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 3 months to 24 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 118 134
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16  
Contract jobs citing ERP 930 1045 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.19% 2.12% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.54% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 702 565
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.43 £14.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.05% +156.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £44.40 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -29.16%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 337 £475 +5.55% 101
South East +6 162 £463 +15.62% 30
East Midlands +7 105 £457 +17.93% 15
East of England -15 69 £450 +1.12% 21
West Midlands +18 57 £413 +17.85% 24
North West -24 57 £363 -6.45% 39
South West -22 44 £425 - 22
Yorkshire -3 37 £425 +11.84% 34
North East +72 14 £329 -9.31% 10
South Coast 0 3 - -
Midlands - 3 - - 41
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for ERP.

1 676 (37.14%) SAP
2 617 (33.90%) Finance
3 464 (25.49%) Oracle
4 299 (16.43%) Microsoft
5 296 (16.26%) Project Management
6 243 (13.35%) CRM
7 230 (12.64%) Migration
8 207 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
9 201 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 199 (10.93%) SAP ERP
11 191 (10.49%) Dynamics AX
12 175 (9.62%) Retail
13 171 (9.40%) SQL
14 169 (9.29%) Data Migration
15 160 (8.79%) Manufacturing
16 157 (8.63%) Change Management
16 157 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
16 157 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
17 127 (6.98%) SQL Server
18 120 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
18 120 (6.59%) Degree
19 117 (6.43%) Logistics
20 115 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
21 113 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
22 111 (6.10%) Security Cleared
23 108 (5.93%) Business Analysis
24 106 (5.82%) PRINCE2
25 104 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
26 96 (5.27%) JD Edwards
27 95 (5.22%) SharePoint

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 95 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (1.65%) IIS
3 30 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (1.32%) Confluence
5 15 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.60%) CMS
7 11 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (0.49%) Apache
9 7 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 6 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.27%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.27%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.16%) Drupal
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 120 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 45 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) Stata
7 3 (0.16%) Windchill
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 199 (10.93%) SAP ERP
2 191 (10.49%) Dynamics AX
3 115 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
4 113 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 83 (4.56%) Oracle EBS
6 70 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 53 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
8 40 (2.20%) NetSuite
9 36 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
9 36 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
9 36 (1.98%) Unit4 Business World
10 35 (1.92%) SAP FI
11 30 (1.65%) SAP CO
11 30 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
12 28 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
13 25 (1.37%) SAP SD
14 22 (1.21%) SAP CRM
15 21 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
16 18 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
17 17 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.47%) PaaS
2 45 (2.47%) SaaS
3 42 (2.31%) IaaS
4 40 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 29 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
6 20 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (0.88%) Office 365
8 7 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
8 7 (0.38%) Taleo
9 5 (0.27%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.16%) Boomi
11 3 (0.16%) GitHub
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.82%) Firewall
1 15 (0.82%) LAN
2 14 (0.77%) WAN
3 12 (0.66%) VPN
4 11 (0.60%) DNS
5 10 (0.55%) Internet
5 10 (0.55%) Intranet
5 10 (0.55%) LDAP
6 9 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.38%) FTP
8 6 (0.33%) SSL
8 6 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.27%) DHCP
9 5 (0.27%) HTTP
9 5 (0.27%) Network Security
10 4 (0.22%) 4G
10 4 (0.22%) 5G
10 4 (0.22%) NAS
10 4 (0.22%) Skype
10 4 (0.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.25%) SAP BW
6 32 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 32 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (1.32%) SAP HANA
9 22 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
11 19 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
11 19 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
12 18 (0.99%) Endeca
12 18 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.88%) Power BI
14 14 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 61 (3.35%) JIRA
2 35 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.48%) Selenium
5 18 (0.99%) Gradle
5 18 (0.99%) JUnit
5 18 (0.99%) Mockito
5 18 (0.99%) Spock
6 11 (0.60%) LSMW
7 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.27%) RSpec
10 5 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.22%) Bower
12 3 (0.16%) MorphX
12 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 617 (33.90%) Finance
2 175 (9.62%) Retail
3 160 (8.79%) Manufacturing
4 67 (3.68%) Advertising
5 60 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 47 (2.58%) General Ledger
7 41 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.92%) Marketing
