (1.09%) EDI
7 20 (1.09%) IDoc
8 19 (1.03%) SOAP
9 17 (0.93%) Web Services
10 15 (0.82%) jQuery
11 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.76%) Node.js
11 14 (0.76%) RESTful
11 14 (0.76%) SAP XI
12 13 (0.71%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.65%) Express
13 12 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (1.96%) FMCG
5 29 (1.58%) User Experience
6 28 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 14 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.65%) Robotics
12 11 (0.60%) PMI
13 9 (0.49%) EPoS
14 8 (0.44%) BYOD
14 8 (0.44%) Life Science
15 7 (0.38%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.33%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.33%) Clustering
16 6 (0.33%) VLE
17 5 (0.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 72 (3.92%) Windows
2 29 (1.58%) Linux
3 28 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 25 (1.36%) Unix
4 25 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.54%) CentOS
7 6 (0.33%) Solaris
8 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.054%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (13.77%) CRM
3 243 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 235 (12.79%) Project Management
5 221 (12.03%) Migration
6 199 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 136 (7.40%) Data Migration
8 133 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
9 122 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 102 (5.55%) Business Analysis
10 102 (5.55%) Procure-to-Pay
11 94 (5.12%) Change Management
12 86 (4.68%) Logistics
13 80 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 76 (4.14%) ITIL
15 70 (3.81%) Data Management
16 67 (3.65%) Analytics
16 67 (3.65%) PRINCE2
16 67 (3.65%) Waterfall
17 63 (3.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 217 (11.81%) SQL
2 59 (3.21%) Java
3 52 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 36 (1.96%) C#
5 35 (1.91%) ABAP
6 33 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 24 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 15 (0.82%) TypeScript
9 14 (0.76%) PHP
10 13 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.65%) ES6
12 10 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.49%) C
13 9 (0.49%) VBA
14 8 (0.44%) VB
14 8 (0.44%) X++
15 7 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (0.33%) Java 8
16 6 (0.33%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 142 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 108 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 92 (5.01%) Degree
4 39 (2.12%) ISEB
5 23 (1.25%) PMP
6 22 (1.20%) ACCA
7 21 (1.14%) CIMA
8 18 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.44%) CCA
13 7 (0.38%) APMP
13 7 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.38%) MBA
14 6 (0.33%) CISA
14 6 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.52%) PMO
2 73 (3.97%) QA
3 48 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 40 (2.18%) SLA
5 21 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.54%) GDPR
6 10 (0.54%) IFRS
7 7 (0.38%) GxP
8 4 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.16%) P3O
9 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.11%) GMP
11 1 (0.054%) COBIT
11 1 (0.054%) GAAP
11 1 (0.054%) MiFID
11 1 (0.054%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 39 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.47%) Docker
3 11 (0.60%) NFS
4 8 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.27%) vSphere
7 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.054%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.65%) HP ALM
3 10 (0.54%) Puppet
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.22%) MOM
6 4 (0.22%) SCOM
7 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.054%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.054%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.054%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.054%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.054%) Oozie
9 1 (0.054%) SCCM
Vendors
1 561 (30.54%) SAP
2 528 (28.74%) Oracle
3 269 (14.64%) Microsoft
4 71 (3.86%) JD Edwards
5 58 (3.16%) Sage
6 53 (2.89%) Workday
7 41 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.80%) Ariba
8 33 (1.80%) Infor
9 24 (1.31%) hybris
9 24 (1.31%) Hyperion
10 21 (1.14%) Dell
10 21 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
11 17 (0.93%) IBM
12 16 (0.87%) Epicor
12 16 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.82%) Adobe
14 14 (0.76%) HP
14 14 (0.76%) Remedy
15 12 (0.65%) Tableau