Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 117 118
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,883 1,991 2,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.12% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.47% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,210 1,408
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +2.91% -2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% -38.84% -5.47%
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.80 £12.83
90th Percentile £60.69 £41.20 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +62.79% -21.82% -18.25%

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 81,901 80,718 83,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,857 54,172 55,310
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,106 1,919 2,229
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -1 787 £500 +5.26% 217
South East -20 360 £475 +1.06% 144
North of England -10 235 £425 -2.86% 243
Midlands -33 214 £425 -1.45% 180
East of England +13 155 £475 +5.56% 69
North West -10 119 £450 -10.00% 130
West Midlands -35 115 £413 -8.33% 111
South West -7 114 £363 -9.38% 64
Yorkshire +16 95 £425 - 82
East Midlands -24 91 £450 +7.14% 69
North East -5 19 £365 -10.98% 31
South Coast -4 1 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 717 (38.08%) Finance
2 567 (30.11%) SAP
3 554 (29.42%) Oracle
4 277 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 271 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
6 270 (14.34%) CRM
7 256 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 248 (13.17%) SQL
9 241 (12.80%) Project Management
10 229 (12.16%) Migration
11 182 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
12 166 (8.82%) Oracle ERP
13 165 (8.76%) Oracle Fusion
14 161 (8.55%) Retail
15 155 (8.23%) Dynamics AX
16 149 (7.91%) SAP ERP
17 148 (7.86%) Data Migration
18 133 (7.06%) Manufacturing
19 124 (6.59%) SQL Server
20 123 (6.53%) Security Cleared
21 118 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
22 112 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
23 105 (5.58%) Change Management
24 104 (5.52%) Business Analysis
25 103 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
25 103 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
26 99 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
27 97 (5.15%) Degree
28 96 (5.10%) SC Cleared
29 93 (4.94%) NetSuite

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 58 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 16 (0.85%) Confluence
5 15 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.42%) NServiceBus
7 7 (0.37%) CMS
8 6 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.32%) Liferay
8 6 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.21%) SAS
9 4 (0.21%) Totara
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.16%) Documentum
10 3 (0.16%) IIS
10 3 (0.16%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 103 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) CATIA
10 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.053%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 166 (8.82%) Oracle ERP
2 155 (8.23%) Dynamics AX
3 149 (7.91%) SAP ERP
4 93 (4.94%) NetSuite
5 66 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
6 62 (3.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 57 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
8 56 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
9 51 (2.71%) Dynamics NAV
10 48 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
11 40 (2.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 38 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
13 34 (1.81%) Sage 200
14 33 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
15 32 (1.70%) Sage X3
16 28 (1.49%) Infor M3
17 27 (1.43%) SAP MM
18 24 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
19 20 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
19 20 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 99 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 86 (4.57%) SaaS
3 71 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (2.23%) Office 365
5 41 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (1.75%) PaaS
7 24 (1.27%) IaaS
8 21 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.90%) Boomi
10 11 (0.58%) Taleo
11 10 (0.53%) Serverless
12 9 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 8 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.96%) Firewall
2 15 (0.80%) VPN
3 13 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.53%) Internet
5 9 (0.48%) MVNO
5 9 (0.48%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.42%) Intranet
7 7 (0.37%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.27%) HTTP
9 4 (0.21%) LAN
9 4 (0.21%) SMS
9 4 (0.21%) SMTP
9 4 (0.21%) WAN
10 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.11%) MPLS
10 2 (0.11%) SAN
11 1 (0.053%) DHCP
11 1 (0.053%) DNS
11 1 (0.053%) Extranet
11 1 (0.053%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
3 55 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (2.44%) SAP HANA
6 40 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
7 38 (2.02%) Power BI
8 32 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
9 31 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 31 (1.65%) SAP BW
10 28 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.27%) Big Data
12 23 (1.22%) Data Lake
13 20 (1.06%) QlikView
13 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (1.01%) MySQL
15 18 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (2.92%) JIRA
2 27 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.69%) LSMW
3 13 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.64%) Subversion
4 12 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (0.37%) JDeveloper
5 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (0.37%) Toad
6 5 (0.27%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.27%) Maven
6 5 (0.27%) MorphX
7 4 (0.21%) PeopleTools
7 4 (0.21%) Selenium
8 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.16%) JUnit