9 34 (1.87%) Billing
10 32 (1.76%) Back Office
11 22 (1.21%) Legal
12 17 (0.93%) Automotive
12 17 (0.93%) Banking
13 15 (0.82%) Local Government
14 14 (0.77%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.66%) French Language
16 11 (0.60%) Law
17 10 (0.55%) German Language
17 10 (0.55%) Publishing
18 8 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 381 (20.93%) Analyst
2 323 (17.75%) Consultant
3 251 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 172 (9.45%) Developer
5 170 (9.34%) Business Analyst
6 152 (8.35%) Architect
6 152 (8.35%) ERP Manager
7 110 (6.04%) SAP Consultant
8 87 (4.78%) SAP Manager
9 84 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 76 (4.18%) ERP Project Manager
11 71 (3.90%) ERP Analyst
12 59 (3.24%) Data Analyst
13 52 (2.86%) Programme Manager
14 48 (2.64%) SAP Project Manager
15 44 (2.42%) IT Manager
16 41 (2.25%) Functional Consultant
17 40 (2.20%) ERP Consultant
17 40 (2.20%) Oracle Consultant
17 40 (2.20%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (4.29%) Web Services
2 67 (3.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 46 (2.53%) .NET
4 37 (2.03%) XML
5 32 (1.76%) WCF
6 29 (1.59%) EDI
7 28 (1.54%) HTML
8 27 (1.48%) RESTful
8 27 (1.48%) SOAP
9 23 (1.26%) Spring
10 22 (1.21%) J2EE
11 17 (0.93%) CSS
11 17 (0.93%) REST
12 16 (0.88%) HTML5
12 16 (0.88%) Middleware
13 15 (0.82%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.71%) jQuery
14 13 (0.71%) SAP PI
15 11 (0.60%) SAP XI
16 10 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.52%) FMCG
3 52 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.54%) Social Media
6 21 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 18 (0.99%) iPad
9 17 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 15 (0.82%) Life Science
11 14 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.66%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.60%) EPoS
14 11 (0.60%) NHS
14 11 (0.60%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.49%) PMI
15 9 (0.49%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.38%) Learning Management System
16 7 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 71 (3.90%) Windows
2 40 (2.20%) Solaris
3 29 (1.59%) Unix
4 27 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.43%) Linux
6 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Android
10 1 (0.055%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.055%) CentOS
10 1 (0.055%) OS/400
10 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (16.26%) Project Management
2 243 (13.35%) CRM
3 230 (12.64%) Migration
4 207 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 169 (9.29%) Data Migration
7 157 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
7 157 (8.63%) Change Management
8 117 (6.43%) Logistics
9 108 (5.93%) Business Analysis
10 106 (5.82%) PRINCE2
11 104 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 74 (4.07%) E-Commerce
13 72 (3.96%) ITIL
14 68 (3.74%) Data Management
15 67 (3.68%) Waterfall
16 64 (3.52%) Procure-to-Pay
17 62 (3.41%) Analytics
18 61 (3.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 59 (3.24%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 171 (9.40%) SQL
2 58 (3.19%) Java
3 49 (2.69%) C#
4 35 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 31 (1.70%) T-SQL
6 27 (1.48%) C
6 27 (1.48%) Python
7 25 (1.37%) ABAP
8 19 (1.04%) Perl
9 15 (0.82%) Korn
10 13 (0.71%) Ruby
10 13 (0.71%) VBA
11 11 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.44%) PHP
14 7 (0.38%) VB
15 6 (0.33%) X++
16 4 (0.22%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.16%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 120 (6.59%) Degree
2 111 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 82 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.76%) PMI Certification
5 28 (1.54%) PMP
6 22 (1.21%) ISEB
7 17 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.77%) CISA
11 12 (0.66%) ACCA
12 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.55%) CCA
14 9 (0.49%) CIMA
14 9 (0.49%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.02%) QA
2 50 (2.75%) PMO
3 39 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.93%) SLA
6 10 (0.55%) GxP
7 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.33%) GMP
8 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.27%) GAAP
9 5 (0.27%) GDPR
9 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.22%) IFRS
11 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.11%) GAMP
12 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.055%) GCP
13 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 32 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.99%) Docker
4 16 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.16%) Xen
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (1.15%) Ansible
1 21 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.49%) MOM
3 7 (0.38%) SCCM
4 6 (0.33%) Puppet
5 5 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.11%) Salt
6 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.055%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.055%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.055%) Nagios
7 1 (0.055%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 676 (37.14%) SAP
2 464 (25.49%) Oracle
3 299 (16.43%) Microsoft
4 96 (5.27%) JD Edwards
5 42 (2.31%) Sun
6 41 (2.25%) Workday
7 40 (2.20%) Veritas
8 30 (1.65%) HP
9 27 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.32%) Ariba
10 24 (1.32%) VMware
11 22 (1.21%) Epicor
11 22 (1.21%) Sage
12 19 (1.04%) Hyperion
13 18 (0.99%) ATG
13 18 (0.99%) Infor
14 16 (0.88%) Citrix
15 14 (0.77%) Cognos
15 14 (0.77%) IFS
15 14 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Washington Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Rate: ££competitive +car +15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £501 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago