Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 116 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing ERP 1989 2111 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.10% 2.15% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.55% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1422 1240
England median daily rate £460 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 65
England median hourly rate £20.25 £26.88 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.65% -17.31% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.70 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.43 £48.00 £47.33
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £27.19 £33.82
% change year-on-year -17.24% -19.61% +50.31%

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 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -16 774 £475 +5.56% 59
South East +6 383 £469 +4.17% 41
Midlands +19 315 £425 +13.33% 34
North of England +3 230 £450 +12.50% 46
East Midlands +3 163 £413 +3.13% 11
West Midlands +26 144 £450 +20.00% 21
East of England -15 131 £450 -3.23% 26
North West -25 128 £500 +25.00% 23
South West -31 77 £400 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire +6 73 £425 +10.03% 20
North East +84 26 £413 -8.33% 3
South Coast -1 6 £400 -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 673 (33.84%) Finance
2 653 (32.83%) SAP
3 444 (22.32%) Oracle
4 323 (16.24%) Project Management
5 312 (15.69%) Microsoft
6 282 (14.18%) CRM
7 268 (13.47%) Migration
8 243 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 214 (10.76%) Dynamics AX
11 206 (10.36%) SAP ERP
12 199 (10.01%) Data Migration
13 191 (9.60%) SQL
14 190 (9.55%) Retail
15 185 (9.30%) Manufacturing
16 157 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
17 146 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
18 138 (6.94%) PRINCE2
19 127 (6.39%) Degree
20 121 (6.08%) Change Management
21 116 (5.83%) Security Cleared
22 111 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
23 106 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
24 105 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
25 103 (5.18%) ITIL
26 99 (4.98%) SQL Server
27 98 (4.93%) JD Edwards
27 98 (4.93%) Oracle ERP
27 98 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
28 89 (4.47%) Business Analysis

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 50 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (1.61%) Confluence
4 22 (1.11%) NetWeaver
5 18 (0.90%) CMS
6 15 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.55%) Mule
7 11 (0.55%) SAP Portal
8 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.35%) IIS
10 7 (0.35%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.25%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.20%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.15%) Drupal
13 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 105 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Stata
8 2 (0.10%) Windchill
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.050%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 214 (10.76%) Dynamics AX
2 206 (10.36%) SAP ERP
3 98 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 98 (4.93%) Oracle ERP
4 67 (3.37%) NetSuite
5 58 (2.92%) Unit4 Business World
6 54 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
7 46 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 39 (1.96%) SAP MM
9 38 (1.91%) SAP FI
10 35 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
10 35 (1.76%) SAP S/4HANA
11 34 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
11 34 (1.71%) SAP CO
11 34 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
12 28 (1.41%) SAP SD
13 25 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
14 23 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
14 23 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
15 20 (1.01%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 106 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
2 60 (3.02%) SaaS
3 50 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.11%) Office 365
5 21 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
7 15 (0.75%) IaaS
8 12 (0.60%) FinancialForce
9 7 (0.35%) PaaS
10 6 (0.30%) Taleo
11 5 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.20%) Boomi
12 4 (0.20%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.15%) GitHub
13 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) Serverless
14 2 (0.10%) Yammer
15 1 (0.050%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.050%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.26%) WAN
2 24 (1.21%) LAN
2 24 (1.21%) Unified Communications
3 18 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (0.85%) SMS
5 13 (0.65%) 3G
5 13 (0.65%) 4G
5 13 (0.65%) 5G
5 13 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 13 (0.65%) RFID
5 13 (0.65%) ZigBee
5 13 (0.65%) Z-Wave
6 10 (0.50%) Hyperconnected
7 9 (0.45%) LDAP
7 9 (0.45%) Skype
8 8 (0.40%) AMQP
8 8 (0.40%) Firewall
9 7 (0.35%) DNS
9 7 (0.35%) Intranet
10 6 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (1.91%) SAP BW
6 29 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (1.36%) Endeca
9 26 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (1.21%) SAP HANA
11 20 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (0.96%) Big Data
13 17 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 16 (0.80%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
16 14 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.55%) Power BI
19 10 (0.50%) EDRMS
20 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 69 (3.47%) JIRA
2 39 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.51%) Selenium
4 29 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (1.36%) JUnit
6 27 (1.36%) Mockito
6 27 (1.36%) Spock
7 25 (1.26%) Gradle
8 22 (1.11%) LSMW
9 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.40%) Subversion
11 6 (0.30%) MorphX
12 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.15%) ERwin
15 2 (0.10%) Bugzilla
15 2 (0.10%) ProC
General
1 673 (33.84%) Finance
2 190 (9.55%) Retail
3 185 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 60 (3.02%) Advertising