8 3 (0.16%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 717 (38.08%) Finance
2 161 (8.55%) Retail
3 133 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 91 (4.83%) Advertising
5 61 (3.24%) General Ledger
6 56 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 38 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.81%) Marketing
9 27 (1.43%) Back Office
10 24 (1.27%) Legal
11 21 (1.12%) Billing
12 17 (0.90%) Law
13 14 (0.74%) Banking
14 11 (0.58%) German Language
15 8 (0.42%) Automotive
16 7 (0.37%) French Language
17 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.21%) Games
19 3 (0.16%) Italian Language
19 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 368 (19.54%) Analyst
2 314 (16.68%) Consultant
3 236 (12.53%) Project Manager
4 186 (9.88%) Architect
5 182 (9.67%) Developer
6 175 (9.29%) Business Analyst
7 148 (7.86%) ERP Manager
8 98 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
9 85 (4.51%) ERP Project Manager
10 76 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
11 69 (3.66%) ERP Analyst
12 60 (3.19%) Data Analyst
13 58 (3.08%) Test Manager
14 53 (2.81%) Oracle Consultant
15 51 (2.71%) Functional Consultant
15 51 (2.71%) Programme Manager
15 51 (2.71%) SAP Analyst
16 45 (2.39%) SAP Manager
17 43 (2.28%) ERP Consultant
17 43 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (8.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 76 (4.04%) .NET
3 35 (1.86%) XML
4 32 (1.70%) Middleware
5 27 (1.43%) REST
6 26 (1.38%) HTML
7 25 (1.33%) SOAP
8 24 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 23 (1.22%) EDI
10 22 (1.17%) AngularJS
11 20 (1.06%) CSS
12 14 (0.74%) .NET Framework
12 14 (0.74%) IDoc
12 14 (0.74%) jQuery
12 14 (0.74%) Web Services
13 13 (0.69%) SAP XI
14 12 (0.64%) JSON
15 11 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (0.58%) Entity Framework
16 10 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (1.86%) FMCG
6 29 (1.54%) User Experience
7 27 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.80%) PMI
12 13 (0.69%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.64%) EPoS
14 11 (0.58%) AS400
15 8 (0.42%) e-Learning
16 7 (0.37%) Fintech
16 7 (0.37%) Life Science
16 7 (0.37%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
17 6 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.29%) Windows
2 25 (1.33%) Linux
3 23 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 22 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.90%) Unix
6 11 (0.58%) CentOS
6 11 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.11%) Android
11 1 (0.053%) AIX
11 1 (0.053%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.053%) HPUX
11 1 (0.053%) SUSE
11 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (14.34%) CRM
3 256 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 241 (12.80%) Project Management
5 229 (12.16%) Migration
6 182 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
7 148 (7.86%) Data Migration
8 118 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 112 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
10 105 (5.58%) Change Management
11 104 (5.52%) Business Analysis
12 92 (4.89%) Logistics
13 89 (4.73%) ITIL
14 88 (4.67%) Procure-to-Pay
15 87 (4.62%) PRINCE2
16 82 (4.35%) E-Commerce
17 71 (3.77%) Analytics
18 70 (3.72%) Data Management
19 64 (3.40%) Enterprise Architecture
19 64 (3.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 248 (13.17%) SQL
2 56 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 55 (2.92%) Java
3 55 (2.92%) T-SQL
4 50 (2.66%) C#
5 26 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 25 (1.33%) ABAP
6 25 (1.33%) PHP
7 13 (0.69%) X++
8 12 (0.64%) VBA
9 11 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.42%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.37%) C
12 7 (0.37%) Python
12 7 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.32%) ES6
14 4 (0.21%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.21%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 123 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 97 (5.15%) Degree
3 96 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.75%) ISEB
5 29 (1.54%) PMP
6 27 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.06%) ACCA
8 18 (0.96%) CIMA
9 15 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.69%) CCA
11 10 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 7 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.37%) MBA
15 6 (0.32%) CISA
15 6 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (0.32%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.67%) QA
2 81 (4.30%) PMO
3 52 (2.76%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.75%) SLA
5 25 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.74%) IFRS
7 10 (0.53%) GDPR
8 7 (0.37%) GxP
8 7 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.11%) GAAP
11 2 (0.11%) P3O
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 40 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.90%) Docker
3 13 (0.69%) NFS
4 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.053%) HDFS
8 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.85%) HP ALM
3 10 (0.53%) Puppet
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.21%) MOM
6 4 (0.21%) SCOM
6 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.16%) WMI
8 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.053%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.053%) Ansible
9 1 (0.053%) Nagios
9 1 (0.053%) Oozie
9 1 (0.053%) Opsview
9 1 (0.053%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 567 (30.11%) SAP
2 554 (29.42%) Oracle
3 277 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 82 (4.35%) Sage
5 77 (4.09%) JD Edwards
6 53 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 44 (2.34%) Workday
8 32 (1.70%) Infor
9 29 (1.54%) Hyperion
10 26 (1.38%) Ariba
11 23 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
12 20 (1.06%) Tableau
13 17 (0.90%) HP
13 17 (0.90%) hybris
14 16 (0.85%) webMethods
15 15 (0.80%) Dell
16 14 (0.74%) Remedy
17 13 (0.69%) Adobe
17 13 (0.69%) IBM
18 12 (0.64%) Informatica