5 59 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 46 (2.31%) Banking
7 40 (2.01%) Back Office
7 40 (2.01%) Marketing
8 36 (1.81%) General Ledger
9 35 (1.76%) Billing
10 31 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 30 (1.51%) Legal
12 28 (1.41%) Automotive
13 17 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 17 (0.85%) Publishing
14 12 (0.60%) Local Government
15 9 (0.45%) Electronics
15 9 (0.45%) Law
16 8 (0.40%) German Language
16 8 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 422 (21.22%) Analyst
2 333 (16.74%) Consultant
3 283 (14.23%) Project Manager
4 221 (11.11%) Architect
5 211 (10.61%) Business Analyst
6 163 (8.20%) Developer
7 148 (7.44%) ERP Manager
8 118 (5.93%) SAP Consultant
9 114 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
10 91 (4.58%) ERP Analyst
11 82 (4.12%) ERP Project Manager
12 74 (3.72%) SAP Manager
13 64 (3.22%) Functional Consultant
14 63 (3.17%) Programme Manager
15 61 (3.07%) ERP Business Analyst
16 56 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
17 54 (2.71%) IT Manager
18 51 (2.56%) SAP Architect
19 48 (2.41%) SAP Analyst
20 46 (2.31%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.27%) Middleware
1 65 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 61 (3.07%) Web Services
3 44 (2.21%) SOAP
4 39 (1.96%) J2EE
4 39 (1.96%) XML
5 38 (1.91%) RESTful
6 35 (1.76%) .NET
7 33 (1.66%) Spring
8 31 (1.56%) REST
9 28 (1.41%) SAP PI
10 22 (1.11%) HTML
11 20 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
12 18 (0.90%) EDI
12 18 (0.90%) HTML5
12 18 (0.90%) SAP Basis
13 15 (0.75%) Apache Camel
14 14 (0.70%) CSS
15 13 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (0.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (2.16%) Virtual Team
4 41 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.01%) Social Media
6 37 (1.86%) FMCG
7 27 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.31%) iPad
9 22 (1.11%) User Experience
10 20 (1.01%) e-Learning
11 19 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (0.90%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.75%) EPoS
15 14 (0.70%) Clustering
16 13 (0.65%) Life Science
16 13 (0.65%) NHS
17 12 (0.60%) Mobile App
18 10 (0.50%) PMI
19 8 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (2.31%) Windows
2 40 (2.01%) Linux
3 38 (1.91%) Unix
4 32 (1.61%) Solaris
5 24 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.10%) AIX
11 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.050%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.050%) OS/400
12 1 (0.050%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (16.24%) Project Management
2 282 (14.18%) CRM
3 268 (13.47%) Migration
4 243 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 199 (10.01%) Data Migration
7 146 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
8 138 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 121 (6.08%) Change Management
10 111 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 103 (5.18%) ITIL
12 89 (4.47%) Business Analysis
13 87 (4.37%) Logistics
14 86 (4.32%) E-Commerce
15 83 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
16 71 (3.57%) ETL
17 68 (3.42%) Data Modelling
18 67 (3.37%) Data Management
18 67 (3.37%) Test Scripting
19 65 (3.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (9.60%) SQL
2 80 (4.02%) Java
3 37 (1.86%) ABAP
3 37 (1.86%) C#
4 33 (1.66%) Python
5 32 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 32 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 27 (1.36%) Korn
6 27 (1.36%) Perl
7 20 (1.01%) C
7 20 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 15 (0.75%) X++
9 10 (0.50%) PHP
10 9 (0.45%) VBA
11 5 (0.25%) VB
12 4 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.15%) RPG
13 3 (0.15%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.10%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.10%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 127 (6.39%) Degree
2 116 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 86 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 30 (1.51%) PMP
6 28 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (1.11%) ACCA
8 21 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (0.96%) ISEB
10 18 (0.90%) CIMA
11 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.45%) SAP Certification
15 8 (0.40%) MCSE
16 7 (0.35%) CCIE
16 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.67%) PMO
2 47 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 45 (2.26%) QA
4 27 (1.36%) SLA
5 14 (0.70%) GDPR
5 14 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.35%) COSO
7 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.25%) GAAP
8 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.15%) GxP
9 3 (0.15%) IFRS
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.10%) P3O
11 1 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.050%) EMIR
11 1 (0.050%) GMP
11 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 29 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
2 25 (1.26%) Docker
3 19 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.050%) Firmware
7 1 (0.050%) NFS
7 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.050%) vSphere
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (1.26%) Ansible
2 19 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.50%) MOM
4 8 (0.40%) SCCM
5 5 (0.25%) FlexNet
6 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.050%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.050%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.050%) SCOM
7 1 (0.050%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.050%) vMotion
7 1 (0.050%) WSUS
Vendors
1 653 (32.83%) SAP
2 444 (22.32%) Oracle
3 312 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 98 (4.93%) JD Edwards
5 77 (3.87%) Workday
6 48 (2.41%) Sage
7 45 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (2.01%) Infor
9 30 (1.51%) Sun
10 29 (1.46%) Veritas
11 27 (1.36%) ATG
12 25 (1.26%) Ariba
13 24 (1.21%) HP
14 20 (1.01%) Cisco
14 20 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
15 19 (0.96%) VMware
16 18 (0.90%) Epicor
17 17 (0.85%) Hyperion
18 16 (0.80%) IBM
19 14 (0.70%) Kronos